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Nov 09, 2017
Farm loan waiver implementation in Maharashtra slow due to delayed data submission by banks, say officialsThe implementation of Maharashtra government's loan waiver scheme has been slow due to delay in submission of data by banks of the beneficiary farmers and its verification, officials said.
Nov 04, 2017
One year of demonetisation: Onion farmers in Nashik district are struggling to survive in cashless economyA year after the government replaced high-denomination currency notes with an aim to encourage a cashless economy, onion farmers in Nashik, India’s onion bowl, are finding themselves without money to make essential purchases.
Sep 26, 2017
Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Day 2: Narendra Modi 'controls' state from Delhi, says Congress V-P in JamnagarCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, campaigning in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat where the Assembly polls are due later this year, began day two of his three-day trip by meeting representatives of the trader community in Jamnagar.
Sep 26, 2017
Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat's Saurashtra: Congress V-P targets ruling BJP on unemployment, farmers' distressRahul Gandhi impressed the rural hinterlands in Saurashtra on day one of his three-day tour, kick-starting Congress' campaign for the Gujarat Assembly Election
Sep 02, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Govt receives applications from UP, Karnataka and Gujarat tooFarmers from outside the state too have applied for the Maharashtra government's crop loan waiver scheme, a senior official said today.
Aug 18, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Mandatory online crop insurance premium payments adds to farmers' despairParth MN is travelling across Maharashtra's Marathwada province on a People's Archive of Rural India fellowship to chronicle agrarian issues in the region, over a period of 6-8 months.
Jul 27, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Banks start distribution of promised aid for scheme to farmersPublic sector banks in Maharashtra have finally started disbursing the emergency aid of Rs 10,000 — promised by the state government on 11 June.
Jul 21, 2017
Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre accuses Congress of 'shedding crocodile tears' over farmers' crisisCongress and ruling BJP members traded charges over the farmers' issue in the Lok Sabha, after Opposition members accused government of doing nothing to help farmers.
Jul 20, 2017
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha adjourned for day after Opposition brings up farmers' agitationsThe Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day after opposition repeatedly disrupted the proceedings by raising slogans on the plight of farmers and related issues.
Jul 20, 2017
11,400 farmers committed suicide in 2016: Govt tells Lok SabhaUnion agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said farmers suicides could be checked only by increasing their income