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.

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

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

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.

Govt cuts farm loan interest subsidy to 2%

The government on Thursday slashed the
interest subsidy given to farmers on crop loans by one
percentage point to two per cent for this fiscal, a move that
is expected to bring down burden on the Central exchequer by
Rs 311 crore.

Cong downplays President’s remarks on farm loan waiver

The Congress on Tuesday downplayed the
claim that President Pratibha Patil was behind the
government`s ambitious farm loan waiver scheme, saying inputs
for it had come from diverse quarters.

President takes credit for farm loan waiver

A presidential aide has credited farm loan waiver scheme to President Pratibha Patil.