Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas directed officials to spread awareness about Zika and the menace of the mosquito bites, especially during day time.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi, who had made a request to the state government for waiver of the clause, expressed happiness over the cabinet decision.
Congress registered an impressive performance, leading the seat tally by winning in 105 wards in the municipal council and nagar panchayat polls and bypolls for 345 wards held across Maharashtra.
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.
the Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the state law providing that a candidate aspiring to contest the panchayat elections should have cleared the class 10 examination.
All hell broke loose in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district after a home sex video went viral on social media. but that's not all, the village panchayat, furious at their loss of face in the community has also banned the couple from living in the village and has banished them.
Community leaders in Haryana have said that the diktat by Ahlawat Khap of Muzaffarnagar against the director of Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho is not democratic.
The Centre will discuss with the states on May 29 the national optical fibre project as it seeks to provide broadband connectivity to all panchayats.
A young couple have been allegedly ordered by a panchayat in Bihar's Katihar district to pay Rs 50,000 as 'tax' for their inter-caste marriage and even been threatened if they failed to do so.
The AAP could be guided by the fact that the intent of a ruling group to migrate to AAP has come from a local body in Gujarat and especially from within the Lok Sabha constituency from where Narendra Modi won.
According to police, the incident occurred last week when the victim was going to answer nature's call. The accused abducted her and raped her for two days.
According to the audit reports submitted recently, the Narayanpatna block received the sum of Rs 1.28 crore during 2011-12 and 2012-13 for execution of development and poverty-alleviation projects.
A village panchayat in Bihar's Gopalganj district has, in a diktat, banned girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones as these increase the chance of the girls "going astray".
As government targets to expand broadband connectivity to all 2.5 lakh panchayats of the country by 2016, telecom regulator TRAI chief Rahul Khullar today termed it as a very "ambitious" target."
Government has taken a special initiative for expanding the outreach and enhancing the quality of training for Panchayati Raj Institutes, Lok Sabha was informed on day.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has decided to adopt Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat's Vadodara district as part of the 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna', a senior official has said.
A panchayat in Bihar has ordered a girl, who was raped by four brothers and is now seven months pregnant, to take Rs 50,000 and undergo an abortion.
A kangaroo court in Jaipur's Rajsamand district decided to blacken the face of a 45-year-old woman and parade her naked on a donkey as punishment.
The ambitious project worth around Rs 35,000 crore aims to provide high-speed broadband connectivity to 2.50 lakh gram panchayats in India by March 2017.<br />
In a horrific incident, a Panchayat in Bokaro is alleged to have ordered the rape of a 14-year-old Dalit girl.