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Sushil Kumar Modi writes to Nirmala Sitharaman seeking Rs 7,434 cr grants for Bihar
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Sushil Kumar Modi writes to Nirmala Sitharaman seeking Rs 7,434 cr grants for Bihar

If the amount is released in the first quarter of the fiscal, it will be helpful for the government to implement piped drinking water project and drainage scheme, Sushil Kumar Modi said

Govt forms high-powered committee to transform agriculture, raise farmers' income, suggest policy measures, attract investments
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Govt forms high-powered committee to transform agriculture, raise farmers' income, suggest policy measures, attract investments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday constituted a high-powered committee of chief ministers for the transformation of agriculture and raising farmers' income. The nine-member committee, headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The committee will further suggest policy measures to boost agricultural export, raise growth in food processing and attract investments in modern market infrastructure, value chains and logistics, besides making other key suggestions.

Rajasthan’s brief experiment with education criteria at panchayats shows a shake-up in political order is often just what’s needed
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Rajasthan’s brief experiment with education criteria at panchayats shows a shake-up in political order is often just what’s needed

The pre-requisite of the educational qualification in Rajasthan brought forth some talented first-timers who were able to trump the old heavyweights,

From emancipation to entrepreneurship, women in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district turn into beacon of light in patriarchal society
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From emancipation to entrepreneurship, women in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district turn into beacon of light in patriarchal society

Young women have been finding their voices thanks to women having held and holding key leadership positions in the Panchayat

Jammu and Kashmir local body polls, Part IV: Miscreants set panchayat offices on fire to 'warn' contestants, voters
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Jammu and Kashmir local body polls, Part IV: Miscreants set panchayat offices on fire to 'warn' contestants, voters

Nearly a dozen panchayat buildings have been set on fire by arsonists after the announcement of Urban Local Body and Panchayat Polls in Jammu and Kashmir. The message is clear: no matter what, no one should take part in the upcoming polls

UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'
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UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'

A total of 1,427 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) were reported till 9 August, 2018 in the state which led to 111 deaths. There over 5,400 cases in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, and 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016.

Democracy in India Part 13: Girls' empowerment begins right inside homes in Pune district's Shirur taluka
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Democracy in India Part 13: Girls' empowerment begins right inside homes in Pune district's Shirur taluka

The international women's day which began from America in 1909 reached this year directly into the homes of 14 villages in Shirur in a substantive and politically meaningful way.

Arunachal Pradesh to be without Panchayati Raj from next month as govt delays polls; Congress threatens to move court
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Arunachal Pradesh to be without Panchayati Raj from next month as govt delays polls; Congress threatens to move court

Arunachal Pradesh will have no Panchayati Raj institutions from next month following the government's inability to hold elections ahead of the expiry of the elected bodies' current term.

J&K Panchayat Elections: Govt should postpone local polls; providing security for all contestants is impossible
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J&K Panchayat Elections: Govt should postpone local polls; providing security for all contestants is impossible

While 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

Telangana to make changes to land record administration, introduce system similar to core banking network
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Telangana to make changes to land record administration, introduce system similar to core banking network

The Telangana government would soon introduce a system similar to the 'core banking network', used in banks, in the administration of land records.

Punjab passes bill to reserve 50 percent seats for women in panchayati raj institutions
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Punjab passes bill to reserve 50 percent seats for women in panchayati raj institutions

The Punjab Assembly passed bills amending provisions to clear way for 50 percent reservation for women in panchayati raj institutions and municipal bodies.

PM Modi to address panchayati representatives in Jamshedpur amid shutdown call
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PM Modi to address panchayati representatives in Jamshedpur amid shutdown call

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a conference of panchayat representatives at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand

Manipur CM O Ibobi reshuffles portfolios, inducts three new cabinet-rank ministers into govt
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Manipur CM O Ibobi reshuffles portfolios, inducts three new cabinet-rank ministers into govt

The reshuffle came in the wake of 20 Congress legislators voicing disaffection with the functioning of the ministers, a Congress spokesman said.

PM Modi to launch 'Village Self Governance Campaign' on 14 April in MP
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PM Modi to launch 'Village Self Governance Campaign' on 14 April in MP

The campaign, which starts on the 125th birth anniversary of Ambedkar on 14 April and concludes on the Panchayati Raj Day on 24 April, will create awareness about various schemes of the Centre for rural India, among other things, Singh said.

Don't need khaki knicker-clad men's advice on Bharat Mata ki Jai, says Mani Shankar Aiyar
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Don't need khaki knicker-clad men's advice on Bharat Mata ki Jai, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Without naming BJP or RSS, Aiyar said if they meant 'Janta Ki Jai' by saying 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', then he was ready to be a part of it.

 NDA slashed social sector spending by over Rs 1.75 cr, says Congress
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NDA slashed social sector spending by over Rs 1.75 cr, says Congress

Accusing the Modi government of being insensitive towards welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Congress said funds for SC sub plan have been reduced by Rs 13,208 crore and tribal sub plan was cut by Rs 7,714 crore.

Move to replace Planning Commission with NITI Aayog dangerous: Congress
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Move to replace Planning Commission with NITI Aayog dangerous: Congress

Congress leaders have also suggested that "anti-Nehruvianism" and "anti-Congressism" was behind the government's decision of restructuring and renaming the Planning Commission as "NITI Aayog".

Bihar worst in open defecation: Union minister
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Bihar worst in open defecation: Union minister

The minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to providing toilets to the last of the poor during his Independence Day speech, and the Centre has started working on achieving it.

Modi government to empower panchayats
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Modi government to empower panchayats

The government on Thursday said it is trying to give more powers to Panchayati Raj institutions even as it admitted that there is widespread corruption in the grassroots.

Gadkari given additional charge of portfolios held by Munde
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Gadkari given additional charge of portfolios held by Munde

Gadkari is Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping in the Modi-led government.