- Tag results for Farmers
In the Capital, major markets, commercial establishments and vending zones remained closed but at many places, the smaller commercial units functioned as usual.
The farmers will be covering over 165 kilometres between Nashik to Mumbai on foot and are expected to reach Mumbai on February 27.
Farmers have embarked on a 180-km march from Nashik to Mumbai for the second time in the last 12 months to protest against what they termed as the "betrayal" by the BJP governments.
The first instalment of Rs 2,000 will be handed over to the farmers by the PM himself.
Kumar said NNKS, Odisha's leading farmers' body, has given a 12-hour strike call on Thursday after the state government ignored their demands.
The process of collecting the declaration forms is underway and the department will be able to submit the list by February 20.
Swiss brokerage UBS said that PM Modi's high approval rating is possibly because of the low ratings of the other contenders.
Around 5000 farmers who have been engaged in tomato cultivation in villages of Petlawad block of Jhabua district have decided not to export their produce to Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama attack.
Jobless growth, rural indebtedness, urban chaos have made aspirational youth restless: Manmohan Singh
The former Prime Minister said knee-jerk reactions and off-the-cuff announcements of grandiose schemes and unproductive projects have manifestly failed to uplift the economy to its potential.
The President honoured farmers with the 'Kisaan Ratna' and the 'Krishi Ratna' awards and said that the people and the government of Haryana were making efforts for the overall development of the state
Chowkidar waived-off massive loans of industrialist friends, we did for farmers: Rahul Gandhi in Chattisgarh
Bastar visit was his third to Chhattisgarh after the Congress party returned to power in the state after 15 years.
Vietnam pepper attracts a duty tariff of 51 per cent. But by claiming the pepper to of Sri Lanka origin, the importer pays only 8 per cent.
On an average around fifty percent farmers living in hamlets close to the naxal epicentre of the four districts in south Bastar reportedly couldn't access the paddy procurement centres.
The farmers belonging to villages including Mitalam, Bairapalli, Banderapalli, Vannianathapuram and Abigiripattarai say that hundreds of goats have died due to infection.
The Agriculture department is designated as the State nodal department for coordinating the scheme with the Central government and receipt of funds from the Union government.