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
Gandhi asks why govt thinks farmers inferior to rich businessmen.
12 Jul 2019 3:49 AM
Maharashtra has witnessed 12,021 farmer suicides during the last four years.
22 Jun 2019 5:40 PM
Farmers also even allege that only around 45 per cent of claims have been disbursed by insurance companies.
19 May 2019 2:31 AM
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
Speaking to mediapersons, Patnaik said waiving of loans would not solve all the problems of farmers.
13 Dec 2018 5:41 AM
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
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
Hike in prices of fuel, electricity, liquor, motor vehicle tax may hurt middle class.
06 Jul 2018 1:29 AM
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
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
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
Some farmers may be forced to resow crops but cite lack of funds.
12 Jul 2017 4:11 AM
It was not immediately clear how much the loan waivers would cost state coffers.
12 Jun 2017 9:25 AM
Water was also becoming a major problem for the entire country, the CM noted.
24 May 2017 1:47 AM
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
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
BJP had in its UP election manifesto promised to waive farmers' loans if elected to power.
20 Mar 2017 5:40 PM
Bhattacjarya had recently said that farm loan waivers upset credit discipline.
17 Mar 2017 5:44 PM