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Karnataka mulling bill to allow panchayats levy tax on services

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:38

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.

`Housefly` verdict to elect village deputy sarpanch in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:07

A newly elected woman deputy sarpanch owes her position to a housefly which descended and sat on a chit that contained her name among other two contestants in a gram panchayat poll in the district.

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 22:52

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.

HC stays gram panchayat notice against Asaram`s ashram

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 21:47

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.

Andhra Panchayat polls begin amid stray clashes

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 13:58

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

85% turnout in Punjab Gram Panchayat polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 08:46

An estimated 85 per voters on Wednesday exercised their franchise for elections to 13,080 Gram Panchayats and 81,412 wards across Punjab.

Campaigning ends for Gram Panchayat polls in Punjab

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 18:27

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

Odisha sarpanch complains about husband hijacking her power

Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 14:27

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

Ex-JD(U) minister named in killing of village chie

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 23:17

A case has been registered against four a former ruling JD(U) minister, in the killing of Ichri gram panchayat chief in Bhojpur district.

Odisha: Women protest attack on lady sarpanch

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 00:37

In a novel way of protesting a recent attack on a lady sarpanch, women activists on Tuesday demonstrated carrying the injured leader in a stretcher.

Setback to Munde as NCP wrests seats in gram panchayat

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 14:38

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

Gram Panchayat polls: PWP jolted in Alibaug taluka

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 20:58

Peasants and Workers Party (PWP) suffered a setback in the elections held for five Gram Panchayats in the taluka with Congress emerging as a dominant winner.