Rural

Auto sales: Q2 plunge washes out entire gains in Q1 in rural markets

Auto sales: Q2 plunge washes out entire gains in Q1 in rural markets

High coronavirus infections in hinterland during the second quarter had an unusual collateral victim - auto demand that plunged during t...Read More

Government's ambitious rural broadband plan running behind schedule

Government's ambitious rural broadband plan running behind schedule

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in his Independence Day speech that every village in the country will be connected by opti...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Gold oldest darling for India’s investors

SIES-FPJ: Gold oldest darling for India’s investors

Culturally, India has a leaning towards gold. It has continued to grow over years. But government policies stunted its growth, pushed it ...Read More

Parekh bets on Bharat for way out slump

Parekh bets on Bharat for way out slump

Base-case forecasts by many pencil in a GDP contraction of 5 per cent if the lockdown is lifted by July and normalcy trundles back from S...Read More

SIES-FPJ webinar: Dairy and microfinance helped ease gender inequality in rural India

SIES-FPJ webinar: Dairy and microfinance helped ease gender inequality in rural India

Gender disparity and other inequalities have been the bane of India’s social fabric for ages. It is dairy farming that helped reduce soci...Read More

Bhopal: Congress focuses urban, BJP eyes on rural seats

Bhopal: Congress focuses urban, BJP eyes on rural seats

Congress party is totally focusing on urban seats in the last days of assembly polls, while the BJP is concentrating on managing caste eq...Read More

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Bhopal: Corruption plagues PM’s dream campaign

Badnawar: Building toilets in rural India was one of the major promises Prime Minister Narendra Modi made in his first Independence Day a...Read More

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87 lakh job cards removed from MNREGA list to curb misuse

File photo of a MNREGA job card. NREGA provides supplementary means of livelihood to people inrural areas.

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Farmers get interest waiver due to Demonetisation

New Delhi : Citing disruption of economy of farmers due to the demonetisation, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday granted the interest waiver f...Read More

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Rural, semi-urban areas drive deposit growth for 7th year

Mumbai : Bank deposits by both private corporate as well as household sectors grew at 13 per cent, but government deposits slipped 2 per ...Read More

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Ujjain: Training camp for city & rural security committee members held

Ujjain: A daylong training camp for city and rural security committee members was held at the district police line on Friday.During the c...Read More

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Activate stalled engines to sustain 7.6% growth: World Bank to India

Stronger governance of banks needed to curb NPAs; need roadmap to ease govt mandate on banks

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14 MNS workers held for ransacking builder’s office

Bhayandar : 24 hours after the office of a Mira Road-based developer was ransacked, sleuths of the Thane (rural) police on Wednesday arre...Read More

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SC asks states to respond Centre on MGNREGA

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday asked all states to inform the Centre about the money spent by them in the current financial year...Read More

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State to conduct survey to ensure scheme benefits to villagers

Mumbai : In order to upgrade the quality and standard of living in rural areas, the Maharashtra government, in collaboration with Tata Tr...Read More

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Kashimira shooting: 5 including ‘insecure’ Sena leader arrested

Bhayandar : In less than 72 hours after a ward-level Shiv Sena leader Anil Chavhan  escaped a bid on his life after being shot at by two ...Read More

NRHM scam: CBI to  question Mayawati

NRHM scam: CBI to question Mayawati

She will be examined to unearth the larger conspiracy of the Rs 10,000 cr scam

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Now, urban facilities ready for rural India

There would be a separate approach for selection of clusters in tribal and non-tribal districts

Domestic car sales up 17.5% in July

Domestic car sales up 17.5% in July

We see a beginning of a good recovery process and we hope that as we go along with a good monsoon this year, we should see more robust an...Read More

233 missing kids  traced, reunited  with kin in Thane

233 missing kids traced, reunited with kin in Thane

 Mira Road    : The Thane (rural) police have successfully tracked 235 missing kids under-operation Muskan- a month long social initiativ...Read More

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