Sarpanch loses seat for violating two-child norm

A Kendrapara district court has set side the election of a sarpanch (village head) as he was found to be a father of more than two children, a violation of the provisions of the Odisha Gram Panchayat Act.

J&K sarpanches reach Udaipur on 4 day educational tour

A group of 23 Sarpanches and Panches from remote villages of Jammu and Kashmir visited Udaipur on Sunday under project `Operation Sadbhavana` of the Army.

Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Suspected militants killed a sarpanch affiliated to opposition People`s Democratic Party in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

AJKPC demands immediate security for Panchayat leaders

All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) Tuesday demanded immediate security cover to its members, condemning the brutal killing of a Sarpanch president in Tral area of Kashmir.

Sarpanch, son among 3 killed by militants in Pulwama in J&K

A Congress party sarpanch, his son and a village official were tonight shot dead by militants in separate incidents in Tral area of Pulwama district of Kashmir.

Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Suspected militants killed a sarpanch affiliated to opposition People`s Democratic Party in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said today.

Ex-deputy sarpanch killed by naxals in Chhattisgarh

Naxals on Friday allegedly killed a former deputy sarpanch, suspecting him to be a police informer, in Maoist-affected Bastar district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said.

Sarpanch suicide: CBI court issues NBWs against 2 Haryana MLAs

A special CBI court in Panchkula issued non-bailable warrants against two Haryana MLAs and a third person in connection with an abetment to suicide case.

12 Guntur villages all set for sarpanch polls today

Twelve villages in the strife-torn Palnadu area of Andhra Pradesh`s Guntur district will go to polls to elect sarpanches.

Husband hijacking my power, alleges woman sarpanch

A woman sarpanch in Odisha`s Kendrapara district has accused her spouse of reducing her to titular head of the gram panchayat.

Sarpanch shot dead in Rajasthan

A village sarpanch was allegedly shot dead by some unidentified persons in Rajasthan`s Dholpur district.

Kashmir sarpanch lied about being shot: Police

In an interesting twist to a local sarpanch`s allegations that separatist gunmen had shot him, police sources on Friday said he had lied about being shot.

Deputy sarpanch shot at in J&K

A deputy sarpanch was allegedly shot at and injured by militants in north Kashmir Kupwara district, police said on Wednesday.

J&K govt announces ex-gratia, job to kin of slain sarpanch

Jammu and Kashmir government has announced an ex-gratia relief and job to the next of the kin of the Sarpanch Javed Ahmad Wani, who was recently killed by unidentified gunmen in north Kashmir`s Baramulla district.

J&K govt provides financial aid to slain sarpanch`s family

The Jammu and Kashmir government has provided an ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh to the family of the sarpanch shot dead by militants in Sopore area of Baramulla district last week.

J&K: Another sarpanch attacked

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will Sunday review the security of the elected village representatives after militants targeted some of them.

Naxals kill sarpanch in Bijapur district

A sarpanch of Mankeli village in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh was allegedly stabbed to death by Naxals on Wednesday, police said.

Not possible to give security to all sarpanchs in J&K: Centre

Sarpanchs in a few districts of J&K were targeted by militant groups sometime back.

No need to provide security to each and every sarpanch: Omar

Playing down threats to village heads by Hizbul chief Syed Sallah-ud-Din, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday ruled out providing security to each and every sarpanch.

Teenage girl raped by Sarpanch

A teenage girl was allegedly raped by a Sarpanch of Mehkepar village in the district, police said.