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Loan Waiver

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

Feb 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

Sep 19, 2020 PTI

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 and Bankruptcy Code Bill helps defaulting corporates get away.

'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 government, saying he was not given the answer when he had asked the same question in Parliament. 

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

Apr 28, 2020 PTI

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.

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 in the state and free rides in Haryana roadways buses.

25 September, 2019

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

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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 the electricity department and the police.

12 June, 2019

Karnataka: Loan Waiver Money Deposited Before LS Polls Withdrawn From 10,000 Farmer Accounts

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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 clarification, saying they have just followed the order.

09 May, 2019

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

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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 started feeling that his time is up now.’

14 February, 2019

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

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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, suffered under the Modi government and they should get justice.

03 February, 2019

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

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"The Congress governments in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have waived farmers' loans as promised," he said, adding, "If a Congress-led government comes to power in Delhi, farm loans will be waived across the country."

03 February, 2019

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

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"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 mean for a poor farmer living in distant and difficult areas of the country," Modi said in Leh.


25 January, 2019

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

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Rahul Gandi gave example of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, where the party formed its governments recently and fulfilled the commitment of loan waiver well before the 10-day time-period promised.

09 January, 2019

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

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

31 December, 2018

Siddaramaiah Calls PM Modi 'Anti-Farmer'

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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 misleading the country for "political gains".

19 December, 2018

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

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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

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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 given to all farmers.

17 December, 2018

Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath Gives Nod To Farm Loan Waiver

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath announced farm loan waiver.


13 December, 2018

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

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

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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