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COVID-19 Impact: Transfer outstanding crop loans to govt account, says Maharashtra to banks
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COVID-19 Impact: Transfer outstanding crop loans to govt account, says Maharashtra to banks

A government resolution (GR) dated 22 May instructed banks to show the current outstanding loan of farmers as the dues of the state government.

Firstpost Editor's Pick: Irvine Welsh on Trainspotting, National Trust Survey, Bajaj Allianz officials dupe farmers; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Pick: Irvine Welsh on Trainspotting, National Trust Survey, Bajaj Allianz officials dupe farmers; today's must-read stories

The National Trust Survey conducted by Firspost and Ipsos shows Narendra Modi and the BJP-led NDA hold a clear edge over the UPor Mahagathbandhan as the race to 2019 Lok Sabha Election enter its final lap

Devendra Fadnavis says banks must consider disbursal of crop loans for Maharashtra farmers as 'national duty'
India

Devendra Fadnavis says banks must consider disbursal of crop loans for Maharashtra farmers as 'national duty'

"The kharif season has started, and farmers need money to buy seeds and fertilisers. They should be given crop loans within the period," Devendra Fadnavis said.

Budget 2018 may hike agriculture credit target to Rs 11 lakh cr as govt aims to get higher farm output
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Budget 2018 may hike agriculture credit target to Rs 11 lakh cr as govt aims to get higher farm output

The govt has been providing interest subvention to make available short-term farm credit at an affordable rate and help boost farm output

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accuses SAD of 'demeaning' govt's Rs 9,500 crore farm loan waiver
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accuses SAD of 'demeaning' govt's Rs 9,500 crore farm loan waiver

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday accused SAD (Shiromani Akali Dal) leaders of "demeaning" his government's Rs 9,500 crore farm loan waiver scheme and indulging in "political gimmickry"

BJP blames Congress govt's failure to implement farm debt waiver for rise in suicides in Punjab
India

BJP blames Congress govt's failure to implement farm debt waiver for rise in suicides in Punjab

The BJP Monday alleged that the Amarinder Singh government's failure to implement the promised farm debt waiver has led to a "steep" rise in the number of farmer suicides in Punjab

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Govt eyeing Shakti Mill land to raise money for financial incentive
India

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Govt eyeing Shakti Mill land to raise money for financial incentive

The Maharashtra government is eyeing the Shakti Mill land — which was in the spotlight after a brutal gang rape in 2013 — to fund loan waiver for farmers

Maharashtra farmers groups say they won't allow ministers to unfurl national flag if total loan waiver is not passed
India

Maharashtra farmers groups say they won't allow ministers to unfurl national flag if total loan waiver is not passed

Members of the steering committee comprising representatives of various farmer groups Saturday said guardian ministers won't be allowed to unfurl the national flag at district headquarters on 15 August if the government fails to announce an unconditional loan-waiver

Amit Shah says prerogative of state govts to decide on farm loan waiver
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Amit Shah says prerogative of state govts to decide on farm loan waiver

BJP chief Amit Shah Saturday said the Centre has nothing to do with farmers' loan waiver and it is for state governments to decide on the issue

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Only those solely dependent on agriculture will get benefits, says Devendra Fadnavis
India

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Only those solely dependent on agriculture will get benefits, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said those farmers who are solely dependent on agriculture for income would get the benefits of the loan waiver

Yogi Adityanath directs officials to implement loan waiver scheme sincerely, warns laxity will be punished
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Yogi Adityanath directs officials to implement loan waiver scheme sincerely, warns laxity will be punished

Yogi Adityanath directed government officials to implement the crop loan redemption scheme sincerely for the benefit of small and marginalised farmers

Maharashtra farmers' loan waiver: Complete debt of 36 lakh cultivators will be written off, says Devendra Fadnavis
India

Maharashtra farmers' loan waiver: Complete debt of 36 lakh cultivators will be written off, says Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis Sunday said around 36 lakh farmers in the state, covered under the recently announced farm loan waiver scheme, will have their entire debt waived

SC stays Madras High Court's order waiving crop loans for Tamil Nadu farmers
India

SC stays Madras High Court's order waiving crop loans for Tamil Nadu farmers

The Supreme Court has stayed the Madras High Court's order on waiving off loans for farmers in Tamil Nadu

Rajasthan announces improved insurance for seven lakh farmers in state; cover raised to Rs 6 lakh
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Rajasthan announces improved insurance for seven lakh farmers in state; cover raised to Rs 6 lakh

Nearly seven lakh farmers who have availed crop loan through cooperative banks in Rajasthan will get an insurance cover of Rs 6 lakh by giving only Rs 27 as yearly premium

Waiting for loan waiver, Punjab farmers stop repaying banks; 30% accounts turn 'irregular'
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Waiting for loan waiver, Punjab farmers stop repaying banks; 30% accounts turn 'irregular'

At present, the total agricultural debt in Punjab is pegged at Rs 85,000 crore, of which total loan to farmers including marginal and small growers was Rs 72,700 crore.