Land bill aimed at welfare of farmers: Modi on 'Mann ki Baat'

Defending his government's stand on Land Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the farmers on his popular radio programme 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday and said that the Bill ensures welfare of farmers and villages.

Rajasthan: Collector seeks panchayat's help for eco-friendly villages

Nagaur district collector Rajan Vishal on Thursday urged the newly-elected Panchayati Raj members to make the villages in the district free of tobacco and polythene.

DNA: Deplorable quality of education in Rural Indian

A plethora of government initiatives to provide primary education to children in Rural India seems to have done no good for them as the quality of education remains extremely low! DNA brings you the ground reality of the level of education these children get.

Iraqi security forces recapture villages near Iran border

Iraqi security forces and pro-government militias took control of about two dozen villages from Islamic State fighters in the eastern province of Diyala near the border with Iran, security sources and local officials said on Monday.

Mulayam for development of villages, women

 Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said country would not be considered as developed if its villages and women remained backward, and all out efforts were required for the progress of both.

AAP will give special status to villages in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party will give special status to villages and review some clauses of the Delhi Land Reforms Act if it comes to power in the upcoming Delhi Assembly Elections.

Urban Indian travellers venture forth on rural trails
Urban Indian travellers venture forth on rural trails

From visits to centuries-old villages to experiencing forest trails to participating in village festivals and carrying out traditional day-to-day agricultural activities, the urban tourist is going rural these days.

Delhi Assembly polls: Eyeing rural voters, BJP promises new colleges in villages

Eyeing rural voters ahead of Assembly polls, Delhi BJP on Friday said that if it comes to power, it will build new colleges in villages of the national capital.

PM Modi copying Mulayum Singh's schemes?-Part 2

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.

PM Modi copying Mulayum Singh's schemes?

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.

Mulayam Singh Yadav accuses PM Modi of copying his schemes

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.

PM Modi copying my scheme of adopting villages, building toilets: Mulayam

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.

More villages to boycott poll over Haryana girl's self-immolation

Over half-a-dozen villages and four Gurgaon colleges Monday extended their support to Pinky Chauhan, who set herself afire last month to protest "intentional" poor marking by her college management, and decided to boycott Wednesday's Haryana assembly election.

PM Modi's Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana: 7 key features
PM Modi's Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana: 7 key features

On the birth anniversary of socialist stalwart Jay Prakash Narayan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the ambitious 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana'.

Cleanliness drive: Each village to get Rs 20 lakh yearly

Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari announced Thursday that Rs 20 lakh will be given to every village per annum to achieve the goal of Clean India by Oct 2, 2019.

Work for development of villages: Smriti Irani to higher education institutes

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday favoured strong linkages between institutes of higher learning and rural India for the development of villages and suggested that they should start courses on rural development.

Citizen journalism an effective tool in war-torn Syria

Citizen reporters are increasingly getting stories out of remote areas of Syria that are difficult for traditional media to reach during the ongoing conflict, according to data collated for Index on Censorship magazine.

Two villages in UP`s Maharajganj boycott polling

Phooralpur village of Maharajganj constituency, where 13 people were killed at an unmanned crossing two days ago, was among the two villages which did not take part in the ongoing polling.

Nitish`s dream - from Bihar villages to Patna in 6 hours

After "achieving" the target of cutting down travel time from district headquarters to Patna within six hours, Bihar is now planning to bring connectivity of villages with the state capital to the same level, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday.

Broadband now connects 91 per cent of China`s villages

Broadband now connects 91 per cent of villages in China as part of the government`s efforts to provide Internet facility to the vast nation`s remote areas.