Kishore Tiwari

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Name: Kishore Tiwari
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Vidarbh peasants looking forward to 'Achche Din'

Vidarbh region, infamous for the suicides by farmers reeling under debt and facing other crisis, is looking forward towards its 'Achche Din' (good days), in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to change the bad days of gloom and despair. During ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

NGO writes to Maharashtra CM over aid for farmers

Nagpur, Aug 18An NGO in Maharashtra Monday wrote a letter to the state government to declare aid for the farmers before the pre-election model code of conduct comes into force in the next few days.In an urgent letter to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, ... [Published ProKerala.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vidarbha farmers protest on Independence Day

Thousands of farmers and widows of land tillers Friday protested in Yavatmal, a district town in Vidarbha, demanding food security and loan waiver due to failed monsoons in the region, an activist said here.About 10,000 farmers from 300 villages also ... [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

4 farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha in 24 hrs

Farmers’ suicides in the killing field of Vidarbha are continuing unabated with four more suicides reported in the region in last 24 hours. With these deaths, the toll has risen to 648 this year, while the figure was 972 last year.According to reports ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

After good rains, sowing gains pace in region

NAGPUR: Monsoon has been late and erratic this year. But, farmers of Vidarbha, who are by now used to this climate change factors, have taken up the kharif crop sowing in right earnest at the right time, albeit a month late. According to top agriculture ... [Published Times of India - Jul 24 2014]

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"now, farmers in each of the worst-affected 325-odd villages shall sit on indefinite hunger strike from sep 5, at the height of the ensuing ganeshotsav festival" VJAS chief Kishore Tiwari said
"the situation is vidarbha is deteriorating and suicides continue in different parts as the monsoon has failed and the third round of sowing has gone waste. this has burdened the farmers who have already taken huge loans, but they have no source to repay without crops" Tiwari told IANS

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Vidarbh peasants looking forward to 'Achche Din' [Published NetIndia123.com - Aug 21 2014]
NGO writes to Maharashtra CM over aid for farmers [Published ProKerala.com - Aug 18 2014]
Vidarbha farmers protest on Independence Day [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 15 2014]
4 farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha in 24 hrs [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 07 2014]
After good rains, sowing gains pace in region [Published Times of India - Jul 24 2014]
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