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Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Farm loans


Bombay HC asks banks to disburse crop loans, refund Rs 5-crore interest to farmers

October 19, 2020 2:13 am

The court also directed the banks not only to disburse loans to remaining beneficiaries under the scheme at the earliest but also to refund the interest, to the tune of Rs 5 crore, collected by them immediately to farmers and disposed of the PIL.

Farm loans not waived fully: Jyotiraditya Scindia

October 12, 2019 2:20 am

Addressing party workers in Bhind, Scindia said, “You had promised to waive farm loans of up to Rs 2 lakh. But loans of up to only Rs 50,000 have been waived. Loans of up to Rs 2 lakh should be waived.”

Defaulting Punjab farmers face jail as banks file criminal cases

February 18, 2019 10:27 am

All the farmers who faced criminal action for defaulting on loans say they were made to sign on blank cheques.

Farm loans: Who, how much and waiver worries — all your questions answered

June 14, 2017 8:44 am

The Indian Express explains how RBI defines farm credit, how it’s disbursed and the dangers of writing off loans.