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Education, infrastructure saving grace for top districts: NITI Aayog report

Top performing districts still lag behind in development parameters like health and nutrition

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The others too

The MeToo campaign comes at a time when women are being courted for electoral gains. Is it good or bad?

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Govt's share of spending on nutrition, public health reduces in the last four years

Even the outstanding liabilities of states have been growing at double digits

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A solar water purifier, with a difference

Scientists at the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute at Phaltan in Maharashtra developed a solar water purifier, that does not …

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78% MPs yet to identify villages for development under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

With just nine months to go, Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, a scheme that is low on priority of the Lok Sabha and Rajya MPs, is way off the …

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पंचायतों पर डोरे डालने के निहितार्थ

पंचायती राज व्यवस्था अपने 25वें साल में है। विकास का महत…

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Panchayat elections are set to become all the more important

These village-level governments have all the ingredients to make or break a political party’s fortune

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रोजगार के लिए कहां जाएं किसान

कृषि क्षेत्र में रोजगार के अवसर लगातार कम हो रहे हैं। भ…

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Allocation for schools in tribal areas increased, but funds for other education schemes heavily slashed

Funds for hostels and pre-matric scholarships for ST students sustained a drop of 94 per cent and 75 per cent respectively

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Rare takes on the year just passing by

Being a Down To Earth reporter entails merging the personal with the professional. The magazine you so dearly own has a fascinating world …

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Impact of MGNREGS: household income on rise, so is agricultural productivity  

In the last one decade, it has also helped increase groundwater table by virtue of implementing a range of water conservation measures

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Cost of importing food is expected to rise 6% in 2017

The global food import bill is rising despite robust output in 2017, says UN

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