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Mar 07, 2018
Around 25,000 Maharashtra farmers join 'long march' from Nashik to Mumbai to seek complete loan waiverNearly 25,000 farmers on Wednesday continued their "long march" from Nashik to Mumbai to press for their various demands, including a complete loan waiver.
Jan 19, 2018
Maharashtra agrarian crisis: Farmer distress unabated by loan waiver; experts blame low profitabilityMaharashtra 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.
Dec 20, 2017
Debt-ridden 37-year-old farmer in Nashik commits suicide by jumping before trainA 37-year-old debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running train near Lahavit station in the district.
Dec 19, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Banks submit lakhs of ghost accounts, but RBI says ‘don’t know, didn’t hear, didn’t see’After committing monetary relief to farmers, the government is unable to deliver its promise on account of the mess created by banks while preparing the list.
Dec 18, 2017
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Opposition demands inquiry as ex-MP Vasant More incorrectly turns beneficiaryJust 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
Dec 16, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver horror: Banks hired students to enter farmer data, leading to errors, risking breachBanks outsourced the task of data entry for the Maharashtra loan waiver to groups of college students and recent graduates.
Dec 15, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Day after Fadnavis' reassurance about fixing mistakes, MLA Prakash Abitkar erroneously gets Rs 25,000It 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.
Dec 11, 2017
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis government tables budgetary provision of Rs 15,000 crore on first day of Assembly sessionThe Maharashtra government on Monday made a budgetary provision of Rs 15,000 crore for the farm loan waiver scheme on the first day of the Winter Session of the state's legislative assembly in Nagpur.
Dec 08, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Public sector banks to remain open on weekend in bid to fast-track disbursal processThe Maharashtra government has announced that all branches of the SBI, Bank of Maharashtra and all DCC banks will remain open on 9 and 10 December for faster implementation of the farm loan waiver.
Dec 05, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver scheme: Rs 5,000 crore disbursed in accounts of 9.43 lakh farmersBanks have so far deposited Rs 5,141 crore in accounts of 9.43 lakh farmers under the loan waiver scheme of the Maharashtra government, Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said on Tuesday.