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UP Budget Presented, Provides For Rs 36,000 Crore Farm Loan Waiver

The farm loan waiver was a major promise in the BJP's election manifesto and the fulfilment of the commitment was a big challenge before the Adityanath government, which has just completed 100 days in office.

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Maharashtra Unveils Rs 34000 Crore Loan Waiver, 89 Lakh Farmers To Benefit

This Rs 34,020 crore loan waiver scheme -- 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Krushi Sanman Yojana' -- will benefit total 89 lakh farmers in the state, out of which 40 lakh cultivators will become debt-free.

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Sensex Off Record High On GST Worries

The BSE 30-share barometer touched a high of 31,392.53, but settled at 31,297.53, down by 14.04 points, or 0.04 per cent.

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Government Extends Interest Subsidy On Short-Term Crop Loans

The Interest Subvention Scheme for 2017-18 has been approved in the Cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday (14 June).

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Yogi Adityanath Instructs Banks Not To Issue Default Notices To Farmers

The UP government in April had announced Rs 36,500 crore loan waiver for approximately 88 lakh farmers in the state, one of the biggest loan waivers cleared by any state from its own funds.

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Waiving Agricultural Loans Could Cost 2 Per Cen Of GDP, Says CEA Arvind Subramanian

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has expressed concern over the recent waiving of farmers' loans by state governments in India, saying it could increase the deficit by two per cent of the GDP if the practice is carried out nationwide

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Farm Loan Waivers To Touch 2 Per Cent Of GDP In Run Up To 2019 Polls, Says BofA-ML

Within a fortnight of Uttar Pradesh's farm loan waiver and calls for the same in other states, a foreign brokerage on Monday estimated the burden from such populist measures to touch 2 per cent of GDP by the 2019 elections.

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Yogi Adityanath-led UP Government Waives Farm Loans, To Shut Some Illegal Abattoirs

Uttar Pradesh said on Tuesday it was waiving $5.6 billion of loans to help millions of farmers reeling from losses after unfavourable weather in the past few years hit their crops

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RBI Deputy Governor Mundra Declines To Spell Out Stand On Farm Loan Waivers

RBI Deputy Governor S S Mundra on Thursday (March 23) declined to spell out the central bank's position on farm loan waivers amid growing clamour in some states in this regard.

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Farm Loan Waivers Upset Credit Discipline: SBI Chairman

Expressing reservations over farm loan waiver schemes, State Bank of India Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya says such sops may disrupt credit discipline among borrowers

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