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Jun 24, 2019
In push for employment generation, Modi govt mulls migration support centres, rural self-employment training institutesExecution of projects to impart training and provide employment to youth has been slow due to the indifferent attitude of the local machinery.
Feb 06, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: 25% of villages without access to roads; residents lament lack of govt accountability, forced to abandon stateAccording to government data, 34,000 kilometres of road has been laid in Uttarakhand over the past 18 years, but only 24,000 kilometres is concretised.
Feb 05, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: As crisis plagues hill state, govt survey finds 50% villagers left gram panchayats in search of jobs"We might as well have not separated from Uttar Pradesh if this was going to be the state of affairs" — this is the common train of thought that villagers in Uttarakhand have been voicing. Reason: the 40-year-old problem of mass migration that continues to hold the hilly region in its grip.
Dec 19, 2018
From emancipation to entrepreneurship, women in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district turn into beacon of light in patriarchal societyYoung women have been finding their voices thanks to women having held and holding key leadership positions in the Panchayat
Nov 19, 2018
On World Toilet Day, celebrating stories of rural women who campaigned for open defecation free villagesFor the Gram Pradhan of Jatoi Praveshi Devi, a pregnant woman going into labour while she was out in the fields marked the last straw of open defecation in her village
Oct 08, 2018
Successful local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir will act as a bulwark against Pakistan machinationsThe local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir are being seen as the transformation that will not only defeat Pakistan’s nefarious design in the Valley, but also offer a new hope to the people, with maturity and responsibility
Sep 30, 2018
Tripura panchayat bypolls record over 81% voter turnout; 'minor squabbles' reported from northern partsThe panchayat bypolls were necessitated in Tripura due to large-scale resignations of elected representatives of the Left and other parties after the BJP-led coalition came to power in the state in March.
Feb 26, 2018
Haryana girl's 'mann ki baat': Nine-year-old writes to Narendra Modi, gets nod for pucca road to get to schoolInspired by Mann Ki Baat radio programme, 9-year-old Khushi Sharma, a Class III student from Haryana, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi describing the difficult commute from her village to her school in the absence of a proper road. Her letter forced the PMO to order construction of a pucca road in her village
Jan 27, 2018
J&K Panchayat Elections: Govt should postpone local polls; providing security for all contestants is impossibleWhile the govt would not want to give in to threats from militants, it would be possible to explain a postponement of Jammu and Kashmir Gram Panchayat polls without referring to the threats
Dec 05, 2017
SC sets aside Gauhati HC's order on Gram Panchayat certificates, says they are 'no proof of citizenship'The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that certificates issued by the Gram Panchayat secretary or executive magistrate by itself is "no proof of citizenship" unless it establishes the legacy linkages with a person who is an Indian citizen.