23 Nov 2014
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.
14 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: Asking youths to engage with "beautiful, complex and sometimes noisy democracy", President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said universities should become part of Narendra Modi government's flagship programmes and must adopt at least five villages to develop them as model villages.
04 Jul 2015
Mumbai: In an innovative move to educate rural women about the internet, Tata Trusts and Google India on Friday announced a special programme to send 1,000 specially designed 'Internet Cycle Carts' to remote villages.
17 Oct 2011
The lackadaisical approach of Babudom has been nothing new and the very same attitude of the bureaucrats has been responsible for depriving clean drinking water to lakhs of villages in the country.
10 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Amid continuous disruptions in Rajya Sabha, BJP today accused Congress of adopting a 'hit and run' policy by not allowing the government to speak on the allegations it was raising in the House.
23 Mar 2015
Puducherry: Opposition Congress has charged ruling AINRC with adopting unfair labour practices, as seen in delay in disbursing pending wages to temporary staff of the Civil Supplies Corporation (PAPSCO) and initiating action against staff seeking wages.
09 Mar 2015
Kathmandu: Nepal is adopting special safety and communications measures this year for climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, an official here said.
25 Dec 2014
Chennai: BJP's Tamil Nadu ally PMK on Thursday flayed the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for adopting the ordinance route for increasing FDI cap in insurance sector, and charged that in the name of reforms NDA government was aiding big foreign and domestic firms.
13 Apr 2016
Kaziranga: After a jeep safari inside the Kaziranga National Park, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton today visited villages around the famed park, the Kaziranga Discovery Centre and Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation.
14 Mar 2016
New Delhi: A total of 323 villages in nine states were electrified during last week, ending March 13, under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna, an official statement said today.