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Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Jul 24, 2014

Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages. #India #rural india #Finance minister #Development #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Nabard #Villages
Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

But the benefits may be fleeting because rural growth alone will not be enough to pull India's economy out of the doldrums longer term #Economy #rural india #GDP #ConnectTheDots #Agriculture #Monsoon
Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

The economy is battling to recover from a significant slump. Growth slid in the fiscal year to March 2013 to just 5 percent, the lowest pace since 2002/03, as a stalled reform agenda prompted investors to flee. A vulnerable current account swelled to a record deficit, knocking the rupee to a record low. #Economy #India #rural india #GDP #Agriculture #Crops
Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

Nov 19, 2013

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

The Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Rural Development are jointly considering extending wi-fi services in rural areas using the National Optical Fibre Network, which is being laid to connect 2.5 lakh villages, sources said. #India #rural india #Internet #Wi-Fi #Internet penetration #internet connectivity
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Sep 03, 2013

Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Rahul Gandhi has been leading the Congress away from urban voters, it seems to want no truck with the youth, it has been remarkably nonchalant about the sagging economy, and has been winning no fans among the intelligentsia either. #Politics #rural india #UPA #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Urban India #Young India #Business class #INtellectual class

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Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Aug 10, 2014

Farmer suicides reflect growing desperation in rural India

The day before his little sister's engagement party, Vibhishan Tapse was in a buoyant mood. He laughed with his mother and teased the bride-to-be as they prepared food and set out sweets for 200 guests who would begin arriving the next morning...
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Aug 18, 2014

Nepal flood toll hits 101, fears of disease rise

(AP) -- Nepalese authorities said Monday they feared an outbreak of diseases as they attempt to reach thousands of people stranded by flooding that has already killed more than 100 people. The swirling floodwaters have even crossed into neighboring I... #India #Nepal #Uttar Pradesh #Uttarakhand
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Aug 12, 2014

Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

(AP) -- The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at the conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people. The industr... #India #New Delhi #World Health Organization