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TDP promises farm loan waiver in Telangana, Seemandhra

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 23:37

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Monday released separate election manifestos for Telangana and Seemandhra, promising to waive off farm loans.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 14:31

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.

Karnataka polls 2013: Congress promises interest-free farm loan, laptops

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 19:19

The Congress on Wednesday released its election manifesto, which promised interest-free loans to farmers, free laptops to pre-university students and rice at Re one per kg to BPL card holders if it came to power in Karnataka.

Crop-loans to be restructured in drought-hit districts of Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 19:09

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said that crop loans in the 15 drought-affected districts in the state would be restructured.

Congress alleges irregularities in compensating MP farmers

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 17:13

Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh alleged here on Sunday that massive irregularities have taken place in compensating rain and hail-frost affected farmers of the state.

Farm loan waiver scam: PM promises action

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 12:57

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.

CAG reports also used to come during NDA regime: Congress

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 20:07

BJP spokesperson and MP Prakash Javadekar said as per the CAG report, nearly 34 lakh eligible farmers were denied their right to debt waiver and more than 24 lakh ineligible beneficiaries have gained through this "massive scam".

Farm loan waiver a `massive scam`: BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 20:06

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 23:32

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 demands CBI probe into farm loan waiver scheme `scam`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 19:42

BJP on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged scam in the Centre`s 2008 loan waiver scheme for farmers, citing irregularities found by CAG.

BJP attacks govt over CAG report on farm loan waiver

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 23:37

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.

Farm loan target fixed at Rs 5.75 lakh crore: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 19:42

Noting that the UPA Government had set a farm sector credit target of Rs 1.75 lakh crore in 2004 when he was the then Finance Minister, he said 'The disbursal of agricultural loans had gradually increased to Rs 4.75 lakh crore in 2011-12'.