Madurai bench of Madras HC had also ordered cooperative societies, banks to waive off loans of farmers.
03 Jul 2017 3:12 PM
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
Micro and macro-level problems make agriculture a fatal profession.
02 Jul 2017 6:33 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The farmer issue needs to be catered with various measures not just loan waiver.
14 Apr 2017 4:28 AM
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
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
In Nagpur division, 368 farmers have committed suicide of which 204 cases were eligible while 137 were ineligible.
09 Mar 2017 2:23 AM