Abysmal women's representation in Lok Sabha election proof of failure to eliminate gender disparity from Rajasthan politics
Rajasthan must bring in more skilled and well-meaning women into public service and hand them actual power to work for change.
Rahul Gandhi on two-day visit to Amethi; Congress chief to meet party workers, gram panchayat representatives
Rahul Gandhi was scheduled to visit Amethi on 4 January, but it was cancelled in view of the Winter Session of Parliament. It would have clashed with Smriti Irani's trip to Amethi.
The by-election was necessitated as large number of panchayat samiti members resigned after the BJP-IPFT government assumed office on 3 March.
TMC questions BJP for winning 96 percent panchayat seats uncontested in Tripura, criticises party's silence on issue
The Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's comments come after the BJP had mocked the TMC for winning over 30 percent of local bodies seats unchallenged in West Bengal recently.
SC verdict on West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC welcomes 'victory of democracy', BJP vows to fight 'democratically'
The Trinamool Congress on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on panchayat polls in West Bengal as a "victory of democracy" and asked opposition parties to apologise to the people of the state
Haryana nomadic tribe members are being enroled for Aadhar card. Enrolment campaigns are being run till 10 July.
Conceived under the Digital India initiative of the Centre, the project will link 85 Blocks and 5,987 Gram Panchayats across the 27 districts in the state by providing broadband and mobile phone connectivity, Tata Projects said
The Trinamool Congress reinforced its dominant position in rural West Bengal's local bodies, bagging 9,270 seats in gram panchayats, while the BJP emerged as the main challenger to the ruling party in most districts, according to results available till 2 pm on Thursday.
West Bengal panchayat polls to witness intense battles within families as relatives pitted against each other
The West Bengal panchayat polls have not only kicked off a political battle but also infighting within families at many places where relatives are pitted against each other in an intense contest.
Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra govt to raise awareness on sanitary napkins, bring down its price
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government what steps it has taken to bring down prices of sanitary napkins and spread awareness about their use.
BharatNet project: Govt to start Rs 34,000 cr final phase today, 1.5 lakh gram panchayats to be connected by 2019
The second phase of BharatNet will double the existing optical fibre footprint in the country and generate employment of 10 crore mandays during the roll out of the project.
Devendra Fadnavis accuses Shiv Sena of 'double standards', asks party to decide if it wants to continue alliance
Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the Shiv Sena's "dual stand" will not go down well with the people
Mobile network has not yet reached around 50,000 villages across the country, the government said today.
As many as 8,582 villages have so far been declared 'open defecation free' in Chhattisgarh, which is targeting to becoming an ODF state by October 2018.
Maharashtra Government has drafted a legislation, under which its officials could face a penalty of up to Rs 5,000 if they fail to provide services to citizens within a designated time.
Not a single penny allotted under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) was utilised by 21 gram panchayats in Kendrapara district for which show cause notice has been issued to the sarpanches and panchayat executive officers