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Jagan Reddy also announced the release of Rs 1 crore each to all the 175 MLAs in the state, irrespective of their political affiliation, to help them take measures to resolve the drinking water scarcity in their respective constituencies.(PTI)

As Andhra reels under drought, CM Jagan Reddy announces Rs 2,000 cr relief fund

UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 11:22 AM IST
Making a statement in the state assembly on the first day of the budget session, Jagan said the state had recorded 48.3% of deficit rainfall this monsoon so far.
Shubhangi Jirapure with her son Om.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Shubhangi Jirapure with her son Om.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Education gave this Yavatmal woman’s life a new direction

Hindustan Times, Yavatmal | By Faisal Malik
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2019 08:12 AM IST
Shubhangi also got a scholarship of Rs 12,000 a year for both the years of the two-year diploma. She then completed her six-month internship at Zilla Parishad Primary Marathi School in Jawala and started giving tuitions to students.
The situation is no different for the family of Mohan Pawar, who committed suicide on August 28 by hanging from a tree at Morgawan village, a few km from Bodhbodan, which saw the highest number of suicides in the district.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The situation is no different for the family of Mohan Pawar, who committed suicide on August 28 by hanging from a tree at Morgawan village, a few km from Bodhbodan, which saw the highest number of suicides in the district.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Yavatmal hopes its ground reality will change this time

UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 01:05 AM IST
According to the district administration, 386 farmers committed suicide in Yavatmal in 2015
Yede is the candidate for Prahaar Janshakti Party (PJP) led by Bacchu Kadu, an independent MLA from Achalpur Assembly constituency, which is a part of the Amravati Lok Sabha constituency(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Yede is the candidate for Prahaar Janshakti Party (PJP) led by Bacchu Kadu, an independent MLA from Achalpur Assembly constituency, which is a part of the Amravati Lok Sabha constituency(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Farm widow in the fray in Yavatmal

UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Yede is the candidate for Prahaar Janshakti Party (PJP) led by Bacchu Kadu, an independent MLA from Achalpur Assembly constituency, which is a part of the Amravati Lok Sabha constituency
Officials said the farmer was depressed over the damage to his brinjal crop(Representative image)
Officials said the farmer was depressed over the damage to his brinjal crop(Representative image)

Crop failure drives farmer to suicide in Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 01:47 PM IST
A family member said that the man also uncle had a loan of Rs 1.50 lakhs on his head which drove him to take the extreme step.
Rathod Ram (35), however, could not save his wife Pushpalatha (30), as she was declared brought dead by the doctors at the government hospital at Narnoor.(HT PHOTO)
Rathod Ram (35), however, could not save his wife Pushpalatha (30), as she was declared brought dead by the doctors at the government hospital at Narnoor.(HT PHOTO)

Tribal man carries wife, who took poison, on shoulders to hospital, but fails to save her

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 10:15 AM IST
Rathod Ram (35) could not save his wife Pushpalatha (30) after she consumed pesticide due to crop failure as a result of recent heavy rains.
A PIL in HC had alleged that four farmers had committed suicide in Uttarakhand last year over various reasons.(HT File)
A PIL in HC had alleged that four farmers had committed suicide in Uttarakhand last year over various reasons.(HT File)

Farm suicides: HC tells Uttarakhand to form farmers commission within 3 months

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 09:45 PM IST
The bench directed the state government to form the commission under The Uttarakhand State Farmers Commission Act, 2016 and appoint its president and members
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