panchayats

Panchayat lands worth crores under illegal possession of influential people in Punjab

Around 18,000 acres of panchayat land, worth crores of rupees remain under illegal occupation in Punjab.

published on : 7th May 2022

63% gram panchayats in Odisha do not have brick and mortar bank branches

49 gram panchayats still out of banking coverage, highest 15 in Jajpur district  

published on : 6th April 2022

FFC grants: Centre to credit its share directly into panchayat accounts

The new arrangement is that the Centre would directly transfer its share of funds to the villages.

published on : 31st March 2022

Ranipet ward members gear up to grab top posts

Around 30 ward members took charge in front of the Municipality Commissioner Ekambaram in Ranipet. Meanwhile, AIADMK members opposed the former CM M Karunanithi's photo in the municipality hall.

published on : 3rd March 2022

DMK-led front registers thumping win in coastal delta region

In Vedaranyam Municipality, of the 21 wards, the DMK and its allies won 19, while an AIADMK candidate and an independent candidate won one each.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Gram Panchayats log 77.35% polling, Urban Local Bodies see 69% turnout

Elections to 1,185 wards of 58 Urban Local Bodies and 1,257 wards in 57 Gram Panchayats across the state went off peacefully, with a record of 76 per cent polling on Monday.

published on : 28th December 2021

Polling underway in 102 nagar panchayats in Maharashtra

The opposition BJP in Maharashtra won four of the six seats in the state Legislative Council polls held earlier this month.

published on : 21st December 2021

Where is incentive for panchayats? BJP to government

BJP State president Somu Veerraju on Monday demanded that the government release the incentive to the villages which elected their sarpanches unanimously.

published on : 29th November 2021

SHGs to assist Gram Panchayats in arresting migration

Priority will be the creation of land-based irrigation providing individual assets/community assets to give direct benefit to the targeted small landholders migrating to other states.

published on : 17th November 2021

Rajasthan villages vote for prohibiting liquor   

The special vote was carried out under the Rajasthan Excise Rules, which empowers a panchayat to opt for closing a liquor shop if 51 per cent of its residents vote for it.

published on : 14th November 2021

3,195 gram panchayats to be provided with internet connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir

The chief secretary was informed that 408 gram panchayats and 14 block headquarters have been provided with internet connection through optical fiber cable.

published on : 11th November 2021

Local body polls: Filing of nominations concludes

The attack was carried out by YSRC leader Muniswamy and his henchmen in order to prevent  Venkatesh from filing nomination in the municipal polls, he alleged.

published on : 6th November 2021

Village panchayats’ merger only in 2026

“In the upcoming urban local body elections, only urban areas (municipalities and town panchayats) will be included in the newly-created corporations.

published on : 4th November 2021

6,429 TN village panchayats to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year

The BharatNet project, to provide high-speed bandwidth connectivity to all 12,525 village panchayats, was delayed by a few years due to various reasons.

published on : 21st October 2021

New panchayats in Telangana cry for attention

The sarpanch of one of the newly created villages said that though the government has been releasing funds based on population, they have not been able to take up developmental works.

published on : 11th October 2021
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