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Feb 20, 2019
YV Reddy’s warning on farm doles: Biggest enemy of Indian farmer is the power-hungry politician flashing freebiesReddy even pitched for an alternative for farm sector freebies in the form of an agricultural distress fund contributed by both the states and Centre, rather than the ongoing measure of arbitrary scheme announcements.
Feb 07, 2019
RBI raises collateral-free farm loan limit to Rs 1.6 lakh from Rs 1 lakh to help small and marginal farmersThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday raised the limit of collateral-free agricultural loans to Rs 1.6 lakh from the current Rs 1 lakh with a view to help small and marginal farmers
Feb 01, 2019
Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal announces 12 crore bonanza for distressed farmers, govt to give Rs 6,000 per year to buy inputsThe Centre announced direct income support of Rs 6,000 per year to farmers holding cultivable land up to two hectare, a move that would benefit 12 crore farmers and cost the exchequer Rs 75,000 crore annually
Jan 04, 2019
Devendra Fadnavis says BJP govt has given Rs 50,000 crore financial aid to Maharashtra farmers in last four-and-a-half yearsMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the BJP-led government is committed to farmer welfare and since taking charge in October 2014, it has provided Rs 50,000 crore in financial aid to cultivators.
Dec 27, 2018
Farm loan waivers to crimp states' capital spending; revenue deficit widens despite higher receipts: ReportLast year, larger states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu had also announced farm loan waivers as financial distress kept rising among farmers.
Sep 17, 2018
Gujarat Congress to organise farmers' rally in Gandhinagar tomorrow to demand complete farm loan waiverThe Congress in Gujarat will organise a farmers' rally and 'gherao' of the state Assembly in Gandhinagar to demand a complete farm loan waiver.
Feb 07, 2018
Farmers body calls Union Budget 2018 anti-farmer, pro-corporate; alleges govt manipulated input cost figuresFarmers leaders said BJP had forgot its poll promise of 1.5 times return of input cost since it had come to power in 2014.
Jan 22, 2018
Budget 2018 may hike agriculture credit target to Rs 11 lakh cr as govt aims to get higher farm outputThe govt has been providing interest subvention to make available short-term farm credit at an affordable rate and help boost farm output
Dec 05, 2017
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: State govt changes deadline for clearing all pending dues again, gives 31 December as new dateThe Maharashtra government has promised to waive off all pending farmers' loans by the end of this year, as part of its ambitious loan waiver scheme — known as the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Sanman Yojana
Aug 31, 2017
GDP in Q1 likely to have recovered after note ban but may not reclaim fastest-growing spotGDP forecasts by economists ranged from 5.7% to 7.2%; they feel the country is likely to have dusted off the demonetisation lull