Jun 23, 2021 12:52 PM IST
As per the proposed package, the Assam government will take on the liability of up to Rs 8,500 crore for certain categories of MFI borrowers in the state
- May 10, 2021 10:28 AM IST
Given the asset quality issues in the key states and the uncertainty induced by the second wave, Bandhan's valuation multiple is unlikely to jump to its previous level
- Feb 26, 2021 04:30 PM IST
CM K Palaniswami announced in the state assembly the waiving of loans taken by pledging ornaments by the poor and farm labourers and women self help groups from cooperative societies and cooperative banks.
- Jan 22, 2021 10:59 AM IST
Third-quarter results lay bare micro lender Bandhan's vulnerability to political events
- Jan 05, 2021 10:26 AM IST
Out of the Rs 12,367-crore micro loans in Assam, more than 50 percent is by Bandhan Bank
- Jan 04, 2021 01:01 PM IST
There is no debt forgiveness in loan write-offs. It is an accounting practice followed by banks
- Feb 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST
Speaking to reporters outside the Legislature building here, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Devendra Fadnavis said the protests will continue till the cultivators get justice.
- Dec 23, 2019 10:42 AM IST
In a veiled attack on the BJP-led central government, the Shiv Sena, in its party mouthpiece 'Saamana', noted that the Thackeray government took the decision of farm loan waiver at a time when the country is "burning" over the issue of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
- Dec 19, 2019 11:17 AM IST
Unseasonal showers in October and November damaged crops over 93 lakh hectares, and the state needs to provide some financial assistance to farmers, former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Sunday, before the commencement of the winter session of the state legislature.
- Jun 12, 2019 02:16 PM IST
Making PM-KISAN universal will solve the identification problem to an extent and make its implementation easier.
- May 01, 2019 10:19 AM IST
There is a sharp conflict between increasing the size of the economic pie and ensuring a fair division.
- Feb 01, 2019 11:35 AM IST
As part of the package, which includes an income support scheme, will transfer a sum of Rs 6,000 per year to farmers who own upto 2 hectares of land.
- Jan 28, 2019 05:29 PM IST
"The Congress promised loan waiver for farmers within 10 days of government formation but nothing has happened on the ground. The party had also promised Rs 3,500 monthly allowance to unemployed youths and youths too are disappointed," BJP MLA Anita Bhadel told reporters in Ajmer.
- Dec 19, 2018 04:55 PM IST
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has been pressing the government on the issue, saying he will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep until a loan waiver is given to all farmers.
- Dec 18, 2018 04:50 PM IST
As per the scheme, the government will write off 25 per cent loan of farmers up to a maximum of Rs 25,000 of all farm debts, Assam Government spokesperson and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said.
- Dec 14, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Although the country's economy witnessed an average growth of almost 7 percent over the last 25 years, Rajan said that the growth has not benefited all sectors or people
- Dec 14, 2018 01:30 PM IST
In every state election during the last five years, loan waiver promise made by one political party or other. The recently concluded assembly election in five states, agriculture loan waiver and increasing minimum support price (MSP) of cereals was again part of manifesto of some of the political parties.
- Nov 30, 2018 04:23 PM IST
Addressing a gathering of protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar, he said no one will be able to silence the voice of farmers and youth.
- Aug 31, 2018 07:54 PM IST
Soaring oil prices and a sliding rupee could apply brakes on the economy. That said, don’t rule out a bump up in public spending in the coming months which can potentially sustain the momentum
- Jun 27, 2018 06:40 PM IST
Data now shows that this elixir of political survival is causing structural damage and needs to be stopped before it becomes irreversible.
- Apr 19, 2018 09:56 PM IST
To a question on GST, Shah said "There are GST problems, but it is not permanent. GST Council, which meets regularly, is solving the problems. It will continue to do so," he added. Addressing problems of SMSEs and MSMEs is BJP's top priority, he said.
- Mar 14, 2018 04:33 PM IST
The total crop loans granted by banks in Maharashtra in the current fiscal (April-Feb 2017-18) has reduced by almost 40 percent from the previous fiscal (2016-17).
- Mar 13, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Maharashtra has a lopsided allocation of resources that favors certain crops and orphans others, which further aggravates the issue of farmers' incomes.
- Sep 13, 2017 10:19 AM IST
Livemint looked at data which shows that the loan amounts waived are as low as as Rs 1-100 per farmer for 4,814 farmers.
- Sep 11, 2017 08:00 AM IST
Yadav's comments invited a terse reply from the ruling side with deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya saying that the SP leader seemed depressed and "should take some rest".