Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief
Minister Mayawati of attempting to bulldoze local bodies,
the Opposition parties on Wednesday alleged that the state government
was secretly effecting changes in their election process.
The Orissa government on Tuesday
demanded that central funds for local bodies be hiked to Rs
1,000 crore and also sought inclusion of Cuttack city under
the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).