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Merger of 23 villages in PMC limits: Meeting to hear suggestions, objections on April 19 and 20

April 09, 2021 11:31 pm

The state government had directed the divisional commissioner to conduct a procedure of suggestions and objections for the same. Accordingly, the scrutiny of suggestions and objections was done on March 15.

Rajkot district panchayat bans entry of visitors without prior appointment

April 07, 2021 7:49 am

District development officer (DDO) of Rajkot Anil Ranavasiya said the decision was taken on Monday in view of some the staff of the district panchayat contracting Covid-19.

Bombay High Court partially sets aside 2020 state GR appointing gram panchayat administrators

April 02, 2021 2:30 pm

The court in its order ruled that the need for consultation with the district guardian ministers was not necessary before making appointments.

Pune proposes incentives for gram panchayats in Naxal-hit areas for successfully conducting elections

January 30, 2021 10:01 am

Collector Singla said that there could be around 100 such gram panchayats in Naxal-affected parts out of the total 340 that went to the polls early this month.

After strides in social welfare, Latur village hands over baton to all-woman panchayat

January 25, 2021 8:54 am

One of the changes the village takes great pride in is the normalisation of the conversation around menstruation.

Women's quota: HC notice to Haryana on plea challenging state’s Panchayati Raj amendment

January 20, 2021 1:07 am

It has been argued that the Act was patently illegal, discriminatory and unconstitutional, being violative of Articles 14, 15 and 243-D of the Constitution.

Twenty20 in Premier League

December 20, 2020 7:28 pm

What happens when Kerala’s largest private sector employer brings a management style to panchayat democracy? More funds, villa housing, a subsidised market, stunning electoral success, and charges of veiled autocracy. Take a look at a unique initiative that is disrupting Kerala’s deeply entrenched politics — for good, and bad.

Appointing gram panchayat administrators: Pick govt officials, if not, give reason why, Bombay HC tells state

July 22, 2020 11:08 pm

A group of petitions challenged the ordinance dated June 25, which amended Section 151 of the Maharashtra Village Panchayats Act by allowing appointment of administrators in case the SEC could not hold elections due to a natural calamity.

Manchar panchayat first in Maharashtra with e-commerce platform for essential services

June 02, 2020 9:05 pm

The app, which can be downloaded at, has mapped more than 7,000 small and big shops in the area. Located 60 km away from Pune, Manchar employs youths to home deliver goods.

Wildlife wing to approach gram panchayats in look out for poachers

May 12, 2020 2:13 pm

The department officials said, they will urge the villagers to assist them in the search of poachers and make announcements that laying traps (kuduki in local dialect) is criminal offence under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.