As part of the ambitious initiative of forest conservation, `Harit Maharashtra` campaign will be launched in 12,000 gram sabhas across Maharashtra on Sunday on the occasion of Republic Day.
Ruling BJD accused AICC spokesman and MP Bhaktra Charan Das of influencing tribals against the mining project.
In its effort to strengthen the Panchayati Raj System, Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the annual plan 2013-14 under Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) to the tune of Rs 55.50 crore for funding.
The Karnataka government will make it mandatory for gram panchayats to hold gram sabhas for children to address their problems, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said.
Anna Hazare on Thursday made a curious suggestion to bring a law to empower gram sabhas that will be above Parliament.
After praising Chief Minister
Narendra Modi for developmental work in Gujarat, Social
activist Anna Hazare on Thursday did a U-turn saying he was dismayed
at the levels of corruption in the state.
Gram Sabhas are not involved in
planning of work under NREGA scheme and in many areas, a consortium of civil society organisations has claimed in its report.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium