Loan Waiver

Showing of 41 - 60 from 185 results
Loan Waiver - Total results - 185
Madhya Pradesh Assembly's Budget Session: Congress disrupts proceedings over farm loan waivers
Politics

Madhya Pradesh Assembly's Budget Session: Congress disrupts proceedings over farm loan waivers

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly's budget session began with Governor Anandiben Patel's address, even as the opposition Congress demanded waiver of farmers' loans and criticised the high VAT on petrol

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: 'Timely' introduction of BJP govt's populist agrarian policy suggests farmers mere pawns in electoral game
Politics

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: 'Timely' introduction of BJP govt's populist agrarian policy suggests farmers mere pawns in electoral game

Ahead of Madhya Pradesh bypolls, Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced a bonus of Rs 200 per quintal on procurement price of wheat & paddy by farmers for 2016-17.

Vasundhara Raje govt announces loan waiver for Rajasthan farmers; to cost exchequer Rs 8000 cr
Politics

Vasundhara Raje govt announces loan waiver for Rajasthan farmers; to cost exchequer Rs 8000 cr

Vasundhara Raje announced one-time loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000 for small & marginal Rajasthan farmers, which would cost Rs 8,000 crore to the exchequer.

Uddhav Thackeray alleges BJP trying to upstage Shiv Sena on its home turf, says party will fight future elections alone
Politics

Uddhav Thackeray alleges BJP trying to upstage Shiv Sena on its home turf, says party will fight future elections alone

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray alleged the BJP was trying to "upstage" his party on its home-turf, violating an understanding that underpinned the saffron alliance for over two decades

Sharad Pawar says no government has right to interfere with Islamic laws related to triple talaq
India

Sharad Pawar says no government has right to interfere with Islamic laws related to triple talaq

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said no government has the right to interfere in Islamic laws related to talaq, which have their origin in the Quran

Amarinder Singh says Punjab can't extend debt waiver to more farmers, cites fund crunch, lack of support from Centre
India

Amarinder Singh says Punjab can't extend debt waiver to more farmers, cites fund crunch, lack of support from Centre

The Punjab government on Saturday said it cannot extend the debt waiver scheme to all farmers or waive more than Rs 2 lakh due to lack of support from the Centre coupled with bad finances inherited from the Akali dispensation.

Maharashtra agrarian crisis: Farmer distress unabated by loan waiver; experts blame low profitability
India

Maharashtra agrarian crisis: Farmer distress unabated by loan waiver; experts blame low profitability

Maharashtra continued to record a high number (2,917) of farmer suicides in 2017. About 60 percent of the cases were reported after the announcement of the farm loan waiver.

Rajasthan MLA Hanuman Beniwal slams Narendra Modi for 'not keeping his promises', hints at forming new party
Politics

Rajasthan MLA Hanuman Beniwal slams Narendra Modi for 'not keeping his promises', hints at forming new party

Independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal said the youths had seen through both the major political outfits and "their false promises" and were looking for a change

Govt won't waive off corporate loans despite staggering NPAs of public sector banks
Business

Govt won't waive off corporate loans despite staggering NPAs of public sector banks

Bad loans of state-run banks amounted to a staggering Rs 7.34 lakh crore by the end of second quarter of the current fiscal ended September, most on account of corporate defaulters, as per official data.

Firstpost's Sanjay Sawant wins award from Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh for coverage of Maharashtra farm loan waiver
India

Firstpost's Sanjay Sawant wins award from Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh for coverage of Maharashtra farm loan waiver

Firstpost's coverage of the Maharashtra farm loan waiver has been given recognition from Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh, with Bureau Chief Sanjay Sawant winning an award

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Opposition demands inquiry as ex-MP Vasant More incorrectly turns beneficiary
India

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Opposition demands inquiry as ex-MP Vasant More incorrectly turns beneficiary

Just four days after Shiv Sena MLA from Radhanagari in Kolhapur, Prakash Abitkar, claimed to have received Rs 25,000, former NCP MP from Eradnol in Jalgaon, Vasant More, has said he too has received Rs 15,482

Maharashtra loan waiver: Day after Fadnavis' reassurance about fixing mistakes, MLA Prakash Abitkar erroneously gets Rs 25,000
India

Maharashtra loan waiver: Day after Fadnavis' reassurance about fixing mistakes, MLA Prakash Abitkar erroneously gets Rs 25,000

It hasn't been 24 hours since Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said all problems in the rollout of its ambitious loan waiver scheme have been rectified, and already cracks are beginning to appear in it.

Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis admits goof up, says scheme on till 'every eligible farmer included'
India

Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis admits goof up, says scheme on till 'every eligible farmer included'

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, addressing the the Maharashtra Assembly Thursday, admitted his government made mistakes implementing the farmers' loan waiver scheme but stated that those errors were later rectified. He added that the scheme would continue until 'every eligible farmer was included'.

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Prithviraj Chavan writes to Urjit Patel, seeks inquiry into lapses by banks
India

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Prithviraj Chavan writes to Urjit Patel, seeks inquiry into lapses by banks

As Maharashtra's farm loan waiver increasingly comes under Opposition criticism and media scrutiny, Prithviraj Chavan has written to RBI Governor Urjit Patel.

Senior bureaucrat VK Gautam shunted to finance in fallout over Maharashtra government's bungled loan waiver scheme
India

Senior bureaucrat VK Gautam shunted to finance in fallout over Maharashtra government's bungled loan waiver scheme

The senior bureaucrat who became the first victim over the bungling of the Maharashtra government's farm loan waiver scheme has been transferred, according to exclusive information with Firstpost.

Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis govt must file FIR against banks for bungling, says Prithviraj Chavan
India

Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis govt must file FIR against banks for bungling, says Prithviraj Chavan

Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday lashed out at the BJP government in Maharashtra over the reported irregularities before the disbursal of loan waiver funds

Maharashtra loan waiver: How banks undid Fadnavis' pet plan, forcing him to delink Aadhaar from disbursal
India

Maharashtra loan waiver: How banks undid Fadnavis' pet plan, forcing him to delink Aadhaar from disbursal

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’ dream of delivering the country’s first, blemishless, Aadhaar-linked farm loan waiver scheme has turned into a nightmare.

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: One month after scheme's implementation, 77 lakh farmers still in the dark
Politics

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: One month after scheme's implementation, 77 lakh farmers still in the dark

Maharashtra's historic farm loan waiver scheme, the 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Sanman Yojana' (CSMSSY), is stuck in limbo, with technical errors marring its roll-out

Farm loan waiver implementation in Maharashtra slow due to delayed data submission by banks, say officials
India

Farm loan waiver implementation in Maharashtra slow due to delayed data submission by banks, say officials

The implementation of Maharashtra government's loan waiver scheme has been slow due to delay in submission of data by banks of the beneficiary farmers and its verification, officials said.

One year of demonetisation: Onion farmers in Nashik district are struggling to survive in cashless economy
Business

One year of demonetisation: Onion farmers in Nashik district are struggling to survive in cashless economy

A year after the government replaced high-denomination currency notes with an aim to encourage a cashless economy, onion farmers in Nashik, India’s onion bowl, are finding themselves without money to make essential purchases.