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
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
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
Rs 30,000 crore of farm loans were waived off in Maharashtra amidst large-scale protests.
22 Jun 2017 5:08 PM
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
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
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
60 farm bodies to do ‘Shavasana’ to highlight agrarian distress.
13 Jun 2017 1:47 AM
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
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
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