NCP does not join Congress in protest against farm loan waiver

Strains were evident in opposition ranks when NCP did not join the Congress in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly to protest against the government over demand to write off farm loans.

Andhra Pradesh govt to waive farm loans of up to Rs1.5 lakh per family

Andhra Pradesh Government on Monday announced it would waive farm loans of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per family, a move that is likely to impose a financial burden of Rs 35,000 crore on the cash-starved state exchequer.

Rs 230 cr irregularities found in farm loan waiver scheme: FM

Irregularities to the tune of Rs 230 crore have been found in the farm loan waiver scheme and action is being take in this regard, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Tuesday.

Farm loan waiver scam: PM promises action

With the opposition targeting the government on alleged irregularities in the farm loan waiver scheme, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday promised "stringent possible action" against defaulters, if any.

Farm loan waiver a `massive scam`: BJP

Citing the CAG report on farm loan waiver, BJP alleged that a fresh scam of over Rs 10,000 crore has surfaced in the implementation of the scheme.

Reddy questions Naidu`s promise of farm loan waiver

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday questioned the TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu`s promise of farm loan waiver if TDP came to power in AP and said such a move was not feasible.

BJP attacks govt over CAG report on farm loan waiver

BJP slammed government over CAG report stating that its farm loan waiver scheme has benefited the wrong people and did not reach the intended farmers, and announced it would raise this issue strongly.

Karnataka to press Centre on farm loan waiver

Karnataka would press the Union Government to direct nationalised banks to waive farm loans of up to Rs 25,000 including interest in wake of the severe drought being faced by the State.