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States have to fund any loan waivers: Arun Jaitley

Under pressure from farmer groups, the Maharashtra government had on Sunday announced a farm debt waiver in the state.

13 Jun 2017 1:18 AM

Wrap-up: Crisis stares at BJP in bastion

Farmers last week started protests in both states, dumping vegetables and milk on roads.

12 Jun 2017 2:08 AM

Farmers call off protest after Maharashtra govt announces complete loan waiver

Lok Sabha member Raju Shetti, who participated in the talks, said he was happy that their demands had been met.     

11 Jun 2017 8:41 PM

Farmers call off protest after Maharashtra govt announces complete loan waiver

Soon after the government announced loan waiver, farmers in Maharashtra decided to call off their planned protest starting on June 12.

11 Jun 2017 6:32 PM

Farmer brings ashes of 25 counterparts to city

He also had with him an effigy of a dead body of a farmer with a noose around its neck.

22 May 2017 1:38 AM


BJP wants Opposition note on waiver

Danave tells Opposition give in writing that ‘waiver will stop farmer suicides’.

09 May 2017 3:11 AM

Opposition seeks special session for farm loan waiver

The Assembly is also expected to discuss issues faced by farmers.

03 May 2017 3:06 AM

No question of taxing agricultural income: Panagariya

NITI member Bibek Debroy had earlier proposed to levy tax on agricultural income.

29 Apr 2017 5:24 PM

Yogi Adityanath’s loan waiver puts Devendra Fadnavis in tight spot

Maha CM had always said waiver won’t stop suicides, but may change stand after Oppn demand.

11 Apr 2017 3:56 AM

Devendra Fadnavis slams opposition for 'boycotting' anthem at session's end

The opposition was badly mauled by the recent electoral losses, and could not face the ruling party in the legislature, said Fadnavis.

08 Apr 2017 11:28 AM


Cong promises farm loan waiver if voted to power in Gujarat

The party also exuded confidence of winning a majority in the assembly polls in Gujarat that is slated to happen later this year.

07 Apr 2017 11:29 AM

Setting the wrong example

What happens to banks and cooperative institutions, already smarting under bad loans and NPAs?

06 Apr 2017 4:11 AM

'Partial relief' for farmers but step in right track: Rahul on UP loan waiver

Gandhi said the Centre should not discriminate amongst states and no politics should be played with farmers suffering across the country.

05 Apr 2017 12:45 PM

Parties join hands over farmers’ loan waiver issue

At the rally several Congress, NCP and SP leaders reiterated the Opposition’s demand of a farm loan waiver in Maharashtra.

05 Apr 2017 3:10 AM

TN farmers press on with protest to seek loan waiver

The farmers want farm loan waiver and compensation for crop failure.

01 Apr 2017 5:01 AM


RBI skips questions on waivers

SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya said that farm loan waiver would disturb the credit discipline of borrowers.

24 Mar 2017 2:29 AM

SBI sees Rs 27,420-cr hit on UP farm loan waiver

BJP had in its UP election manifesto promised to waive farmers' loans if elected to power.

20 Mar 2017 5:40 PM

Investment in agriculture, not loan waiver, solution to farmers' problems: Fadnavis

The Chief Minister said almost 16,000 farmers committed suicide in spite of the loan waiver in five years.

16 Mar 2017 8:54 PM

Farm loan waivers upset SBI

Arundhati Bhattacharya on Wednesday said such sops may disrupt credit discipline among borrowers.

16 Mar 2017 5:58 AM

Farm loan waivers upset credit discipline: SBI Chairman

Arundhati Bhattacharya said bank has not received any proposal to waive off farm loans in Uttar Pradesh.

15 Mar 2017 2:23 PM