Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk Development Board and reached the very top as India's 11th prime minister, in 1996.
22 lakh farmers in the state get Rs 1500 crore input subsidy. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and MP Rahul Gandhi congratulate CM Bhupesh Baghel
The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to a PMO statement.
Amarinder Singh ordered that small and marginal farmers must be given priority while providing subsidized seeds.
The waiver of subsidies will result in saving around Rs 17 crore annually, official sources said, adding that many food items will cost almost double than the current prices once the decision comes into effect.
With effect from October 5. the government had cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per litre and asked state-owned oil firms to subsidise the fuel by another Re 1 a litre
"It is a historic judgement and the whole concept of unique identity number that has been accepted after judicial review is an extremely welcome decision," Jaitley said.
The woman, Aasi, had gone to bring ration from the fair price shop and she objected to being given less ration.
The Delhi cabinet, early this month, had passed the bill to ensure doorstep delivery of monthly ration to beneficiaries on a timely basis.
A week ago, following a tussle with top bureaucrat Anshu Prakash, the Aam Aadmi Party had also decided to stop Aadhaar being mandatory for distribution of ration.
The apex court adjourned the hearing in the case till February 19.
The Indian government on Tuesday withdrew the subsidy to Hajj pilgrims in accordance to a 2012 Supreme Court
The govt said the decision is part of agenda of empowering minorities without trying to appease them.
Farmers won't need to have a debit or credit card to purchase as of now, they can pay in cash. But their Aadhar will be entered in the PoS machine nonetheless.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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