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Evidence yet not found to arrest Anubrata in Parui murder case

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 20:39

SIT probing murder of an independent panchayat member at Parui told the Calcutta HC that it did not find the need to arrest district TMC district president Anubrata Mondal so far.

90% polling recorded in Tripura panchayat election

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:08

Elections for the three-tier panchayat system in Tripura passed off peacefully on Tuesday with around 90 per cent of the voters exercising their franchise.

Police seize assets worth Rs 2.5 cr from MP clerk

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 14:28

Lokayukta Police Tuesday raided various premises of a clerk, posted in a Janpad Panchayat in neighbouring Khargone district, and have unearthed properties worth over Rs 2.5 crore from him.

Tripura votes for gram panchayats

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 13:42

Hundreds of thousands of people voted to elect three-tier gram panchayats in Left-ruled Tripura.

Govt promises action in rape of minor on panchayat diktat

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:36

The heinous rape of a 10-year old Dalit girl in Jharkhand on the diktat of a panchayat head had its echo in Rajya Sabha today with the entire House demanding stringent punishment to the culprits, forcing the government to promise necessary action.

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.