Gujarat: Lovers get humiliating punishment from Panchayat

A shocking punishment was meted out to a young couple by Panchayat after they decided to elope from a village in Gujarat.

We must be proud of our villages, says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for ending "sarpanch-pati" culture in panchayats, referring to the practice of husbands of women sarpanch calling shots, while addressing a conference on National Panchayati Raj Day on Friday.

Visit UP's WiFi village- Tila Shahbazpur

Visit, Tila Shahbazpur, a village in Uttar Pradesh where you can get free WiFi.

Tension in Haryana village after church attack; 14 booked

Tension prevailed in a village in Haryana's Hisar district on Monday after an under construction church was attacked and vandalised by miscreants and the idol of a Hindu god was placed inside the premises on March 6.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to adopt village in Amethi?

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to adopt village in Amethi?

Arunachal Guv urge people to be proud of their village and land

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma has urged people to be proud of their villages and land.

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojna: Gujarat MPs adopt 'developed' villages

The choice of some villages adopted by MPs in Gujarat under the Prime Minister's 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojna' has invited criticism from Congress which claimed that they were already developed, a charge refuted by the MPs.

Villagers should help improve country's rural landscape: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought the guidance and assistance of villagers to improve the country's rural landscape.

PM Modi inspired by Gandhi's ideology on village development scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he was "deeply inspired" by the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi as he launched his "dream" village development project - Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) - here.

A village in Rajasthan free from smoking and drinking

The Sirohi village in Rajasthan is free smoking and drinking. the village is free from all kinds of toxication.

Boko Haram Islamists `kill many` in northeast attack

Boko Haram gunmen killed many people in an attack in the restive northeast, throwing explosives into residential homes and shooting dead civilians who tried to surrender, an official and witnesses said today.

A year after: Bihar village grieves for its 23 dead kids

Parents are still in a state of shock a year after 23 children died after eating their school meal in a Bihar village, and the health of some mothers has deteriorated.

90% village households don`t have refrigerators

Nearly half the households in villages had a television, but only less than 10 percent owned a refrigerator in 2011-12, as per the latest government survey.

Missing woman found dead

A semi-clad body of a 28-year-old woman with 50 per cent burn injuries was found near a village here. The woman`s body, which had injury marks of sharp weapons, was recovered from a thicket near Singhan village last evening, police said today. The woman had been missing from her house since Saturday morning, they added.

Boko Haram attack four villages in northeast Nigeria: Residents

A series of suspected Boko Haram attacks in four villages in Nigeria`s restive northeast killed several people, residents said Sunday, in the latest violence blamed on the Islamist insurgents.

Six killed, 25 huts destroyed in Agra village fire

Six people were burnt to death and 10 others received serious burn injuries after a fire broke out in a village in Agra district, officials said.

Four killed, nine others injured in road mishap

Four persons were killed and at least nine others injured on Friday when the mini truck they were travelling in dashed against a truck parked near a village on Hisar-Delhi National Highway, police said here.

`Offended` Welsh cricketers walk-off from village match after `speak English` order

Two Welsh cricketers had reportedly walked off the pitch during a cricket match between two Welsh villages after they were asked to speak in English at the crease.

Uranium residuals found in Himachal village

Raw uranium residuals were reportedly recovered from a Himachal Pradesh village during digging, an official said on Wednesday.

Attack in Thane village, one injured

One person was seriously injured when some people of a particular community allegedly attacked villagers near Kalyan township in Thane district, police said.