Loan Waiver

Punjab: Demanding relief for crop damage, farmers hold government officials hostage in Lambi

The officials, including a naib-tehsildar and patwaris, were freed by police late in the night on Monday as the protesters refused to let them go, according to an official.

published on : 29th March 2022

Chouhan waives off Rs 6.4000 crore electricity bills, MP farmers get loan interest relief

He added that those 48 lakh consumers who had deposited around Rs 189 crore under the Yojana need not be dejected, as the amount already paid would be adjusted in future bills.

published on : 15th March 2022

Arani Cooperative bank chairman, manager and officials arrested in jewellery loan fraud

Chairman of the Bank Ashok Kumar, Manager Lingappan, Jewellery Assessor Mohan, and Cashier Jagadeesan allegedly got loans in the name of their relatives by pledging gold-plated jewellery.

published on : 12th March 2022

Maharashtra farm loan waiver scheme: 45,000 eligible account holders fail to come forward to claim benefit

The Mahatma Jyotiba Phule scheme is meant to offload the debt burden of farmers in the state.

published on : 8th March 2022

Harish proposes Rs 1000 crore allocation for expansion of oil palm cultivation

Finance Minister Harish also announced that crop loan waiver for loans limited to Rs 50,000 would be waived-off by the end of March.

published on : 8th March 2022

Telangana Rythu Sarkar leads the way for others: KTR

 Rama Rao said the state government had spent Rs 2.7 lakh crore on agriculture and allied sectors in the last seven years.

published on : 11th January 2022

Ahead of polls, Punjab government to release Rs 1,200 crore to clear loans of farmers

The latest tranche of funds is expected to benefit about 1.09 lakh small and marginal farmers having land up to five acres.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Farm loan waiver, sops to be on Congress' Uttar Pradesh manifesto

In fact, the party has also been running a public campaign on social media and other digital platforms to reach out to commoners to gather inputs.

published on : 16th September 2021

Debate heats up on co-op bank loan waiver

During the reply on the demand for grants for the Cooperation Department, Minister I Periyasamy said that a huge amount of money was swindled in the name of cooperative loan waiver. 

published on : 26th August 2021

Punjab launches Rs 520 crore debt relief scheme for 2.85 lakh farm labourers, farmers

The CM said his govT decided to waive off loans amounting to Rs 520 crores with respect to the principal amount against their cooperative loans as of July 31, 2017.

published on : 20th August 2021

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

Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy announces Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver

In order to generate revenue for the massive loan waiver, the State has decided to increase excise duty on both fuel and alcohol, apart from the raise in road tax.

published on : 5th July 2018

Karnataka Budget-2018 HIGHLIGHTS | Power, petrol prices to go up in H D Kumaraswamy's maiden budget

The budget proposes a hike in power tax from 6% to 9%. Petrol prices will increase by Rs 1.14 and diesel by Rs 1.12 per litre. H D Kumaraswamy announced farm loan waivers up to Rs 2 lakh too.

published on : 5th July 2018

Opposition to corner Fadnavis government on Nanar refinery, farm loan waiver at Maharashtra Assembly's monsoon session

The opposition Congress and NCP have been critical of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project, and are planning to corner the government over it during the session, which will conclude on July 20.

published on : 1st July 2018

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy allays fear over farm loan waiver

Kumaraswamy appealed to the agrarian community not to be bothered over the speculations regarding farm loan waiver.

published on : 23rd May 2018
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