09 Oct 2015
Lucknow: Violence marred the first phase polling of panchayat elections underway in Uttar Pradesh with six persons getting injured in separate incidents of firing and brick-batting.
07 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Hitting out at Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for seeking UN's intervention to look into the 'miseries' of minorities in India, the Shiv Sena today said by doing so the senior Samajwadi Party leader has done a great disservice to the nation and demanded his ouster from all constitutional posts.
17 Apr 2011
If Bihar fails to strengthen its Panchayat Institutions by granting them more rights and by filling up 3000 vacant posts of Panchayat Sachiv soon, it may lose a grant of Rs 430 crore for better execution of work.
22 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The ongoing Panchayat elections in Haryana were put on hold today as the state government asked the Supreme Court to decide whether there could be an educational qualification as an eligibility criteria for the candidates aspiring to contest the elections.
19 Sep 2015
New Delhi: AAP leader and senior advocate H S Phoolka today announced his resignation from all party posts, saying he wants to devote 'undivided attention' to the anti-Sikh riots cases which are at a 'crucial juncture'.
18 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday the plea on which it had stayed the operation of recent changes in Haryana election laws that have made certain educational qualifications compulsory for contesting Panchayat polls.
09 Sep 2015
Chandigarh: Haryana announced panchayat poll dates yesterday, a day after the state assembly passed a bill making it mandatory for contesting candidates to possess minimum educational qualifications and also ensure that they have a functional toilet at home.
17 Sep 2015
New Delhi: In a setback for the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana, the Supreme Court today stayed the state law providing that a candidate aspiring to contest the panchayat elections should have cleared the class 10 examination.
17 Sep 2015
London: Your Facebook posts say a lot about you or so, a new study from London's Brunel University said. The study said that those who posted regularly about their relationship on Facebook were insecure and needed attention and approval to distract from their insecurities.
16 Sep 2015
Patna: The NDA in Bihar today suffered a jolt as a LJP MP resigned from the party post of general secretary and two BJP MLAs who were denied ticket met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.