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Nov 05, 2019
BJP MP Janardan Mishra says anyone trying to recover loans from Madhya Pradesh farmers 'will be strangulated and their hands will be broken'Speaking at the party's 'Kisan Aakrosh Aandolan' in Rewa, the MP accused the state government of working against farmers
Oct 18, 2019
Maharashtra polls: Yavatmal's Adivasi farmers 'prepared to fight' as govt's promise to fix land rights issue falls flatAround 30,000 farmers from various parts of the state, including Yavatmal in Vidarbha, covered a distance of 180 kilometres from Nashik to Mumbai on foot, with the aim to gherao the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) building and press their demand for the full implementation of FRA, and also of the loan waiver the government had promised in 2017
Oct 11, 2019
Lesson from PMC Bank scam: Forensic, active supervision needed; RBI and govt must work to help whistleblowers, protect depositorsThe PMC Bank episode compares in scale (with an approximate exposure of Rs 6,500 crore) with the Rs 7,855-crore Satyam Computer Services scandal, which has been dubbed as India's biggest accounting fraud.
Apr 25, 2019
Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambitionDoubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.
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 02, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: India-Pakistan tensions, Real Madrid out for revenge, loan waiver; today's must-read storiesSo, for the most part, looking back over last week’s fast developing news, we don’t know so many things about the air strikes, much like the surgical strike in 2016. The first confusion was over where Balakot was located, since there are two places with that name — one along the Indian Line of Control.
Feb 05, 2019
'Nobody can make authentic statement on job creation as there are no reliable data', says SBI ChairmanJobs in the manufacturing sector has seen a reduction due to use of technology and there was a lot of 'disguised unemployment.
Feb 02, 2019
'Govt luring farmers with peanuts': Union Budget allocation gets lukewarm response from agrarian sectorSeveral farmers said after Finance Minister Piyush Goyal finished presenting this government’s last budget that it had not swayed them to vote for Narendra Modi’s BJP.
Dec 31, 2018
Inflation in 2018: Data shows price rise within comfort zone, but farmers hit due to low prices for agri produceThe latest data puts retail inflation for November at the year's lowest level of 2.33%, mainly due to low prices of food articles, coupled with deflation in some agricultural products—which is a good news for consumers as well as the government and the RBI.
Dec 28, 2018
Rural distress: Loan waiver is no panacea; govt should dilute monopoly of APMCs for marketing of agricultural produceStatutorily imposed marketing rigidities in agricultural commodities and other farm produce erect another impediment in the growth of rural sectors