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Jammu and Kashmir police set to review security of panchayati raj institutions, urban local bodies
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Jammu and Kashmir police set to review security of panchayati raj institutions, urban local bodies

Several panches and sarpanches have been attacked and killed by militants during the past two months in the Union Territory

Third phase of Rajasthan panchayat polls to be held tomorrow; 10,865 candidates in fray for posts of sarpanch, 28,223 for panch
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Third phase of Rajasthan panchayat polls to be held tomorrow; 10,865 candidates in fray for posts of sarpanch, 28,223 for panch

The third phase of Rajasthan panchayat polls to fill posts of sarpanch and panch in 49 Panchayat Samiti areas will be held on Wednesday

Amit Shah says officials holding posts of panch and sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir to get security, insurance cover of Rs 2 lakh each
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Amit Shah says officials holding posts of panch and sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir to get security, insurance cover of Rs 2 lakh each

Panch and sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir will get police security and an insurance coverage of Rs two lakh each

Abysmal women's representation in Lok Sabha election proof of failure to eliminate gender disparity from Rajasthan politics
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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.

Telangana panchayat polls: Voting begins for first phase of elections; 55,000 security personnel deployed
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Telangana panchayat polls: Voting begins for first phase of elections; 55,000 security personnel deployed

Polling began at 7 am and will end at 1 pm even as counting will be taken up from 2 pm. Though 4,479 panchayats were scheduled to go the polls in the first phase, the election was declared unanimous in 769 panchayats, and elections to another nine were cancelled due to other reasons

Bhima Koregaon violence: Sarpanch, who signed fraudulent letter, doesn't rule out conspiracy behind 2018 clashes
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Sarpanch, who signed fraudulent letter, doesn't rule out conspiracy behind 2018 clashes

The sarpanch of Bhima Koregaon did not deny the conspiracy behind the violence on 1 January, 2018, which many believe was a pre-planned attack on Dalit pilgrims by upper caste mobs. Sangita Kamble, the sarpanch, was responding to the question about the fraudulent letter typed on the village letterhead for the taluka police station of Shikrapur ahead of the occasion.

Voting in Punjab panchayat elections underway; protests mar polling at few locations
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Voting in Punjab panchayat elections underway; protests mar polling at few locations

In the Punjab panchayat polls, as many as 13,276 sarpanches and 83,831 panches will be elected for 13,276 villages, an election official said. Around 1.27 crore voters will take part in the polling, he added.

Indians most likely to approach local representatives for issues related to public services, prefer political parties the least
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Indians most likely to approach local representatives for issues related to public services, prefer political parties the least

To access public services or get official work done (for example, secure water connection, get a below-poverty-line card, manage admission to a hospital or a school), nearly 50 percent of 16,680 respondents across 22 Assembly constituencies in eight states, on average, picked elected representatives in panchayats or municipal wards.

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

Elderly man in Nalanda forced to spit, lick own saliva off ground; Bihar minister condemns incident
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Elderly man in Nalanda forced to spit, lick own saliva off ground; Bihar minister condemns incident

A 54-year-old man in Nalanda district, Bihar was allegedly forced to spit and then lick his saliva off the ground as punishment for entering the the village sarpanch's (head) house without knocking

Jammu and Kashmir: 52-year-old PDP activist killed by militants in Shopian, colleagues lament 'deep void' created by his death
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Jammu and Kashmir: 52-year-old PDP activist killed by militants in Shopian, colleagues lament 'deep void' created by his death

Years ago, when Mehbooba Mufti was struggling to build a strong alternative to National Conference in Kashmir, a portly man in his early 30s accompanied her to every part of Shopian, putting his own life on the line to help her build a connection with the people.

Jammu and Kashmir: Mob sets ablaze Shopian house of slain PDP activist, family rescued by police
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Jammu and Kashmir: Mob sets ablaze Shopian house of slain PDP activist, family rescued by police

A day after a former sarpanch was killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, a mob attacked his house and set it on fire. However, his family was rescued by the timely intervention of Kashmir police.

BJP chest-thumping over 'independent' Gram Panchayat elections premature; state poll panel debunks party's claims
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BJP chest-thumping over 'independent' Gram Panchayat elections premature; state poll panel debunks party's claims

The State Election Commission has debunked the claims of BJP being the number one party in the Phase I Gram Panchayat elections stating that these polls have no affiliation with BJP or any other political party

Naxals kill ex-sarpanch of Cholnar after suspecting him of being a police informer
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Naxals kill ex-sarpanch of Cholnar after suspecting him of being a police informer

A former sarpanch was killed, allegedly by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district after they suspected him to be a police informer, police said on Tuesday.

Meet Rohini Karale, the 16-year-old who's making her village go open defecation-free
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Meet Rohini Karale, the 16-year-old who's making her village go open defecation-free

What was on your bucket list when you were 16? It's likely that it never included making your locality open defecation-free.

Woman Sarpanch and her family beaten up in Bihar
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Woman Sarpanch and her family beaten up in Bihar

Sunita Devi, woman sarpanch of Hilalpur, Vaishali sustained serious injuries in the attack while her husband and other relatives also suffered injuries.

Kashmir: Another man shot dead by gunmen in 2nd such incident in last 48 hours in Sopore
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Kashmir: Another man shot dead by gunmen in 2nd such incident in last 48 hours in Sopore

The father of a sarpanch who had a mobile transmission tower inside his residential compound was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Sopore, Kashmir.

Kashmir: Sopore sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants
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Kashmir: Sopore sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants

Suspected militants today shot dead a sarpanch in Sopore township of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Amnesty International condemns the killing of a sarpanch in J&K
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Amnesty International condemns the killing of a sarpanch in J&K

Amnesty International on Friday condemned attacks by "armed groups" on civilians, following the killing of a sarpanch of a village in Jammu and Kashmir, and said it demonstrated contempt for fundamental principles of humanity.

Lesson for AAP, Kejriwal: Why people power leads to mobocracy
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Lesson for AAP, Kejriwal: Why people power leads to mobocracy

In our hierarchical society where in a large measure we have failed to create the idea of a citizen, the devolution of all powers to a small number of people is dangerous and will not work.