green guarantee: The Centre will extend its rural job guarantee schemes to plantations. State governments have been asked to deploy "tree guards' to protect "avenue plantations' on rural roads

India with its deplorable rural roads can learn a lesson from Madagascar, which has successfully implemented a decentralised system of constructing roads

Rural areas account for over 60% of all deaths; Delhi may have highest number of fatalities but has one of the lowest number of deaths per 10,000 vehicles: 4.8