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50 lakh farmers excluded from Maharashtra loan waiver: Congress

The Congress said that as many as 50 lakh farmers have been excluded from the ambitious loan waiver scheme worth Rs 34,000 crore announced by the Maharashtra government last year.

published on : 6th April 2018

Kisan Long March brought ‘India vs Bharat’ debate back

Front page images of the blistered, bleeding feet of women who had faced the blazing heat with broken footwear left an indelible mark on those who had no idea what rural poverty was like.

published on : 17th March 2018

Tamil Nadu budget: Delta farmers unhappy over no loan waiver 

The farmers of the Cauvery delta districts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam were disappointed after the State Budget was presented on Thursday with no schemes in place for loan waivers.

published on : 16th March 2018

Protesting Maharashtra farmers reach Bhiwandi, demand loan waiver

An extensive traffic diversion was laid out in Bhiwandi on Saturday, due to the protest led by more than 20,000 farmers of All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS), who are on their way to Mumbai.

published on : 10th March 2018

Farm loan waiver key reason for high revenue deficit in State budget, says Maharashtra Minister 

The budget for 2018-19, presented by Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar in the Assembly, has an estimated revenue deficit of Rs 15,374 crore.

published on : 9th March 2018

All India Kisan Sabha protest demanding complete loan waiver reaches Maharashtra's Thane

The Protest led by more than 20,000 farmers has currently reached Shahapur in Thane district, which is around 73 Km away from Mumbai.

published on : 9th March 2018

Poll-bound Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver, tax relief in 2018 budget

The CM announced a Rs 8,000-crore loan waiver for farmers, Rs 650 crore tax relief and Rs 44,135 crore expenditure on social and community schemes.

published on : 12th February 2018

Rajasthan announces loan waiver worth Rs 8,000 crore

The chief minister also announced free travel for people above 80 years of age and one attendee on half fare in the state roadways buses.

published on : 12th February 2018

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
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