Legendary singer Asha Bhosle is all for women empowerment. While the 81-year-old believes that women must learn to strike the right balance between their personal and professional lives, she says learning a martial art has become essential for the safety of women.
Around 10 crore households in rural India do not have toilets for which the government will need to spend Rs 1,50,000 crore to eliminate open defecation by 2022, a top government official said on Tuesday.
The India Pavilion at the 67th Cannes Film Festival organised by the information and broadcasting ministry has been a big draw over the past three days, the co-organisers Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) said on Monday.
Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that when the nation had entered 21st century people had developed a trust that India can do something, but sadly, at the end of the first decade of the century, the country is still grappling with many questions.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s speech Saturday evoked kudos from many among his audience at the FICCI annual general meeting here with business leaders saying that he had cleared some misconceptions of the past and spoken with clarity and candour.
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India cannot afford a non-politician as prime minister and the world`s largest democracy can`t be run on the pattern of corporates.
Describing corruption as the biggest issue that is “bleeding people” of India, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the situation was unacceptable and that is why the Congress-led UPA government pushed for the passage of the Lokpal Bill in Parliament.