Panchayati Raj

  • Empower gram sabhas to protect tribals' rights: Governor Margaret Alva 14-02-2014 08:29 PM

    Government should amend thePanchayati Raj Act to empower the gram sabhas to protect theland rights of tribals, Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva said on Fridaywhile presenting the recommendations of a group of eightGovernors before the President. Speaking at the Conference of Governors at RashtrapatiBhawan, Alva said a uniform model for tribal...
  • Vasundhara Raje stresses on improvement of schemes 04-01-2014 07:08 PM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday directed officials to prepare a roadmap for an integral development of villages of the state. Chairing a meeting of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj department, she asked officials to work on a five-point special action plan to improve road networks, water drainage and...
  • Sarpanch disrupts Rahul's Jammu rally, complains about Omar government 06-11-2013 01:53 PM

    Jammu: A sarpanch on Wednesday disrupted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's rally in Jammu and complained about the Omar Abdullah government. Sarpanch Parikshit Singh blamed the Omar government for not empowering panchayat representatives and of not providing adequate security to sarpanches who have been the target of terror attacks in...
  • Congress works for poor and delivers: Rahul Gandhi 17-09-2013 07:09 PM

    Baran: In an apparent attack on Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the opposition leaders only make tall claims and work for the rich while his party has stood by the poor and believes in helping them realise their dreams. Addressing a rally in this town...
  • Need to strengthen Panchayati Raj system: PM 24-04-2013 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: There was need to strengthen the Panchayati Raj system to ensure inclusive development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here on Wednesday. "We must try that Panchayati Raj does not become just a slogan, it becomes a reality in our lifetime," Manmohan Singh said while addressing a conference to...
  • Lokpal: Rahul's idea fails like Rajiv's Bill 29-12-2011 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: In a strange coincidence, Rahul Gandhi's idea of conferring Constitutional status on Lokpal failed in the Lok Sabha much like his father Rajiv Gandhi's Panchayati Raj Bill 22 years ago. A BJP MP sought to strike an ominous note of coincidence claiming that government of the day was...
  • My appointment no counter to Telangana: Deo 12-07-2011 03:53 PM

    The new Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj Minister, Kishore Chand Deo in an interview to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Omar's Janata Darbar hit among Kashmiri youth 22-05-2011 06:54 PM

    Srinagar: 'Janata Darbar' is fast becoming a hit among the people of the Kashmir, especially youth, giving a shot in the arm to Omar Abdullah government in the state, which has been of the firm belief that last year''s protests were not aimed against it. As the 41-year-old Omar prepares...
  • Women empowerment in Kerala Panchayat polls 23-10-2010 11:58 AM

    Thiruvanathapuram: This time posters of women candidates line the streets of Kerala like never before. The upcoming Panchayat elections will be the first after the quota for women in local bodies was raised to 50 per cent. Many like R Preetha have welcomed the move. Preetha herself has proved her...
  • Women in panchayats cross the million mark 20-04-2008 03:05 PM

    Perth: Former Australian batsman Dean Jones believes India's bowling and fielding could be brutally exposed in the ongoing ODI tri-series against Australia and Sri Lanka despite the presence of younger and more agile players in the fold. They need to get their bowling right. It would be sorted out here...
  • Indian Panchayat to be exported to SL 28-10-2006 01:17 PM

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  • It's testing times for panchayats 17-09-2006 07:20 PM

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  • Panchayats get a power meter 02-09-2006 03:23 PM

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