The Central Government has approved Rs 43 crore for purchase of 3,000 solar pumps in Chhattisgarh for irrigation purposes.

With major states including those ruled by parties outside the ruling alliance raising objections to a host of unworkable provisions in the new Land Acquisition Act, the Modi government has put the

From scrapping the “consent clause” for Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects to narrowing the definition of “affected families” eligible for rehabilitation and resettlement, the Rural Developm

These suggestions were made by state governments during a daylong meeting with Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari in June

Rural development min Gadkari has forwarded a set of suggestions to PMO

Rajasthan, which ranks among the bottom five states in the country for open defecation, has something to cheer about.

Rural Development Minister and the OBC face of BJP in Maharashtra Gopinath Munde died apparently of shock and cardiac arrest suffered during a road accident early this morning.

Nearly four months have passed since the new Land Acquisition Act came into force, but development projects continue to be stalled since the government has failed to notify the rules to implement t

At just 5.09%, Goa has the lowest percentage of below poverty line (BPL) households across states in India, as per Planning Commission statistics.

The verdict, says Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, provides a needed clarity on a contentious area

In an interpretation of a much-debated clause in last year’s landmark overhaul of the national land acquisition law, the Supreme Court recently ordered return of title of a land lot to its original owners, almost 19 years after compensation was awarded for its compulsory acquisition.