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SC stays Madras HC's order to waive Tamil Nadu farmers' loan

Madurai bench of Madras HC had also ordered cooperative societies, banks to waive off loans of farmers.

03 Jul 2017 3:12 PM

Maharashtra government issues GR for loan waiver

Debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer will be written off, if they fulfill the criteria.

29 Jun 2017 2:10 AM

BJP to launch 10-day farmer outreach programme in MP from tomorrow

Under the Kisan Sandesh Yatra public representatives will hear farmers’ grievances and apprise them about the welfare schemes.

26 Jun 2017 8:40 PM

Over 10 lakh farmers helped from loan waiver: Punjab CM

The Punjab CM also said the state govt has increased compensation for crop damage from Rs 8,000 per acre to Rs 12,000 per acre.

26 Jun 2017 8:48 AM

Loan waivers not best option

The Union finance minister has unequivocally declared the Centre will not foot any bills.

26 Jun 2017 12:40 AM


Farmers claim no upper limit, reject Maha govt's Rs 1.5 lakh cap on loan waiver

Farmer leaders, who met at the office of Communist Party of India (M) in Mumbai, demanded that the entire outstanding loan be waived.

25 Jun 2017 8:19 PM

Maharashtra to write off farm loans worth Rs 34,000 crore

A major farmers’ stir started in Madhya Pradesh that soon spread to other states, including Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Haryana.

25 Jun 2017 1:07 AM

MLAs, ministers will give up 1 month's salary for loan waiver: Fadnavis

The Maharashtra chief minister asserted that those farmers, who have paid their loans regularly, will get 25 percent loan return benefit.

24 Jun 2017 6:37 PM

Maharashtra govt declares loan waiver of upto Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer

Named after Maratha warrior king Shivaji Maharaj, the programme will benefit 89 lakh farmers and make 40 lakh agriculturists debt-free.

24 Jun 2017 5:33 PM

Maharashtra special cabinet meet today

Government likely to finalise parameters of loan waiver for farmers.

24 Jun 2017 2:45 AM


Banks likely to bear the burnt of loan waivers

Farm loan waivers may touch Rs 2.3 trillion if trend continues: Study.

23 Jun 2017 4:45 AM

Venkaiah Naidu clarifies on his loan waiver remark, says 'in long term'

Earlier Naidu said seeking loan waiver has become a 'fashion' now but it is not the final solution.

22 Jun 2017 6:17 PM

Thane farmers' clashes under control, attempt to murder case registered

Rs 30,000 crore of farm loans were waived off in Maharashtra amidst large-scale protests.

22 Jun 2017 5:08 PM

Farm loan waivers may cost Rs 1.5-2.3 lakh crore

So far, Maharashtra and UP have waived nearly 30-40 per cent of outstanding agri-bank credit.

22 Jun 2017 4:16 PM

Loan waiver is now fashion, should only be given in extreme cases: Venkaiah

Meanwhile, farmers' protest turned violent on Thane-Badlapur highway as they said, their land is being acquired by the Ministry of Defence.

22 Jun 2017 11:53 AM


Farmer hangs self over debt payment issue in MP's Sagar

Reportedly, the total number of farmer suicides in Madhya Pradesh has now risen to 17 since the protests started in Mandsaur on June 6.

22 Jun 2017 10:54 AM

Peasants burn ‘loan waiver’ docs

Claim conditions mentioned in the state govt’s proposal are stringent.

19 Jun 2017 1:52 AM

Congress goes all out to woo farmers

Plans several protests across states against Centre.

19 Jun 2017 12:44 AM

No more scams, only needy farmers to benefit from loan waiver scheme: Fadnavis

Farmers who are financially better off and professionals and government employees also into farming will be left out of the scheme.

18 Jun 2017 3:42 PM

We are ready for mid-term polls, will form govt again: Maharashtra CM

Fadnavis exuded confidence that people of the state were with the party notwithstanding various agitations against the state.

15 Jun 2017 10:08 AM