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Thursday, September 16, 2021

rural India


Average debt of farm households up 57% in five years till 2018

September 11, 2021 7:32 am

More than 50 per cent of the increase in income was on account of higher monthly wages, which almost doubled to 4,063 in 2018 compared with Rs 2,071 in 2013.

Move on plan

May 18, 2021 9:04 am

Guidelines to curb pandemic in rural areas are a belated first step that must be built on urgently

Second wave likely to peak in Punjab next week, says Dr Talwar

May 13, 2021 12:58 pm

Blaming the spread of the virus on people for not following Covid protocols, not wearing masks and not avoiding gatherings, he said that the villages were becoming hotspots now.

Empowered women are best change agents, says philanthropist Zarina Screwvala

October 17, 2020 12:09 pm

'We are a patriarchal society. And thousands of years of societal thought is hard to change. It’s the mental attitude that needs to change,' she says on the occasion of International Day of Rural Women

Rural India to get public transport with women behind steering wheel

June 09, 2017 9:09 am

Amarjeet Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, said the scheme will first be implemented across 250 blocks, including areas affected by Left wing extremism

Hello From the Other Side

March 13, 2016 12:10 am

In Mehsana district in north Gujarat, a community leader attempted to ban young women from using mobile phones and met with little success.

Govt to launch Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

October 31, 2014 2:22 am

The programme, with the help of IITs, NITs and other “leading technical institutions” will prepare a roadmap for holistic rural development.

Rural issues, local solutions

October 25, 2014 1:00 am

For rural India, trust, empathy, aspiration and empowerment are as important as toilets

Incredible India

October 17, 2014 1:00 am

Film-maker Nila Madhab Panda believes that rural India has several stories worth being translated onto celluloid, and is just as vibrant, if not more

Never Say Never

September 12, 2014 1:00 am

Actress Lisa Ray has certainly come a long way since her battle against cancer. The hazel- eyed beauty talks to Screen about her struggle, overcoming fears and why she thinks cancer awareness is still lagging in rural India