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Tag: Loan Waiver

Pravin Togadia
Pravin Togadia slams Modi govt over farmers’ issue

Bhubaneswar: Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad chief Pravin Togadia, who is seen as a prominent critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government at the Centre, today accused the Modi government of being indifferent towards farmers’ issues in the country. PM Modi didn’t keep the promises he had made before the 2014 general elections and it […]

Won't let PM Modi sleep till he waives farm loans: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Buoyed by the election victory in three Hindi heartland states, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said his party and other opposition parties will force Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive the loans of farmers by not letting him sleep till then. Accusing Modi of helping his corporate friends through demonentisation, he reiterated […]

Kamal Nath waives farmers' loans soon after taking over MP's rein

Bhopal: Immediately after taking over as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath on Monday waived loans of farmers to the tune of Rs 2 lakh each, delivering on the Congress pre-poll promise of cancelling farm loans within 10 days of coming to power. “The Madhya Pradesh government hereby takes the decision of […]

Congress promises loan waiver for farmers, if voted to power

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on Wednesday said, if voted to power in 2019 elections, the party will waive off entire debts of the farmers in the State. Addressing party workers and people at Meghamala Tota in Jeypore, Patnaik said that Congress will also increase the monthly old age pension to […]

Farmers block NH demanding compensation, loan waiver in Bargarh  

Bargarh: Pressing for a five-point charter of demands, including compensation for damaged crops and loan waiver, farmers from Sial-khandahata and Mahulipali Panchayats under Bheden block in Bargarh district staged a road blockade today. The farmers blocked the national highway (NH) connecting Godabhaga and Sonepur near Mahulipali demanding compensation for crop loss due to pest attack […]

Farmers in 'pain', loan waiver temporary measure not solution:

Nagpur: Observing that farmers were in “pain”, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said today that steps taken by governments such as loan waiver were temporary measures and not a solution to the problem. The RSS chief also asserted that while reforming and cleaning the economic systems, some tremors and instability were expected but the “informal economy” […]

Fight for Farmers: BJD cries hoarse on MSP, BJP rants about loan waiver

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD and the BJP, on Friday, took to the streets taking up various famer issues, including hike in paddy MSP and farm loan waiver. Protesting the hike of Rs 80 in paddy minimum support price (MSP) by the Centre, BJD party activists staged a demonstration and held a protest meeting in front […]

Farmers protest: 2-hour bandh observed across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Demanding waiver on agriculture loans, price, prestige, and pension for farmers and holding protests over the killing of farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh, various farmers association have taken to streets today under Navanirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) banner to observe a symbolic two-hour bandh. The agitation started from 10 am and will continue […]

Prasad Harichandan
OPCC chief meets farmer admitted at SCB Cuttack for attempting suicide

Cuttack: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Prasad Harichandan met farmer Kalinga Ghadei of Jajpur district at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today. Ghadei, who is undergoing treatment at New Medicine ICU after attempting suicide, is currently critical. After meeting him Prasad said that the government should accept the farmers’ death in State […]

Utkal Bharat party Kharavela Swain
Utkal Bharat, Navnirman Krushak Sangathan probe Boudh farmer’s suicide

Boudh: President of Utkal Bharat party Kharavela Swain, today, expressed his condolences to the family of deceased farmer Ballav Dharei, who had allegedly committed suicide, at Jalpali village in Boudh district on March 15. Swain inquired Ballav’s family members about the circumstances that led him to take the extreme step. He also demanded that the […]