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65th Day Of Lockdown

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farm loans

'Farm loan waiver within 1, 2, 3...': Shivraj Singh Chouhan mocks Rahul Gandhi

Ruling Congress and BJP have been at loggerhead over the farm loan waiver with the later accusing the government of cheating the farmers.

27 Aug 2019 8:31 AM

Rahul flays govt over suicide of farmers, Rajnath hits back

Gandhi asks why govt thinks farmers inferior to rich businessmen.

12 Jul 2019 3:49 AM

Maharashtra minister urges farmers to not think about suicide

Maharashtra has witnessed 12,021 farmer suicides during the last four years.

22 Jun 2019 5:40 PM

Farm loans, MSP top priorities

Farmers also even allege that only around 45 per cent of claims have been disbursed by insurance companies.

19 May 2019 2:31 AM

Centre might waive interest on farm loans

At present, farmers have to pay four per cent interest if they repay their loans within the due date.

29 Dec 2018 1:45 AM


Congress to waive farm loans if it wins Odisha

Speaking to mediapersons, Patnaik said waiving of loans would not solve all the problems of farmers.

13 Dec 2018 5:41 AM

Congress president vows loan waiver to farmers

Cong president Rahul Gandhi on Monday vowed to waive farm loans in Chhattisgarh, if his party won power in the state in the November assembly polls.

23 Oct 2018 1:41 AM

‘Sop politics’ cost people of Karnataka dear

Kumaraswamy also took a risk of waiving farm loans amounting to Rs 34,000 crore which might pose a big challenge to him in future.

06 Jul 2018 1:32 AM

HD Kumaraswamy keeps promise, waives farm loans

Hike in prices of fuel, electricity, liquor, motor vehicle tax may hurt middle class.

06 Jul 2018 1:29 AM

Farm loans guideline will be out May 30: CM

Mr Kumaraswamy said the farmers did not have to worry about the waiver anymore as he was committed to fulfilling his promise.

29 May 2018 1:23 AM


Write off farm loans or face bandh, says BS Yeddyurappa

Mr Yeddyurappa said he would not comment on the Congress as it was already out to “finish” the JD(S).

26 May 2018 12:36 AM

Govt not considering farm loan waiver: Santosh Kumar Gangwar

On June 12, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said Centre would not fund any of the loan waivers by states.

21 Jul 2017 5:02 PM

Farmers see crops wilt due to dry spell

Some farmers may be forced to resow crops but cite lack of funds.

12 Jul 2017 4:11 AM

Maharashtra waives off all farm loans, averting strike

It was not immediately clear how much the loan waivers would cost state coffers.

12 Jun 2017 9:25 AM

Government won’t backtrack on farm loan waiver: Amarinder Singh

Water was also becoming a major problem for the entire country, the CM noted.

24 May 2017 1:47 AM


Bibek Debroy's view on taxing agri income personal: Niti Aayog

NITI member Debroy said taxes should be imposed on farm income above a certain threshold to expand tax base.

26 Apr 2017 3:11 PM

Fadnavis asks banks to restart lending defaulting farmers

CM says many farmers have gone out of banking system after being unable to service their loans from banks.

26 Apr 2017 11:47 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

Breach of privilege notice against SBI chief

Bhattacjarya had recently said that farm loan waivers upset credit discipline.

17 Mar 2017 5:44 PM