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Increasing debts: Four persons commit suicide
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Increasing debts: Four persons commit suicide

Mysuru: In separate incidents, a couple and two farmers have committed suicide following increasing debts. In the first case, a couple, unable to repay the loans they had taken, committed suicide by hanging self at K. Shettalli, Maddur taluk in Mandya district. The deceased are Manjunath (55) and his wife Indramma (45), both native of…

Industrialists, farmers demand reduction in power tariff
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Industrialists, farmers demand reduction in power tariff

Mysuru:  Maintaining that they were major consumer of power, industrialists and farmers (IP sets) demanded a reduction in power tariff for them at the interaction meet with consumers organised by CESC (Chamundeshwari Electric Supply Company) at Rani Bahadur auditorium on Hunsur Road here this morning. The power consumers, most of whom were industrialists, entrepreneurs and…

Farmers lay siege to KRS
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Farmers lay siege to KRS

Entry to tourists only after 5 pm Mandya / Srirangapatna: With the indefinite stir launched by the farmers at Mandya seeking immediate release of water to KRS and Hemavathi Canals entering the eighth day and the deadline set to the Government for releasing water also having ended today at 11 am, hundreds of farmers thronged…

Farmers to stage indefinite stir for closure of distillery from tomorrow
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Farmers to stage indefinite stir for closure of distillery from tomorrow

Mysuru: Opposing the functioning of a distillery in the village, farmers under the banner of T. Ramegowda and Raghupati Nayaka Vedike, will be staging an indefinite stir in front of Bannari Distillery at Alaganchipura from tomorrow. Disclosing this at a press conference at Pathrakartara Bhavan here yesterday, Vedike’s Mysuru District General Secretary Immavu Raghu said…

Fake documents submitted for farm loan waiver
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Fake documents submitted for farm loan waiver

Bengaluru: Even as Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced his flagship initiative of farm loan waiver soon after coming to power last year, the State Government is said to have been saved a whopping Rs.5,000 crore with the detection of fake records such as Aadhaar Card and Bank Passbook, which were submitted under the guise of…

‘Ensure scientific price for farm products to end agrarian crisis’
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‘Ensure scientific price for farm products to end agrarian crisis’

Mysuru:  University of Mysore Registrar Prof. R. Rajanna urged the policy makers of the country to ensure scientific price for all farm products besides create marketing facilities, come up with farmer-friendly schemes, training, other programmes to end ongoing agrarian distress                                  in the nation. He was speaking at the ICSSR sponsored two-day national seminar on ‘Agrarian…

Farmers stage demonstration
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Farmers stage demonstration

Mysuru: Urging the District Administration to start immediate procurement of paddy at all the procurement centre, nearly a hundred farmers, under the banner of Karnataka State Sugar Cane Growers Association (KSSGA) staged a demonstration in front of the DC office this morning. The farmers, who protested by dumping paddy, presented a memorandum to the DC….

Farmers take out rally
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Farmers take out rally

Mysuru: Seeking fulfilment of their various demands, more than a hundred farmers under the banner of Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association took out rally in city this morning. The rally, which commenced from Gun House Circle, passed through Chamaraja Double Road, Ramaswamy Circle, JLB road and Vinoba road to reach the DC’s office. The demands…

Low prices: Farmers dump vegetables
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Low prices: Farmers dump vegetables

Mysuru: Disheartened by the sudden falling prices for their crops, hundreds of irate farmers staged a protest this morning in front of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) office at APMC premises in Bandipalya here. They threw truckloads of vegetables including tomatoes, cucumber, cauliflower and brinjal on the road to register their protest. They even distributed…

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