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In Amaravati, farmers protesting Andhra’s new three-capital plan complain of brutal police action 28.1.2020 Scroll.in
The farmers fear that the government will not build all the infrastructure it promised them, undermining the value of their plots.
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Amaravati and the many dreams that lie shattered with it 27.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Launched amid much fanfare during the previous political regime, the greenfield Amaravati project has fallen apart. With it have disappeared all promises made to farmers who had pooled in land -- rent of Rs. 50,000 per acre for ten years, jobs for family members, reimbursement of children’s education fees etc
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Alphonso mango season has been delayed – and Maharashtra’s erratic weather is to blame 26.1.2020 Scroll.in
The state exports more than 50,000 tonnes of alphonso mangoes every year.
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Rahul’s Visit 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The visit of Congress President Mr.Rahul Gandhi to Mandsaur area has scared the State Government of Bhartiya Janata Party as it is linked with the Kisan agitation there. The Congress has said that Kisan agitation is not sponsored by the Congress but it was definitely lending support to it. The Bhartiya Janata Party considers the Mandsaur and Neemuch, Ratlam areas as its political citadel. Although in the past both the parties were made serious inroads into each other fortress. At Jaora Assembly Seat the Jan Sangh candidate Laxmi Narain Pande defeated the Congress Chief Minister Mr.Kailash Nath Katju and he was many time Member of Parliament from Mandsaur but in 2009 election Youth Congress leader Meenakshi Natrajan defeated him on this seat. Once Balkavi Bairagi of Congress defeated Sunderlal Patwa in his home town Assembly seat of Manasa. Last year in June, 6 Kisan were killed in police firing during the Kiasan agitation on price crash in farm production. In this month of June it is the first death ...
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Loan to farmers 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The election year has proved boon to farmers of the Madhya Pradesh. The Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan Government has announced that this year the cooperative banks will disfurse loan or more than Rs. 16,000 crores at the zero interest rate. By May last moth 1700 crores of rupees loan given to the farmers. It is short term crop loan scheme. Last year under this scheme about Rs. 13,000 crores rupees were given the farmers. It was 760 crore rupees more than the amount of 2015. By 31st March this year more than 57 lakh farmers were given Kisan Credit Cards. Although like other states Kisan loan waiver scheme was not adopted in the state but they were given much more financial benefits by Bhawanter and bonus of food procurements.
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Loan on Farmers 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Almost in all the states Kisan loan waives has spread like an economic epidemic. It was started by the Chaudhary Devi Lal Chief Minister of Haryana. Recently in Maharashtra there was big agitation in this issue. In Uttar Pradesh on BJP Government of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has a face a very strong pressure and virtually forced to declared. But on situation the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that he would go for kisan loan waiver. Recently in Kisan agitation in Mandsaur situation become so tense that police reported to firing on them and 6 kisan agitators killed in it. Now it is a big election issue in the government. The Congress President Mr.Rahul Gandhi declared here if the Congress voted to power in Vidhan Sabha its Government would announce Kisan loan waiver within 10 days. The Kisan loan waiver has because a permanent feature for all parties and government.
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Wheat Procurement 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh the leading state in India in wheat production will procure huge 100 lakh tones of it in minimum support price. The Government purchase will start from March 15 from Indore-Malwa region. The Malvi wheat is a very superior quality of wheat. The purchase will be carried out in three phase. The first in Indore-Malwa region, the second phase in Bhopal-Hoshangabad division and in the third phase the rest of the Madhya Pradesh will be covered. The Procurement will be carried out by the cooperative societies. Every year the food procurement programme faced the difficulties and bottle-neck in transportation and lack of godowns. Large quantity of foodgrains were damaged and destroyed. This year in the district road map has been prepared to shift grain bags from purchasing centre to the godown immediately. This year due to short winter season the wheat crop have come early. The cameras are installed at the purchasing centre and godowns with server and internet to keep updated informations all ...
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Farmers call off their strike 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Maharashtra Goverment accepts their demand Agencies, Mumbai The thousands of farmers, who were protesting in support of their demands at Azad Maidan in the city, called off their agitation after Maharashtra Government accepted their demands.The protest was called off after they reached an agreement with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The government agreed to give a written draft of the solutions to the concerns of farmers within the next two months.A 12-member delegation of the protesting farmers had met a six-member government committee.A delegation of All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with a charter of demands on Monday. However, earlier in the day the Chief Minister said on the Floor of the Assembly that 95 per cent of those camping at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan were tribals and technically not farmers. This had angered the farmers. Farmers’ leaders called the statement ‘a lie’ and accused the government of trying to discredit the protest.BJP MP ...
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Kharif Support Price 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Modi Government has increased the support price highest ever by one and half time more in the last year of its 5 year term. The Union Home Minister Mr.Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan hailed it as biggest ever gain given to farmers. But Mr.Modi promised it in the election campaign of Lok Sabha in 2014 alongwith the promise to bring back black money staked in foreign banks. His promise on black money was dismissed by his Party President Mr.Amit Shah as mere a sentence (Jumla). His another promise to farmer to enhance support price by one and a half time was kept in long pending for four years and in the Central Budget presented in the February this year 2018 it was announced that this year it will be implemented and on the 6th Month of July it is announced. The scheme of support price was started by the Congress-UPA Government and has become a permanent annual feature. All the previous Government enhanced the support by upto Rs.150 per quintal on different ...
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Bonanza to Govt Staff 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The election years are generally and always time for putting forwards demands,demonstration and agitations. At the same time the Government also very generous towards such demands and demonstration. Always all of them get something and satisfactions. The Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan is in power for the last 13 years in three term of Bhartiya Janata Party in the power in state. Now he and the BJP are aspiring to win the State Vidhan Sabha election for the fourth time also. That are going to be held in the last month of this year of 2018. Mr.Chouhan waived the interest as the loans of farmers. Now he announced the extension of the retirement age of from 60 to 62. It is great economic relief of about 4 to 5 lakh state employees on permanent basis for all time to come. Next day he announced that State Government will recruit 89,000 new hands to fill up vacant posts – the Patwaris, Naib Tehsildars, School Teachers, Doctors, Para Medical Staff, Staff Nurse, Police, Home Guard and Aaganwadi Staff. ...
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Hailstorm Warning 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Weather Office has warned that there are likelyhood of hail and thunder storms over Western Madhya Pradesh in the coming days. The sky is overcast and scattered rains occurring with thunder at many places. Such condition will also prevail a Central Maharashtra in Marthawada and Vidharbha region and Chhattisgarh. The dense fog occurred at Paradip in Odisha and Narsapur in Andhra. The Government of Madhya Pradesh and farmers at large are highly worried over the caution about hail storm. It if occurs it will damage the standing crop badly. It is riping and harvesting time. The crops require bright sun shine and high temperature that prevails in the March onwards. Few days ago there were hails in some part of the states in the Northern and Vindhya region.
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicated his 5th March birthday as ‘Sava Divas’ out of 3 term of 15 years of Bhartiya Janata Party being in power in the state. Mr.Shivraj Singh is serving the state for the last 12 years as Chief Minister. A farmer himself his Government achieved highest growth rate in agriculture in the whole country. He is very sensitive and attentive to the needs and problem of farmers and agriculture. His ‘Bhavantar Bhugtan’s scheme for financial support to farmers is unique in India and other states are also adopting it. He initiated river link scheme in India for the first time by linking drying Kumbha river Khipra with Narmada to keep it ever flowing. His ‘Namo Namimi Narmade’ is far ahead than the Ganga Action Plan. It has a unique feature of fruit tree forest also its banks. Mr.Chouhan is very polite and humble in his public dealings. He is highly sensitive towards the ‘Girl Child’ and launched many schemes for them.
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FULL TEXT of President's address on the eve of R-Day 25.1.2020 Rediff: News
Here's the full text of President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the nation on the eve of 71st Republic Day.
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Remain non-violent when fighting for a cause: Prez 25.1.2020 Rediff: News
Stressing that both the government and the opposition have 'important roles to play', the President said, "While giving expression to their political ideas both must move forward in tandem to ensure that development of the country and welfare of its people are promoted consistently."
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Strong Internal Security Essential For Country's Development: President 25.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
President Ram Nath Kovind is addressing the nation on the eve of the 71st Republic Day. The address is being broadcast across the entire national network of All India Radio and is being telecast over...
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Citizenship Act protests: Assam activist Akhil Gogoi’s judicial custody extended by 14 days again 25.1.2020 Scroll.in
The special NIA court has now asked officials to produce him again on February 10.
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Akhil Gogoi's Judicial Custody Extended By 14 Days Over Anti-CAA Protests 24.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A special NIA court on Friday again remanded Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) chief Akhil Gogoi, who has been arrested and charged under stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for...
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Mass evictions prompt protests as Nigerian housing crisis mounts 24.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The men in naval uniforms charged into the Nigerian waterfront village of Okun Glass in the morning, chased out the residents, then called in the bulldozers.
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BJP MLA Enters Rajasthan Assembly With Basket Full Of Locusts. Here's Why 24.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Locusts, known as "Tiddi Dal" in north India, is a type of grasshoppers that usually move in large numbers and devour the crops wherever they settle.
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In UP Villages, Support For BJP's CAA Stand But Anger Over Local Issues 23.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
There have been massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA and the proposed National Register of Citizens in many towns across Uttar Pradesh in the last one month; many of these...
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