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Category: Suicides By Type :: Farmer Suicides
Last updated: May 22 2018 24:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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'Modi time' is time of farmers' suicides: Kamal Nath 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath on Monday said that the country was passing through a challenging phase under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as the country was faced with farmers' suicides.
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3,000 Couples In Maharashtra Get "Royal Wedding" 20.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Swapnil Sable and his wife Tejal are happy that they could save a few lakhs of rupees by tying the knot at a 'mass wedding' instead of throwing a private lavish celebration. Both Mr Sable and his wife...
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3,000 poor couples in Maharashtra get 'royal wedding' 20.5.2018 General News
Swapnil Sable and his wife Tejal are happy that they could save a few lakhs of rupees by tying the knot at a 'mass wedding' instead of throwing a private lavish celebration. Both Sable and his wife come from poor farming families. They are happy that they had a "big, royal mass wedding". They are among the over 3,000 couples from across Maharashtra who tied the knot at mass weddings organised earlier this month at several places in the state, under an initiative taken by Charity Commissioner Shivkumar Dige. Last month, Dige appealed to local religious institutions and trusts in the state to utilise their spare funds to arrange mass weddings in their respective areas, especially for the daughters and sons of farmers and farm labourers. In response to the appeal, several religious trusts, social organisations and individuals loosened their purse strings to fund marriages of over 3,000 couples across the state, he said. "The religious trusts and institutions were urged to
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‘Growth model post liberalisation failed’ 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Experts cite ryot suicides among fiascos
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Congress government protecting sugar mill owners: Akali Dal 19.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday said that the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab was protecting the owners of a sugar mill, who were close to the ruling dispensation, even after discharge from the mill had left thousands of fish dead and contaminated water in Beas river.
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Farmer suicides: Amarinder urges Modi for one-time debt waiver 17.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Expressing serious concern over the deteriorating condition of the farmers and the unabated farmer suicides, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a one-time debt relief to mitigate the miseries of the farming community.
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Centre's response on farm debt waiver not encouraging: Amarinder 17.5.2018 General News
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today claimed the response of the Centre on the state government's repeated requests for a debt waiver scheme had "not been encouraging" and sought its immediate attention to the farmers' plight to "avoid any socio-economic unrest". The chief minister urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a one-time debt relief to ameliorate miseries of the farming community. Expressing serious concern over the deteriorating condition of farmers and the unabated farmer suicides, the chief minister, in a letter to the prime minister, sought immediate intervention of the Centre to "avoid any socio-economic unrest" in the rural areas. "Despite repeated requests from the state government for a national-level debt waiver scheme for farmers, the response so far has not been encouraging," he said. With continued debt stress, the number of farmer suicides is increasing and there is widespread resentment amongst them, he added. Singh requested that the ...
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Four get life term in cleric killing case 17.5.2018 General News
A court here sentenced four members of a family, including two brothers, to life imprisonment in connection with the killing of a cleric in 2012. Additional District and Sessions Judge Ravinder kumar has also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 each on the accused Mumtyaz, his brother Idrees, and two others - Mustakim and Saleem - after holding them guilty under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, according to the court order. A cleric, Maulvi Irfan, was shot dead when he was going to the fields near Tawli village under Shahpur police station in the district on October 19, 2012. Past enmity was stated as the motive behind the murder.
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Many shades of moon 17.5.2018 Hindu: Home
In her latest exhibition, author-artist Kota Neelima explores the acts of negotiation the widows of Vidarbha farmers undergo
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Hindu minorities from Pak, B'desh get Indian citizenship certs 16.5.2018 General News
Eight Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh, currently residing in Maharashtra, were today granted Indian citizenship certificates by MoS, Home (Urban) Ranjeet Patil. The union government had earlier decided to grant Indian citizenship to Hindu minorities who had earlier resided in Pakistan or Bangladesh and are currently residing in India, a release issued by the state government said. In accordance with the decision taken in 2016, states are empowered to award citizenship certificates to such people, it said. "According to this decision, eight residents from Jalgaon, Kolhapur, and Aurangabad districts were allotted citizenship certificates in a programme held at the state secretariat," the release stated. "From the last several years, there were demands to grant Indian citizenship for Hindu minorities hailing from Pakistan and Bangladesh who are now living in India. We are happy that this demand is fulfilled," Patil said.
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Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund 16.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund
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Farmer commits suicide due to financial woes in Guj 16.5.2018 General News
A 42-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide due to financial problems in the district, the police said today. The farmer, identified as Mansukhbhai Bhut, allegedly hanged himself last night from a tree near his farm at Mota Vagudad village, the Jamnagar police said in a release issued here. The police also recovered a four-page purported suicide note from the pocket of the deceased's shirt, and said he ended his life because he was unable to purchase seeds and failed to get a power connection for his farm, which he had prepared for cultivation. The body was sent for postmortem and the police were further investigating the case. Bhut is survived by wife and three children, the police added.
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Farmer attempts suicide over ‘misuse’ of parted land 16.5.2018 Hindu: National
Gave up land for reservoir, but 2-bedroom houses coming up on it
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Why Karnataka's new government has a job on its hands despite 8.5% growth 15.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In 2016, Karnataka recorded the second-highest number of farmer suicides-1,212, behind only Maharashtra
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Govt. got sugar from Pakistan, not Dawood: Chavan 15.5.2018 Hindu: Home
‘Lopsided’ import policy has cost local industry ₹30,000 crore, while Maharashtra has lost nearly ₹3,000 crore says Congress
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Opinion: Team Modi Creates Rural Time Bomb That's Ticking Away - By Yashwant Sinha 14.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The foot-march of over 35,000 farmers from Nashik to Mumbai in March this year attracted a lot of national attention and succeeded in highlighting the problems of the farmers. The numerous suicides by...
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Forced land acquisition drives ryot to suicide attempt 13.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Court had issued stay order, but officials ignore it
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Debt-free agriculture in the State: Jagadish Reddy 12.5.2018 Hindu: National
Rythu Bandhu cheques distributed in Suryapet
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Maharashtra Farmer Who Set Himself On Fire Last Week, Dies 12.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 60-year-old farmer, who had allegedly attempted suicide in the early hours of May 6 in Umarkhed taluka, Yavatmal, today died after battling for life at Nanded's Government Medical College, police...
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Oppn Cong to resume 'Praja Chaitanya bus yatra' tomorrow 12.5.2018 General News
The main opposition Congress in Telangana will tomorrow resume its 'Praja Chaitanya bus yatra' to highlight the alleged failures of the TRS government. The party is taking up the yatra (bus yatra to raise people's awareness) in phases. The next phase, beginning tomorrow, will be held from May 13 to 19. It would resume with a public meeting at Mancherial near Adilabad, state Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said, according to a party release. A total of 32 Assembly constituencies have been covered in the previous phases of the campaign. The 'Rythu Bandhu' investment support scheme launched this week by the TRS government was nothing more than an election gimmick, Reddy alleged. "KCR (Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao) neglected farmers for the last four years and now he is trying to pacify them by offering different sops." "He did not even express his condolences when over 4,500 farmers committed suicide and now he is trying to project himself as 'Rythu Bandhu' ...
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