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Oct 19, 2019
Maharashtra election: Yavatmal farmer's widow, who contested LS polls, says more cultivators being pushed into moneylenders' webVaishali Yede gained a measure of fame for having delivered a heart-wrenching speech at the Marathi Literary Festival.
Oct 17, 2019
With agricultural finances stalled, Nanded banks say Fadnavis-led Maharashtra govt worsened credit crisis with shoddy farm loan waiver planThe virtual non-delivery of farm loan waiver, and the repercussions that followed, will play a crucial role when Maharashtra goes to polls on 21 October, believes former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and a prominent Congress leader from Nanded, Ashok Chavan.
Oct 17, 2019
Jyotiraditya Scindia unlikely to quit Congress for BJP; verbal volleys against Kamal Nath, Digvijaya Singh aimed at regaining lost groundJyotiraditya Scindia lost the Lok Sabha poll at a time when beleaguered Congress party had just made a stellar comeback in Madhya Pradesh politics, after staying out of power for 15 years.
Oct 14, 2019
Maharashtra polls: Inadequate, untimely crop loans in Latur force hapless farmers into arms of high-interest money lendersIf a farmer borrows Rs 1 lakh from a sahucar, he is likely to be charged anywhere between Rs 36,000 to Rs 1.2 lakh an interest each year. In Latur, targeted crop loan disbursement was almost Rs 1,900 crore for the Kharif season. The disbursement, however, is 55 percent; In Marathwada, the number stands at 31 percent.
Oct 10, 2019
Maharashtra polls: Patchy delivery of farm loan waiver irks voters in Vidarbha and Marathwada, but impact on election remains in doubtPeople in Vidarbha and Marathwada seem to have a positive view of the Narendra Modi govt at Centre, but offer mixed opinions on the BJP-led state government
Oct 09, 2019
Only 39% of crop loan disbursement target met in poll-bound Aurangabad; farmers seek private lenders as banks, political parties play blame gameIn May 2019, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis okayed a 4.24 lakh crore annual credit plan, which included Rs 87,000-crore credit plan for agriculture. He urged the banks to give maximum loans to farmers by being sensitive in order to achieve the target.
Sep 10, 2019
Maharashtra expands ambit of farm loan waiver scheme to cover more farmers who have loans for various agricultural activitiesWith Assembly elections round the corner, Maharashtra government on Monday expanded the ambit of its farm loan waiver scheme to cover more farmers who have taken loans for various agricultural activities
Aug 27, 2019
Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan lashes out at Kamal Nath govt, Rahul Gandhi on farm loan waiverFormer chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday parodied Rahul Gandhi at a rally here and alleged that the Congress leader did not fulfil his promise to waive farm loans in Madhya Pradesh
Aug 22, 2019
Punjab floods: Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000-crore relief package for stateIn wake of the flood situation in the state, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000 crore special relief package to address the losses.
Aug 09, 2019
Sharad Pawar urges government to provide farm loan waiver in flood-affected areas of MaharashtraNationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday urged the Maharashtra government to waive loans of farmers who hail from flood-affected areas in the state.