Zilla Parishad

Maharashtra: Election for presidents of 25 zilla parishads today

The Shiv Sena's stand is keenly watched in Jalna, Aurangabad, Buldhana, Jalgaon, Sangli, and Kolhapur.

Mar 21, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

BJP won elections through malpractice, not merit: Congress

Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan today attributed BJP's success in the civic bodies and zilla parishads elections to its "malpractice rather than merit".

Feb 23, 2017, 22:24 PM IST
Odisha: Polling underway for final phase of three tier Panchayat Elections

Odisha: Polling underway for final phase of three tier Panchayat Elections

Polling is currently underway for the fifth and final phase of three-tier Panchayat polls in 26 districts of Odisha.

Feb 21, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Odisha Panchayat polls: 75 per cent turnout in third phase

The third round of Panchayat elections in Odisha ended peacefully today with a 75 per cent turnout across 65 blocks in the state.

Feb 17, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

BJP confident of victory in first phase of ZP polls in Maharashtra

BJP today expressed confidence that it will lead the seat tally in the first phase of Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections in Maharashtra.

Feb 17, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
Odisha Panchayat elections: 73 percent turnout in second phase

Odisha Panchayat elections: 73 percent turnout in second phase

Barring stray incidents, the second phase of the three-tier panchayat polls concluded peacefully across Odisha on Wednesday with 73 percent voter turnout.

Feb 15, 2017, 19:03 PM IST

Centenarian casts vote in Odisha Panchayat polls

Panchayat elections will be held in five phases in Odisha on February 13, 15, 17, 19 and 21 respectively.

Feb 13, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Arrangements in place for 1st phase Panchayat polls in Odisha

Arrangements in place for 1st phase Panchayat polls in Odisha

All arrangements have been made for the first phase polling of the three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha, scheduled to begin at 7 am tomorrow, the State Election Commission (SEC) said today.

Feb 12, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
SEC announces five-phase Odisha panchayat polls from Feb 13

SEC announces five-phase Odisha panchayat polls from Feb 13

The State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday announced dates for panchayat polls in Odisha.

Dec 27, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

Anti-defection law now for Zilla Parishad members in Odisha

The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved the proposal in this regard.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:07 PM IST

Maharashtra: Schools with 100% attendance in new session to be rewarded

 Government and private schools in the district that will register cent percent attendance in the new academic session, starting on June 15, will be rewarded, a senior district administration officer said on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

'379 school buildings in Marathwada region declared dangerous'

Stating that buildings of 379 Zilla Parishad schools in the Marathwada region have been declared dangerous, the government said here today that it would ensure a structural audit of such buildings by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Mar 24, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakh for girl's death due to delay in treatment

The Bombay High Court has directed Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakhs compensation to a man whose five-year-old daughter died as she could not get medical treatment in time due to delay in release of government funds.

Mar 20, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

Gram Panchayats to be computerised: Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra Government will make efforts to computerise gram panchayats and make available online various schemes that are implemented through Zilla Parishads, Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde said here on Monday.

Jan 12, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Tripura CM thanks people for `landslide` panchayat poll win

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday congratulated the people of his state for handing a "landslide victory" in panchayat elections to the ruling Left Front, which has clinched over 95 per cent of the seats.

Jul 19, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

LF secures absolute majority in Tripura Panchayat polls

The ruling Left Front in Tripura has secured absolute majority in 563 Gaon Panchayats out of the total 591 and 28 of the 35 panchayat samitis and all the eight zilla parishad, elections for which were held Tuesday, official sources said tonight.

Jul 19, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

70 percent polling in Andhra rural local body polls

Over 70 percent voting was recorded Sunday in the first phase of rural local body elections in Andhra Pradesh.

Apr 06, 2014, 21:34 PM IST

Deadlock between district authorities, panchayat continue in Odisha

The month-long deadlock between the district authorities and panchayat members of Bandhugaon block of Odisha`s Koraput district is on despite the administration`s steps to break it.

Jan 06, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Zilla Parishad in Vidarbha seeks statehood for region

Amaravati Zilla Parishad, a district body in Maharashtra, has unanimously passed a resolution seeking creation of a separate state of Vidarbha.

Aug 04, 2013, 15:27 PM IST

State mulls more wages, powers to panchayat and zilla heads

Maha govt is considering a proposal to hike the honorarium given to zilla parishad presidents, panchayat samiti chairpersons and heads of various committees.

Sep 24, 2012, 20:04 PM IST