As PM’s Crop Insurance Fails, 200 Angry Madhya Pradesh Farmers Move Consumer Court Against Insurance Firms

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  Ram Inaniya, 31, a farmer and co-founder of Aam Kisan Union, at a May 2018 meeting with farmers in Bandi village of southwestern Madhya Pradesh. At such meetings, farmers learned to calculate claim payouts, and eventually approached the district consumer forum against low claim payouts under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.   Harda …Read More

Fadnavis Said Fewer Cows=More Farmer Suicide. Maharashtra Has 4th Highest No. Of Cows Yet Most Farmer Suicides In India

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  Amravati, Maharashtra: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis claimed in a speech last month that a “decrease” in the number of cows is one of the reasons behind farmer distress and suicides.   Livestock census data disprove this claim–the state has the fourth highest number of cows in India, yet accounts for the highest incidence …Read More