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Bihar panchayat bans cell phones for unwed girls

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 11:46

A village council in Bihar has banned the use of mobile phones by unmarried girls, said a council member on Wednesday.

Panchayat Secretary held on graft charge in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 14:46

The vigilance sleuths on Wednesday arrested a Panchayat Secretary for taking Rs. 35,000 as graft in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, an official said.

Bihar govt to strengthen panchayati raj institutions

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 18:57

Bihar govt has decided to constitute independent monitoring committee for technical assessment of development works in addition to formulating rules for taxation at Panchayat level, Nitish Kumar said.

Panchayat orders boycott of murder accused families in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 12:13

A village panchayat in Bihar ordered social boycott of four men accused of abducting and killing a five-year-old-boy in Gopalganj district.

Panchayat secretary in Bihar held on graft charge

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 15:07

A panchayat secretary was Wednesday arrested on graft charges after he was allegedly caught accepting a bribe in the East Champaran district of Bihar.

Bihar panchayat bans use of mobile phones by girls

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 21:17

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.

Another Bihar panchayat bans cell phones for girls

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 16:06

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.

Bihar panchayat imposes ban on liquor, gambling

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 19:06

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

Bihar panchayat breaks China's record of paddy production

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 17:52

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

Bihar panchayat polls: 46 arrested in last phase

Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 19:14

Altogether 46 people were arrested in the last phase of panchayat polls in Bihar which saw an estimated 58.8 per cent voter turnout.

Bihar panchayat poll candidate kills self after defeat

Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 11:53

Upset over her defeat in the panchayat polls, a 35-year-old woman hanged herself in her home in Gaya district of Bihar, police said on Monday.

One die during Bihar panchayat votes counting

Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 19:36

One person was killed and 20 others injured when the supporters of rival Mukhiya candidates clashed with the police at a counting centre in a govt school at Kusheshwarsthan in Bihar`s Darbhanga district, police sources said.