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Category: Western India Agriculture
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Maharashtra facing 'historic economic crisis': Pawar 19.10.2020 Rediff: Business
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said Maharashtra was facing a "historic economic crisis" and the state government has no option but to take a loan to help the flood-affected people in the state.
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Maharashtra facing ‘historic economic crisis’, need Centre’s help for flood-hit people: Sharad Pawar 19.10.2020 Scroll.in
Last week, heavy rains and floods claimed at least 48 lives in Pune, Aurangabad and Konkan divisions, while crops on lakhs of hectares were damaged.
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Farm reforms to help farmers: Modi 14.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
Farm reforms to help farmers: Modi
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Farm reforms will turn farmers into entrepreneurs: PM 13.10.2020 Rediff: News
"People forgot about income for farmers. But for the first time, this thinking has been changed," he said and listed steps the Centre has taken for the welfare of farmers.
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Why do women in South India have more freedom than their northern sisters? 12.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Examining the effect of colonialism, matriliny, cousin marriage, invasion, cultivation and ancestral crop yields on gender divergence.
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Aarey: Maharashtra reserves 800 acres of land in Mumbai as forest, metro car shed to be moved 11.10.2020 Scroll.in
The government will also withdraw all cases against the activists who protested the felling of trees in the area, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said.
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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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CBI registers FIR against accused in Hathras case 11.10.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered an FIR against the accused in the Hathras case after taking over the probe.CBI's FIR has been filed under sections of murder, attempted murder and gangrape of IPC apart from the SC/ST Act. The agency has also formed a special team to probe all aspects in the case.
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BJP thanks State farmers for supporting agri Acts 11.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
BJP thanks State farmers for supporting agri Acts
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The uneven pattern of farm protests across India reflects flawed Food Corporation procurement 10.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Why were farmers in Punjab and Haryana especially angry about the three new farm laws?
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Children of women prisoners in India struggle to get proper food and education despite guidelines 9.10.2020 Scroll.in
According to data from 2019, 1,779 children live in jails with their mothers.
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'Farmers' andolan has put PM on the backfoot' 9.10.2020 Rediff: News
'Political parties are following the Divide and Rule policy to break the unity of farmers.'
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PM Modi discusses expanding cooperation between India and Israel with Netanyahu 5.10.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
"Spoke to my friend @IsraeliPM @netanyahu on phone. We discussed the expanding India-Israel cooperation against Covid-19. We also reviewed our initiatives in other areas like agriculture, water and innovation," he tweeted.
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Why did the BJP feel empowered to push through laws widely seen as anti-farmer? 4.10.2020 Scroll.in
The laws triggered a wave of protests across the country.
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Marathwada is close to desertification – and yet it won’t give up farming water-guzzling sugarcane 2.10.2020 Scroll.in
The agrarian region in Maharashtra was hit by two successive droughts in 2016.
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When a terrorist and a hitman meet in jail 1.10.2020 Rediff: News
As soon as he entered his barrack, Rahul noticed a group of seven inmates seated on their mattresses under the television set. They must be the terrorists, Rahul thought to himself. He knew that such accused are usually housed in murder barracks, far from jingoistic gangsters, who tend to abuse and attack them. A fascinating excerpt from Gangster On The Run: The True Story Of A Reformed Criminal.
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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena-led government withdraws order to implement new farm laws 30.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The order was withdrawn as both the NCP and the Congress, the two other parties in the coalition government, opposed to it.
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Two years after mining was stopped in Goa, it is still taking a toll on the state’s farmers 30.9.2020 Scroll.in
Silt from the excavation and screening process has choked the fields in many villages, rendering them useless for farming.
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MUST READ! What farmers fear the most 30.9.2020 Rediff: News
'The UPA was the gang that couldn't shoot straight. The NDA is the gang that can't stop shooting. They (the Modi government) are shooting at anybody, everybody, all directions, shooting themselves in the foot.'
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The chemicals used to kill locusts also harm humans and the environment 29.9.2020 Scroll.in
Experts recommend wider use of biopesticides.
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