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Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, November 22, 2017
The decision was taken at the end of a two-day Kisan Mukti Sansad, a mock-parliament, in New Delhi on November 20 and 21. Over 50,000 farmers from across the country had congregated in Delhi to be part of the event.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, November 17, 2017
A campaign called \"Indebted2Farmers\", initiated on Thursday, saw Actor Kamal Haasan, actress Swara Bhaskar, singer Rabbi Shergill, Oscar nominee Vetrimaran, actresses Revathy Asha, Music director Prakash Kumar and Rohini posing for pictures with a placard that said \"Indebted2Farmers\" on Twitter and Facebook


Team BT
New Delhi, September 2, 2017
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Swati Kamal
August 11, 2017
And over the years, the suicides grew in number, commensurate with the general suicide rate.  Any suicide is regrettable for a country and its people, but when we're referring to the country's food-providers - the anna-daatas --  it takes on a different hue altogether.


BT Online
June 20, 2017
Punjab has announced crop loan waiver of up to Rs 2 lakh for farmers who own less than five acre of agricultural land and a flat relief of Rs 2 lakh for all other marginal farmers, irrespective of the loan amount.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, June 14, 2017
Fact-finding missions, led by civil society groups and farmers' organisations, have identified unremunerative prices, non-receipt of crop insurance payments and demonetisation as the key issues that led to farmers' suicides and recent protests in Madhya Pradesh.


Prosenjit Datta
New Delhi, May 13, 2017
As agricultural tax proposals are now a political hot potato, farm incomes need to be examined and rationalised


Reuters
April 19, 2017
India risks straining public finances and undermining already ailing state banks, economists said, after a $5.6 billion loan write-off for farmers in Uttar Pradesh and moves to do something similar in at least four other states.


Reuters
April 8, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to need a big rise in economic growth and a run of good weather to have a chance of fulfilling his promise to double farmers' incomes by 2022.


PTI
New Delhi, January 13, 2016
\"Farmer brothers and sisters, at a time when you are celebrating festivals like Lohri, Pongal and Bihu, the government has given you a gift in the form of Prime Minister's Crop Insurance Scheme,\" PM Modi tweeted hours after the Cabinet cleared the proposal.


Rajendra Jadhav
Sarve, Maharashtra, July 16, 2015
Weather departments have predicted a dry spell of almost 6% below normal, with the deficit as high as 52%  in some regions.


Mayank Bhardwaj and Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, June 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to provide millions of farmers with income insurance linked to crop prices, officials say, but it may not do much to ease rural distress, with small farmers standing to benefit little.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
June 2, 2015
The arrival of the June-September rains has already been delayed about five days, worrying both farmers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which is battling a rural slowdown.


PTI
New Delhi, May 24, 2015
The AAP-led Delhi government on Sunday completed 100 days in office, a period marked by its ongoing bitter tussle with the Lt Governor, a split in the party and implementation of a slew of its electoral promises, including slashing power tariff by 50 per cent.


www.businesstoday.in
May 7, 2015
US President Barack Obama clarified that he was not opposed to China's Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, reports AFP, but that a multilateral lending institution had to have strong guidelines by which to operate, as the World Bank does.


PTI
New Delhi, April 29, 2015
Amid protests from BJP benches, Gandhi also took a swipe at  the 'Make in India' initiative, questioning whether farmers are not contributing to 'Make in India' by providing food to the entire country.


Manoj Kumar
April 27, 2015
Thousands of garment, leather, handicraft, and gems and jewellery exporters have watched helplessly as the rupee has appreciated by a quarter against Europe's common currency over the past 12 months.


(Compiled by Neha Dasgupta)
April 25, 2015
\"It is lack of formal financing rather than the excessive burden of informal financing which is the problem. So can we move formal financing to every area of the country,\" the RBI governor was quoted as saying.


Agencies
New Delhi, April 23, 2015
\"For years, the issue of farmers committing suicide has been a matter of great concern. It should be our determination to find a solution to this problem...,\" he said while addressing Lok Sabha.


Heena Kausar and Ankur Sharma
New Delhi, April 23, 2015
The rally was going on as planned when Gajender Singh, who had lost his crops in last month's unseasonal rain, hanged himself from a tree in public view at Jantar Mantar, barely one km from Parliament House.


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