User: leigh Topic: Suicides
Category: Suicides By Type :: Farmer Suicides
Last updated: Aug 18 2017 17:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Farm loan waiver: BJP MP flays Maharashtra govt over tardy implementation 18.8.2017 Latest News
Farmers' suicides are still on rise despite announcement of debt write-off: BJP MP
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Mood of the Nation poll: Narendra Modi supreme but jobs still a worry 18.8.2017 India Today| Must Read
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal popularity remains as high as ever even though a majority of voters express worry about the grim jobs scenario.
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Don’t try to teach patriotism: Oppn. 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: Reacting to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s statement terming the steering committee’s agitation as sedition, the Opposition and farmers on Thursday slammed the government for being insensi...
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We are deprived of many benefits, say tenant farmers 17.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Crop insurance schemes have put tenant farmers at disadvantage, a public hearing on the problems of tenant farmers revealed here on Sunday. There is a need for a comprehensive crop and income insuranc...
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34 farmers committed suicide in Marathwada in last one week, 580 deaths reported since last 8 months 17.8.2017 India Today| Must Read
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Legislation to regulate fund disbursement to NGOs on anvil: Centre to SC 17.8.2017 News
The bench had also said that "mere blacklisting" of these organisations would not suffice
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Amarinder Singh announces 50,000 jobs for youths, Punjab govt to organise 'Rozgar Melas' 17.8.2017 Zee News : States
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that his government will provide jobs to 50,000 youth in the first phase of the 'Ghar Ghar Mein Naukri' scheme.
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JD(U) split imminent as both camps call national executive meet 17.8.2017 DNA: India
The Janata Dal (United) is heading for a split after Sharad Yadav on Wednesday announced his decision to hold a parallel national executive in Patna on Saturday. Bihar Chief Minister and president of JD(U), Nitish Kumar, has already called a national executive meeting on the same day, to make a formal announcement on the party joining the NDA. Interestingly, while Yadav has been removed as parliamentary party leader in the Rajya Sabha, Nitish camp has so far has not shown him the door, despite the party expelling 21 rebel leaders including Ali Anwar Ansari, a Rajya Sabha MP. In a show of strength, Yadav has invited leaders from Opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, to join him on Thursday "to save the composite culture of the country". The event will be attended by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechuri and others. Talking to reporters, Yadav said that "composite culture" was the soul of the Constitution, which Yadav alleged was being "tinkered ...
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34 farmer suicides reported in Maharashtra's Marathwada within 8 days 17.8.2017 News
Farmers in Marathwada are fearing crop losses due to a dry spell of the last fortnight
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Amarinder appeals to farmers not to commit suicides 16.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Amruta Fadnavis to debut with Mithoon for a cause 16.8.2017 New Kerala: Maharashtra
New Delhi , August 16 : After releasing an album, Amruta Devendra Fadnavis will be seen performing live for the very first time in Aurangabad.
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Indira Canteen: Historic day in fight against hunger, says K'taka CM 16.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Karnataka CM had announced this project when he presented the budget on March 15, this year.
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Why can’t the government provide a higher income for farmers? M.S. Swaminathan 16.8.2017 Hindu: Interview
Fifty years since the Green Revolution, the architect of the reform highlights the crisis facing Indian agriculture today
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Amarinder appeals farmers not to commit suicide, assures situation is improving 15.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Now, farm labourers seek debt waiver 15.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Farm labourers have accused the Punjab government of leaving them out of the debt waiver announced for the small and marginal farmers up to Rs 2 lakh.
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Welfare measures should be aimed at poor: CITU 15.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
P. Vishwanath Rai, president, district unit, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), said on Monday that government policies should aim for the welfare of the poor, especially farmers and working classe...
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Tribal panchayats eye MP-MLA funds for farmers' widows, orphans 14.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
More than 160 tribal panchayats from different districts in the state passed resolutions demanding that MPs and MLAs look after the welfare of families of tribal farmers who commit suicide, an official said here on Monday.
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Walking to promote sustainable agriculture 14.8.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
A British ‘walking enthusiast’ has embarked on a journey to walk nearly 6,000 km to highlight the crisis plaguing farmers in India. David Atthowe, whose belief is “we were born with feet not roots” re...
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A fresh perspective on farm suicides 13.8.2017 HBL: Opinion
A recent book shows how a cocktail of indebtedness, masculinity and consumerism acts as a trigger
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Kharge criticises Centre on agrarian crisis 13.8.2017 Hindu: News
M. Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, criticised the Union government for its eye-washing concern for farmers. He said that despite 16,000 suicide incidents being reported ac...
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