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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.
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 14, 2017
Rahul Gandhi 'ancestrally anti-farmer', visits villages for recreation: BJP Kisan MorchaBJP Kisan Morcha president Virendra Singh on Tuesday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying he was "anti-farmer" and often visited villages for "recreation".
Oct 25, 2017
Bhavantar Yojana: Over 16 lakh farmers to gain from Madhya Pradesh govt's direct benefit transfer schemeOver 16 lakh farmers in Madhya Pradesh would benefit from a government scheme under which the 'model price' of their products will be deposited directly into their bank accounts, a senior official has said.
Oct 13, 2017
Odisha govt likely to declare drought-hit areas after 98 blocks face dry spellThe Odisha government on Thursday said it may declare drought in some regions since at least 98 of the state's 314 blocks are experiencing a dry spell due to deficient rainfall during monsoon this year, officials said.
Oct 11, 2017
Devendra Fadnavis orders SIT probe into farmer deaths due to pesticides poisoning in Vidarbha; agro firm bookedIn the wake of several cases of farmers' deaths in Vidarbha region due to pesticide poisoning, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe.
Jul 12, 2017
As monsoon takes a break, summer crop yields likely to fall; farmer woes may heightenRains are now 1 percent below normal, with the deficit as high as 35 percent in some regions, weather department data shows
Apr 28, 2017
Yogi Adityanath toughens up against miscreants, tells cops to act irrespective of political leaningsDon't spare those who create nuisance irrespective of their political leanings as law and order is a top priority, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has told police officials.