India's municipalities weakest, need to build capacities: Naidu

India's municipalities are the weakest in terms of funds and resources, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday and promised to explore the possibility of sharing revenue from the proposed GST besides other initiatives to build their revenue-generating capacity.

JD(U) appeals for integration of municipalities to form Corporation

Puducherry State unit of Janata Dal (United) on Saturday called upon the territorial administration for steps to consolidate the municipalities of Puducherry and Oulgaret to form a Municipal Corporation in Puducherry.

Bengal to set up 22 new municipalities

The West Bengal government Wednesday announced it will set up 22 new municipalities as part of its policy of decentralising administration and ensuring development through local bodies.

75 per cent voting in Gujarat panchayat polls

About 75 per cent voter turnout was recorded on Sunday in the elections of 1,161 village panchayats in Gujarat, a top officer said.

75 Gujarat municipalities to go to polls on Feb 2

Gujarat Election Commission on Saturday announced elections to 75 municipalities where voting will be held on February 2.