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Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for flood-affected farmers with 1-hectare land

In a major relief to farmers affected by the floods that were triggered by incessant rainfall across the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced that the loans taken up by farmers holding land up to one hectare would be either waived off or paid by the state government.

Aug 19, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi cheated farmers of Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday slammed the Congress-led state government for not waving off farmer loans, even when party president Rahul Gandhi claimed to do so within 10 days after coming into power.

May 07, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Is Modi government's action plan for farmers to gain votes in elections 2019?

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke which brings to you panel discussion on concurrent issues. Is Modi government's action plan for farmers to gain votes in elections 2019? Watch this debate to know more.

Jan 17, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Watch: Top 19 news stories of the day, January 17th, 2019

In this new show of Zee News watch 19 stories of the day. This show brings to you detailed information on every single story. Watch full video to know more.

 

Jan 17, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Deshhit: Watch top 5 questions raised on important issues

This segment of Zee News brings top five news stories of the day. Watch this segment for top 5 news stories with details.

Dec 31, 2018, 20:20 PM IST

Morning Breaking: PM Modi slams Congress on loan waiver in Ghazipur Rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw a heat wave on the Congress for "fake promises" made to the farmers, and all that for scoring votes in key elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka recently

Dec 30, 2018, 08:18 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Congress misleading farmers on loan waiver, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday accused the Congress of misleading farmers in the name of loan waivers.

Dec 28, 2018, 09:00 AM IST

Loan waiver not a solution to farm distress: Niti Aayog

Kumar, however, added that in states where there is genuine farm distress, some short-term measures have to be taken.

Dec 20, 2018, 11:36 AM IST

Farmers opt for unusual deeds, protest to get media attention: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Saturday that the protest by farmers in various parts of the country were attempts to get media attention, triggering demands by opposition parties for his removal.

Jun 03, 2018, 08:31 AM IST

Cong promises loan-waiver scheme for farmers, if voted to power

The Congress today said that if voted to power, it would come out with a loan-waiver scheme for small and marginal farmers similar to that announced by the UPA government in 2009.

Mar 18, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Central Railway to run 2 special trains from Mumbai to send back agitating farmers

Earlier today, the agitating farmers met representatives of the Maharashtra government in Mumbai with a list of their demands.

Mar 12, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Farmers to protest outside Maharashtra Assembly on Monday

The farmers, under the aegis of the Left-affiliated AIKS, are demanding, among other things, proper implementation of the Maharashtra government's loan waiver scheme.

Mar 12, 2018, 00:04 AM IST

All you need to know why farmers marching towards Mumbai

The farmers' protest started from Nashik on March 7 to reach Mumbai on 12th. The protest in Nashik was staged by 25000 farmers from various parts of state. It will get close to 50 thousand on arrival in Mumbai.

Mar 11, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Know why thousand of farmers marching towards Mumbai

The farmers' protest started from Nashik on March 7 to reach Mumbai on 12th. The protest in Nashik was staged by 25000 farmers from various parts of state.

Mar 10, 2018, 21:06 PM IST

Khabar 20-20: Protest march continues by 30,000 Maharashtra farmers

Protest march continues by 30,000 Maharashtra farmers. Watch this video for more information.

Mar 10, 2018, 20:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 06, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

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.

Jul 02, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 25, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

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.

Jun 22, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

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. 

Jun 22, 2017, 19:33 PM IST