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Mar 27, 2019
Farm loan waivers kill credit culture, need to focus on agri distress resolution: Former RBI governor Raghuram RajanLoan waivers cover only those farmers who have taken loans from the formal system, Raghuram Rajan said
Mar 14, 2019
In Kerala, losses due to last year's floods add to woes of farmers reeling under crashing prices and growing debtThe floods in Kerala last year were just the final blow to farmers who were already reeling under crashing prices of various crops.
Mar 11, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Reversing Assembly election losses against Congress key to BJP's poll prospectsThe challenge for the BJP is to chalk out strategies to counter the Congress, at a time when the latter party is running governments in three Hindi heartland states.
Feb 22, 2019
Rash of loan write-offs: YV Reddy proposes agri-risk fund as alternative with Kerala’s Debt Relief Commission as modelAgri risk funds will not deter election-facing ruling parties from ‘bribing’ voters with devices like the income transfer scheme announced in this year’s budget.
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 19, 2019
Chief Minister Kamal Nath is morphing into CEO of Madhya Pradesh one small step at a timeThose who know Kamal Nath agree that sitting in the chief minister's chair was not exactly a dream job for someone with a Davos mindset assiduously cultivated during his tenure as Union minister
Feb 11, 2019
Firstpost Editor's picks: Vijay Mallya's extradition, corruption in MP farm loan waiver, Chelsea's struggles; today's top storiesVijay Mallya pinning his hopes on UK Appeals court'; Congress' loan waiver scheme is giving farmers sleepless nights; Chelsea's systemic faults resurfacing against Manchester City; other top stories
Feb 01, 2019
Difference between full and interim Budget: What is a vote-on-account and why is Congress alleging that BJP is violating traditionFinance Minister Arun Jaitley has given strong indication that he would like to present a full budget instead of a vote-on-account which is traditionally called for in an election year, by an outgoing government, triggering outrage by the Congress.
Jan 31, 2019
Job quotas, loan waivers and now UBI promise: Will Union Budget 2019 halt wave of populist announcements?A series of populist policies may help the politicians to win elections but they are certainly doing a disservice to the nation in the long-term.
Jan 30, 2019
One-time farm loan waiver, crop insurance scheme to be part of Congress' Lok Sabha election promisesBesides a one-time loan waiver, the other promises being considered by the Congress for farmers for the Lok Sabha polls include a new crop insurance scheme and promotion of food processing, Congress' farmers' welfare department head Nana Patole said.