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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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