Armed Maoists take away AP village election nomination papers

Cadres of banned CPI(M) snatched nomination papers filed for posts of sarpanchs and ward members in four villages in G Madugula mandal.

No fear among Panchs, Sarpanchs in Valley: J&K Cong

At least 40 sarpanches and panches have resigned following the killing of one of their colleague in north Kashmir`s Baramullah district.

J&K security situation `very fragile`: Top Army commander

Terming the security situation in J&K "very fragile" as the state was passing through a sensitive stage of transformation, a top Army official on Wednesday said the terror attacks on sarpanchs and civilians are a cause of worry.

Sarpanchs, panchs in J&K to take oath in phases

The recently elected sarpanchs
and panchs in Jammu and Kashmir will be administered oath in a
phased manner from Tuesday.

‘J&K govt keen on giving more powers to sarpanchs’

The J&K government
will transfer powers to the sarpanchs and panchs in the state
for effective implementation of work at the grassroots level,
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said.

Four MLAs, MP, 100 sarpanchs arrested

Four MLAs, an MP and over 100
village heads were on Friday detained ahead of their march to
Rajasthan Assembly demanding abolition of contractual system
and social auditing in MNREGA, police said.