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Government expected to push the pedal for agri reforms; here's a list of centre's schemes that can help
Business

Government expected to push the pedal for agri reforms; here's a list of centre's schemes that can help

With an increased focus on addressing the systemic challenges in the agriculture sector, the upcoming Budget may see greater attention on the agriculture sector covering policy reforms and technical intervention.

Syndicate Bank's Rs 10,253-cr agri loans turn NPAs in last five fiscals: RTI reply
Business

Syndicate Bank's Rs 10,253-cr agri loans turn NPAs in last five fiscals: RTI reply

Noida-based engineer and RTI activist Amit Gupta had sought to know from the bank the amount of agriculture loans given to farmers till 2018 and how much of that had turned NPAs till last year.

Rajasthan government panel recommends waiving all loans of farmers who committed suicide from 2014 to 2018
India

Rajasthan government panel recommends waiving all loans of farmers who committed suicide from 2014 to 2018

The decision was taken at the first meeting of the Rajasthan inter-department committee chaired by Urban Development Minister Shanti Dhariwal on Saturday.

Banking on India: Shell-shocked and penniless; the travails of farming the Pakistan border
Business

Banking on India: Shell-shocked and penniless; the travails of farming the Pakistan border

India and Pakistan's inability to maintain peace along their disputed border has wreaked havoc on the livelihoods of villagers living along the border.

Farm loan waiver: Why government should think beyond freebies to help poor farmers
Business

Farm loan waiver: Why government should think beyond freebies to help poor farmers

Poverty in India has become intrinsically linked with the overdependence of the majority on agriculture

Maharashtra clamp down: Govts should remember public banks are not milch cows
Business

Maharashtra clamp down: Govts should remember public banks are not milch cows

According to the report, banks disbursed Rs 1,036 crore loans in Amaravati as against the target of Rs 1,695 crore.

Farm lending in India is a puzzle; FM must solve it before giving targets for banks
Business

Farm lending in India is a puzzle; FM must solve it before giving targets for banks

The only option is to plug the leakages in the credit disbursal system to ensure that the loans reach the intended beneficiary

RBI's Raghuram Rajan says debt waivers ineffective, constrains credit flow
Economy

RBI's Raghuram Rajan says debt waivers ineffective, constrains credit flow

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments have declared loan waivers for the farmers hit by cyclone Phailin last year