Bihar panchayat

Don't approach police: Bihar panchayat tells 11-year-old rape victim

A panchayat in Bihar has ordered an 11-year-old rape victim not to file a complaint with the police and instead asked her to wait till she is 18, as the accused has confessed his crime and will marry her.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
Take money and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl, booked

Take money and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl, booked

Patna: A case has been lodged against eight members of a panchayat, a village executive, in Bihar's Kishanganj district for asking a girl, who was raped, to take Rs.50,000 and undergo an abortion, police said Monday.

Dec 08, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Bihar panchayat bans use of mobile phones by girls

After a panchayat in Kishanganj district imposed fine on women using cell phones last month, another one in Siwan district has banned use of mobiles.

Jan 03, 2013, 21:17 PM IST

Another Bihar panchayat bans cell phones for girls

The panchayat in Siwan district, around 150 km from here, has also threatened to impose heavy fine on the girls` families if they violated the diktat, he said.

Jan 03, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

Bihar panchayat imposes ban on liquor, gambling

A panchayat in Bihar`s Madhepura district has set an example by imposing a ban on consumption of liquor and gambling by the menfolk.

Nov 07, 2012, 19:06 PM IST

Bihar panchayat breaks China's record of paddy production

A gram panchayat in Nalanda district of Bihar has surpassed the Chinese record of paddy production, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar informed Parliament Tuesday.

Mar 20, 2012, 17:52 PM IST