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MPs Demand Education Loan Waiver For Students Returning From Ukraine

MPs Demand Education Loan Waiver For Students Returning From Ukraine

MPs also asked the government to make a policy to allow students returning from Ukraine to complete their education in universities in India.

14 March 2022
Piyush Goyal Blames UPA Govt For Rs 22,848 Crore Fraud By ABG Shipyard

Piyush Goyal Blames UPA Govt For Rs 22,848 Crore Fraud By ABG Shipyard

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said loans were disbursed to the firm from 2005 to 2012 in the rip off

20 February 2022

Gold Loan Waiver Announced By Tamil Nadu Government Hours Before Poll Dates

Tamil Nadu government announced a waiver on gold loans of up to six sovereigns given by cooperative banks to farmers and the poor.

Opposition Demands Complete Waiver of Farm Loans

Opposition Demands Complete Waiver of Farm Loans

Opposition members in the Rajya Sabha accused the government of helping the corporates, at the cost of the farmers. Opposition MPs claim that the Insolvency...

19 September 2020

'Learn Difference Between Write-off And Waive-off': BJP's Dig At Rahul Gandhi

Citing a list of top wilful bank loan defaulters given by the RBI in response to a RTI query, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had on Tuesday taken on the...

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28 April 2020
RBI Writes Off Nearly Rs 70,000 Crore Loans Of 50 Defaulters, Including Mehul Choksi & Vijay Mallya

RBI Writes Off Nearly Rs 70,000 Crore Loans Of 50 Defaulters, Including Mehul Choksi & Vijay Mallya

Absconding dimantaire Choksi's company Gitanjali Gems tops the list of these defaulters with a whopping amount of Rs 5,492 crore, according to the list.


11 October 2019
Haryana Polls: Congress Releases Manifesto; Promises Sops For Farmers, Women

Haryana Polls: Congress Releases Manifesto; Promises Sops For Farmers, Women

Describing the manifesto as 'Sankalp Patra', the party in its manifesto promised 33 per cent reservation to women in government jobs and private institutions...


25 September 2019
Farmers Cheated In The Name Of Loan Waiver, Insulted In UP: Priyanka Gandhi

Farmers Cheated In The Name Of Loan Waiver, Insulted In UP: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi's criticism came over a media report that a farmer's son committed suicide in Saharanpur over alleged harassment by...


12 June 2019
Karnataka: Loan Waiver Money Deposited Before LS Polls Withdrawn From 10,000 Farmer Accounts

Karnataka: Loan Waiver Money Deposited Before LS Polls Withdrawn From 10,000 Farmer Accounts

And now the farmers are clueless about where the money went. Neither the bank officials nor the concerned authorities are willing to give them any...


09 May 2019
PM Modi's Return To Gujarat Is Certain, Says Kamal Nath

PM Modi's Return To Gujarat Is Certain, Says Kamal Nath

Senior Congress leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath believes that the ‘way Modi is talking, reflects that he is highly enraged and has...


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01 April 2019
Why Has Congress Come Crashing Down In Odisha

Why Has Congress Come Crashing Down In Odisha

Three of the 15 Congress MLAs in Odisha left the party. A fourth legislator, who was expelled along with senior leader and former Union minister Srikant Jena...


02 March 2019
The Short Change Card

The Short Change Card

Is the government’s new dole scheme another mirage or will the farmer benefit?


14 February 2019
PM Modi Promised Loan Waiver To Farmers, But Wrote Off Bank Dues Of Industrialist Friends: Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi Promised Loan Waiver To Farmers, But Wrote Off Bank Dues Of Industrialist Friends: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing a two-day meet of the All India Congress Seva Dal, Rahul Gandhi said every section of society, be it farmers, youths or small-scale traders,...


03 February 2019
Farm Loans Across Country Will Be Waived If Congress Comes To Power At Centre: Rahul Gandhi

Farm Loans Across Country Will Be Waived If Congress Comes To Power At Centre: Rahul Gandhi

"The Congress governments in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have waived farmers' loans as promised," he said, adding, "If a Congress-led government...


03 February 2019
People Sitting In AC Rooms Don't Know What Rs 6,000 Means For Farmers, Says PM Modi

People Sitting In AC Rooms Don't Know What Rs 6,000 Means For Farmers, Says PM Modi

"Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is a phenomenal scheme for farmers. People sitting in air conditioned rooms in Delhi do not know what Rs 6,000...


25 January 2019
Congress Will Waive Farm Loans In 10 Days If Voted To Power In Odisha: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Will Waive Farm Loans In 10 Days If Voted To Power In Odisha: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandi gave example of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, where the party formed its governments recently and fulfilled the commitment of loan...


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25 January 2019
Odisha's KALIA Scheme Aims To Benefit Agri Eco-System

Odisha's KALIA Scheme Aims To Benefit Agri Eco-System

The scheme promises Rs 5, 000 for each farmer, irrespective of his holding, spread over five seasons till 2021-22; livelihood assistance of Rs 12, 500 to each...


25 January 2019
Acute Shortage Of Domestic Natural Gas Has Left India Struggling

Acute Shortage Of Domestic Natural Gas Has Left India Struggling

Barring a short period of surge due to Reliance’s output from the Krishna-Godavari basin, natural gas production in the country has failed to rise...


09 January 2019
Crop Insurance As Big A Scam As Rafale Deal, Says Uddhav Thackeray

Crop Insurance As Big A Scam As Rafale Deal, Says Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray asked the government to 'solve the problems of farmers before considering any alliance talks'.


31 December 2018
Siddaramaiah Calls PM Modi 'Anti-Farmer'

Siddaramaiah Calls PM Modi 'Anti-Farmer'

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy hit out at Modi for terming the state government's loan waiver scheme for farmers "one of the most cruel jokes", accusing him of...


29 December 2018
Seeds Of Politics In Debt-Trap Farm

Seeds Of Politics In Debt-Trap Farm

Will the spate of loan write-offs help India’s heavily indebted farming communty?


19 December 2018
Rajasthan Govt Announces Waiver Of Farm Loans Of Up To Rs 2 Lakh

Rajasthan Govt Announces Waiver Of Farm Loans Of Up To Rs 2 Lakh

The Congress had promised in its election manifesto to waive off farm loans within 10 days of coming to power.


19 December 2018
Farm Loan Waiver Is Not A Solution, Just Palliative: Niti Aayog

Farm Loan Waiver Is Not A Solution, Just Palliative: Niti Aayog

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has been pressing the government on the issue, saying he will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep until a loan waiver is...


18 December 2018
Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath Gives Nod To Farm Loan Waiver

Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath Gives Nod To Farm Loan Waiver

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath announced farm loan waiver.


13 December 2018
After Congress Victory, Preparations Initiated For Farm Loan Waiver In Chhattisgarh

After Congress Victory, Preparations Initiated For Farm Loan Waiver In Chhattisgarh

The Congress promised in its election manifesto to waive farm loans within 10 days of formation of its government in the state


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