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Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra govt says farmers whose crop loan exceed Rs 2 lakh ineligible for loan waiver scheme
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Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra govt says farmers whose crop loan exceed Rs 2 lakh ineligible for loan waiver scheme

Farmers whose crop loan, taken between April 2015 and March 2019, is more than Rs two lakh, will not be eligible for the loan waiver scheme announced by the Uddhav Thackeray-led 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' government in Maharashtra last week

Maharashtra election: Yavatmal farmer's widow, who contested LS polls, says more cultivators being pushed into moneylenders' web
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Maharashtra election: Yavatmal farmer's widow, who contested LS polls, says more cultivators being pushed into moneylenders' web

Vaishali Yede gained a measure of fame for having delivered a heart-wrenching speech at the Marathi Literary Festival.

Maharashtra polls: Inadequate, untimely crop loans in Latur force hapless farmers into arms of high-interest money lenders
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Maharashtra polls: Inadequate, untimely crop loans in Latur force hapless farmers into arms of high-interest money lenders

If 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.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Maharashtra for upcoming Assembly elections today; day's top stories and more
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Maharashtra for upcoming Assembly elections today; day's top stories and more

Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: Narendra Modi to hold rallies in poll-bound Jalgaon, Sakoli today; BJP to release party manifesto for upcoming Haryana Assembly elections; and more

Marathwada Diary: Erratic weather, faulty insurance make sowing season a gamble for farmers
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Marathwada Diary: Erratic weather, faulty insurance make sowing season a gamble for farmers

After the widespread destruction caused by a hailstorm in March in Marathwada, farmers who lost lakhs worth of a good crop say erratic weather and faulty insurance have made every sowing season a gamble.

Marathwada Diary: Women of Kashiram Somla brave scorching heat, forego wages to fill water
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Marathwada Diary: Women of Kashiram Somla brave scorching heat, forego wages to fill water

The residents of Kashiram Somla hamlet, Latur district in Marathwada spend few hours every day filling water. And in most instances, it is women and girls who do this arduous task, at huge cost to their own well-being