Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Centre sanctions over Rs 400 crore for J&K panchayats
To strengthen panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre will provide Rs 420 crore as untied funds,...
Oppn stages walkout, ruckus in J&K Assembly
Opposition parties Monday hit out at J&K govt in the state Assembly for its failure to empower P...
Opposition parties stage walkout, ruckus in J&K Assembly
Lashing out at J&K govt for its failure to empower Panchayats with 73rd amendment, Opposition pa...
J&K govt not interested in establishing Panchayati Raj: AJKPC
An apex body of Panchayats alleged that J&K govt is "not sincere" in its efforts to pr...
65 per cent gram panchayats in Bihar have no secondary schools
In an indication of shortage of academic infrastructure in Bihar, about two-third of all gram pancha...
Maharashtra mulls scheme for `minority` panchayats
The Maharashtra government plans to extend its infrastructure development scheme in minority dominat...
Oppose same-gotra marriage, never for dishonour killing: UP Khaps
Khap panchayats in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday said they will oppose same gotra marriages before the S...
SC invites khaps to hear their views, Centre for curbs on them
The Supreme court added that the khap panchayats can come and express their views on issues relating...
Shut liquor shops situated near religious places, demand Khaps
Known for their moral policing-blended diktats, Khap panchayats in Haryana have now demanded closure...
High speed Internet to panchayats in 18 months, tweets Pitroda
The government's ambitious plan to provide broadband connectivity across 2.5 lakh panchayats will be...
Elections to 3,027 gram panchayats in Maharashtra on Nov 26
Elections to 3,027 gram panchayats in Maharashtra will be held on November 26.
NC, Cong sink differences over empowering Panchayats in J&K
The ruling National Conference and its coalition partner Congress have resolved the issue related to...
Chautala takes u-turn on Khap idea of reducing marriage age
"If some Khap or individual has made suggestion about girl`s marriageable age, then it is up to...
Youth Congress backs strengthening of panchayats in J&K
The Jammu and Kashmir Youth Congress on Wednesday said it will step up campaign for implementation o...
UPA aim to connect 2.5 lakh pan'yats through Natl fibreoptics
"Government's plan is to connect 2.5 lakh panchayats through the National fibre optics connecti...
‘J&K govt committed toward Panchayats’
The steps initiated by the J&K govt to strengthen Panchayats have helped in better planning and ...
Haryana wants Khaps to fight atrocities against women
Infamous for their unlawful social diktats, especially against women marrying within their gotra or ...
`Empowering Panchayats prerogative of J&K govt`
Rahul Gandhi on Friday said implementation of amendments empowering Panchayats was the prerogative o...
Restraint needed while debating panchayat issue: PDP
PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday underlined the need for showing restraint while debatin...
‘Omar should resign or give powers to panchayats’
Hitting out at CM, the J&K youth Congress asked him to resign if he cannot empower and provide s...
NCP seeks more powers, security for panchayats in J&K
The J&K NCP on Friday demanded proper security cover for panchayat members in the state and impl...
Rahul vows to fight for empowerment of panchayats
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has expressed his displeasure at some states like Jammu and ...
CM Narendra Modi launches Gujarat State Nutrition
Aimed at combating malnutrition in Gujarat, the mission got off to a symbolic start with the CM dist...
Now, Panchayats to help improve child sex ratio
The ministries of Panchayati Raj and Women and Child Development have joined hands to involve pancha...
7,756 gram panchayats to go to polls on Sept 9
The Maharashtra Election Commission has announced elections to 7,756 gram panchayats in the state on...
2.5 lakh panchayats to get broadband connectivity by Nov 2013
The broadband connectivity for gram panchayats will help improving delivery of public services and g...
Maharashtra passes bill to empower gram panchayats
The Maharashtra Legislative Council on Thursday passed the Bombay Village Panchayats (Second Amendme...
Girls vow not to use mobiles, wear jeans
The development came amid uproar over Taliban-like diktats against women by a village in Baghpat.
JD(U) hits out at Khap panchayats
The JD(U) on Friday hit out at Khap panchayats over the recent incident of a village Panchayat in Ut...
Slap murder charge for female foeticide: Khap panchayats
A Khap Mahapanchayat, attended by leaders of over 300 khaps took a stern stand against female foetic...
Panchayats enjoy Constitutional status: SC
Panchayats can formulate their own programmes of economic development and social justice as they enj...
23 panchayats enter ruling Akali fold in Amritsar
Congress on Wednesday suffered a jolt in the border belt of Amritsar district when 23 panchayats of ...
MGNREGA: Panchayats to give CA`s certificate
The government has made it mandatory for village panchayats to attach a Chartered Accountant`s certi...
Women to have 50% quota in K’taka urban local bodies
Karnataka government on Tuesday decided to earmark 50 per cent reservation for women in all urban lo...
Water conservation: Har panchayats to get awards
The Haryana government has instituted awards to honour village panchayats for their achievements in ...
Hooda urges Jats to exercise restraint
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda urged Jat agitators to exercise restraint and cremate t...
`Congress rule has been anti-farmer and anti-poor`
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi criticised the Congress saying its almost 50 years of rule fro...
Plan panel told to allocate funds directly to block panchayats
The Panchayati Raj Ministry has recommended to the Planning Commission for allocating funds in devel...
Over 250 Gujarat villages opt for 100% women rule
In what could be described as ‘incentive-driven’ empowerment of women, as many as 254 villages in ...
Omar for involving panchayats in formulation of annual plan
J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said a strategy was required to involve panchayat...
Khap panchayats have no legal status: Tirath
Noting that the Khap panchayats do not have any legal status, government told the Rajya Sabha that a...
`Panchayats should keep watch on MNREGA funds`
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh stressed that the panchayati raj system should be use...
Local panchayats wary of ban on iron ore export
Fearing that the Shah Commission, might put a ban on iron ore exports, members of village panchayat...
MP: ‘Right to Recall’ in Panchayats not exercised
Right to Recall has been in vogue in Madhya Pradesh for over a decade now but not exercised at Gram ...
Panchayats to be made self-sustainable: J’khand CM
Arjun Munda said efforts were on to help panchayats mobilise their resources so that the local bodie...
‘Committed to transfer powers to panchayats’
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said his government is committed to trans...
Nod for amendment; more SC/ST women at Panchayats
Govt gave its nod to a minor change to a Constitution Amendment Bill that would enable enhancing re...
Cabinet approves 50% quota for women in Panchayats
The Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal for enhancing reservation for women in Panchayats from...
Panchayats basic pillars of democracy: Omar
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said panchayats are basic pillars of democracy and asked the newly-elec...
‘Absence of panchayats led J&K lose Rs 1200 cr`
The Chief Minister said the completion of peaceful, free and fair elections is an historic achieveme...
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