Jammu and Kashmir to deploy Central forces ahead of panchayat, municipal polls for enhanced security
He said Jammu and Kashmir will provide security to all the candidates who request for it and facilitate their campaigning as well.
'Adopt Hindu names, don't offer namaz in open spaces, don't wear skull caps': Panchayat in Haryana village tells Muslim residents
Panchayat officials in a Haryana village in Rohtak district issued a diktat asking the Muslim population in the area to keep Hindu names, not offer namaz in open spaces and remove visible identity markers indicating their religion, including long beards and skull cap, according to reports.
Violence during West Bengal panchayat polls: State BJP chief Dilip Ghosh slams TMC for 'murdering democracy'
The West Bengal unit of the BJP on Tuesday slammed the TMC for "murdering democracy" in the state during Monday's panchayat polls that left at least 12 people dead and several injured.
Chatra gangrape case: 14 arrested after minor girl raped, burnt alive in Jharkhand; six accused still on the run
As many as 14 people have been arrested in the gang-rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in Jharkhand's Chatra district.
West Bengal panchayat polls: State Election Commission scraps extended deadline for filing nomination
The West Bengal Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday withdrew the extended deadline for filing nominations for the May's panchayat election in the state.
West Bengal panchayat polls: Explosion near Dum Dum railway line injures one; 29 crude bombs recovered
Following earlier instances of poll violence in West Bengal, an explosion occurred near Kolkata's Dum Dum cantonment railway line on Monday. In this latest incident, the police has discovered 14 crude bombs near the railway tracks.
West Bengal panchayat polls: Supreme Court refuses to intervene after BJP sought re-scheduling of elections
SC refused to intervene in the West Bengal panchayat polls on a BJP plea alleging that nomination papers are not being given to Opposition candidates.
West Bengal panchayat polls a 'warm up match' for BJP before 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says state party chief Dilip Ghosh
The upcoming Panchayat polls in West Bengal are rapidly emerging as a warm up match for the BJP ahead the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Man ties wife to tree, thrashes her with sticks and belt for seven hours in Bulandshahr, is finally arrested
A 25-year-old woman, suspected of having an affair, was brutally thrashed by her husband in public in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district on the orders of a village panchayat
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for political consensus for holding simultaneous elections from 'Parliament to panchayats'.
National Register of Citizens: SC says gram panchayat certificates can establish linkages after verification process
The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the Gauhati High Court order which said a Panchayat secretary-issued residency certificate had "no statutory sanctity" to make a claim in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam.
Swachch Bharat trumps education: Click pictures of those who relieve themselves in the open, Bihar teachers told
Directions were given to school teachers in certain Bihar districts to dissuade people from defecating in the open and click pictures of those who refused.
Indian government to launch the second phase of BharatNet project worth Rs 34,000 crore on 13 November
Under the BharatNet Phase II, the government plans to connect 1.5 lakh panchayats through 10 lakh km of additional optical fibre.
Kerala's Kavanur village adopts e-governance project, first in the country to get ISO 9001 certification
The initiative was evolved from the village court called Nattukodathi in Malayalam set up under a state government initiative eight years ago.
Diktat for social boycott issued by caste panchayats has become a crime punishable with jail term up to seven years and penalty that can extend to Rs five lakh in Maharashtra, a first in the country
MLA Raghavjee Patel has slammed the party's state leaders accusing them of ignoring the Patidar community, a decisive vote bank in the state
Three years of Narendra Modi: Centre generated 813.76 crore person days of work under flagship schemes
The Narendra Modi government generated 813.76 crore person days of work under its flagship schemes in the last three years, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Saturday.
Tuesday’s Gujarat civic polls result will come as a breather for the BJP, which will look to consolidate on the victory ahead of next year's Assembly elections
What led Suraj Mehta to marry his mother-in-law Asha Devi, on 6 June, before a notary of Dhamdaha Court in Purnea district of Bihar?
In a bizarre twist of events, a woman from Bihar married her son-in-law after the panchayat declared that it had no objection to their love affair.