Jammu and Kashmir
Monday, May 20, 2013
Chit fund scam: Saradha Group`s office closed in Odisha
Economic Offence Wing of Odisha Police sealed office of Saradha Group at Balasore while Kendrapara i...
Himachal Pradesh`s zila parishad gets national award
A zila parishad of Himachal Pradesh received a national award for adopting innovative measures to st...
Lot needs to be done to empower panchayats: PM
PM Manmohan Singh made a strong pitch for an "immediate change in this mindset" to strengthen and em...
Lot needs to be done to empower panchayats: PM
Pushing for power and responsibilities to panchayati raj institutions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...
Give voters` greater say in choice of candidates: Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi said that political parties should reflect the voters` views in the choice of candidate...
Model code of conduct comes into force in Arunachal Pradesh
The state Election Commission issued the model code of conduct for the ensuing municipality and Panc...
AP govt asked to hold local poll on existing quota
The Supreme Court Monday asked the Andhra Pradesh Government to conduct elections to urban local bod...
No development in Assam in past 11 years: BJP
BJP has accused the ruling Congress in Assam of being involved in "siphoning off" money allotted for...
Congress mismanaged panchayati raj institution: BJ
Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said the electorate of Assam would reject the ruling party in the up...
Omar hails NC-Congress victory in J&K
The victory of National Conference-Congress coalition in all the four seats in Jammu and Kashmir leg...
NC, Congress to jointly contest J&K legislative council polls
The National Conference and its coalition partner Congress will jointly contest the polls to fill up...
`Centre keen to improve road link to tribal regions`
The Centre was keen to improve road connectivity to tribal and remote regions to ensure their develo...
J&K opposition parties for implementation of 73rd amendment
Opposition parties on Monday called for an amendment to the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act.
Haryana Police to patrol rural areas to curb crime
Under fire for failing to stop rape and growing criminal acts, the Haryana Police have told its offi...
NC-led govt undermining democratic institutions: Mufti
PDP alleged the NC-led government was systematically eroding sanctity of democratic institutions lik...
J&K govt releases Rs 57 crore for Panchayati Raj institutions
The Jammu and Kashmir government has released an amount of Rs 57 crore for creation of assets for th...
WB: EC refuses to defer electoral roll revision
The Election Commission has rejected the request of West Bengal government for putting in abeyance t...
All in favour of implementating 73rd amendment: Tara Chand
J&K Deputy CM Tara Chand said the issue of empowerment of Panchayati Raj systems in the state should...
J&K: PDP to bring resolution seeking more power for panchayats
PDP said it will move a resolution during the coming autumn session of the J&K Assembly seeking mor...
Killing of panchayat members an issue of concern: V Kishore Chandra Deo
Expressing concern over killing of some sarpanches in J&K, Panchayati Raj Minister V Kishore Chandr...
J&K govt directs to expedite relief to Panchayat members` kin
Jammu and Kashmir government has directed Deputy Commissioners to expedite relief in favour of the f...
Rahul Gandhi vows to empower panchayats
Continuing his displeasure at some states not delegating power to panchayats, Rahul Gandhi has pledg...
Need to delink panchayat affair from politics: Tarigami
Expressing concern over the recent killing of a panchayat member in the state, J&K CPI(M) said there...
Security will be ensured for sarpanches: Omar
J&K CM Omar Abdullah promised security to sarpanches and panches amid reports of mounting resignatio...
Block devpt council polls to be held next month
J&K govt said the election to block development councils, which will form second tier of Panchayati ...
J&K govt renames rural devp deptt
The Jammu and Kashmir government today renamed Rural Development Department as Rural Development and...
HC clears way for polls to Panchayat Raj Institutions
The Panchayat Raj Institutions in Andhra Pradesh will soon go for elections as the High Court here p...
Videograph gram sabha proceedings, states told
Centre has advised state governments to videograph gram sabha proceedings, besides introducing a sle...
Omar govt committed to Panchayati Raj system: NC
It was the PDP which had dissolved the elected Panchayats and was not able to conduct the elections ...
`Thirty two backward dists may get Central funds`
Panchayati Raj Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo said during Question Hour that proposals for inclusion...
DPRO manhandled by former office bearer of SP
A district panchayati raj officer was allegedly manhandled by a former office bearer of the SP`s fro...
FM, Planning Comm rapped over allocation to PR Min
A Parliamentary panel has criticised the Finance Ministry and the Planning Commission for not making...
Demand for empowerment for Panchayati Raj in J&K
Dozens of village heads today sat on a day-long hunger strike demanding extension of the 73rd amendm...
Panchayats to get 1% of Rural Devpt budget
Rural Development Ministry has agreed to share one of percent of its Rs one lakh crore budget with P...
J&K govt against Panchayati Raj empowerment: BJP
BJP accused the ruling NC-Congress coalition in J&K of not giving decision-making and financial pow...
65% voting in Zilla Parishad, Panchayat Samiti polls in Maha
As many as 7,116 candidates are in the fray for 1,624 seats in Zilla Parishads (ZPs) and 13,473 nomi...
Rahul idea fails like Rajiv`s Panchayati Bill
Rahul Gandhi`s idea of conferring Constitutional status on Lokpal failed in the Lok Sabha much like...
WB: Cong slams bureaucratisation of Panchayati Raj
The Cong criticised the West Bengal govt for bureaucratisation of the Panchayati Raj system in the s...
Bihar minister suffers brain haemorrhage
Bihar Minister for Panchayati Raj Hari Prasad Sah was on Friday hospitalised after he fell in his ba...
‘Panchayati Raj Ministry not getting enough funds’
A Parliamentary panel has pulled up Finance Ministry and Planning Commission for not providing "de...
AP HC refuses to stay Panchayati Raj election
The Andhra Pradesh Sarpanch Sangam had approached the High Court complaining that the reservation pr...
AP HC refuses to stay Panchayati Raj election proc
The Andhra Pradesh High Court today refused to interfere with the proposed election process for the...
J&K govt to transfer maximum power to Panchayati raj: Omar
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said his government will transfer maximum powers to...
UP: Over Rs 5 cr meant for Panchayati Raj fraudulently withdrawn
A case has been registered by the district administration here in connection with fraudulent withd...
Number of elected women in panchayati raj system up in 10 yrs
There has been an increase in representation of women in the panchayati raj system in the past 10...
Panchayati Raj ministry asks states to submit annual plan
The Ministry of Panchayati Raj has asked states to submit Annual Plan for the next financial year ...
Nitish asks CAs to help panchayati raj institutions
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday urged professional chartered accountants to assist in e-accounting a...
Omar meets J&K Governor
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday met state Governor N N Vohra and held wide...
Panchayati Raj institutions to play active role in UID
Panchayati Raj institutions will be active partners in the ambitious Unique Identification Number ...
Panchayati Raj Ministry has 5-star office, spends over Rs 5 cr
It may be a low-profile Ministry catering to people at the grassroots level, but rpt but Panchayat...
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