PM ​launches `Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana`, says let's be proud of our villages
PM ​launches `Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana`, says let's be proud of our villages

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched an ambitious village development project under which each MP will adopt three villages and ensure their development.

Khabar Lahariya: Making India's rural news a global affair

Meet the all-women team that won a global award for online activism

We have miles to go in improving rural India: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages.

10 crore houses in rural India do not have toilets: Official

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.

Mothers in rural India with better peer network save kids from malnutrition

A new study from University of Illinois study found that mothers in rural India who participated in a program designed to educate and empower women, gained a network of peers that led to increased bargaining strength in the home, and significantly improved their children`s consumption of rice and dairy.

Facebook, Unilever to study Internet adoption in rural India

FMCG giant Unilever has partnered Internet.Org, a Facebook-led alliance, to study how Internet adoption can be increased in rural communities in India.

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.

Democracy most alive in rural India: Aruna Roy

Noted social activist Aruna Roy has said that rural India, which suffers the worst aspects of democracy, is also where democracy is most alive.

Court questions centre on rural medical course

The Delhi HC told central govt to file its reply on the contempt plea filed against it for alleged failure to start a three-year course for non-MBBS people.

HP deploys virtual health platform to help deliver quality psychiatric care in rural India

As part of HP`s continued commitment to making healthcare accessible to people living in remote parts of India, HP today announced the availability of a virtual health technology platform that will enable healthcare professionals to virtually conduct specialist psychiatric consultations with patients.

Amitabh Bachchan concerned over slow growth in rural India

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who arrived here with his family yesterday for the shooting of Prakash Jha`s upcoming film `Satyagraha`, has expressed concern over the slow growth in rural India.

`Kids in rural India learn more from tuitions than schools`

A report has claimed that students required additional help of tuitions to achieve better learning outcomes.

Only 10% of women in rural India own land in their name: UN

Facing problems of wide literacy gap and a patriarchal society, only 10 per cent of women in rural India own land in their name, according to the UN.

Urban India seeks ‘agarbati’ as magic wand!

India has long been known for its spiritual and religious beliefs all over the world.

Urban India seeks ‘agarbati’ as magic wand!

India has long been known for its spiritual and religious beliefs all over the world.

Policeman face of govt in rural India: Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee called upon police personnel to respond with sensitivity to the concerns and complaints of the public.

`Internet revolution bypasses rural India`

Reflecting the digital divided in India, the study said just 3.5 households per 1000 families, had access to Internet services at home in rural areas in the year.

‘Rural India to banish open defecation in 10 yrs’

Union Rural Development Minister
Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that the rural areas of the country
would be free of open defecation within a decade.

Mobiles preferred over toilets in rural India

Rural India prefers to stay away from investing in toilets.

Mobiles preferred over toilets in rural India

Rural India prefers to stay away from investing in toilets.