Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.22

10kg IED defused before rural polls

A joint team of CRPF and Giridih district police defused a 10kg improvised explosive device (IED) ahead of the fourth and final round of panchayat polls in Jharkhand. The IED had been kept in a can u...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Entertainment  /  Published 25.05.22

Panchayat is a show for the ages

Meme goldmine Season 1 gave rise to many a meme and in this season too, the humour extends beyond the show. Panchayat memes have taken over the Internet, with some of our favourites being, “Aap...
By Priyanka Roy 

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

Digital lessons for rural chiefs

The Bengal government will provide digital literacy training to chiefs and deputy chiefs of over 3,000 gram panchayats across the state to make them gadget-savvy enough to check digitised and online p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.05.22

Mukhiya nominee skips meet

All but one of the mukhiya candidates (panchayat head) for a panchayat at Chaibasa in mineral-rich West Singhbhum district shied away from a public debate on Wednesday, a day before the second phase o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.22

Mamata hints at early panchayat polls

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday hinted at the possibility of advancing the panchayat polls, scheduled next April-May, and prodded the functionaries of the rural bodies to rush through pending projects as ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.22

Audit hurry before polls

The state panchayat and rural development department has conducted an internal audit of around 3,500 gram panchayats to check the account books and send out a stern message against corruption ahead of...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.22

Rural voters defy Maoist call

Rural voters including women in Jharkhand defied Maoists boycott calls to register over 70 per cent polling in the first phase of the panchayat polls in the state. People turned up in large numbers o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.05.22

State: Voting on in rural polls

People turned up in large numbers on Saturday morning to cast their votes in the first phase of panchayat polls in Jharkhand, officials said. Polling began at 7 am in 14,079 booths across 72 blocks i...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.22

Residents' no to rural polls?

Resenting lack of basic amenities, people of Parsudih area have given boycott call to panchayat elections. The agitated residents of the area on Friday distributed pamphlets to residents to convince ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.05.22

Streaming wars: 4 reasons Amazon Prime Video could break through the clutter

Amazon had a more focused pricing approach from the get-go, targeted at retaining subscribers. The streamer was able to hike up its prices in India since it could deliver on its promised growth. Since...
By Ujjainee Roy


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