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Why collateral-free loans up to Rs 50 lakh is a high-risk idea to implement in slowdown-hit Indian economy
Business

Why collateral-free loans up to Rs 50 lakh is a high-risk idea to implement in slowdown-hit Indian economy

If the government has made up it’s mind to give away large collateral-free loans o entrepreneurs, it should also work out a mechanism to make sure this money is spent well for the stated purpose

BJP takes contrasting path to growth, poverty alleviation, pits top-down aspirations against Congress' bottom-up handouts
Politics

BJP takes contrasting path to growth, poverty alleviation, pits top-down aspirations against Congress' bottom-up handouts

If you look beyond the slogans and an impressive rain of data by Narendra Modi's colleagues at the launch of the BJP manifesto, the real deal is that there is a more-of-the-same flavour in Modi's to-do list

Budget 2019: Govt may hike farm credit target by about 10 percent to record Rs 12 lakh crore
Business

Budget 2019: Govt may hike farm credit target by about 10 percent to record Rs 12 lakh crore

For the current fiscal, the government has set a credit target of Rs 11 lakh crore

Budget 2018: Agri-related stocks surge 10% after Arun Jaitley announces sops for farmers
Business

Budget 2018: Agri-related stocks surge 10% after Arun Jaitley announces sops for farmers

Shares of agriculture-related stocks surged up to 10 percent after Arun Jaitley said that Budget 2018-19 will focus on strengthening agricultural economy

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

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

With drought looming, political pressure builds up on banks to raise farm lending
Business

With drought looming, political pressure builds up on banks to raise farm lending

Distressed farmers indeed need support, but repeatedly pushing banks to meet farm credit targets, without assessing the risk, is a perfect recipe to create a farm loan bubble.

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