Farmer Loans

  • HC seeks reply from Centre, UP over farmers' suicide in Bundelkhand 30-11-2013 08:23 AM

    The Allahabad High Court has asked the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to file affidavits "indicating the extent to which benefits have been distributed" under various schemes to "alleviate the distress of farmers" in the impoverished Bundelkhand region. Hearing a PIL on farmers' suicide in Bundelkhand, a Division Bench...
  • Bonanza for farmers, to get loans at 4 per cent 28-02-2011 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: In a bonanza to the farming community, the government on Monday announced loans at interest rate of four per cent -- three per cent less than market rate -- for farmers who pay their dues in time and raised the credit target for farm sector by Rs 1...
  • SBI announces loan waiver, 25 lakh farmers to benefit 30-06-2008 10:01 PM

    Pallekele: Pakistan opener Imran Nazir smashed 72 off 36 balls to lead his team into the Super Eight stage at the World Twenty20 with an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh on Tuesday. Bangladesh needed to win by at least 36 runs to knock out Pakistan in the final Group D...
  • The Left is poor man's enemy No.1: Chidambaram 24-03-2008 09:43 AM

    Mumbai: India made a strong comeback by taking five wickets in the last session of play, but not before West Indies put up a massive 575/9 to end the second day's play of the third and the final Test at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday. Varun Aaron struck thrice, while...
  • Farmer loan waiver: Who will bear the brunt? 01-03-2008 03:24 AM

    Hyderabad: Somerset held their nerve in a nail-biting qualifying match against the Auckland Aces, to win by four wickets in their Champions League T20 match in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Chasing 126 to win, Somerset opener Chris Jones blasted three quick fours before a stunning catch at point by Jimmy Adams...