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Punjab: Self-declaration scheme on land holdings introduced for farm loan waiver scheme

It has been decided to exclude government employees and retired pensioners who pay income tax from the scheme to ensure that the poorest of the poor get its benefit.

published on : 16th January 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lashes out at Akalis over loan waiver demand

Amarinder Singh today lambasted the Akalis over their demand for a Rs 90,000 crore farm loan waiver, saying they were the ones responsible for pushing the farmers into debt.

published on : 13th January 2018

Congress accuses BJP-led government of betraying farmers

The Congress spokesperson BJP had promised to give farmers 50 per cent plus MSP but is now dithering from doing so, even after four years in power.

published on : 10th January 2018

Maharashtra issues Government Resolution for allocation of Rs 14,240 crore for farm loan waiver

The Maharashtra government today made allocations worth Rs 14,240 crore for the farm loan waiver scheme and for repayment to farmers whose produce was purchased by the state.

published on : 1st January 2018

Amid spiralling farmer suicides, Punjab government waters down loan waiver scheme

Since 1995, more than three lakh farmers have committed suicide in India.

published on : 31st December 2017

‘Farm loan waivers to disturb fiscal math’

The combined fiscal deficit of five states— Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Karnataka—which had announced farm loan waiver programmes, could widen by Rs 1,07,700 crore or 0.65 per ce

published on : 19th December 2017

Shiv Sena MLA says his name figures in loan waiver beneficiary list

He demanded an inquiry into this erroneous inclusion since rules bar any current or former elected representative from getting benefit under the scheme.

published on : 15th December 2017

Maharashtra loan waiver: mistakes corrected, money transferred to over 22 lakh accounts, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

He assured that the BJP-led government would ensure that every eligible farmer got benefit of the scheme.

published on : 14th December 2017

Fadnavis government tables supplementary demand for loan waiver even as opposition accuses of failure in Maharashtra

CM Fadnavis lodged a scathing attack on the opposition terming their concerns for the farmers were mere “crocodile tears”.

published on : 11th December 2017

Maharashtra tables supplementary demand of Rs 26,402 crore in Assembly

This is the second time that Devendra Fadnavis government placed supplementary demands of such high amount before the House after the last monsoon session.

published on : 11th December 2017

Government playing with numbers to inflate farm loan waivers: Dhananjay Munde

On December 7, the chief minister's office had announced that the state government had completed verification of 41 lakh farmers and a sum of Rs 19,537 crores worth of loans had been waived.

published on : 10th December 2017

Maharashtra legislature's winter session from tomorrow; opposition may raise farm loan waiver issue

The Shiv Sena is part of the BJP-led ruling coalition, while the Congress and the Sharad Pawar-led NCP are the main opposition parties.

published on : 10th December 2017

Shiv Sena doubts loan waiver statistics released by Maharashtra government

Shiv Sena ministers, on Tuesday, during the state cabinet meeting, had demanded that a review of the loan waiver scheme be taken.

published on : 6th December 2017

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Congress demands probe into 'ghost accounts'

Chavan also said several media reports indicate that that now the actual budget for farm loan waiver has been reduced by Rs 10,200 crore to Rs 24,000 crore.

published on : 6th December 2017

Congress promises loan waiver, Patidar quota in Gujarat poll manifesto

The Congress on Monday issued its poll manifesto for the Gujarat assembly polls, promising debt waiver for state farmers and an assurance on reservation for the Patidars.

published on : 4th December 2017
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