Uneven distribution of income, dipping production levels of foodgrains, problems in the agriculture sector and urban-centric growth are the focus areas of the first Human Development Report of

Rightwing parties provide an illusion of certainty: the one thing that many Europeans reeling under new pressures are hungrily groping for

The TDP in Andhra Pradesh has committed itself to a four-point programme focussed on modernisation of the agriculture and irrigation sectors, development of backward areas and employment

The Rajasthan Government will spend Rs. 590 crores on implementation of various department schemes in the rural areas this year. While a provision of Rs. 248 crores has been made for the purpose in

The Karnataka State Government will seek about Rs 2,500 crore (500 million US dollars) financial assistance from the World Bank for development programme in the agriculture and education sectors and

Indian and the Untied Nations Development Programme will jointly host a two-day conference on "South-South cooperation and the reconstruction of Afghanistan" from May 23. The delegates will examine

The first Human Development Report of India, released recently, brings to light inter-state disparities and variations and the gap in development between urban and rural

The Karnataka Rural development and Panchayat Raj Department is preparing a concept paper seeking Rs. 2,500 crore assistance from the World Bank for agriculture development, primary and secondary

The Chhattisgarh government has asked the district administration to provide all information in an effort to initiate a land revenue and forest survey of the Abhujmad region. This could eventually

The Union Minister of State for Finance, Senji Ramachandran, today said the Tamil Nadu government was not properly utilising funds allotted by the Centre under various schemes. A sum of Rs 26.14