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Category: Suicides By Region :: Andhra Pradesh
Last updated: Apr 10 2019 22:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How an unyielding drought has forced once thriving Andhra farmers to leave in search of wage labour 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s failure to provide alternative employment, decent irrigation facilities and adequate drought relief has only worsened the situation.
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Irrigation neglected, 600 farmers committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi 31.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Congress to allocate 6% of GDP for education
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23 events in 26 days: How has Rahul Gandhi campaigned after the Pulwama attack? 13.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed 46 official events in the same period.
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Can Andhra Pradesh’s ambitious plan to stop the use of chemicals in farms succeed? 13.2.2019 Scroll.in
Natural farming has improved yields in some areas but scaling it up to cover the entire state requires Rs 17,000 crore.
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'Ayodhya nahi, karz maafi': Farmers converge in Delhi for 2-day protest 29.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The two-day rally will be one of the largest congregations of farmers in Delhi, the AIKSCC has claimed.
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Farmers awakened now, know how to punish: former PM Deve Gowda at Kisan Mukti March 29.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Thursday appealed to the Union government to try and solve the problem of farmers in the country. 
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Traffic hit as farmers from across India converge in Delhi for Kisan March 29.11.2018 Zee News : States
The farmers, who marched to Ramlila Ground on Thursday and will reach Parliament Street on Friday, came from different corners of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.
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4 lakh farmers have ended life in last 25 years: AIKS 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) president Ashok Dhawale said here on Sunday the neoliberal policies of 1991 had such a devastating impact on agriculture
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BJP roadmap to strengthen party in Telangana ahead of 2019 29.5.2018 General News
The BJP would undertake a series of programmes in the coming months in Telangana to raise issues of farmers and to strengthen the party in the run-up to simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls in 2019, its state president K Laxman said today. "(We) have come to the conclusion during the two-day meeting (of state executive on May 27 and 28) that BJP has future politically in Telangana; Amit Shah ji has also said clearly that we are going to pay special attention to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh," he told reporters here. Shah, the BJP president, is likely to visit the state next month to review the party's preparations Lok Sabha constituency-wise, he said. BJP in Telangana would organise among others "regional and major public meetings" as per a calender of events, Laxman said. The executive meeting accused the TRS government of failure to help farmers on various counts, including preventing suicides, paying compensation for crop losses and providing a bonus on minimum ..
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Govt. committed to revival of handlooms: KTR 27.3.2018 Hindu: Technology
Several schemes taken up for welfare of weavers after formation of Telangana, says Minister
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In some States, many farm suicide victims came under APL category: study 24.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
The study covered 13 States
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Big rise in farmer suicides in four states during 2016, says NCRB data 23.3.2018 Latest News
In absolute numbers, farmer suicides in Haryana and Punjab were less than in Maharashtra, which continued to be Number-1
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Suicides in farming sector decline by 10% in 2016, govt informs Parliament 22.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Stressed and burdened by indebtedness, successive crop failures and low yields, 4,659 farmers ended their lives in 2015
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State waived farm loans without any help: Naidu 22.3.2018 Hindu: Vijayawada
‘We made the activity an attractive proposition’
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Tel Budget session starts on March 12 5.3.2018 General News
The Budget session of the Telangana legislature would begin on March 12. A notification, summoning both Houses of legislature on March 12, was issued by Governor ESL Narasimhan today. During the session, issues related to agriculture, Central funds, implementation of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, jobs etc. are expected to figure prominently. The TRS government has decided to introduce an investment support scheme for farmers, while opposition Congress and BJP allege that the state government has failed to protect the interests of farmers. The Congress recently launched a 'bus yatra' to highlight the alleged failures of the TRS government. The ruling TRS alleged the funds and other promises made in the Reorganisation Act have not been fully met by the Centre, a point contested by the BJP. The opposition has been also attacking the TRS on its electoral promises like two-bed room houses for the poor.
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Cauvery Board not likely soon: Gadkari 27.2.2018 Hindu: News
It is a difficult task and I do not want to give an assurance on it, says Gadkari
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KCR defends TRS workers on farmers panels 25.2.2018 Hindu: Rx
Don’t give scope for criticism, Chief Minister tells members of the committees
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Parliament proceedings | Budget Session 2018, Day 8 — As it happened 9.2.2018 Hindu: News
Venkaiah Naidu issues fervent appeal to maintain decorum expected of House of Elders; Promises and commitments made in the A.P. Reorganisation Act are a work in progress, says Jaitley.
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Injurious to farmers 2.2.2018 HBL: Home
Cultivators in Andhra Pradesh are moving away from tobacco, belying claims by vested interests that it is among the most profitable crops
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Odisha association seeks pension hike for visually impaired 29.1.2018 General News
The Odisha Association for the Blind (OAB), a state-level private organization, has sought a hike in the monthly pension of visually challenged people from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000. Andhra Pradesh and Haryana provide Rs 2,000 a month as pension to visually impaired persons, OAB president P K Bhuyan said, adding that the Odisha government should also increase the allowance taking into account price rise and inflation. "The association has already adopted a resolution in this regard at its general body meeting here. A memorandum demanding increase in pension would be submitted to the government before the state budget is presented," he asserted. The association also urged the state government to appoint an adequate number of specially trained teachers in schools meant for the visually impaired children. Currently, the state runs 55 schools for differently abled students, including the visually challenged ones. "We demand the formation of an expert committee to verify alleged ...
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