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Subhash Deshmukh

610 suicide cases in 2019: Government

He said that 610 farmers committed suicide between January and March this year.

22 Jun 2019 6:01 AM

Govt withdraws bill after strike by APMCs

The amendment in the bill had allowed farmers and traders to sell their agricultural produce outside the Agricultural Produce Market Committee.

29 Nov 2018 1:41 AM

Subhash Deshmukh involved in scam, says Congress

Lokmangal Society has rejected the charges.

23 Oct 2018 2:54 AM

Waiver for more than one in family

New norm will benefit 5 lakh farmers, but add fiscal burden of Rs 1,000 crore.

21 Jul 2018 2:35 AM

Farmers still awaiting dues from sugar mills

According to one primary estimate, sugar mills across the state owe farmers about Rs 1913 crore.

31 May 2018 2:10 AM


Import of Pak sugar sparks ire

The import has taken place at a time when the sugar industry is facing an unprecedented crisis due to a crash in prices.

14 May 2018 12:23 AM

Negligible response to OTS loan waiver

Because of poor response, government has increased the period of OTS scheme up to June 30.

05 Apr 2018 2:55 AM

Maharashtra to sell excess tur dal at malls for Rs 60

The government is supplying it at cheaper rates and hopes to get good response.

07 Mar 2018 6:40 AM

Application deadline for farm loan waiver extended

Cooperatives minister Subhash Deshmukh said the government wanted farmers to benefit from this scheme.

03 Mar 2018 2:13 AM

Crop loans down, but production remains high

There are a total of 1.36 crore farmers in the state, of which only 50-55 lakh are eligible for loans.

29 Jan 2018 1:30 AM


Politicos, govt officials get waiver, hint at IT glitches

Earlier, Shiv Sena MLA Prakash Abitkar had also received benefits without applying for it. He has even informed the assembly about it.

18 Dec 2017 1:21 AM

Let official look into quasi-judicial matters: Minister

Subhash Deshmukh has prepared a proposal to give power to additional chief secretary to hear quasi-judicial matters.

04 Dec 2017 1:46 AM

Cultivators to strategise in meet on Monday

The groups are now demanding reasonable purchase price for cotton and soya bean also.

18 Nov 2017 2:35 AM

State will probe farm loan a/c ‘discrepancy’

Number of farm loan accounts stated by banks reduce by 13 lakh.

11 Oct 2017 2:53 AM

Credit societies may get insurance protection soon

In the absence of protection, many of the depositors did not get their deposits back when credit societies came under financial crisis.

29 Aug 2017 2:56 AM


Software to list farmers eligible for loan waiver

This initiative is expected to bypass manual interference and therefore avoid the possibility of any kind of wrongdoing.

17 Jul 2017 1:36 AM

State won’t waive off loans from micro banks

Maharashtra has a strong network of urban banks as well as credit societies.

28 Jun 2017 2:00 AM

Outrage over tur crisis spills over in Vidarbha

Cong workers ‘ransack’ tur procurement centre, say it’s a symbol of farmers’ anger against govt.

16 May 2017 2:48 AM

Government slammed over tur figures

Ex-CM alleges poor coordination between it and marketing dept.

01 May 2017 1:28 AM

Marketing minister denies stopping procurement of tur

This has resulted in complete stopping of procurement with farmers of Vidarbha facing a serious crisis.

12 Apr 2017 3:35 AM