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rural India

Farmers grow record wheat crop but no labour to move it

The country-wide lockdown has led to a labour shortage across rural India, crimping the harvest and preventing bagging and movement of it

17 May 2020 12:50 PM

Mobile technology transforms village into a SmartGaon

The village has built 242 toilets, set up CCTV cameras, setting up Public Address Systems, dustbins and street lights at various junctions.

09 Jul 2018 10:00 AM

When women succeed, we all do too

The new female role models that the law created had a dramatic impact on families and younger women.

08 Mar 2018 4:07 AM

45-year-old holds exhibiton showcasing rural India

Self-taught artist paints intrictate pictures of a simple life away from the bustle of city

16 Jun 2017 5:12 PM

PM Modi applauds panchayat raj workers

Modi highlighted the importance of panchayats in the rural India and in transforming the country.

25 Apr 2017 6:57 AM


43% people in rural India defecate in the open

As per a report published in 2015, 59.43 per cent of the world population defecating in the open live in India.

24 Nov 2016 7:19 PM