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Will make state famers a debt-free community: Maha govt

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announces that homeless would be provided houses by 2019.

15 Aug 2017 5:15 PM

Inaction by government led to agitation: Farmers

The proposed farmers’ agitation will again bring these issues back before the government.

14 Aug 2017 1:29 AM

Will block roads to get waiver: Farmers

Move could hinder supply of essentials to city.

14 Aug 2017 1:25 AM

Economic Survey warns against spate of farm loan waivers

The survey said that the short-term consequences of farm loan waivers are likely to be 'quite deflationary'.

11 Aug 2017 4:51 PM

Farm loan waivers may lead to fiscal slippages, says RBI

RBI said that farm loan waivers are likely to compel a cutback on capital expenditure.

02 Aug 2017 5:26 PM


111 farmers committed suicide in past one-and-a-half years: Chhattisgarh govt

Chhattisgarh revenue minister further said family disputes, excess liquor consumption, ailments were reasons behind farmer suicides.

02 Aug 2017 8:33 AM

Maharashtra loan waiver: Govt to launch mobile app to help farmers

The Maharashtra govt had earlier expanded the ambit of its loan waiver scheme to include even those farmers who had taken loans after 2008.

28 Jul 2017 10:40 AM

Ajit Pawar wants Shiv Sena to join hands with Congress-NCP

Pawar even advised BJP to use the BMC fixed deposit of Rs 60,000 crore to raise funds for the loan waiver.

26 Jul 2017 2:08 AM

Govt not considering farm loan waiver: Santosh Kumar Gangwar

On June 12, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said Centre would not fund any of the loan waivers by states.

21 Jul 2017 5:02 PM

Delhi Police detains TN farmers as they reach capital to agitate

TN farmers have been demanding a drought relief package, farm loan waivers and setting up of Cauvery Management Board by the Centre.

16 Jul 2017 3:02 PM


Make way for farm loan waiver, stop fund allocation to 'wasteful projects': UP minister

The minister further said that the UP govt is concerned, sensitive to the needs of farmers and will do everything to increase their income.

16 Jul 2017 11:58 AM

State takes steps to prevent flaws in waiver

In 2008, several allegations were made that needy farmers didn’t get the benefits of the loan waiver scheme.

12 Jul 2017 2:56 AM

36 lakh Maharashtra farmers to get full waiver: CM Fadnavis

The Maharashtra govt had announced a mega agri loan waiver of Rs 34,022 crore on June 24 after a state-wide agitation by farmers earlier that month.

10 Jul 2017 1:10 AM

Haryana farmers to hit roads for loan waiver

The farmers unions are going to start their agitation later this month by demonstrating in front of DC offices in the state.

08 Jul 2017 7:26 AM

Maha Loan waiver: Sena to hold 'dhol bajao' protests outside co-operative banks

State environment minister said, memoranda will be submitted to bank officials demanding display of list of beneficiaries outside banks.

07 Jul 2017 11:10 AM


Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar detained during farmers' protest rally in Mandsaur

The rally, called the Kisan Mukti Yatra, was started on Thursday to protest the killings of 6 farmers in MP's Mandsaur on June 6.

06 Jul 2017 5:00 PM

Govt will expand waiver to farmers who took loans post 2008: Maha CM

Earlier, the loan waiver scheme covered only those farmers who had loans outstanding between April 1, 2012 and June 30, 2016.

06 Jul 2017 10:51 AM

Farmers' outfit to take out rally to Delhi from Mandsaur

On July 18, the rally will reach Delhi where farmers will hold a protest in front of Parliament.

05 Jul 2017 1:33 PM

CM Fadnavis says 694 farmers in Mumbai, then backs off

After doubts were raised on the figures as Mumbai city has no agrarian land, Mr Fadnavis said he would inquire the matter.

05 Jul 2017 1:39 AM

Government to deflate waiver

There are around 10 to 12 lakh farmers who got their loans restructured in the last two years.

04 Jul 2017 2:35 AM