Farm Loans
India  /  Published 24.10.21

Congress pledge to waive UP farm loans

She also announced that the minimum support prices of wheat, paddy and sugarcane would be raised...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.12.20

From Dec. 29, farm loan waivers

Rollout on December 29; 10 lakh to benefit in first phase, says agri minister...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.19

Rahul promises farm loan waiver

The Congress leader was in Simdega for a rally...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Simdega

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.19

Will farmers be thrown out like stateless immigrants?

More than half of the country's small and marginal farmers continue to be left out of the ambit of formal finance...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.18

Open season on farm loan waivers

In the long term, the only real solution to rural distress is to shift labour to more productive segments of the economy...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

Farm loans drying up would be disastrous

If that happened, farmers would die and banks shut down from accumulated losses...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.18

West Bengal govt offers Rs 7000cr farm loan

The Left Front had iorganised a long march in Birbhum demanding farm loan waiver and ease of getting loans from banks....
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.19

A scheme that will make poor farmers poorer

What can be more wasteful than doling out money to people who are not necessarily the poorest of the poor?...
By Nitya Nanda

India  /  Published 03.02.19

Modi predicts return, sadhus call for ouster

Modi announces a slew of ambitious projects in Leh, Jammu and Srinagar, saying he hopes he will inaugurate them as PM ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 24.12.18

Nuanced view on farm relief

Agriculture continues to feel the impact of demonetisation, while others have overcome it, says Kaushik Basu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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