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SC stays Madras HC's order to waive Tamil Nadu farmers' loan

Madurai bench of Madras HC had also ordered cooperative societies, banks to waive off loans of farmers.

03 Jul 2017 3:12 PM

Centre and state working to improve 'poor' condition of farmers: UP CM

Adityanath said the 'historic' launch of GST will benefit the poor, curb hoarding and will bring the menace of 'inspector raj' to an end.

03 Jul 2017 11:21 AM

From jai kisan to ‘die kisan’

Micro and macro-level problems make agriculture a fatal profession.

02 Jul 2017 6:33 AM

Farmers claim no upper limit, reject Maha govt's Rs 1.5 lakh cap on loan waiver

Farmer leaders, who met at the office of Communist Party of India (M) in Mumbai, demanded that the entire outstanding loan be waived.

25 Jun 2017 8:19 PM

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


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

Farmers' stir: Ex-Mandsaur district collector, former SPs suspended

The govt's suspension order posts Singh at the secretariat, while Tripathi and Thota will be attached to Bhopal police headquarters.

22 Jun 2017 11:21 AM

Farmer hangs self over debt payment issue in MP's Sagar

Reportedly, the total number of farmer suicides in Madhya Pradesh has now risen to 17 since the protests started in Mandsaur on June 6.

22 Jun 2017 10:54 AM

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

If BJP-ruled Maharashta, UP can give loan waiver, why can't MP: Scindia

Scindia, criticised the BJP govt for not taking any action against those who fired at farmers in Mandsaur last week, killing 5.

15 Jun 2017 4:59 PM


Family disputes, not agricultural debts lead to farmer suicides: MP Home Minister

Meanwhile, Congress spokesperson Surjewala stated that the entire nation is trying its best to expose the BJP's 'anti farmers' mindset'.

13 Jun 2017 8:30 PM

Their issues were also in my dreams: MP CM to visit farmers' families on June 14

Shivraj Singh Chouhan further said that in the entire world, Madhya Pradesh stands at number one position in the agricultural sector.

13 Jun 2017 1:32 PM

MP CM sits on indefinite fast for farmers' peace, says he is 'not emotionless'

Chouhan begun his fast from 11 am at the Dussera Maidan where he is also holding an open 'durbar' for agitating farmers to meet him.

10 Jun 2017 10:46 AM

Maharashtra farmer hangs self from tree, 5th suicide in three days

Shelke's cousin said he took the extreme step due to his inability to pay a Rs 2.5 lakh loan as his crops suffered in the droughts.

10 Jun 2017 9:43 AM

What exactly are you celebrating: Rahul takes on govt over 3-year anniversary

Pointing to farmer suicides and unemployment, he said the last three years were a betrayal of the mandate the government had received.

16 May 2017 12:37 PM


Hema Malini drinks, has she killed self, asks Maharashtra MLA

The farmer issue needs to be catered with various measures not just loan waiver.

14 Apr 2017 4:28 AM

Help our farmers

To bemoan the lack of attention to Tamil Nadu’s farmers would be to miss the wood for the trees.

13 Apr 2017 3:18 AM

Officers forced to eat their words on farmer’s death

A copy of the report was given to the public so that there is no scope of changing it later.

09 Mar 2017 6:13 AM

13,517 farmers ended lives in Amravati since 2001

In Nagpur division, 368 farmers have committed suicide of which 204 cases were eligible while 137 were ineligible.

09 Mar 2017 2:23 AM