11 Apr 2016
Lucknow: Gearing up for Uttar Pradesh Assembly election next year, BJP has decided to launch a massive outreach campaign covering 52,000 village panchayats in the state in an attempt to make deep inroads in rural areas and increase base among dalits and OBCs.
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.
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.
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.
22 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stressed on due monitoring of loans being given to self-help groups and favoured putting in a mechanism for stringent quality checks of the roads being constructed under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna.
24 Feb 2016
Bengaluru: The ruling Congress yesterday won more seats in elections to Karnataka's local bodies spanning zila panchayats (ZPs) and taluk panchayats (TPs), leaving the opposition BJP and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) behind.
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.