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Minor raped in Jharkhand on panchayat`s diktat

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:29

A minor was raped in Jharkhand allegedly on the panchayat`s diktat after her brother was accused of molesting and trying to rape a woman, police said Wednesday.

`Maha panchayat` seeks power grid at Mohan Garden in West Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:04

Residents of West Delhi`s Mohan Garden, Nawada and Vipin Garden on Sunday held a `Maha Panchayat`, demanding setting up of a 66 KVA power grid at Mohan Garden area.

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.

Irregularities in MGNREGS: FIR against panchayat chief, 6 others

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:35

An FIR has lodged against Harikaranpur gram panchayat pradhan and six others in connection with irregularities in implementation of central rural job scheme and misuse of funds.

`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.

EC to publish Uttarakhand panchayat polls results online

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 22:34

For the first time, Uttarakhand panchayat poll results will be available on the internet and mobile phones.

Over 99 percent of HP panchayats connected with roads

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 22:07

Himachal Pradesh government today said that 3,017 panchayats in the state have already been connected with a wide network of roads and work is on to link the remaining 216.

Punjab govt to audit accounts of 450 panchayats

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 20:09

The Punjab government has ordered audit of accounts of 450 village panchayats following complaints in the implementation of MNREGA scheme there.

Two panchayat samiti officials caught taking bribe in Jaipur

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 14:34

A class II government employee was caught red-handed while he allegedly accepted Rs 25,000 from a complainant here, Anti-Corruption Bureau said Thursday.

Uttarakhand: Voting underway for 1st phase of Panchayat Elections

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 08:27

Amidst tight security, voting for the first phase of three-tier Panchayat Elections for 19,083 seats in the state is underway, Tuesday.

Tripura panchayat election on July 15

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 15:07

With 50 per cent seat reservations for women, elections for the three-tier gram panchayats in Tripura will be held on July 15, a senior official said Friday.

Indian panchayat system promotes family values: Trinidad PM

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 15:37

Trinidad and Tobago`s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has appreciated the Indian panchayat system as promoting "family values".