Business

Rajasthan Budget 2018: CM Raje Announces Loan Waiver for Farmers, to Cost Rs 8,000 Crore

The loan waiver is for the marginal farmers in the overdue and outstanding category of short-loan provided by cooperative banks. This will cost Rs 8,000 crore to the state exchequer.

Business

Better to Spend on MSP Scheme Than Farm Loan Waiver, Says SBI Report

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while replying to Budget Speech in the Rajya Sabha last week, had said the government will take into account the actual input cost plus unpaid value of family labour while fixing the support price of crops at 50 per cent hig

Nation

In Pre-poll Rajasthan Budget, Vasundhara Raje Hedges Bet on Farm Loan Waiver and Roads

After crushing defeats in the Ajmer, Alwar and Mandalgarh bypolls at the hands of Congress, Raje went back to the basics – Bijli, Sadak, Pani – in her budget speech on Monday.

Nation

Rajasthan Announces Loan Waiver for Farmers; to Cost Rs 8,000 crore

Presenting the state budget in the Assembly, Raje also announced setting up a farmer loan relief commission where farmers can approach and present their side for getting relief on merit basis.

Nation

Poll-bound Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver, tax relief in budget

Raje told reporters that the budget is well within the limits of the fiscal responsibility and budget management act.

Nation

Punjab farmers take to streets against partial debt waiver

Accuse CM of backtracking on prepoll promise of complete waiver

Chennai

‘Efforts on for NEET waiver’

Education Minister K.A. Sengottaiyan has said the government’s policy is to get exemption from the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and it has been urging the Centre continuously in this...

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