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Jul 11, 2016
Congress eases up on GST, Narendra Modi’s message hits homeArray
May 08, 2016
In a first, Himachal villagers get a say in hydel power projectsIt’s a big victory for some 1,200 people of Lippa village in Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh. After a seven-year struggle, the villagers have become the first grass-root people in the hill state to get empowered under Gram Sabha (village body of locals) to decide whether a hydel power project would be set up in their area or not.
Jan 27, 2016
Shani Shingnapur temple row: Village Gram Sabha passes resolution against protestersA day after police foiled the plan of 400 women activists to defy a centuries-old ban on females entering sacred sanctum at Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar, Gram Sabha at the village where the shrine is located on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Bhumata Brigade.
Aug 07, 2014
Cutting off UPA legacy: Govt amends green laws for quicker project approvalsThe new government has decided to delink environmental and forest clearances for linear projects like highways. The delinking of these approvals would allow execution of projects on non-forest land without waiting for forest clearance.
Dec 26, 2013
Anna Hazare asks Prithviraj Chavan to ensure implementation of lawsAnna Hazare today asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to ensure proper implementation of laws including those on empowering gram sabhas and transfer of officials, warning that he would launch an agitation if action was not taken.
Aug 20, 2013
Hold gram sabha meets on women, children issues: Centre to statesThese gram sabhas will discuss issues like health, drinking water, sanitation, violence against women and female foeticide.
Aug 20, 2013
Odisha: All 12 villages reject Vedanta's mining plans in Niyamgiri hillsThe 12th and final gram sabha or village level meeting held at Jarapa village in Muniguda block unanimously rejected the proposal, official sources said.
Jul 05, 2013
Odisha ignores Centre's objections, announces gram sabha datesOn 18 April, the Supreme Court ordered Odisha to hold gram sabhas to decide the fate of Vedanta's plan to mine at Niyamgiri.
Apr 18, 2013
Setback for Vedanta: SC says Gram Sabha to decide on mining in NiyamgiriThe final decision will be taken by the Environment Ministry on the report of the Gram Sabhas in the next two months.