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.
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.
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.
01 Oct 2016
Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Friday slammed Salman Khan for supporting Pakistani artistes, saying he wasonly concerned about his movies doing well in that country.
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.
16 Mar 2015
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday advocated taxation powers to panchayats in order to strengthen them.
10 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today upheld an amendment to the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act providing for educational qualifications and other eligibility criteria for those aspiring to contest the rural local body elections.
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.
29 Aug 2016
New Delhi: BJP MP and Dalit leader Udit Raj raised a few eyebrows today with a tweet which suggested that champion Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt went on to win nine Olympics gold despite being born in poverty after his trainer advised him to eat beef twice a day.
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".