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Sarpanch loses seat for violating two-child norm

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 21:28

A Kendrapara district court has set side the election of a sarpanch (village head) as he was found to be a father of more than two children, a violation of the provisions of the Odisha Gram Panchayat Act.

`Housefly` verdict to elect village deputy sarpanch in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:07

A newly elected woman deputy sarpanch owes her position to a housefly which descended and sat on a chit that contained her name among other two contestants in a gram panchayat poll in the district.

Village sarpanch in Thane beaten to death, four held

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 14:58

A village sarpanch in Thane`s Bhiwandi taluka was allegedly beaten to death by a group of persons, police said on Sunday.

J&K sarpanches reach Udaipur on 4 day educational tour

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 20:33

A group of 23 Sarpanches and Panches from remote villages of Jammu and Kashmir visited Udaipur on Sunday under project `Operation Sadbhavana` of the Army.

Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 15:53

Suspected militants killed a sarpanch affiliated to opposition People`s Democratic Party in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

AJKPC demands immediate security for Panchayat leaders

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:26

All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) Tuesday demanded immediate security cover to its members, condemning the brutal killing of a Sarpanch president in Tral area of Kashmir.

Sarpanch, son among 3 killed by militants in Pulwama in J&K

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 00:56

A Congress party sarpanch, his son and a village official were tonight shot dead by militants in separate incidents in Tral area of Pulwama district of Kashmir.

Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:29

Suspected militants killed a sarpanch affiliated to opposition People`s Democratic Party in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said today.

Guerrillas kill sarpanch in Kashmir

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 09:45

Separatist guerrillas killed a sarpanch (village headman) in south Kashmir`s Pulwama district late on Thursday, an official said Friday.

Tribal sarpanch killed by Maoists in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 13:52

A tribal sarpanch was killed by Maoists in Odisha`s Malkangiri district as the ultras apparently suspected him of being a police informer, police said on Friday.

Tribal sarpanch killed by Maoists in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:40

A tribal Sarpanch was killed by Maoists in Odisha`s Malkangiri district as the ultras apparently suspected him of being a police informer, police said Friday.

Odisha sarpanch unseated by court for having more than two children

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 22:53

Violation of the two-child norm by a Sarpanch in Odisha`s Kendrapara district has cost him his seat.