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Feb 02, 2015
Arsenic-affected village now selling packaged drinking waterOnce forced to drink arsenic-contaminated ground water, residents of a remote hamlet in West Bengal near Indo-Bangla border are now purifying water from ponds and selling packaged safe drinking water.
Jan 03, 2015
Banking for the poor: RBI submits despite doubts on Modi’s Jan Dhan schemeRBI pre-poned the roadmap for banks to complete financial inclusion in villages across the country with population above 2000 to 14 August, 2015.
Nov 26, 2014
Muzaffarnagar riot victims refuse to return to villagesMore than 180 families, which were displaced in last year's riots, have refused to return to their villages in neighbouring Shamli district.
Nov 23, 2014
Copy cat Modi? Mulayam says he adopted villages, constructed toilets first"He (Modi) is talking about adopting villages. I have adopted villages in 1990. The Prime Minister is copying me. I have done all this. I have initiated construction of toilets in 1990," Mulayam said while addressing a function.
Aug 13, 2014
Odisha floods death toll climbs to 46, over two lakh still strandedThough the flood situation in Odisha substantially improved in the Mahanadi river system, the death toll mounted to 46.
Jul 30, 2014
Thane: 50 villages cut-off, two bridges submerged due to rainsNearly 50 villages in the district have been cut-off from the tehsil headquarters and two bridges remained submerged as heavy rains continued to lash Thane.
Jul 24, 2014
Miles to go before rural India can be improved: Arun JaitleyFinance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages.
Jul 02, 2013
Uttarakhand floods: All pilgrims rescued from Badrinath, villages still to get reliefOfficials said taking relief material to remote villages is a major problem due to poor connectivity.
Apr 12, 2013
Drought-hit Maha villages at serious risk of food scarcityMillions of people from mainly farming communities across 15 districts are facing severe shortages of drinking water, and are unable to grow crops and provide fodder for their livestock,
Jan 21, 2013
Cash transfers: Govt's banking push is a long, patient gameBanks are currently losing money in most of their rural operations, hit by highs costs, poor connectivity and low savings in areas where average per capita income is around Rs 16,000, compared with Rs 44,000 in urban areas.