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Probe Against Hemant Soren: No Interim Order From SC On Jharkhand Govt Appeal Challenging High Court Order

Probe Against Hemant Soren: No Interim Order From SC On Jharkhand Govt Appeal Challenging High Court Order

The Supreme Court has refused to give any orders defying the High Court in the Chief Minister Hemant Soren mining case.

17 June 2022
Odisha Chief Minister Drops Scandal-tainted Ministers

Odisha Chief Minister Drops Scandal-tainted Ministers

Odisha CM, Naveen Patnaik, in the first ministry reshuffle of his 5th term in office, has asked 20 ministers to quit their post to keep the smell of scandal...

06 June 2022

Ex-Himachal Minister Roop Singh Dead

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur expressed grief over his passing away, a spokesman said in a press note.

You Won't Face Troubles Your Parents, Grandparents Witnessed: PM Modi To Youth Of Kashmir

You Won't Face Troubles Your Parents, Grandparents Witnessed: PM Modi To Youth Of Kashmir

The prime minister also said that the youth of Jammu and Kashmir should trust his word, and highlighted the peace and development initiatives taken by the...

24 April 2022

Technology Exhibition At PM Modi's Event In Jammu To Motivate Start-Ups

The stalls put up by various departments and wings of the ministry will display latest technologies and innovations beneficial for rural areas and farming.

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24 February 2022
Polling Underway In Last Phase Of Odisha Panchayat Elections

Polling Underway In Last Phase Of Odisha Panchayat Elections

More than 41 lakh voters are eligible to decide the fate of candidates in 131 Zilla Parishad zones.


23 February 2022
Odisha Registers 79 Per Cent Voter Turnout In 4th Phase Of Rural Polls

Odisha Registers 79 Per Cent Voter Turnout In 4th Phase Of Rural Polls

The SEC said that the polling percentage in the four phases of polling remained above 70 per cent.


29 January 2022
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Rural Polls & Port Blair Municipal Council Election To Be Held On March 6

Andaman & Nicobar Islands Rural Polls & Port Blair Municipal Council Election To Be Held On March 6

The election will take place on March 6 and counting of votes will be held on March 8.


28 January 2022
BJP Promises Self Help Groups For Men, Abolish PC Culture In Panchayats

BJP Promises Self Help Groups For Men, Abolish PC Culture In Panchayats

The three-tier panchayat polls in the state will be held in five phases from February 16 to February 24.


20 January 2022
Rajasthan: A Long March For Social Accountability

Rajasthan: A Long March For Social Accountability

At a time when the country is sliding into reactionary politics, an alliance of over 80 civil society organizations has brought the focus back on governance...


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26 December 2021
Odisha Promulgates Ordinance Making Provision Of Jail Term For False Info

Odisha Promulgates Ordinance Making Provision Of Jail Term For False Info

The ordinance said that any elected member of the three-tier panchayati raj institutions (PRI) will be disqualified if he/she has not furnished an affidavit...


18 November 2021
Urgent Need To Review PESA Implementation To Ensure Basic Rights Of Tribals: Arjun Munda

Urgent Need To Review PESA Implementation To Ensure Basic Rights Of Tribals: Arjun Munda

Munda, along with Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh, inaugurated the national conference on PESA here. He said it was the...


18 November 2021
Urgent Need To Review PESA Implementation To Ensure Basic Rights Of Tribals: Arjun Munda

Urgent Need To Review PESA Implementation To Ensure Basic Rights Of Tribals: Arjun Munda

Munda, along with Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh, inaugurated the national conference on PESA here. He said it was the...


15 February 2021
Pakistani Woman Who Became Village Panchayat’s Interim Chief Arrested: Police

Pakistani Woman Who Became Village Panchayat’s Interim Chief Arrested: Police

After the death of the elected panchayat pradhan, Bano Begum had become the interim panchayat head.


03 January 2021
Villagers In Himachal Ditch Elections, Choose Pradhans Through Consensus

Villagers In Himachal Ditch Elections, Choose Pradhans Through Consensus

Even BJP national President JP Nadda's native panchayat has chosen its representative through a consensus.


03 January 2021
Pakistani Citizen Living In UP For 30 Years As Woman Village Head

Pakistani Citizen Living In UP For 30 Years As Woman Village Head

After getting an Aadhaar card, 65-year-old Banu Begum got elected as a member of the village panchayat in 2015.


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27 December 2020
Gram Panchayat Elections: 2nd Phase Of Voting Underway In Karnataka

Gram Panchayat Elections: 2nd Phase Of Voting Underway In Karnataka

There are 1,05,431 candidates in the fray for 39,378 seats


09 December 2019
How A Mysterious Death Has Made Naveen Patnaik Nervous In Two Decades

How A Mysterious Death Has Made Naveen Patnaik Nervous In Two Decades

Alleged involvement of a BJD leader in a panchayat officer’s death rattles Naveen government


23 October 2019
J&K Sarpanch, Panch Leave Govt Lodging For Local Body Polls, NC Calls It 'Sham'

J&K Sarpanch, Panch Leave Govt Lodging For Local Body Polls, NC Calls It 'Sham'

The panchayat members were being housed and guarded by the government due to security threat in the Valley.


29 June 2019
The Politics Of Food

The Politics Of Food

Getting the sarpanch to rally for the nutrition needs of a village may be the perfect way to push for reforms, but it’s not easy. A report from the ground...



23 September 2017
NDA States Halt 50 Per Cent Seat Reservation For Women In Panchayat Elections

NDA States Halt 50 Per Cent Seat Reservation For Women In Panchayat Elections

Apart from the 20 states that do have laws to reserve half of the seats in rural local bodies for women, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Goa and Jammu and Kashmir, all...


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