gram panchayat

Over 84% turnout in Tripura gram panchayat by-polls

Over 84 per cent of the 27,651 electorate cast their votes on Wednesday in by-elections to 44 seats of three-tier panchayat system in Tripura, officials said.

Dec 21, 2016, 21:38 PM IST

All gram panchayats to be connected through OFC by 2018: Governmnet

All Gram Panchayats in the country will be connected through Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) to set up a network infrastructure by December 2018 under the government's Digital India Programme, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 14:11 PM IST
Caught on camera: Gram Panchayat president attempting to rape woman in Mandya

Caught on camera: Gram Panchayat president attempting to rape woman in Mandya

The president of a gram panchayat in Karnataka's Mandya district was caught on camera attempting to rape a women employee.

May 28, 2016, 11:01 AM IST
Karnataka zilla, taluk panchayat poll results 2016: Congress defeats BJP

Karnataka zilla, taluk panchayat poll results 2016: Congress defeats BJP

Ruling Congress on Tuesday defeated the BJP in the Taluk Panchayat and Zilla Panchayat elections in Karnataka.

Feb 23, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Second phase of Jharkhand panchayat polls witnesses 74 percent voting

The second phase of the thee-tier panchayat polls in Jharkhand on Saturday witnessed a record turnout of more than 74 percent voters, officials said.

Nov 28, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

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Nov 07, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

PM Modi's model village scheme facing resistance from some MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "unique and transformative" model village scheme is facing tough resistance from a section of MPs who feel that there are "lacunae" in the programme which insist on them using the Rs 5 crore MPLADS fund for development of a particular village.

Apr 19, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Haryana to set up Gram Sachivalayas

Haryana government has decided to set up 'Gram Sachivalayas' in the state to bring Gram Panchayat and village level functionaries of all departments under one roof.

Feb 17, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Govt to spend over Rs 2,100 cr for toilets in 1,649 villages

Government will spend over Rs 2,100 crore to build toilets and sewage treatment plants in 1,649 identified villages situated along both sides of Ganga river in five states, the Lok Sabha was told on Thursday.

Dec 05, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

Karnataka mulling bill to allow panchayats levy tax on services

Karnataka Government is planning to introduce a bill which will give powers to gram panchayats to levy taxes on services provided by commercial establishments, including airports, falling under their jurisdiction to rev up revenue collection.

Jul 03, 2014, 23:38 PM IST

West Bengal gang-rape victim released from hospital, police protection on

The 20-year-old tribal girl, who was allegedly gang-raped by 13 men on the order of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district, was today discharged from a hospital here and provided with constant police protection, a senior police official said.

Jan 31, 2014, 22:52 PM IST

HC stays gram panchayat notice against Asaram`s ashram

The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday granted stay on the notice issued by a gram panchayat to controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu`s trust.

Sep 17, 2013, 21:47 PM IST

Andhra Panchayat polls begin amid stray clashes

Stray incidents of clashes between workers of different political parties marred the first phase of gram panchayats elections in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.

Jul 23, 2013, 13:58 PM IST

Campaigning ends for Gram Panchayat polls in Punjab

The campaigning for Gram Panchayat elections in Punjab to be held on July three ended Monday evening.

Jul 01, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

Odisha sarpanch complains about husband hijacking her power

A woman sarpanch in Odisha`s Kendrapara district has accused her spouse of reducing her to titular head of the gram panchayat.

May 26, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

Setback to Munde as NCP wrests seats in gram panchayat

Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde received a setback as NCP bagged all seven seats in the gram panchayat polls in his native village Nathra.

Nov 28, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

Gram panchayat in Raj awards Rs 1,100 on girl child`s birth

Setting an example, a gram panchayat here has announced to award a fixed deposit of certain amount on the birth of every girl child.

Oct 05, 2012, 20:32 PM IST

Odisha to implement public service act from Jan

The government plans to bring as many as 75 services offered by 11 government departments under the ambit of the public service act.

Sep 12, 2012, 14:58 PM IST

Andhra Gram Panchayat officer held for bribery

An executive officer and a junior assistant attached with a gram panchayat in Karim Nagar district of Andhra Pradesh were on Thursday arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a bribery case.

May 24, 2012, 22:38 PM IST

Naxals burn Gram Panchayat building, wreck BSNL tower

The violence came ahead of Wednesday`s nationwide strike call given by the ultras.

May 16, 2012, 19:19 PM IST