Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicFarm loan waiver

Topic: farm loan waiver

Farm loan waiver only a temporary step, says Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu emphasised the need to bring structural changes in the sector that accounts for 18% of India's GDP.

Indian farmers need a new deal and not just loan waivers

Farmers’ issues have occupied centre stage after decades and compulsions of 2019 can create the political will to do something.

Thousands of farmers begin march from Thane to Mumbai for land rights & loan waiver

Other demands include increase in the MSP, assured access and control over land and water and compensation for farm labourers.

NHRC asks Centre & Maharashtra to explain 639 farmer suicides despite loan waiver

It questioned the authorities’ ability to implement schemes for the farmers.

Maharashtra govt plans to complete farm loan waiver process at breakneck speed

CM Devendra Fadnavis says disbursements to start the day before Diwali, with 80 per cent of the farm loan waiver process to be completed by 15 Nov.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.