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Andhra Pradesh government will pay ex-gratia compensation of Rs 7 lakh each to families of 1,513 farmers who allegedly committed suicide due to crop loss or crop failure between 2014 and 2019, Chie

Suicides by farmers went up after the United Progressive Alliance government’s Rs.

On cotton farms in Telangana, India, performance draws attention to farmers’ work not merely as an economic activity but as directed toward different kinds of audiences and in conversation with different roles,stages, and scripts. Importantly, this performance is contextualized by a neoliberal seed market where a seasonal deluge

The Telangana government is planning a second phase of farm loan waivers worth Rs 24,000 crore in a phased manner.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Farm Debt, 11/12/2018. The average monthly receipts and average monthly expenses from crop production for the small agricultural households (with land holding of 1-2 hectare) were estimated at Rs. 6944 and Rs. 2652 respectively. Further, as per the Survey results, the average amount of outstanding loan per agricultural households was estimated at Rs. 47000/-. Details of outstanding loan per agricultural household by size class of land possessed for major States is given in Annexure-I.

The world economy remains on shaky ground a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, with trade wars a symptom of a deeper malaise, according to UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2018: Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion.

Low access to debt capital remains one of the key barriers to achieving the Indian government’s target of 40GW of rooftop solar installations by 2022.

Uttar Pradesh, the first state to announce a farm loan waiver in the current series of such succour, spent Rs 20,598 crore in 2017-18 to relieve the state’s 34.11 lakh farmers of the onus of repayi

More than 110 farmer outfits across the country have planned a nationwide strike from June 1 to 10 to press for their demands.

The Cooperative Department has asked the banks to go slow on the recovery of crop loans from farmers, but speed up the recovery of non-farm loans availed by them as well as other borrowers.

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