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Maoists kill 3 including village panchayat ward member in Odisha

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 21:24

Maoists gunned down three persons, including a village panchayat ward member abducted by them two days ago, in further bloodletting in Odisha`s Malkangiri district on Saturday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Villagers donate land for rehabilitation

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 13:44

Six villagers have donated agricultural land in Khampur village in the district for rehabilitation of riot victims, a Panchayat member said on Monday.

Woman beaten up by four villagers during panchayat

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 08:55

A woman accused of stealing cash and jewellery in Ambheta Chand village was on Friday allegedly beaten up during panchayat when she refused to confess to the crime.

Villagers say no to schools over lack of security

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 20:14

Residents of as many as six villages of Mahendergarh district have decided not to send their children to schools until police ensured adequate security.

Assam: 5 nabbed for Agiathuri shooting incident

Last Updated: Saturday, October 06, 2012, 13:35

Five persons were apprehended in connection with the shooting at Agiathuri in which the president and secretary of a village panchayat were injured.

`Rs 2 lakh grant to village with best Panchayat`

Last Updated: Monday, May 28, 2012, 21:22

To encourage Panchayats to work effectively, Punjab Revenue Minister announced a grant of Rs 2 lakh to the village having the best Panchayat.

Panchayat member shot dead

Last Updated: Thursday, November 04, 2010, 12:18

A newly-elected district panchayat member was on Thursday shot dead by some unidentified assailants in Madhuban village here, police said.

Village Panchayat Secy, 2 others killed by Naxals in C`garh

Last Updated: Monday, July 05, 2010, 17:55

Three persons, including a secretary of a village panchayat in Bijapur district, were killed by Naxalites on suspicion of being police informers, police said today.

Tension in UP village: Panchayat bans Dalits to enter into fields

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 17:57

Tension prevailed in a village in the district after a community panchayat banned entry of Dalits into agricultural fields, even as police stepped up security to avert any untoward incident.

Govt moots 50% quota for women in panchayats

Last Updated: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 22:31

The Union Cabinet today decided to reserve 50 percent of the seats in all rural panchayats for women.