Congress leaders take out loan waiver march against Shivraj Singh Chouhan's 'lantern march' claiming proof of loan waiver schemes in Madhya Pradesh.
There have been 179 cases of farmers suicides since Amarinder Singh’s government came to power in the state in March 2017.
The planning commission's vice chief opined that Congress president is trying to malign the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union government.
The economist-turned-politician expects good relations of Union government with RBI governor, post-Urjit Patel’s resignation.
BJP's state unit president Basant Panda said the farmers in Odisha are the worst affected, due to the lack of adequate remunerative prices being offered by the state.
Apart from the loan-waiver programme, the Cabinet has approved a scheme to grant interest-free loans to 19 lakh farmers of the state from next fiscal.
Over six lakh customers from rural areas of Gujarat will be benefitted by the waiver.
With thousands of protesting farmers marching towards Parliament, Delhi police issued traffic advisories for commuters.
On second day of Kisan Kranti March, the farmers going to gherao Parliament with chanting slogans that they can wait for Ram Mandir.
Citing the Maharashtra farmers’ protest, in which thousands of agitating farmers march to the city, Mumbai Police issues traffic guidelines for commuters.
The protesting farmers have demanded land reforms, compensation for farm labourers, implementation of the loan-waiver announced last year along with the Swaminathan Commission report.
As a result of the on-going strike, the vegetable prices have soared in various parts of the country, and there is a scarcity of milk being faced.
The Chief Minister plans to announce a Rs 53,000 crore loan-waiver for the debt-ridden farmers of Karnataka.
Taking a turn for worse, the farmers’ strike turned violent after clashes erupted in Jaipur. To pacify the protestors, police had to resort to lathicharge.
HD Kumaraswamy wants to announce the loan waiver to farmers who are suffering from a financial breakdown. Therefore, he is keen to retain the finance minister portfolio.
BJP ridiculed Congress allegation over the formation of government in Karnataka. Yeddyurappa confidently remarked that he will prove the majority without any hurdle.
On 22 June 2017, the BJP-led government in Maharashtra announced its historic farm loan waiver scheme titled the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Sanman Yojana.