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Maharashtra to write off farm loans worth Rs 34,000 crore

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

MLAs, ministers will give up 1 month's salary for loan waiver: Fadnavis

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

Maharashtra govt declares loan waiver of upto Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer

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

Thane farmers' clashes under control, attempt to murder case registered

Rs 30,000 crore of farm loans were waived off in Maharashtra amidst large-scale protests.

22 Jun 2017 5:08 PM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh waives off farmer loans

The loan waiver will provide relief up to Rs 2 lakh for small and marginal farmers along with Rs 2 lakh waiver for all marginal farmers.

20 Jun 2017 11:17 AM


UP farmers' body members to do yoga on streets as protest

BKU Gen Secy Malik said, the move will be taken to extend support to the farmers and invitations in this regard have already been sent.

18 Jun 2017 6:39 PM

No more scams, only needy farmers to benefit from loan waiver scheme: Fadnavis

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

Farmers plan stir on Yoga Day

60 farm bodies to do ‘Shavasana’ to highlight agrarian distress.

13 Jun 2017 1:47 AM

Rahul Gandhi briefly held amid Madhya Pradesh farm stir

Mr Gandhi — forced to shout to reporters as the police led him away — blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the farmers’ deaths.

09 Jun 2017 1:06 AM

Killed Mandsaur farmers' should get martyr status: Rahul to kin of deceased

The Congress VP also said that the party is with the farmers and will take their demands to the Parliament.

08 Jun 2017 8:44 PM


TN CM meets protesting farmers in Delhi, to talk to Modi

In a drastic step, the farmers drank their own urine on Saturday, because their demands were not heeded by the government.

23 Apr 2017 10:01 AM