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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.

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.

'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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

People`s representatives fighting different battle

The ZP members demanded that the works be allotted "out of turn" without following the guidelines issued by the state Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department.

Zilla parishad member shot dead by militants

A Zilla parishad member was today
shot dead by militants in Thoubal district of Manipur, official sources said.

Pawar for increase in reservations for women at local bodies

Sharad Pawar also discussed the party`s strategy for the upcoming elections for 27 Zilla Parishads and 10 municipal corporations in the state.

Zilla Parishad member lodges FIR against RS MP

A Gumla Zilla Parishad member has lodged an FIR against Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member M Ribello accusing her of abducting him to prevent him from voting in Zilla Parishad election.

Guntur Zilla Parishad passes Rs 460-crore budget

The Guntur Zilla Parishad
on Wednesday passed a Rs 460-crore budget for the year 2010-11 and
sent it to the Andhra Pradesh Government for approval.