Budget 2018 implies enough had been done for corporate India

There were sufficient hints in recent months and so nobody can claim surprise over the Union Budget 2018-19 offerings. The Gujarat Assembly election result had demonstrated that rural voters were upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party. The BJP had fared less well than it had expected in village local body elections in some states. 

Feb 01, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
Man booked for harassing minor girl in Uttar Pradesh

Man booked for harassing minor girl in Uttar Pradesh

 A man has been booked for allegedly harassing a minor girl at Pursari village here, police said on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

DNA: Only 2.2% girls from rural areas are graduated, 13% in urban, says NSSO

Only 2.2% from rural areas are graduated, 13% in Urban, Says National Sample Survey Organisation. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

May 07, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

Over 65% elderly face neglect in old age: Study

Over two-thirds of elderly people in India say they are neglected by their family members while one third of the elderly claimed to have suffered physical or verbal abuse, with those in urban areas bearing the brunt more than in the rural areas, according to a new study.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Maharashtra to give priority to farmer's children for bus driver jobs

In a bid to help distressed rural families reeling under severe financial constrains due to natural calamities, the Maharashtra government on Thursday decided to give priority to children of farmers while providing jobs of bus drivers in the state.

Jun 04, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

UPA's Land Bill was against rural areas: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the land Act enacted by the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was against rural areas whereas the bill introduced by the NDA government had sought to make necessary corrections in the law.

May 22, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Rural internet users to surge to 28 crore by 2018: Report

The share of rural internet users will increase nearly fivefold to touch 28 crore by 2018, signalling higher online purchasers going forward from rural India, says a research report.

Apr 23, 2015, 16:24 PM IST
Dia supports NGO to make rural 'cool'

Dia supports NGO to make rural 'cool'

Actress and producer Dia Mirza is set to support 'Rural Is Cool' -- an initiative by Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala's Swades Foundation -- to raise funds for the sake of educational and sanitation facilities for residents of the country's rural areas.

Dec 15, 2014, 12:24 PM IST

Rural demand to remain tepid this fiscal: Report

Rural demand will continue to remain subdued for some time due to the deceleration in farm income, says a report.

Apr 27, 2014, 13:48 PM IST

Need to bridge gap between rural, urban: Kalam

The gap between urban and rural should be bridged for overall development of the country, APJ Abdul Kalam said on Thursday.

Apr 19, 2013, 00:23 AM IST

‘Children in rural areas preferring pvt schools`

Enrolling in private schools is
no more confined to urban centres alone, number of children in rural areas are also preferring the private ones.

Jan 16, 2012, 17:41 PM IST

Anna wave sweeps rural India

The support for Anna Hazare`s
"India Against Corruption" campaign has made deep inroads into
the rural hinterland of Madhya Pradesh with people turning out
in large numbers to express their solidarity towards the

Aug 19, 2011, 11:02 AM IST

Anna gets support from rural Jharkhand

Support for Anna Hazare`s crusade
against corruption has spread to rural areas with reports of
candle light marches, human chains and closure of some schools
pouring in for the third day Thursday in Jharkhand.

Aug 18, 2011, 16:06 PM IST

Rajasthan govt to provide coaching to meritorious rural students

Seven thousand meritorious
students belonging to low income groups in rural areas of
Rajasthan will be provided coaching for engineering entrance
exams by the state government.

May 07, 2011, 16:38 PM IST

Check uncontrolled rural migration to control crime: CAPSI

CAPSI, an umbrella body of over 100
companies providing private security guards, has underlined
the need for offering employment to rural youth to check
migration and rein in crimes in urban areas.

Apr 13, 2011, 19:03 PM IST

BJP seeks extension of CBI probe into rural job scam in Orissa

Seeking extension of the
proposed CBI probe into the rural job scam under MGNREGA to
all the 30 districts of Orissa, opposition BJP on Tuesday held
chief minister Naveen Patnaik responsible for the misuse of
public money.

Apr 12, 2011, 16:30 PM IST

Rural affluence pushing up food prices: Montek

Are rising prices a blessing in disguise? It appears so going by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Ahluwalia`s attribution that rural prosperity is leading to higher food consumption.

Oct 22, 2010, 09:49 AM IST

China extends pension scheme to 130 million rural people

In a bid to strengthen its social
security system, China has extended government-subsidised
pension scheme to 130 million rural Chinese in 320 counties

Sep 16, 2010, 18:47 PM IST

Sawal 1 cr Ka: Govt’s show on rural India

The govt is planning to launch a TV quiz programme on rural India on the lines of KBC.

Aug 09, 2010, 23:03 PM IST

NREGS fails to contain rural migration in Orissa: CAG

Despite implementation of
the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in the
state, rural migration increased in Orissa by 116 per cent as
irregularities were galore in many fronts, according to the
CAG of India.

Jul 22, 2010, 21:59 PM IST