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
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
The single member commission will probe under what circumstances the farmers were killed in the agitation.
14 Jun 2017 1:50 PM
Earlier on Sunday, the Maharashtra Government announced complete loan waiver to farmers.
14 Jun 2017 12:40 PM
Earlier on Sunday, Chouhan, who started an indefinite fast on June, ended his fast by consuming coconut water.
14 Jun 2017 8:10 AM
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 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
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
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
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
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
Though BJP has decided to ignore Mr Thackeray’s attack as the Presidential elections are round the corner.
20 May 2017 3:16 AM
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
Over 50 transgender from Pune protested at the Council Hall.
03 May 2017 3:02 AM
The opposition parties’ second phase of the Sangharsha Yatra commenced from Buldana, on April 15.
17 Apr 2017 2:54 AM
In post-Independence India, farmer-friendly schemes are nothing new.
13 Apr 2017 3:19 AM
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
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
Chief of BJP farmers’ wing says 95 per cent of farm loans have been repaid.
08 Apr 2017 2:57 AM
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