PM Modi to launch ‘Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Campaign’ in Jharkhand today

Amid a shutdown called by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch ‘Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Campaign’ on the occasion of ‘Rashtriya Panchayati Raj Diwas’ in Jharkhand today.

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Sohrabuddin case accused Vanzara to contest Gujarat polls

Former IPS officer D G Vanzara, who is an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Ishrat Jahan encounter cases, would contest the 2017 Gujarat assembly elections.“The roadmap is ready. I may or may not join a party but I will certainly contest state assembly elections…,“ he said on Thursday.

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India needs human rights-based housing law: UN

There is a growing tension between aspirational housing development in India and the millions that are being left out or evicted or condemned to slums that merely move their locations, not their condition.

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Why agri startups are blossoming

Agriculture in India is a $370 billion sector, but there is little application of technology to improve productivity and lift millions out of poverty . Now, a clutch of entrepreneurs is looking out of their city offices to the countryside to change this.

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