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UP gram panchayat polls: Making a travesty of empowerment of ordinary masses

Dec 21, 2015

UP gram panchayat polls: Making a travesty of empowerment of ordinary masses

Most of those who failed to win Gram Panchayat elections did not have the power of money; two, those who have not developed their capacity beyond money shall not be able to participate in the panchayat elections; and three, such capacity remains confined to a few. #Uttar Pradesh #Elections #ConnectTheDots #Gram panchayat #Panchayati Raj Act
Candidates for Haryana panchayat polls must have basic education, confirms Supreme Court

Dec 10, 2015

Candidates for Haryana panchayat polls must have basic education, confirms Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the validity of recent amendments in a Haryana law which fixes various criteria including minimum educational qualification for candidates contesting panchayat polls. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Haryana #Panchayat polls #Haryana's Panchayati Raj
Minimum education criteria would bar 50% from contesting panchayat elections: Supreme Court

Sep 21, 2015

Minimum education criteria would bar 50% from contesting panchayat elections: Supreme Court

Fixation of minimum educational qualifications to contest panchayat elections would "straightaway" debar fifty per cent Indians, the Supreme Court in Monday said while seeking Haryana government's opinion on it. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Haryana #Panchayat #Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act
 NDA slashed social sector spending by over Rs 1.75 cr, says Congress

May 20, 2015

NDA slashed social sector spending by over Rs 1.75 cr, says Congress

Accusing the Modi government of being insensitive towards welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Congress said funds for SC sub plan have been reduced by Rs 13,208 crore and tribal sub plan was cut by Rs 7,714 crore. #Politics #Economy #Congress #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Food security #Panchayati raj #NDA #MGNREGA #Jitendra Singh #Backward Regions Grant Fund #Swacchh Bharat Abhiyaan #Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna #National Livelihood Mission
Move to replace Planning Commission with NITI Aayog dangerous: Congress

Jan 02, 2015

Move to replace Planning Commission with NITI Aayog dangerous: Congress

Congress leaders have also suggested that "anti-Nehruvianism" and "anti-Congressism" was behind the government's decision of restructuring and renaming the Planning Commission as "NITI Aayog". #Politics #Economy #Congress #PoliticalPlay #Planning Commission #Panchayati raj #Niti Aayog
Bihar worst in open defecation: Union minister

Sep 11, 2014

Bihar worst in open defecation: Union minister

The minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to providing toilets to the last of the poor during his Independence Day speech, and the Centre has started working on achieving it. #NewsTracker #Panchayati raj #bIhar #Rural development #States #Sanitation #Drinking water #Indira Awas Yojana #Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan #Upendra Kushwaha #open defecation
President receives first copy of book 'Munger Through The Ages'

Aug 07, 2014

President receives first copy of book 'Munger Through The Ages'

Mukherjee said Yadav was an active parliamentarian and played a key role in the development of the Panchayati Raj Act and the preparation of the Report of the Mandal Commission. #Pranab Mukherjee #NewsTracker #Mandal Commission #Panchayati Raj Act #Munger Through The Ages
Modi government to empower panchayats

Aug 07, 2014

Modi government to empower panchayats

The government on Thursday said it is trying to give more powers to Panchayati Raj institutions even as it admitted that there is widespread corruption in the grassroots. #India #Panchayati raj #Modi #Narendra Modi government #panchayats
Gadkari given additional charge of portfolios held by Munde

Jun 04, 2014

Gadkari given additional charge of portfolios held by Munde

Gadkari is Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping in the Modi-led government. #Nitin Gadkari #Panchayati raj #Gopinath Munde #Union Cabinet #Maharashtra #Rural development
How militants, govt killed the Panchayati Raj in Kashmir

May 11, 2014

How militants, govt killed the Panchayati Raj in Kashmir

Ever since the elections were held for the institution of Panchyat in Jammu and Kashmir in 2011, after a gap of over two decades, members of the local bodies have been attacked throughout. #Jammu and Kashmir #Kashmir #J&K #Panchayati raj #VeryCloseUp #militants #Panchayat #Killings of Sarpanches in Kashmir