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Gram Panchayat
India  /  Published 14.02.21

Andhra holds polls in disputed villages

The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday went ahead with rural polls in some of the disputed villages of Kotia gram panchayat in Odisha’s Koraput district despite stiff opposition from local of...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Labourer digs well to ease wife’s burden

A labourer in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna has dug a well in his house in a fortnight for his wife who used to fetch water daily from a hand-pump located half-a-km away from their home at Guna. Bharat...
By PTI in Guna

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.21

New panels to keep panchayats active

The state government has notified new working committees in panchayats to facilitate smooth execution of local projects under the 15th finance commission using its power under Section 107 of the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Pre-Puja gift for Bhadu folk singers

Artisans were also offered breakfast and lunch by the panchayat early on Wednesday. Bhadu is a recognised folk tradition in south Bengal. Roaming bands of folk singers perform across villages, the so...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

Trinamul faces defiance in Nandigram

Mansura Begum, former chief of Kendamari-Jaalpai panchayat in Nandigram, was re-elected panchayat pradhan on Tuesday, embarrassing Trinamul that had nominated panchayat member Sakina Khatun instead. ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

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West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

Coal mine meeting with panchayat members

Bengal state government officials held a meeting with representatives of four gram panchayats in Birbhum’s Mohammedbazar on Wednesday to prepare for a survey that would be carried out among land...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 13.09.20

Elders 'court' rules 'divorce'

A “court” of village elders in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra district has allegedly made a man wash vermilion from the forehead of his wife and pronounced the couple “divorced&rdqu...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

‘Caste bias’ stalls resettlement

Members of five Scheduled Caste families whose homes were either washed away or face threat from the swirling waters of the Hooghly in Nadia couldn’t settle on the land allotted by the local pan...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

3-hour hurry for Amphan aid list undid us: Panchayats

Panchayat officials in East Midnapore's Nandigram-I and II held the three hours given to them to draw up the list of beneficiaries and laxity of block officials to verify names responsible for mas...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Trinamul leader lynched in East Midnapore’s Moyna

A former Trinamul gram panchayat member was beaten to death in broad daylight on Monday in East Midnapore’s Moyna, with the party blaming BJP workers for the murder.Basudeb Mandal’s killing was th...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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