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Mar 24, 2017
UP farm loan waiver: PM Modi has put Yogi Adityanath in a spot; there isn’t an easy escapeModi was the face of BJP, but, Yogi is the one who will have to answer to the poor farmers of UP who would have voted to the party in the hope of getting their loans waived. Hence, the buck stops at Yogi, not Modi.
Mar 16, 2017
Maharashtra Assembly: Over 23,000 farmer suicides have taken place since 2009, says Devendra FadnavisThursday marked the first time that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured the House that a state government delegation will meet the Union finance and agriculture ministers to ask them for help with loan waivers
Mar 10, 2017
Maharashtra Assembly: Parties united in farmer loan waiver demand; to cost state Rs 22,000 crFollowing a second day of protests demanding loan waivers for farmers in Maharashtra, an all-party meet was held on Thursday to consolidate the attack.
Mar 07, 2017
Marathwada: Over 117 farmers kill themselves in two months of 2017; Oppn demands loan waiverBarely two months into the new year, and already 117 farmers have committed suicide in Maharashtra's Marathwada region, though last year's monsoon was above average in Maharashtra
Mar 03, 2017
Farmer suicides: SC concerned about govt going in 'wrong direction'The Supreme Court on Friday expressed grave concern over farmers' suicide due to indebtedness and crop failure and said it felt the government was going in a "wrong direction" in tackling the real problem.
Feb 26, 2017
UP Election 2017: What's keeping Narendra Modi from waiving farmers' loans, asks AkhileshTaking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his poll promises, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on asked why he was waiting for the results of the state Assembly election to waive farmers' loans.
Feb 23, 2017
Ruckus in Gujarat Assembly: 20 Congress MLAs evicted over use of police force in farmers' rallyAround 20 Gujarat Congress MLAs were evicted from the Assembly after the Speaker suspended them for staging protests inside the House over the issue of alleged use of police force during a farmers' rally in Sanand near Ahmedabad on 14 February.
Feb 20, 2017
UP Election 2017: Why even after 15 years, poll promises made by politicians have stayed the sameUttar Pradesh has the highest number of colleges in any Indian state (6,026), according to AISHE 2014-15, but it has been unable to produce qualified workforce to drive development, as IndiaSpend reported on February 11, 2017.
Feb 19, 2017
UP Election 2017: Parched Bundelkhand gears up for polls as Akhilesh Yadav waves list of achievements"Kaam Bolta Hai" (It’s work that speaks) is the catchphrase of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s election campaign.
Feb 14, 2017
Gujarat: Farmers' rally turns violent; seven policemen injured in stone peltingAt least seven policemen, including District Superintended of Police R V Asari, were injured on Tuesday in stone pelting when cops tried to stop a farmers' rally near Sanand town in Gujarat.