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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.