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Maharashtra farmers burn down police van, disrupt traffic to protest against airport plan

Farmers were protesting against a proposed international airport at Nevali, about 45 km northeast of Mumbai. Hundreds of angry farmers protesting against a proposed international airport on the outskirts of Mumbai held up traffic, clashed with police and burned down ...

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Relief for Maharashtra farmers as district cooperative banks can deposit banned notes with RBI

Mumbai city news: Former revenue minister Eknath Khadse, who controls the Jalgaon DCCB, said the move will help banks give farmers loans. In a move that is expected to bring relief to distressed farmers in Maharashtra, the Reserve Bank of India ...

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In Pics: Thousands perform asanas on Yoga Day, farmers strike own poses in protest

The International Yoga Day saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi perform yoga in Lucknow, while disgruntled farmers took to asanas to protest on the Lucknow-Barabaki highway. Uttar Pradesh Incessant rainfall failed to dampen spirits of thousands of people who joined Prime ...

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Maharashtra government revises rules for loans advances

Following pressure from farmer groups, the state government on Tuesday decided to revise the criteria under which the Rs 10,000 loan advance will be given to prepare for the upcoming agricultural season. Farmers with four wheelers, who until now were ...

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Maharashtra: Demonetisation has stalled Rs 10000 farm handout and loan waiver to farmers

Maharashtra: Demonetisation has stalled Rs 10000 farm handout and loan waiver to farmers. Nashik, June 21: While the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has accepted the loan waiver demands of agitating farmers, but the effects of demonetisation drive, by Prime ...

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