Providing safe and adequate drinking water for the entire rural population is one of the commitments of the government. According to National Sample Survey Organisation’s 69th Round Survey covering Household Conditions and Amenities in India for the period July 2012-December 2012, 88.5
Anger continues to brew against foreign multi-national companies and non-governmental organizations in Tamil Nadu. Coke and Pepsi disappeared from most shop shelves on Wednesday after traders in the state launched a boycott of the beverage firms.
Care Ratings, in its recent report, said the steel production and consumption in the country is likely to remain higher in 2017-18 than 89.79 million tonnes of crude steel during 2015-16, thanks to the government’s policy initiatives. India, currently the third largest producer of crude steel, is set to become the second largest in near future. The focus of the government’s National Steel Policy 2017 is to increase steel production.
Munna Thakur’s world came crashing down on a chilly winter morning in 2012. He was undertaking his morning ablutions outside his impoverished house when a group of people, armed with sticks and iron rods, pounced upon him.
Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat announcement that stone-pelters who try to disrupt military operations against terrorists in J&K will be treated as "overground workers of terrorists" and can be fired on is a welcome step, though it came a bit late. Hostile conduct of locals and separatists during encounters was resulting in the loss of lives of jawans.
At a time when Jammu & Kashmir is reeling under terrorism sponsored by Pakistan, one of the key agencies of the Indian government, Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR), is sponsoring the Karachi Literature Festival in Pakistan.
The Narendra Modi government has to pull up its socks to improve job generation in the country. As rightly pointed out in the Economic Survey 2016-17, garment and leather sectors have huge potential to generate jobs, provided the government provide a conducive ecosystem for the sectors to flourish.
On Sunday, hundreds of suspected members of the Islamic State were detained by the Turkey police in nationwide raids, just over a month after an attack on an Istanbul nightclub claimed by the jihadists.