Daily Archive: April 5, 2017

Follow UP, announce farm loan waiver: Opposition to Maharashtra govt

The Opposition today asked the BJP -led government in Maharashtra to take a cue from the party-headed administration in Uttar Pradesh and announce a farm loan waiver in the state. Congress and NCP members vociferously raised the farm loan waiver issue in the Legislative Council and stalled proceedings as they accused the Devendra Fadnavis government of dragging its feet on the matter.

Over 52 thefts reported daily in Delhi Metro this year

Over 52 thefts have been reported every day in the Delhi Metro this year. This information was shared by Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in response to a question in the Rajya Sabha. Till March 15 this year, 3,854 theft cases have been reported in the Delhi Metro. Last year from January to December, the number stood at 9,705 which was almost three times the number of cases reported in 2015 where the number was 3,104, the minister said citing the Delhi Police data. In 2014, 2,211 cases were reported in the Delhi Metro, he said.