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Apr 16, 2018
Punjab's plan to bring in 2-child norm for panchayat polls is outdated, will only marginalise Dalits and young womenAmarinder Singh announced a 50 percent reservation for women in Panchayati Raj Institutions in Punjab. But the two-child norm may offset gains from this policy.
Jan 27, 2018
J&K Panchayat Elections: Govt should postpone local polls; providing security for all contestants is impossibleWhile the govt would not want to give in to threats from militants, it would be possible to explain a postponement of Jammu and Kashmir Gram Panchayat polls without referring to the threats
Jan 16, 2018
Telangana to make changes to land record administration, introduce system similar to core banking networkThe Telangana government would soon introduce a system similar to the 'core banking network', used in banks, in the administration of land records.
Dec 30, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti urges people to participate in panchayat, local body polls to 'fully empower' themSeeking large participation of people in the upcoming panchayat polls, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said it would be followed by elections to urban local bodies to fully empower these basic democratic institutions
Nov 05, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat polls to be held later this year, says state governor NN VohraJammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday promulgated an ordinance, by virtue of which the panchayat polls in the state would be held later this year
Jul 27, 2017
Amid Bihar's political crisis, BJD rules out possibility of NDA alliance in 2019 Lok Sabha pollsEven as Nitish Kumar returned to the NDA fold to form the government in Bihar with its support, the BJD ruled out any possibility of forging an alliance
Jul 20, 2017
Odisha govt to identify bonded labourers in state, will spend Rs 4.5 lakh in all 30 districtsOdisha government will identify bonded labourers in the state and has decided to spend Rs 4.5 lakh in each of its 30 districts.
Jun 24, 2017
Punjab passes bill to reserve 50 percent seats for women in panchayati raj institutionsThe Punjab Assembly passed bills amending provisions to clear way for 50 percent reservation for women in panchayati raj institutions and municipal bodies.
Aug 24, 2016
Gujarat government yet to transfer all 29 functions to local bodies: CAGThe CAG has observed that even though the Gujarat government has powers to entrust 29 functions to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs), it was yet to transfer 10 of these functions, including land improvement and land reforms, to these local self-governing bodies.
Apr 23, 2016
PM Modi to address panchayati representatives in Jamshedpur amid shutdown callPrime Minister Narendra Modi will address a conference of panchayat representatives at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand