farm 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

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

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

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

Congress President Rahul Gandhi promises loan waiver for farmers

Addressing an election meeting at Kalagi town of Chincholi constituency, Rahul Gandhi alleged that Modi government failed to protect the interest of the farmers.

published on : 4th May 2018

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

Government has not written off single rupee of corporate loans: Finance Minister

Jaitley told the Lok Sabha that writing off a loan was a commercial decision of banks and added that there has been no scheme of farm loan waiver by the Centre since 2014.

published on : 11th August 2017

HDFC Bank awaits farm loan waiver details from states after higher first-quarter provisions

HDFC Bank Ltd had recorded higher provisions driven by delinquencies in its agriculture loan book over the first quarter.

published on : 24th July 2017

Maharashtra to follow Andhra Pradesh's digital model to implement farm loan waiver scheme

The government will adopt a digital platform to transfer the money to the farmers to ensure that there would is no misuse of the money that has to be transferred to them.

published on : 7th July 2017

Farm loan waivers, Uday bonds to impact state finances: SBI research report

Policies like farm loan waivers are impacting asset quality of the agricultural sector and is also expected to affect state finances adversely, says a report.

published on : 21st June 2017

Karnataka to waive Rs 8,165 crore crop loans in bid to help 22 lakh farmers

The Karnataka government on Wednesday announced a waiver of short-term farm loans taken from cooperative banks and have been pending till June 20.

published on : 21st June 2017

Centre rules out farm loan waivers, to stick to fiscal targets

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today ruled out any waiver of farm loans and said the Centre will adhere to fiscal targets.

published on : 20th June 2017