Tuesday, Jun 25, 2024 | Last Update : 02:14 AM IST

farm loan waiver Page-3

Banks asked to share farm loan waiver burden

The state government has declared a loan waiver and incentive scheme for farmers who have been paying loans regularly.

02 Dec 2017 2:35 AM

Only 25 per cent farm loans cleared by Maha govt

The state information and technology department is claiming that the delay is because of the banks.

01 Dec 2017 2:43 AM

Govt shunts out top bureaucrat in fallout over loan waiver mess

The chief minister cleared the list of transfers of senior bureaucrats on Tuesday evening with Mr Gautam’s name figuring high on the list.

29 Nov 2017 3:17 AM

Will quit govt if issues aren’t resolved: Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray has been slamming the BJP through the party mouthpiece Saamana.

25 Nov 2017 3:28 AM

Disbursement of farm loan waiver pushed to December

During the dry run, new issues have been identified such as some farmers not disclosing all loans taken by their family members.

12 Nov 2017 1:52 AM


Agrarian crisis: Negligible waiver, no relief

Farmers forgo daily income, stand in lines, get only a few hundreds.

05 Nov 2017 1:33 AM

IT issues plague loan waiver scheme, peasants suffer

It has emerged that the numbers and data provided by the IT department has several issues.

31 Oct 2017 1:27 AM

State tells banks to pay farmers’ dues

The state government will reimburse the bank as early as possible.

25 Oct 2017 2:02 AM

Maharashtra: Waiver disbursement to begin from today

On the controversial question of farmers in Mumbai, the CM said that the true farmers would only get the benefit of the scheme.

18 Oct 2017 3:15 AM

Executing farm-loan waiver scheme tough for government

The process may take another two months to get over.

12 Oct 2017 5:55 AM


Still holding out for complete waiver

Farmers’core committee will hold meeting in Jalgaon on September 26 for deciding future course of action.

23 Sep 2017 2:45 AM

58 lakh farmers apply for loan waiver scheme

The actual transfer of loan waiver amount into the farmers’ bank accounts will take place after October end.

23 Sep 2017 2:43 AM

Minister’s ‘fake farmers’ claim draws SSS wrath

Interestingly, no one from the BJP has come out to defend Mr Patil, who is also chairman of Cabinet sub-committee for the farm loan waiver. 

17 Sep 2017 1:42 AM

Maharashtra govt extends deadline for farm loan waiver applications

The state government had in June, 2017 announced a Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver for the marginal farmers.

15 Sep 2017 2:22 PM

Farm loan waivers may lead to rise in inflation, says RBI paper

Loan waivers could add to the fiscal burden over the medium term as they are a transfer from taxpayers to borrowers, it said.

12 Sep 2017 10:32 AM


Loan waivers no remedy, agriculture must be profitable for farmers: Swaminathan

Eminent scientist MS Swaminathan said the country should move from food security to 'nutritional security for all'.

05 Sep 2017 6:51 PM

14,125 ‘Mumbai farmers’ seek Maharashtra loan waiver

Apart from Mumbai, two farmers from Lucknow, and one each from Rae Bareli and Pratapgarh have also sent their applications.

02 Sep 2017 2:21 AM

Farm loan waivers to have lasting impact on economy: RBI Governor

Urjit Patel called for lasting solutions like building irrigation capabilities and cold storage chains,etc.

01 Sep 2017 9:50 AM

Congress cries ‘betrayal’ by govt over loan waiver

Sachin Sawant slammed the govt’s move of removing fishermen as beneficiaries from loan waiver for medium term loans.

25 Aug 2017 2:49 AM

Uddhav Thackeray to discuss farmers’ with Shiv Sena ministers on Aug. 18

Industries minister Desai was alleged for denotifying 12,000 hectare of MIDC land all over the state worth around Rs 60,000 crore.

17 Aug 2017 2:22 AM