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Karna Gram panchayats` meetings to go live on cable TV

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 18:25

In an initiative aimed at offering a more transparent and result-oriented system of governance, proceedings of meetings of as many as 1,000 gram panchayats in Karnataka will go live over cable TV from March 1 next.

Want flexibility in NREGA, objectives not met in states: Ramesh

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 20:00

Jairam Ramesh strongly pitched for bringing flexibility in UPA`s flagship NREGA, saying it has not achieved all the three objectives.

21,441 Gram Panchayats in AP go to polls this month

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 00:09

As many as 21,441 Gram Panchayats in Andhra Pradesh will go to polls later this month.

65 per cent gram panchayats in Bihar have no secondary schools

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 19:42

In an indication of shortage of academic infrastructure in Bihar, about two-third of all gram panchayats did not have secondary schools, a minister admitted on Tuesday.

Elections to 3,027 gram panchayats in Maharashtra on Nov 26

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 20:11

Elections to 3,027 gram panchayats in Maharashtra will be held on November 26.

7,756 gram panchayats to go to polls on Sept 9

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 15:05

The Maharashtra Election Commission has announced elections to 7,756 gram panchayats in the state on September nine.

Maharashtra passes bill to empower gram panchayats

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 20:20

The Maharashtra Legislative Council on Thursday passed the Bombay Village Panchayats (Second Amendment) Act, 1958.

MP: ‘Right to Recall’ in Panchayats not exercised

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 14:59

Right to Recall has been in vogue in Madhya Pradesh for over a decade now but not exercised at Gram Panchayats level, due to lack of awareness.

Haryana to promote sports through Gram panchayats

Last Updated: Thursday, November 12, 2009, 17:25

The Haryana Government has formulated a new scheme to promote sports through Gram Panchayats by organising competitions at the level of village, block, district and state.