01 Sep 2012
To strengthen the panchayati raj system in Uttarakhand, the state government is planning to impart training to panchayat and local unit representatives through professional experts.
24 Nov 2015
Ahmedabad: Ahead of the rural and semi-urban local bodies elections, Gujarat Congress today released a vision document for the Panchayati Raj institutions.
16 Mar 2015
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday advocated taxation powers to panchayats in order to strengthen them.
08 Sep 2015
Chandigarh: Opposition Congress criticised the BJP government in Haryana for allegedly passing the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2015 in a 'haphazard manner' by withdrawing the Ordinance on September 1.
18 Jul 2016
Hyderabad: Pitching for financial inclusion, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the central bank is trying to make it attractive for institutions to offer banking services to everyone, as it is a necessary building block for sustainable growth.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government has taken a special initiative for expanding the outreach and enhancing the quality of training for Panchayati Raj Institutes, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
03 Nov 2014
Patna: Saying that the country is "passing through a dangerous phase of politics", senior JD (U) leader and former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar asked party workers to be "on guard against politics of communal frenzy".
05 Mar 2014
Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Tuesday has passed the J-K Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill which seeks to allow payment of honorarium to chairpersons of District Planning and Development Boards and chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of Block Development Councils.
18 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that his party will give more power to Panchayati Raj institutions.
24 Apr 2012
Terming the successful conduct of panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir as an "historic achievement", Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said had Opposition PDP conducted these polls they would have boasted for coming 100 years.