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Sep 25, 2019
Unsafe in border districts, sexually harassed and discriminated elsewhere, status of Indian women remain dismal, claims RSS reportAccording to a report on the status of Indian women, published by an NGO associated with the RSS, there’s a glaring disparity in wages between male and female workers in India with the unemployment rate higher among women between 18 and 30 years
Sep 24, 2019
Indian economy struggles to expand with rising unemployment rates, stagnant wages, poor female participation in labour forceThe unemployment rate of both male and female in urban areas in unambiguously higher than those in the countryside.
Jul 07, 2019
Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fieldsA nondescript village in Chhattisgarh, Chitloor has been following the path laid out by Modi for ‘annadatas’ since 2016. Nearly 2,000 tribal villagers residing in the Bakavand tehsil of the 'Maoist-hotbed' Bastar district have been using solar power in their fields.
Jul 05, 2019
Nirmala Sitharaman presents Union Budget 2019 in Parliament; FM met with President Ram Nath Kovind before her speechFinance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha at Parliament, in New Delhi today.
May 22, 2019
Improved business practices only way to make rural populace switch to less polluting cook stoves: StudyThese stoves contribute to climate change through carbon emissions, deforestation and toxic air pollution, which contributes to poor health among users
Mar 25, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: For farm workers in Bihar's Darbhanga, seasonal migration to Punjab only hope of livelihoodThousands of villagers from Bihar’s Darbhanga district migrate around March-end to work as labourers in Punjab’s wheat fields, where they toil away for over a month.
Mar 22, 2019
The walk for waterThe household consumer brand Nilkamal has launched the innovative “Water Wheel” in partnership with an American firm, Wello.
Mar 20, 2019
Invisible Women, Visible Work: P Sainath's photos document the labour and lives of Indian rural womenThe exhibition, documenting the ‘astonishing labour that poor women put in every day of their lives and the gigantic – yet unacknowledged – contribution they make to national economy’ was first inaugurated in the winter of 2002 at a conference of All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) in Visakhapatnam.
Jan 04, 2019
Unemployment biggest problem facing India, claims Nitin Gadkari; says government needs to create more opportunitiesUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari stressed on the need to think about how to create employment opportunities in rural and urban areas of India, saying unemployment is the biggest of the major problems facing the country
Aug 29, 2018
Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says reportRural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways