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
Farmers last week started protests in both states, dumping vegetables and milk on roads.
12 Jun 2017 2:08 AM
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
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
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
Danave tells Opposition give in writing that ‘waiver will stop farmer suicides’.
09 May 2017 3:11 AM
The Assembly is also expected to discuss issues faced by farmers.
03 May 2017 3:06 AM
NITI member Bibek Debroy had earlier proposed to levy tax on agricultural income.
29 Apr 2017 5:24 PM
Maha CM had always said waiver won’t stop suicides, but may change stand after Oppn demand.
11 Apr 2017 3:56 AM
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
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
What happens to banks and cooperative institutions, already smarting under bad loans and NPAs?
06 Apr 2017 4:11 AM
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
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
The farmers want farm loan waiver and compensation for crop failure.
01 Apr 2017 5:01 AM
SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya said that farm loan waiver would disturb the credit discipline of borrowers.
24 Mar 2017 2:29 AM
BJP had in its UP election manifesto promised to waive farmers' loans if elected to power.
20 Mar 2017 5:40 PM
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
Arundhati Bhattacharya on Wednesday said such sops may disrupt credit discipline among borrowers.
16 Mar 2017 5:58 AM
Arundhati Bhattacharya said bank has not received any proposal to waive off farm loans in Uttar Pradesh.
15 Mar 2017 2:23 PM