Farmers Loan Waiver
India  /  Published 29.12.20

Gehlot reminds PM of farmers' loan waiver

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday demanding a waiver of the outstanding loans taken by farmers from nationalised and Bhoomi Vikas banks. ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Jaipur

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.18

Open season on farm loan waivers

It has turned into an open season for farm loan waivers. Less than a week after assuming office, Congress governments in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have announced the waiver of crop lo...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 18.12.18

PM, write off either loan or sleep: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday declared that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wouldn’t be allowed to sleep unless he waived farm loans across the country, the open dare coming a day after his party offered the...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.19

A scheme that will make poor farmers poorer

The Bharatiya Janata Party is believed to have lost crucial state elections on account of the agrarian distress. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi, on the other hand, came out with flying colours because ...
By Nitya Nanda

Opinion  /  Published 26.12.18

First aid for farmers

The editorial, “Open season” (Dec 21), has pointed out that farm loan waivers can never be a lasting solution for farmers’ distress in India. However, one must admit that taking a hard-line appr...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 18.12.18

Won't let Modi sleep until all farms loans waived: Rahul

Addressing India's distressed farmers directly from Parliament, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday vowed not to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep until all farms loans have been waived.In...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.12.18

Kamal Nath signs MP farmers' loan waiver file

Kamal Nath kicked off his stint as Madhya Pradesh chief minister by signing a file that promises to write off loans of up to Rs 2 lakh for the state's farmers.The move follows a promise by Congress pr...
By PTI in Bhopal

India  /  Published 31.03.19

Farm loan waiver for ryots if Congress voted to power, promises Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi Sunday promised farm loan waiver for ryots in Andhra Pradesh if the party is voted to power in the coming elections.The 'revolutionary' Nyay, the party's proposed incom...

India  /  Published 12.06.19

Amitabh Bachchan clears debts of 2,100 farmers from Bihar

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday said that he helped to clear outstanding loans of over two thousand farmers from Bihar.The veteran actor took to his pers...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 03.03.19

Cloud over farm fortunes

The plight of farmers is unlikely to change despite the income support scheme unveiled with much fanfare by the Narendra Modi-government in the interim budget. Prices of potato and turmeric have tumbl...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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