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Maharashtra govt extends waiver to farmers who took loans post 2008

Maharashtra govt extends waiver to farmers who took loans post 2008

Earlier, the loan waiver scheme, titled the 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Sanman Yojana', covered only those farmers who have loan outstanding between April 1, 2012 and June 30, 2016.

Another farmer commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur

Earlier on Friday, one more farmer named Deena Mahriya committed suicide by hanging himself in his house due to financial crisis.

Farm loan waiver inadequate, will push for inclusion of all farmers: Sharad Pawar

The Devendra Fadnavis government unveiled a mega Rs 34,020 crore farm loan waiver scheme that will see debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer being written off.

Was misquoted on loan waiver statement, says Venkaiah Naidu

Was misquoted on loan waiver statement, says Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who drew flak for his `loan waiver has become a fashion now` statement, on Thursday defended his stance.

Maharashtra urges employees to donate day's salary for farmers' cause

The government is in the process of laying down the criteria to determine the beneficiaries of the loan waiver. 

Congress corners Venkaiah Naidu over his loan waiver statement

Congress corners Venkaiah Naidu over his loan waiver statement

Congress leader Surjewala also had castigated Naidu and said that the Union Minister should not have made such a harsh statement at a time when the situation in Madhya Pradesh is so volatile.

Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50,000 per farmer

Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50,000 per farmer

The Karnataka government on Wednesday announced crop loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000 per farmer that will cost Rs 8,165 crore to the state exchequer.

 

Punjab CM Amarinder announces total waiver on crop loans for small, marginal farmers

Punjab CM Amarinder announces total waiver on crop loans for small, marginal farmers

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced total waiver of entire crop loans for small and marginal farmers in Punjab.

Madhya Pradesh farmers block national highways, press for loan waiver

Farmers in Madhya Pradesh blocked the national highways passing through the state on Friday to press for loan waiver and remunerative prices for farm produce.

Farmers protest, while BJP parties: NCP

"On one hand farmers are protesting, ending their lives for their demands and on the other, the BJP is holding grand celebrations. 

Farmer ends life, says don't cremate me till CM meets demands

Dhanaji Jadhav, 45, had a debt of around Rs 60,000 and had also taken loans from some private lenders, police said.​

Address farmer issues or face MP like unrest, Yogi Adityanath warned

"Unlike the previous governments, the Yogi Adityanath government is sensitive to the feelings of the farmers" said state BJP spokesperson Manish Shukla.

M K Stalin demands loan waiver for Tamil Nadu farmers

M K Stalin demands loan waiver for Tamil Nadu farmers

DMK working president M K Stalin today visited the protesting Tamil Nadu farmers at Jantar Mantar here, and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi waive off their loans like he promised in Uttar Pradesh during the recent Assembly polls there.

Loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis goes to Delhi with Shiv Sena ministers

Loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis goes to Delhi with Shiv Sena ministers

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today flew to Delhi with four Shiv Sena ministers to discuss farm loan waiver with the Centre even as the budget session of the state legislature is underway.

Maharashtra 'safai' worker writes to SBI seeking loan waiver like Vijay Mallya

Maharashtra 'safai' worker writes to SBI seeking loan waiver like Vijay Mallya

Just after the controversy arose over State Bank of India (SBI) reportedly writing off loans worth Rs 7,000 crore, including that of Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines, a letter has been written to the public sector lender by a sanitation worker in Nashik asking for a “similar”waive off on his Rs 1.5 lakh loan.

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.