28 Nov 2015
Lucknow: 74 percent voting was recorded in first round of election for Gram Pradhans and Panchayats in 74 districts of Uttar Pradesh today which saw stray incidents of violence that left one person dead and a magistrate injured.
27 Nov 2015
New Delhi: At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana' seems to be getting lukewarm response among the Parliamentarians, a Delhi based youth (20) has surprised many to adopt a village in Karnataka, aiming to transform it into a smart city.
23 Nov 2015
Ranchi: More than 72 percent voters exercised their franchise yesterday in the first of the four-phased elections for the three-tier rural local bodies in Jharkhand despite threats by Maoists and minor violence amid tight security, officials said.
17 Nov 2015
Mumbai: In a move to facilitate better living conditions to the labour class, the Maharashtra government has made it mandatory for construction workers to register themselves with gram panchayats.
07 Nov 2015
Lucknow: After the successful completion of Zila and Kshetra panchayat elections, the Uttar Pradesh Election Comission today issued notification for electing 58,909 village heads and seven lakh Gram panchayat members starting November 28.
05 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Prohibition orders will be declared in an entire taluka if more than 50 percent gram panchayats go to polls on a single day, State Election Commissioner said in view of the gram panchayat elections to be held this year in Maharashtra.
10 Feb 2015
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government has decided to honour 50 Panchayats in the state for achieving better female sex ratio. The state government will honour the 50 gram panchayats who succeeded in improving child sex ratio in the age group of 0-6 years as per the census of year 2011, Health minister Kaul Singh said on Monday.
03 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government is open to the use of satellite technology, drones or special balloons for providing broadband connectivity to all the gram panchayats under the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Government's ambitious National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project has been delayed due to supply constraints, problems in timely availability of labour and time consuming survey work for the laying of optical fibre, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
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.