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.
May 18, 2021 9:04 am
Guidelines to curb pandemic in rural areas are a belated first step that must be built on urgently
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.
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
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
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.
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.
October 25, 2014 1:00 am
For rural India, trust, empathy, aspiration and empowerment are as important as toilets
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
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