`Harit Maharashtra` campaign to be launched today

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.

BJD leader accuses AICC spokesman of influencing Gram Sabhas

Ruling BJD accused AICC spokesman and MP Bhaktra Charan Das of influencing tribals against the mining project.

J&K govt approves Rs 55.50cr to strengthen Panchayat Raj

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.

`Gram Sabhas to be made mandatory for children`

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 wants Gram Sabha to be above Parliament

Anna Hazare on Thursday made a curious suggestion to bring a law to empower gram sabhas that will be above Parliament.

After praise, Hazare targets Modi for corruption

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 not involved in NREGA work planning`

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.