30 Nov 2013
Chandigarh: Elections to 12 gram panchayats in Chandigarh will be held on December 15 and the model code of conduct came into force in the rural areas on Friday.
10 Jul 2013
As many as 21,441 gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh will go to polls later this month. Elections will not be held in 149 gram panchayats due to various reasons, the State Election Commission said in a release on Tuesday.
19 Feb 2014
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi and urged him to direct National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) to purchase gram crop as per the Minimum Support Price (MSP) in the state.
27 Feb 2013
In an indication of shortage of academic infrastructure in Bihar, about two-third of all gram panchayats did not have secondary schools, a minister admitted on Tuesday.
14 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Setting a rule of sorts, Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily has made it clear that green nod will not be given to a project that is opposed by local panchayats.
28 Apr 2012
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the Centre had fixed a target to make every Gram Panchayat as "Nirmal Gram Panchayat" in next ten year
16 Dec 2011
Having Known for exemplary work with bagging the President Award of the development, Siswa Panchayat in Gujarat has become a role model for other villages as it has decided to put responsibilities of Panchayat work on educated girls.
01 Nov 2011
All Gram Panchayats in the state would be allocated funds through Integrated Planning and Budgetary System for their overall development, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the Foundation Day of Madhya Pradesh here on Tuesday.
05 Oct 2012
A petition in the Bombay High Court has alleged that Gram Panchayats in rural Maharashtra were collecting exorbitant fees in the name of 'Development Charges' for granting 'NOC' to companies erecting mobile towers in villages under their jurisdiction.
28 Dec 2013
Mumbai: Veteran social activist Anna Hazare asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to ensure proper implementation of laws including those on empowering gram sabhas and transfer of officials. He also warned of launching an agitation if action in this direction is not taken.