Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Rural India

Marginal Rise In Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers In July, Highest In Punjab

Aug 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The steepest fall in the CPI numbers for agricultural and rural labourers was experienced by Tamil Nadu

Plant milk: The emerging recipe for sustainable staple diets

Jun 01, 2021 Humane Society International India

Demand of diary has paved the way for plant-based dairy products and other milk alternatives

Meet A Young Change Maker From Tonk

17-year old Ravina Bairwa is a grassroots champion who hopes the second wave of COVID-19 will not deny rural girls their health rights

‘Will Covid Vaccine Kill Or Make Me Impotent?’ Villagers Question, Say No To Vaccine

May 12, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Villagers in states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Haryana fear the Covid vaccine will either lead to impotency or sickness.

Against All Odds: Three Unsung Women Warriors

Uncomfortable with being photographed, these three rural women battled hunger, poverty and the pandemic, emerging as leaders who actually made a difference.

22 December, 2020

44% People Willing To Pay For Covid Vaccine: Rural India Survey


15% of the total 6,040 households reported at least one person in their social circle testing positive for Covid-19, according to a survey by Gaon Connection

30 November, 2020

Women's Groups Express Concern Over Impact of New Farm Laws on Women

Outlook Web Bureau

Letter by women's organisations condemns the 'repression' of farmers' struggle and appeals to the government to reconsider the new laws

15 October, 2020

3 Dead, 2 Critical Due To Suspected Food Poisoning In Odisha’s Malkangiri District


The residents of Kacheli village in Malkangiri district complained of severe stomach ache, vomiting and diarrhoea late on Wednesday night after which they were taken to a nearby health centre

11 October, 2020

PM Modi Launches Swamitva Scheme, Will Distribute Property Cards


The move will pave the way for villagers to use the property as a financial asset for taking loans and other financial benefits.

29 June, 2020

Epic Fanfare And Poor Planning: Why PM Modi's Model Villages Scheme Isn't Working

Joydip Dey

Six years after its launch, the ‘Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’ has been ineffective in ushering in development in chosen gram panchayats, with a central performance audit urging the rural development ministry to review the scheme.

26 November, 2019

National Milk Day: Dr. Kurien’s Lessons From Building India’s Largest Rural Industry

Hitesh Bhatt

The dairy sector is one of the few success stories in India's recent agriculture history

13 September, 2019

'Need To Go To People Directly, Social Media Not Enough': Sonia Gandhi's Message To Congress


The Congress, during Rahul Gandhi's tenure as party chief, had recalibrated its social media plan. The party has aggressively used social media to target the government.

09 July, 2019

On Mahatma's Birth Anniversary, A 150-Km 'Padayatra'; PM Modi Urges BJP MPs

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked BJP lawmakers to visit constituencies where the BJP organisation was weak and reach out to the public seeking their feedback and gauging their expectations, while also discussing Gandhian thoughts with them.

26 March, 2019

Govt Seeks EC Approval To Revise Wages Paid Under MGNREGA

Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry of Rural Development has sought the poll panel's approval to revise the wages paid under the MGNREGA from April 1, a move that could benefit more than several crore beneficiaries across the country.

10 October, 2018

World Mental Health Week: Rural India Releases Itself From The Qualms Against Mental Illnesses

Mahima Monga

Psychologists are working toward mental health education at a rural level aiding India’s overall progress.

11 December, 2017

When Two Staunch Members Of RSS And CPI(M) Joined Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghathan

Aditya Vyas

A Young India Fellow ’17, who volunteered with MKSS in July 2017, narrates his experience with the grass-root organization.

Photo Gallery

A man carries a girl across the Rio Grande river as migrants, many from Haiti, leave Del Rio, Texas to return to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, some to avoid possible deportation from the U.S. and others to get supplies.

AP Photo/Fernando Llano

People wearing protective masks are seen on a train that is traveling through Shinjuku district in Tokyo.

AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato

Framed through a cave opening at Ita Pyta Punta or Cape Red Rock, empty boats sit moored on the banks of the Paraguay River, in Asuncion, Paraguay amid a prolonged drought, resulting in low water levels.

AP Photo/Jorge Saenz

White flags that are part of artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg's "In America: Remember," a temporary art installation to commemorate Americans who have died of COVID-19, stand on the National Mall in Washington.

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he leaves after his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican.

AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu