66 years post-Independence, 59.4 percent rural Indians have no latrines

At a time when the government talks about inclusive growth, more than 66 years after Independence almost 60 percent of people staying in rural India do not have access to latrine facilities, official data released here Tuesday showed.

Rising malnutrition figures a wake-up call: President

Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said checking malnutrition alone can help the country achieve the target of sustained and inclusive growth.