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Concern in Lok Sabha over drought, Members demand loan waiver

Voicing concern over the worsening drought situation in the country, Lok Sabha members on Tuesday demanded that the government should waive the loans of farmers and work on war-footing to ensure that people do not suffer for want of drinking water.

Telangana Assembly: Opposition seeks loan waiver implementation at once

Congress, TDP and other opposition parties on Tuesday demanded the TRS government in Telangana to implement its agriculture loan waiver scheme at one go, and also take measures like declaration of drought-hit mandals to address growing farmers' suicides in the state.

Congress says it won't give up farm loan-waiver demand

Opposition Congress in the Maharashtra Legislative Council on Tuesday said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's statement on the demand of loan-waiver for farmers was misleading, and that it intended to carry on the protest if the demand was not met.

Maharashtra Council adjourned over loan waiver to farmers

Amid din over waiving farmer loans for the third day in a row, the Maharashtra Legislative Council was on Wednesday adjourned for the day, as an implacable Opposition refused to let the House function until the government agrees to their demands.

Maharashtra opposition boycotts Assembly session over demand of loan waiver for farmers

The Opposition Congress and NCP on Tuesday boycotted the proceedings in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly here demanding that the government announce loan waiver for farmers.

Govt assures relief for farmers hit by rain, hailstorms

The government on Thursday promised to take all administrative and relief measures to help farmers hit by unseasonal rain and hailstorm in North and Western India, as members across the political spectrum in Rajya Sabha sought immediate financial assistance and loan waivers for them.

SBI gets Rs 500 cr from Telangana as part of farm loan waiver

State Bank of India has received around Rs 500 crore from the Telangana government as part of the crop loan waiver scheme promised by the now ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti during the Assembly elections in May.

Telangana govt endorses farm loan waiver plan

The Telangana government tonight endorsed the farm loan waiver plan, a key poll promise of TRS, which would cost about Rs 19,000 crores.

Loksatta Party targets Rahul Gandhi over loan waiver offer

The Loksatta Party on Saturday criticised Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his promise to waive farmers` bank loans of up to Rs two lakh.

Loksatta Party targets Rahul Gandhi over loan waiver offer

The Loksatta Party on Saturday criticised Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his promise to waive farmers` bank loans of up to Rs two lakh.

BJP slams absence of oversight mechanism in loan waiver scheme

The BJP alleged that absence of an oversight mechanism had resulted in the poor implementation of the farm loan waiver scheme.

UP`s farmers get loan waiver on Mulayam`s birthday

The Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced a loan waiver for farmers.

AICC is All India Coal Congress: Narendra Modi

Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced waiver of Rs 300 crore interest on crop loans and a rebate in power for drought-hit farmers.

Mayawati demands loan waiver for Bundelkhand

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday requested the Centre to come out with a special scheme to waive off loans of over 15 lakh farmers in Bundelkhand region.