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Apr 25, 2018
Four lakh farmers defaulting on loans between 2001 and 2009 included in Maharashtra's waiver schemeMaharashtra CM said that 4 lakh farmers who had defaulted on their loans between 2001-09 had been included in state government's farm loan waiver scheme.
Apr 21, 2018
Aham is an agriculture-focussed app that is meant to help farmers get their queries addressed by a chatbot or a live scientist'Aham' was built by a six-student team from Mumbai's Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Technology in a software hackathon held on March 30-31.
Apr 16, 2018
Monsoon 2018: IMD forecasts normal rains this year; expects 97% of a long-term averageIMD defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96 percent and 104 percent of a 50-year average of 89 cms for the entire four-month season beginning June
Apr 14, 2018
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: State government extends deadline for online submission of applications till 1 MayThe Maharashtra government on Saturday extended till 1 May the deadline for online submission of applications by farmers to avail benefits under its mega loan waiver scheme
Apr 11, 2018
Banking on India: Shell-shocked and penniless; the travails of farming the Pakistan borderIndia and Pakistan's inability to maintain peace along their disputed border has wreaked havoc on the livelihoods of villagers living along the border.
Apr 10, 2018
Maharashtra farm loan waiver scheme: State has no details of district wise distribution of beneficiaries, reveals RTIThe RTI reply said that a total of 19,88,234 accounts in nationalised banks have been approved, and a total of Rs 7,766.55 crore has been provided to the nationalised banks.
Mar 29, 2018
CBI registers 3 fresh FIRs in Rs 743 crore loan fraud at IDBI Bank, names 44 people as accusedCBI has registered three fresh cases to look into Rs 743 crore of fishy loans issued by an IDBI bank for pisciculture and Kisan credit cards
Mar 28, 2018
IDBI Bank shares plunge as loan fraud worth Rs 772 crore detected, CBI files casesIDBI Bank Ltd said fraudulent loans of Rs 772 crore were issued from five of its branches in Andhra and Telangana, sending its shares lower on Wednesday
Mar 26, 2018
India's agritech startups are employing data mining and AI to improve crop yield, make farming profitableAgritech startups are disrupting the Indian agricultural economy in unexpected ways by employing data mining and AI to help improve crop yield.
Mar 22, 2018
Siddaramaiah calls Karnataka BJP 'spineless' for not demanding farm loan waivers from Centre, says 'people will not be fooled'Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday dubbed state BJP as "spineless" for not demanding the Centre to write off farm loans