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User: leigh Topic: Suicides
Category: Suicides By Region :: Vidarbha
Last updated: Nov 24 2018 01:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Gabhricha Paus’ revisited: In film on farmer suicides, a hard look at the real price of cotton 11.10.2020 Scroll.in
Satish Manwar’s acclaimed 2009 movie, starring Girish Kulkarni, Sonali Kulkarni and Jyoti Subhash, is available on Disney+ Hotstar.
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Uddhav Thackeray scraps Devendra Fadnavis scheme that failed to halt farmer suicides 6.8.2020 Thane News, Latest Thane News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
The Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government has scrapped yet another scheme launched by former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis for halting farmers' suicides.
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1,286 farmers ended lives in Vidarbha last year: Minister 3.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
242 farmer suicides recorded in State in December alone
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In farmer suicide country, a campaign is putting the focus on mental health 12.10.2019 Scroll.in
In Vidarbha region, the Maharashtra government and a collection of NGOs are trying to curb mental illnesses.
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"Farmer Suicides Are Sin Of Sharad Pawar": Devendra Fadnavis 12.10.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday blamed Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and his policies for farmer suicides in the state.
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Maharashtra Farmer Allegedly Kills Self Over Weak Monsoon, Indebtedness 23.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A 45-year-old farmer from parched Latur district of Maharashtra allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at his farm apparently due to indebtedness and dry spell, police said on Tuesday.
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Maharashtra Widow's Historic Campaign Points To Rural Crises 16.5.2019 NDTV News - India-news
When Vaishali Yede was newly married, her husband walked into these fields one October afternoon and drank pesticide. The crop was poor, and he had debts he could not repay. He became one of tens of...
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PM Modi A "National Calamity," Must Be Defeated In Polls: Sharad Pawar 8.4.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a "national calamity" who needs to be defeated in the Lok Sabha polls to safeguard the nation, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Monday.
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Farmer Suicides Doubled In Maharashtra In Last 4 Years, Shows RTI Reply 6.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
At a time when drought has been declared in about half of Maharashtra - about 150 tehsils out of 360 - a Right to Information query has revealed that the number of farmer suicides in the state has...
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Farmer Suicides: 90,000 Farmers Counselled in 14 Maharashtra Districts 17.2.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Maharashtra government has said more than 90,000 farmers in 14 "suicide-prone" districts of the state have been provided "counselling" under its project ''Prerna''.
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Retracing 25-year struggle to end farm suicides 8.2.2019 Sify Finance
On February 8, 1995, an enthusiastic, 35-year-old engineering-cum-management graduate arrived at Paradh, a small village in the Yavatmal district, to address a group of around 2,000 farmers - an event that would bring their plight onto the world stage.
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235 Farmers In Maharashtra Ended Lives In September: State Government 24.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Maharashtra government has said that 235 farmers committed suicide in the state for various reasons in September this year. Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Chandrakant Patil stated...
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‘I finally found courage to speak’: Widowed women farmers come to Mumbai to demand their rights 22.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Maharashtra gives widows a pension of Rs 600. But only 34% of women farmers surveyed receive this.
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Livestock export from Nagpur airport to begin this month 25.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
On June 30, 2018, livestock of sheep and goat will be exported for the first time to Sharjah from Nagpur airport. Around 1 lakh sheep and goat will be exported over a period of three months from the Nagpur airport.
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Yavatmal embraces 'farm pool' scheme with enthusiasm 27.5.2018 General News
The construction of over 6,000 'farm pools' by cultivators to meet the irrigation demand in Maharashtra's drought-prone Yavatmal has set an example for other districts. With the digging of these pools, around 6,000 hectares of land will get "protected irrigation", raising hopes of a better rabi crop, an official said. A farm pool or pond is dug out to harvest rainwater and store it for future use. Since the inception of the state government's ambitious 'farm pool on demand' scheme two years back, the farmers in this district, located in the Vidarbha region, have constructed 6,200 farm pools, the official said. Agriculture is the principal occupation in Yavatmal, which had earlier been in news over a spate of farmer suicides. The district is spread over an area of13,51,966 hectares, of which 9,60,500 hectares is under crop production. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the rainfall in the state has decreased in the past few years, thus adversely affecting ..
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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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60-year-old farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra 18.4.2018 General News
A 60-year-old debt-ridden farmer committed suicide by hanging from a tree in his field in Parbhani district of Marathwada region, police said today. Shivaji Rodage, who was a resident of Ravalgaon village in Selu tehsil, ended his life by hanging from a tree with a rope yesterday, a senior police official said. The incident came to light when his family members went to the farm to search for Rodage, who was untraceable since Monday night, police said. His nephew Rameshwar spotted him hanging from a tree. He was brought down with the help of some relatives and sent to hospital, where he was declared dead, police said. Rodage had taken loans from bank and private money lenders, which he was unable to repay, police said. The farmer was in depression since the last few days, police said. Selu police have registered a case of accidental death, the official said. The farmer's suicide comes a few days after a 75-year-old farmer lighted his own 'pyre' and immolated himself in ...
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Debt-ridden farmer allegedly commits suicide in Maharashtra 16.4.2018 General News
A 75-year-old debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed self-immolation in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, a week after another agriculturist allegedly killed himself in the district following crop loss. The local police have registered only a case of unnatural death in the latest case, and are conducting further probe. The incident took place at Savleshwar in Umarkhed tehsil two days ago. Madhav Shankar Rawate, the farmer, set up a pyre of fodder under a tree on his farm, lit it and jumped into it after climbing the tree, his son G M Rawate told reporters. Rawate's cotton crop on his four-acre farm was ruined by the pink boll-worm attack, and he could get only three quintals of the crop, the son claimed, adding that his father owed Rs 60,000 to creditors. An official at the Biterrgaon police station said the exact cause of the alleged suicide was yet to be ascertained, and for now police have registered a case of unnatural death and started investigation. Yavatmal ...
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Family of farmer who committed suicide refuses to claim body 11.4.2018 General News
The family of a debt-ridden farmer, who allegedly committed suicide here yesterday, refused to claim the body today even as the state government offered to pay Rs 8 lakh as compensation. Shankar Chayare (50), who hailed from Rajurwadi village of Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, allegedly killed himself by consuming a poisonous chemical, apparently upset due to crop-loss, according to the police. The situation in Rajurwadi village was said to be tense in view of the incident. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to visit Yavatmal tomorrow. The police said Chayare's daughter has given them a purported suicide note of the deceased in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been held responsible for the farmer's extreme step. Jayashree, the eldest daughter of the deceased, has filed a complaint against Modi in the Ghatanji Police Station. The note, which the police insists was not recovered from the scene of the death, has been sent to handwriting experts for ascertaining its ...
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Farmer's 'suicide note' sent to experts to verify authenticity 11.4.2018 General News
The suicide note purportedly written by a debt-ridden farmer, who allegedly ended his life in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region yesterday, has been sent to handwriting experts to verify its authenticity, a senior police official said today. The farmer, Shankar Chayare (50), who hailed from Yavatmal district in Vidarbha killed himself by consuming a poisonous chemical, apparently due to crop-loss, the official said. According to the police, the note mentions the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and holds him responsible for the suicide. The official said the police did not recover the note from the spot, but his daughter submitted it to them last night. "The purported suicide note was submitted by Chayare's daughter Jayashree to Ghatanji police last night after it was circulated on social media," Ganesh Bhavsar, in-charge of the Ghatanji police station, told PTI. "In the two-page note, PM Modi's name was written on the second page. Some sentences in the note have been struck out and ...
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