Gram Panchayat elections in Oct-Nov, says SEC

The State Election Commission is likely to hold Gram Panchayat elections in October or November this year.

published on : 25th September 2020

Shelter for homeless yet to take shape in Thuvarankuruchi Government Hospital

Red tapism and inaction by the health department have led to an inordinate delay in the construction of a Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH ) at Ponnampatti panchayat in Tiruchy district.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Panchayat secretary suspended from service for taking bribe

Kumaripalayam panchayat secretary Kandhasamy was suspended from service on Monday for swindling Rs 5.89 lakh by issuing fake bills for illegal tap water connections.

published on : 22nd September 2020

J-K administration sets up 3 committees to prepare for panchayat, BDC bypolls

The by-elections were scheduled to be held in eight phases from March 5 to 20 this year but were postponed due to security reasons.

published on : 17th September 2020

Zila Panchayat plans health check-up camps in 1,130 Karnataaka villages

Those having complaints of blood pressure, diabetes, fever and other issues will be attended to at the camps and required medicines will be prescribed.

published on : 13th September 2020

Agitating villagers in Odisha's Kathakota open sluice gates after relief assurance

Sub-Collector Dharmendra Mallick and Kujang tehsildar Smruti P Priyadarshini met the agitating villagers in the afternoon following which the sluice gates were opened.

published on : 8th September 2020

Panchayat workers in Telangana's Nalgonda say no to extra work

During the end of August, the State government ordered all sweepers and scavengers, who were temporarily working in government schools.

published on : 7th September 2020

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee orders to develop 646 gram panchayats in two months

Under the roadmap, works such as supplying drinking water, constructing roads and harvesting rainwater have been given the top priority.

published on : 6th September 2020

Gram Panchayat polls: Not more than 5 for campaign

State Election Commission issues SOPs for elections to be held in the next couple of months

published on : 4th September 2020

Two months on, tribal households in dark as power discom company WESCO looks the other way

As many as 14 transformers have gone defunct in the bordering Nuagaon block of Sundargarh district over the last two months forcing a sizable population of tribals to live in darkness.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Rajasthan: Khap forces couple to bathe naked in public for alleged affair

On the basis of the complaint lodged by the Sansi Development Council, the Sikar Police have now registered a case against nine people.

published on : 2nd September 2020

UP panchayat polls: Yogi govt mulling two-child, minimum education norm

Proposal for the minimum qualification and some other conditions for the candidates were being mulled at the government level and may take a concrete shape soon.

published on : 31st August 2020

Tirupur councillor arrested for hurling casteist slurs

According to a police source, the 32-year-old elected representative, Selvi, was subjected to alleged caste discrimination by the councillor C Kuppusamy, a caste Hindu man, on several occasions.

published on : 27th August 2020

Gram panchayat elections likely by year-end

State Election Commission to follow ECI guidelines, including Covid precautions; tenure of local bodies ended in June-July

published on : 27th August 2020
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