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Dec 13, 2017
Punjab farmers' grim legacy: Despite govt compensation for suicides, inherited debt continues to claim livesIn Punjab's Mansa district, hundreds of farmers' families have minors who have inherited the debt of their deceased fathers.
Dec 08, 2017
Nana Patole quits party, Lok Sabha: Rebel Maharashtra BJP leader miffed over handling of farm loan waiver, pesticide deathsIn a significant blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra, Nana Patole, a party rebel and member of Parliament, quit the Lok Sabha as well as the BJP on Friday.
Dec 07, 2017
Maharashtra govt has approved loan waiver of Rs 19,537 crore for 41 lakh farmers, says Devendra FadnavisThe Maharashtra government has approved the farm loan waiver of 41 lakh farmers to the tune of Rs 19,537 crore till now, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday.
Dec 01, 2017
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Prithviraj Chavan writes to Urjit Patel, seeks inquiry into lapses by banksAs Maharashtra's farm loan waiver increasingly comes under Opposition criticism and media scrutiny, Prithviraj Chavan has written to RBI Governor Urjit Patel.
Nov 28, 2017
Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt to release first instalment of farm loan waiver on 14 DecemberFacing flak over farm debt waiver issue, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the first instalment of loan waiver will be released on 14 December.
Nov 28, 2017
Senior bureaucrat VK Gautam shunted to finance in fallout over Maharashtra government's bungled loan waiver schemeThe senior bureaucrat who became the first victim over the bungling of the Maharashtra government's farm loan waiver scheme has been transferred, according to exclusive information with Firstpost.
Nov 25, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis govt must file FIR against banks for bungling, says Prithviraj ChavanPrithviraj Chavan on Saturday lashed out at the BJP government in Maharashtra over the reported irregularities before the disbursal of loan waiver funds
Nov 20, 2017
Another farmer in Odisha commits suicide due to crop loss, 10th such case in state since OctoberA farmer allegedly committed suicide in Odisha, with his family claiming that he took the extreme step due to crop loss caused by unseasonal rains
Nov 04, 2017
Sachin Pilot slams Rajasthan govt for ignoring farmers' issues, says BJP will face defeat in upcoming bypollsPCC chief Sachin Pilot on Saturday accused the Rajasthan government of ignoring the issues of farmers and poor people and claimed that the ruling BJP has lost people's confidence and it will face defeat in upcoming byelections.
Nov 04, 2017
Tamil Nadu farmers cut off sugarcane supply to Thanjavur mill over Rs 32 crore arrearsTwo days after state-owned Arignar Anna Sugar Mill warned farmers of legal action if they did not register their crop for the crushing season, farmers said they would not give supplies to the mill until arrears are settled.