South Asian nations agreed on Tuesday to a plan to fight poverty in a region where two countries, India and Pakistan, have nuclear weapons but 500 million people live below the poverty line. But the

Pakistan President Musharraf called on South Asian countries to boost regional trade at the opening of a two day regional conference on poverty reduction. Trade among the SAARC countries is less than

The State Government has convened an all party meeting on April 17 and April 18 to discuss the draft amendments proposed to the Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act, aimed at bringing more reforms towards

The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, today called upon the state officials to treat the Rs 1,529 crore Asian Development Bank sponsored Urban Infrastructure Development Project as a major

High income states in country do not provide basic social services as effectively as states with lower income do. According to a survey by the Public Affairs Centre the southern and western states

MLA, Brij Behari Pateriya said that under Indira Gandhi Poverty Eradication Scheme(IGPES), many more villages of Devari region, Madhya Pradesh will be

Twenty states and Union territories have submitted central subsidy proposals worth Rs 200 crore under the Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana(Vambay). Vambay was launched by Prime Minister Atal Behari

In the era of liberalisation and globalisation, the southern states have pushed their northern counterparts off the radar. The new National Human Development Index developed by the government tells

The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Digvijay Singh, said today that the problem of poverty cannot be solved by big and small industries and the gap between developed and underdeveloped states can be

Union Minister for Rural Development M Venkaiah Naidu's criticism of the State governments of the north-eastern States for their failure to judiciously utilise the rural development funds allotted by