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Jul 21, 2018
Rural finance: Delays in cash transfers are pushing troubled beneficiaries into greater debt, povertyIn Uttar Pradesh (UP), the meandering journey of direct cash transfers into beneficiaries’ bank accounts is one that’s deeply shrouded in mystery.
Jul 12, 2018
India's NPA crisis: Arvind Subramanian is Raghuram Rajan in slow motion; offers diagnosis but no cureArvind Subramanian speaks now of 'stigmatized capitalism' that stops the govt from reformist solutions to the NPA problem. In plain English, he means that no one is showing the courage to act fast and tough.
Jun 19, 2018
HD Kumaraswamy says Congress-JDS coalition committed to farm loan waiver in Karnataka, asks Centre to bear 50% costThe chief minister, who met prime minister Narendra Modi during a two-day visit to New Delhi starting Sunday, said he has requested the Central government to bear 50 percent of the cost of the farm loans the state government plans to waive.
Jun 04, 2018
Farmer protests: Where did the Narendra Modi government go wrong in addressing the agrarian crisis?If the farmer protests escalate, it will stoke inflation, apply brakes on economic growth and hamper Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial aspirations in 2019.
May 17, 2018
Karnataka poll results: Yeddyurappa's loan waiver googly may or may not hit the wicket, but banks better prep for a blowKarnataka CM Yeddyurappa’s move may remain just an announcement if the looming numbers game isn’t in his favour. But banks will get out bowled by his googly.
Dec 19, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Banks submit lakhs of ghost accounts, but RBI says ‘don’t know, didn’t hear, didn’t see’After committing monetary relief to farmers, the government is unable to deliver its promise on account of the mess created by banks while preparing the list.
Aug 29, 2017
Maharashtra's farmers struggle to marry as irregular income, surge in suicides make them unsuitable groomsIt seems like farmers in Maharashtra are not only battling with crop failures and unpaid loans but are also struggling to find a life partner
Jul 09, 2017
YSR Congress releases poll manifesto, promises liquor ban in Andhra Pradesh if voted to power in 2019YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress on Sunday virtually released its manifesto for the 2019 Andhra Pradesh elections promising among other things to make the state liquor-free in a phased manner.
Jun 16, 2017
Maharashtra Opposition leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil adopts 208 farmers' families hit by agrarian crisisRadhakrishna Vikhe-Patil on Thursday adopted 208 families of farmers who had committed suicide due to the agrarian crisis in the state.
Jun 14, 2017
Loan waivers and farmers' strike: BJP implementing debt relief in Uttar Pradesh boosted the trendLoan waiver is turning out to be the Mandal Commission report of our times. With the Narendra Modi government offering loan waiver to farmers of Uttar Pradesh, cultivators in every part of the country now want a similar dole, just like the castes and communities who'd fallen over each other to be part of the Mandal report.