02 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Joining Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India programme, top lender ICICI Bank has launched its own 'digital village' project while adopting an entire village in Gujarat to provide services ranging from cashless banking to digitised school teaching.
07 Aug 2015
Raipur: The decade-long desertion of Bhejji has now come to an end as its natives, who fled the village in the aftermath of Salwa Judum militia clash, have started returning and resettling in one of the worst Naxal-hit places in Chhattisgarh.
16 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: Tension prevailed in a village in Haryana's Hisar district on Monday after an under construction church was attacked and vandalised by miscreants and the idol of a Hindu god was placed inside the premises.
17 Oct 2015
Mumbai: As many as 14,708 villages in Maharashtra are facing drought conditions where paisewari ('value of crops') is less than 50 percent, Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse announced here yesterday.
09 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab would soon rejuvenate village ponds across the state in around 12,673 villages, Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Sikander Singh Maluka said on Tuesday.
20 Feb 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a social audit of all 52,000 village panchayats in the state, an official said on Friday.
12 Oct 2015
Gaya: A hardcore Maoist was arrested today during a joint operation in Mathurapur village here. SSP Manu Maharaj said that on the basis of information obtained from the arrested Maoist, the police seized four cane bombs, each weighing 30 kg from Mathurapur village.
10 Feb 2015
Bhiwani: As Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday scored a thumping majority in the Delhi Assembly elections, jubilation among residents of its chief Arvind Kejriwal's native village was evident as many distributed sweets and burst crackers to mark "people's victory".
07 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Angry over the absence of any development work in their area, residents of Jhangola village in Narela constituency boycotted polling on Saturday in the Delhi Assembly elections.
23 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally here while a Crime Branch team which is probing the case has been sent to the village of the deceased in Rajasthan.