Debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer will be written off, if they fulfill the criteria.
29 Jun 2017 2:10 AM
Under the Kisan Sandesh Yatra public representatives will hear farmers’ grievances and apprise them about the welfare schemes.
26 Jun 2017 8:40 PM
The Punjab CM also said the state govt has increased compensation for crop damage from Rs 8,000 per acre to Rs 12,000 per acre.
26 Jun 2017 8:48 AM
The Union finance minister has unequivocally declared the Centre will not foot any bills.
26 Jun 2017 12:40 AM
Farmer leaders, who met at the office of Communist Party of India (M) in Mumbai, demanded that the entire outstanding loan be waived.
25 Jun 2017 8:19 PM
A major farmers’ stir started in Madhya Pradesh that soon spread to other states, including Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Haryana.
25 Jun 2017 1:07 AM
The Maharashtra chief minister asserted that those farmers, who have paid their loans regularly, will get 25 percent loan return benefit.
24 Jun 2017 6:37 PM
Named after Maratha warrior king Shivaji Maharaj, the programme will benefit 89 lakh farmers and make 40 lakh agriculturists debt-free.
24 Jun 2017 5:33 PM
Government likely to finalise parameters of loan waiver for farmers.
24 Jun 2017 2:45 AM
Farm loan waivers may touch Rs 2.3 trillion if trend continues: Study.
23 Jun 2017 4:45 AM
Earlier Naidu said seeking loan waiver has become a 'fashion' now but it is not the final solution.
22 Jun 2017 6:17 PM
Rs 30,000 crore of farm loans were waived off in Maharashtra amidst large-scale protests.
22 Jun 2017 5:08 PM
So far, Maharashtra and UP have waived nearly 30-40 per cent of outstanding agri-bank credit.
22 Jun 2017 4:16 PM
Meanwhile, farmers' protest turned violent on Thane-Badlapur highway as they said, their land is being acquired by the Ministry of Defence.
22 Jun 2017 11:53 AM
Reportedly, the total number of farmer suicides in Madhya Pradesh has now risen to 17 since the protests started in Mandsaur on June 6.
22 Jun 2017 10:54 AM
Claim conditions mentioned in the state govt’s proposal are stringent.
19 Jun 2017 1:52 AM
Plans several protests across states against Centre.
19 Jun 2017 12:44 AM
Farmers who are financially better off and professionals and government employees also into farming will be left out of the scheme.
18 Jun 2017 3:42 PM
Fadnavis exuded confidence that people of the state were with the party notwithstanding various agitations against the state.
15 Jun 2017 10:08 AM
Mandsaur has become the epicentre of a farmers' agitation over a demand for loan waivers and better prices for their produce.
13 Jun 2017 5:49 PM