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Debt-ridden farmer ends life in Gujarat, sixth case in two month

According to police, this is the sixth such incident reported in Gujarat in the last two months.

published on : 14th November 2018

Senion Congress leader Srikant Jena seeks farm loan waiver for Odisha farmers

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Srikant Jena on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to fulfil all the demands of farmers without delay.

published on : 7th November 2018

Legal proceedings started 6 months ago: Kolkata high court on issuing arrest warrant to farmers

The bank has also been working towards an amicable loan repayment process through a one-time settlement schedule and would like to encourage farmers to avail the opportunity.

published on : 6th November 2018

Giving wrong info on loan waiver draws DyCM’s ire

In their reply, the officials informed the minister that a total of 3,530 farmers have availed short-term loans, eight availed medium term and 53 farmers have availed long-term loans.

published on : 6th November 2018

State government starts farm loan waiver implementation

As of now, verification process of 20 lakh loan accounts in the cooperative sector is under way.  

published on : 6th November 2018

Kolkata Court issues arrest warrant on farmers, H D Kumaraswamy steps in

According to sources, many farmers from Saundatti and other taluks have availed loans from the private sector Axis Bank.

published on : 5th November 2018

Karnataka looks to banks to fight agrarian crisis

Banks have now been told to “provide relief measure through rescheduling existing loans and to sanction fresh loans”.

published on : 4th November 2018

BJP trying to derail farm loan waiver scheme: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy

The government is ready to clear the loans, but banks are not providing the required information, he added.

published on : 12th October 2018

Farmers decline government assurances, to continue stir

The farmers, riding tractors and trolleys, broke barricades of the UP Police and then started proceeding towards the barricades put up by the Delhi Police, a senior police officer said.

published on : 2nd October 2018

Thousands of farmers march towards Delhi, block traffic movement on arterial roads

Their list of demands includes unconditional loan waiver for farmers, clearing of dues by sugar mills, higher prices for crops, free electricity for farms and a cut in diesel prices.

published on : 2nd October 2018

No escaping the debt trap!

A new worrisome report released by the government-owned NABARD claims that 79 per cent of Telangana farmers are struggling to repay their loans on time.

published on : 27th September 2018

Here’s why farmers prefer private lenders to banks

The most frequent reason for this being there are 'too many formalities', says a study.

published on : 27th September 2018

Karnataka governmnet extends coverage of farm loan waiver

The JD(S)-Congress coalition government on Monday issued a fresh government order making amendments to regulations for loan waiver scheme in cooperative societies.

published on : 25th September 2018

Refrain from taking drastic steps, Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy urges farmers

The CM said the state government was committed to protecting the interests of the farmers by waiving all types of loans before July 2019.

published on : 24th September 2018

Gujarat Congress leaders, workers detained during pro-farmer rally

Gujarat Congress had organised a gathering of farmers and party workers at Satyagrah Chhavni to mount pressure on the BJP government over the farm loan waiver demand.

published on : 18th September 2018
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