Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

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Air hostess' brother slams BJP for seeking Gopal Kanda's help

25 Oct 2019

Air hostess' brother slams BJP for seeking Gopal Kanda's help

After Haryana's results were announced, BJP, having 40 seats in its kitty, quickly moved to bring independents on its side.

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

05 Jul 2019

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled her first Economic Survey, which shapes a roadmap for how the government could bring the economy back on track.

One-third of married women in India experience spousal violence: Study

11 Nov 2018

One-third of married women in India experience spousal violence: Study

Almost one-third of all married women in India have experienced spousal violence, says a study which calls gender-based violence as one of the most serious concerns in the country.

Shashi Tharoor slyly calls PM Modi a scorpion

28 Oct 2018

Shashi Tharoor slyly calls PM Modi a scorpion

In what may open a can of controversies, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor while speaking about PM Narendra Modi, quoted an anonymous RSS source, and said he was like scorpion who can neither be removed by hand nor beaten by a chappal.

Girl attends 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' event, dies afterwards

13 Oct 2018

Girl attends 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' event, dies afterwards

In a tragic and rather ironic incident, a Class 9 student from Uttar Pradesh passed away due to illness shortly after she returned from an event on the theme of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'.

Fake WCD website for Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao duping people: Govt

20 Aug 2018

Fake WCD website for Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao duping people: Govt

A fake website with Beti Bachao Beti Padhao logo is duping people posing as a government-backed saving scheme, warned an official with Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry today.

Modi invites Kajal to participate in 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

16 Mar 2018

Modi invites Kajal to participate in 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to actress Kajal Aggrawal urging her to support Centre's initiatives Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) and National Nutrition Mission (NNM) for women and child development.

Jhunjhunu goes from worst to best sex ratio in Rajasthan

04 Mar 2018

Jhunjhunu goes from worst to best sex ratio in Rajasthan

Jhunjhunu, which had the shameful reputation of being the district with the lowest sex ratio in Rajasthan in 2011, is now being hailed as a model city with sex ratio at birth (SRB) touching an impressive 955 girls per 1,000 boys.

Haryana khap breaks custom, wants women to shun the 'ghunghat'

21 Feb 2018

Haryana khap breaks custom, wants women to shun the 'ghunghat'

Breaking the barriers of tradition, a khap in Haryana has urged women to shun the 'ghunghat' (veil) system.

Dibang in Arunachal tops as 'Beti Bachao' performer

07 Oct 2017

Dibang in Arunachal tops as 'Beti Bachao' performer

According to data by the WCD Ministry, Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh has emerged the best performer in implementing the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme with an increase of 416 points in sex ratio at birth (SRB).

8,000 suggestions for PM Modi's Independence Day speech!

14 Aug 2017

8,000 suggestions for PM Modi's Independence Day speech!

Ahead of Independence Day, the Centre opened the lines for the public to send suggestions for PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech.

Haryana's 'improved' sex ratio a result of misreporting, finds audit

14 May 2017

Haryana's 'improved' sex ratio a result of misreporting, finds audit

An audit of 10 districts of Haryana revealed that the remarkable improvement the state was apparently showing in sex ratio was the result of improper registration of newborns.

India is secular with no state religion: India to UN

05 May 2017

India is secular with no state religion: India to UN

Responding to Pakistan's criticism over minorities' treatment, India asserted safeguarding minorities' rights forms an "essential core" of its polity.

R-Day: Burj Khalifa lights up in India's honour

25 Jan 2017

R-Day: Burj Khalifa lights up in India's honour

The world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, has lit up in colours of the Indian flag on the eve of Republic Day.

No online tickets for Digital India's R-Day parade

25 Jan 2017

No online tickets for Digital India's R-Day parade

Even though India has signalled to the world its intention of becoming a digital economy, tickets for this year's Republic Day celebrations are not available online.

UAE Crown Prince in India for Republic Day

25 Jan 2017

UAE Crown Prince in India for Republic Day

Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is this year's Chief Guest for the Republic Day Parade.

Republic day parade will feature 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

24 Jan 2017

Republic day parade will feature 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

For the upcoming ceremonial Republic Day parade, a total of 23 tableaux are expected to be on display.