User: leigh Topic: Suicides
Category: Suicides By Type :: Weaver Suicides
Last updated: Jan 02 2018 24:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Jagan promises fair deal to weavers 1.1.2018 Hindu: News
‘Will ensure raw material at subsidised price on coming to power’
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Jagan promises pension scheme for women 26.12.2017 Hindu: Home
YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday announced that he would implement a new pension scheme for women belonging to SC, ST, BC and minority communities, who crossed 45 years, ...
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Silence of the looms 26.11.2017 HBL: Home
A vivid account of how India’s cotton growers and weavers have been ravaged by colonialism and its after-effects
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Lost to usury 8.11.2017 FrontLine: Home
The suicide by a family of four in the Tirunelveli Collectorate complex brings to the fore the problem of usury, which is widespread in Tamil Nadu, and the government’s lack of will to end the violent ways of moneylenders. By ILANGOVAN RAJASEKARAN
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Flays Opposition for politicising Bathukamma sarees 11.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Apparel Park to provide jobs for over 6,000 women
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GST deals fresh blowto Chirala weavers 22.7.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
‘Crisis in the sector will deepen if the Centre fails to act’
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The journey from farm to fashion 15.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
When Mani Chinnaswamy, an MBA graduate from the US, took over his family business of cotton mills, little did he know that he would be instrumental in bridging the gap between cotton farming and the world of fashion. Being a third-generation inheritor of the family business in Pollachi, Tamil Nadu, he could have just continued doing what his predecessors had done — buy cotton from suppliers for his mill. Period. But, that was not Mani. He wanted to popularise cotton, the fabric India is known for. His decision was ably supported by his wife Vijayalakshmi Nachiar, a textile expert. However, he was shocked to see that cotton farming had gone the genetically modified (GM) way, for reasons aplenty — poor quality of soil due to the overuse of fertilisers, subsequent low yield, debts, farmer suicides... "It was shocking to see that the organic farming culture was almost lost, in just 10 years. Farmers had to be led back to organic farming, and assured every kind of support possible," says Mani. In ...
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Now there's connect between India's fashion, textile industries: Tarun Tahiliani 2.7.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Ace designer Tarun Tahiliani, who has been in the industry for over two decades, says it's a significant move that India's textile and fashion industries are coming together for the overall development of the country's textile market.
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Congress appeals to Jaitley to review GST on handlooms 30.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Ananda Bhaskar Rapolu on Friday wrote to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley appealing for immediate review and reversal of GST proposals on handlooms and powerlooms raw material and products.
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Slew of schemes launched for weavers 25.6.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
‘Netha Bazaar’ for handlooms to be set up, on the lines of Shilparamam
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Govt orders one crore Bathukamma sarees 27.5.2017 Hindu: News
Powerloom weavers thrilled with bulk order
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Counselling for distressed weavers 21.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Schemes launched for weavers’ welfare explained
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K Chandrasekhar Rao has big plans to help weavers earn more with comfort 20.2.2017 TOI: All Headlines
K Chandrasekhar Rao has big plans to help weavers earn more with comfort
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Telangana CM stresses on improving standard of living of handloom, powerloom weavers 20.2.2017 New Kerala: India News
Telangana CM stresses on improving standard of living of handloom, powerloom weavers
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KCR extends invite to Sircilla weavers 19.2.2017 Hindu: Home
CM invites them to a meeting today
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Liquor available 24x7, but no water to drink 18.2.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Groundwater not potable due to high level of salinity and fluoride
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Pawan Kalyan to be face of handlooms in AP, Telangana 18.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
Actor and Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan has consented to be the face of the handloom industry in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. According to a release by the party, representatives of the AP Chen...
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Designers must launch affordable lines: Manish Malhotra (IANS Interview) 17.1.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Not everyone can afford creations by top fashion designers. So, designers must come up with affordable lines as well, says Manish Malhotra, who has draped the global creme de la creme and is one of the most celebrated names in the Indian fashion world.
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Sales freeze at Netha Bazaar 26.12.2016 Hindu: National
It wears a deserted look with only a few takers, post demonetisation, for weavers’ produce
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KTR's assurance to weavers 14.12.2016 Hindu: Home
Minister for IT, Textiles and Municipal Administration K. Taraka Rama Rao has expressed grief and shock over the suicide by a powerloom weaver Domala Ramesh (45) in Sircilla and assured the family of...
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