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Agriculture and allied sectors get ₹19,070 crore in budget Agriculture and allied departments of Andhra Pradesh got an outlay of ₹...
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The farmers withdrew their protest and ended their sit in that had been going on in Sikar(PTI) The Rajasthan government announced...
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Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel on Thursday reiterated his warnings about the consequences of waiving far...
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Of more than 10,000 forms filed so far by farmers at the facilitation centres, nearly 7,000 are offline applications. Photo: Hindu...
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Noted farm activist Kishor Tiwari today said loan waivers and providing higher minimum support prices (MSPs) for agri products are...
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A file photo of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. Photo: Hindustan Times Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in M...
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While the media recognizes the reality of farmers’ distress, it takes serious exception to farm loan waivers as a means of address...
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On bad loans, he says the RBI is preparing a list of debtors whose cases will be considered for speedy resolution The...
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Any form of forbearance, whether loan waivers or restructuring, should be avoided. It is heartening that the RBI has put its foot...
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