Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today wrote a letter to the Centre, demanding that all banks in the state be directed to expedite the process of disbursing crop loans to farmers.
In the letter to Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, he said said it is the peak time for kharif crops and the Centre is required to intervene and help farmers.
The Congress on Saturday hit back at BJP chief Amit Shah and said he has no business to lecture the grand old party on nationalism as most of its leaders have shed their blood and sacrificed their lives for the nation.
He was reacting to Shah's statement that his party will never allow the separation of Jammu and Kashmir from the rest of the country.
The issue of cutting of trees for the redevelopment of seven south Delhi colonies triggered a blame game today with Union minister Harsh Vardhan claiming that the AAP government was responsible for granting the permission to fell trees in non-forest areas and the latter claiming that the clearance for the same was issued by the Ministry in November last year.