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Shiv Sena to hold protests outside co-operative banks demanding loan waiver beneficiaries list
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Shiv Sena to hold protests outside co-operative banks demanding loan waiver beneficiaries list

Shiv Sena said it would hold dhol bajao protests outside major district co-operative banks across the state on 10 July to demand the list of beneficiaries of the state's loan waiver scheme

Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda blames central govt's 'anti-farmer policies' for unrest, suicides
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Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda blames central govt's 'anti-farmer policies' for unrest, suicides

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Hooda alleged that the "anti-farmer" policies of the BJP-led central government were responsible for the farmer suicides in the country

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh bashes Opposition for 'twisting' farm loan waiver issue
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh bashes Opposition for 'twisting' farm loan waiver issue

Amarinder Singh lashed out at the opposition for "twisting" the farm debt waiver issue and said the Rs 1,500 crore proposed in the budget was initial money provided to leverage more sum to be given for the debt waiver scheme in instalments

Maharashtra farmers' strike: CM Fadnavis says loan waivers will reach needy, calls UPA write-offs a 'scam'
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Maharashtra farmers' strike: CM Fadnavis says loan waivers will reach needy, calls UPA write-offs a 'scam'

The Maharashtra government will ensure with the help of a digital platform that only needy farmers benefit from its loan waiver scheme, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said.

Presidential Election 2017: Sanjay Raut says Shiv Sena to propose MS Swaminathan's name
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Presidential Election 2017: Sanjay Raut says Shiv Sena to propose MS Swaminathan's name

The Shiv Sena said it would recommend MS Swaminathan's name for the highest post if the BJP was not ready for the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's candidature

Maharashtra farmers' strike: BJP takes a lesson from history, excludes rich farmers from loan waiver
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Maharashtra farmers' strike: BJP takes a lesson from history, excludes rich farmers from loan waiver

Rich farmers are likely to be excluded from the loan waiver announced by the BJP-led government in Maharashtra, according to a senior minister. They also added that the loan waiver scheme introduced previously had benefited rich farmers

Farmers in Rajasthan observe bandh in solidarity with Madhya Pradesh protesters
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Farmers in Rajasthan observe bandh in solidarity with Madhya Pradesh protesters

Farmers restricted milk, grain and vegetable supply in several districts of Rajasthan in support of a 'bandh' to express support for their counterparts in Madhya Pradesh

Farmers' strike: Congress demands Centre formulate national policy on farm loans
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Farmers' strike: Congress demands Centre formulate national policy on farm loans

Congress in Karnataka on Sunday demanded that the central government formulate a national policy on farm loans.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: RSS-affiliated BKS blame crisis on central policies
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: RSS-affiliated BKS blame crisis on central policies

Farmers were not the Central government's priority, BKS National Secretary Mohini Mohan Mishra said, demanding that they are given higher prices for farm produce

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway promises prosperity, but spells misery for Nashik farmers forced to give up land
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Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway promises prosperity, but spells misery for Nashik farmers forced to give up land

Around 10,000 hectares of land, most if it homestead and farms, is being acquired for the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway, to bring "prosperity" to the poorer regions of eastern Maharashtra. But the agitating farmers in Nashik are sceptical about the promised prosperity.

After Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu braces for farmers' strike as cultivators resume protest in Chennai
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After Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu braces for farmers' strike as cultivators resume protest in Chennai

Tamil Nadu farmers on Friday launched an "indefinite" protest in Chennai pressing for their charter of demands including comprehensive drought relief.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Looming crisis should be a lesson for BJP; election rhetoric can backfire
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Looming crisis should be a lesson for BJP; election rhetoric can backfire

It is a miracle that farmers in India still continue to grow crops when it is clear that it ultimately leads to their ruin and, sometimes, even their death.

Maharashtra farmers strike: Shiv Sena warns ally BJP, says 'lava of farmers' pain' will create havoc
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Maharashtra farmers strike: Shiv Sena warns ally BJP, says 'lava of farmers' pain' will create havoc

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday warned its ally BJP to take lessons from the ongoing farmers strike in Maharashtra

Maharashtra farmers strike day 5: APMCs in Nashik remain shut, police detains 50 activists
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Maharashtra farmers strike day 5: APMCs in Nashik remain shut, police detains 50 activists

Nashik is one of the major centres of fruit and vegetable production in the state and the biggest producer of onion in the country.

Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil's NGO to adopt 208 farmer families affected by agrarian crisis in Ahmednagar
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Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil's NGO to adopt 208 farmer families affected by agrarian crisis in Ahmednagar

NGO led by Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil will adopt 208 farmer families, whose sole bread earners have committed suicide due to agrarian crisis

Maharashtra farmers' strike: Devendra Fadnavis announces 'biggest-ever' farm loan to placate protesters
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Maharashtra farmers' strike: Devendra Fadnavis announces 'biggest-ever' farm loan to placate protesters

Devendra Fadnavis announced "the biggest-ever" farm loan waiver in Maharashtra even as farmers refused to end their agitation over a set of demands including debt write-off

Farmers' strike has not affected Mumbai, Congress agitations halting progress: BJP minister
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Farmers' strike has not affected Mumbai, Congress agitations halting progress: BJP minister

Even as the strike by farmers entered the second day, Maharashtra minister Sadabhau Khot claimed that Mumbai has remained unaffected by the agitation.

Maharashtra farmers' strike: Vegetable shortage looms over Mumbai as stir enters 2nd day
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Maharashtra farmers' strike: Vegetable shortage looms over Mumbai as stir enters 2nd day

Shortage of vegetables and spike in its prices looms over the people of Mumbai as farmers in Maharashtra continued their stir for various demands on the second consecutive day on Friday.

Maharashtra farmers strike: Fear of short supply of essential commodities looms, state govt unwilling to budge
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Maharashtra farmers strike: Fear of short supply of essential commodities looms, state govt unwilling to budge

Distressed over falling prices of agriculture produce and other issues, farmers of Maharashtra’s 15 districts on Thursday started an indefinite agitation demanding a loan waiver and higher prices for their produce from the government.