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Farm loans upto Rs 2 lakhs waived off in Punjab

It has also decided to raise the ex-gratia payments for suicide-hit families to Rs 5 lakhs from the existing Rs 3 lakhs.

20 Jun 2017 1:44 AM

Keeping poll promise, Punjab govt declares crop loan waiver of 8.75 lakh farmers

Speaking at the Assembly, the CM noted the move would benefit 10.25 lakh farmers, including 8.75 lakh farmers up to 5 acres.

19 Jun 2017 9:33 PM

Mandsaur violence: Shivraj Chouhan promises to waive loans of farmers killed

The single member commission will probe under what circumstances the farmers were killed in the agitation.

14 Jun 2017 1:50 PM

Will take big step if farmers' loan waiver not implemented by July: Shiv Sena

Earlier on Sunday, the Maharashtra Government announced complete loan waiver to farmers.

14 Jun 2017 12:40 PM

Mandsaur violence: MP CM Chouhan to visit farmer's families today

Earlier on Sunday, Chouhan, who started an indefinite fast on June, ended his fast by consuming coconut water.

14 Jun 2017 8:10 AM


Man throws bangles at Smriti Irani during public address in Gujarat

The man, in his mid-20s, was identified as Ketan Kaswala, a resident of Mota Bhandaria village in Amreli district, the police said.

13 Jun 2017 10:47 AM

Curfew lifted from remaining areas of Mandsaur

Curfew was lifted from all three police station areas of Mandsaur city on Sunday, but was in place in Pipliamandi police station area.

12 Jun 2017 7:53 AM

Won't call off fast unless peace returns in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chouhan began his 'peace fast' for the solidarity of the state at the Dussehra Maidan where he has invited agitating farmers for talks.

10 Jun 2017 7:40 PM

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to fast from tomorrow in Bhopal; will hear out farmers

The CM said the state government will bring in a loan-settlement scheme for farmers who defaulted on the repayment of their loans.

09 Jun 2017 8:55 PM

Don't cremate my body until CM announces loan waiver: Maha farmer in suicide note

The man had a debt of around Rs 60,000 and had also taken loans from some private lenders, police said.

08 Jun 2017 2:39 PM


MP farmers facing injustice, probe Mandsaur violence: Kamal Nath

On Tuesday, during an agitation, 5 farmers, who were demanding fair price and loan waiver, were killed by security forces' firing.

07 Jun 2017 4:13 PM

BJP, Shiv Sena play ‘outside’ support politics

Though BJP has decided to ignore Mr Thackeray’s attack as the Presidential elections are round the corner.

20 May 2017 3:16 AM

Maharashtra sends 16 MPs to Australia, NZ to study farmer loan system

The total expenditure will be Rs 6 lakhs per head, half of which will be borne by the government – in effect, the taxpayers.

04 May 2017 1:45 PM

Transgenders in Pune on fast for cause of farmers

Over 50 transgender from Pune protested at the Council Hall.

03 May 2017 3:02 AM

On yatra against govt, Oppn is welcomed by BJP, Sena leaders

The opposition parties’ second phase of the Sangharsha Yatra commenced from Buldana, on April 15.

17 Apr 2017 2:54 AM


Maths of debt relief

In post-Independence India, farmer-friendly schemes are nothing new.

13 Apr 2017 3:19 AM

Help our farmers

To bemoan the lack of attention to Tamil Nadu’s farmers would be to miss the wood for the trees.

13 Apr 2017 3:18 AM

Devendra Fadnavis speaks his mind to farmers on new TV show

Fadnavis made introductory comments on the subject of the month for 10 minutes and then replied to questions from farmers.

10 Apr 2017 1:32 AM

RBI chief faces saffron rage on loan waiver

Chief of BJP farmers’ wing says 95 per cent of farm loans have been repaid.

08 Apr 2017 2:57 AM

Congress promises farm loan waiver if voted to power in Gujarat

Farm loan waiver and setting up of special economic zones in tribal districts will be included in the party's manifesto.

07 Apr 2017 10:46 AM