(CNN)India’s killer heatwave is leaving the country reeling from the worst drought in decades and a rural population struggling to survive. Relief is due with the arrival of the monsoon in mid-June, and because of the impending La Nina weather pattern, the forecast is for above-average rainfall….
KARJAT, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thousands of brick kiln workers in Maharashtra are learning from activists that they have the right to a minimum wage, basic amenities and fair treatment – but remain in debt bondage to owners who deny them these rights with impunity….
New Delhi: After the smart cities mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) aimed at making villages smart and growth centres of the nation. “Today, the rurban mission is being initiated….