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Assam to reduce minimum age for panchayat head to 25 years

The cabinet decided to enact a new legislation Assam Private Placement Agencies for Recruitment Regulation Act to safeguard the interest of youths working outside the state.

Assam to reduce minimum age for panchayat head to 25 years

The cabinet also decided to enact a new legislation -- Assam Private Placement Agencies for Recruitment Regulation Act -- to safeguard the interest of youths working outside the state.

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How centralisation and top-down schemes are destroying Panchayats

What grassroots institutions need is autonomy, trained manpower and an independent ombudsman mechanism to ensure effectiveness with accountability

Panchayat with woman sarpanch can’t get toilet for women built

For nearly two years, since Sankheda elected its first woman sarpanch, the panchayat has not been able to function, with members questioning her independence

Take lead in village development, PM Modi tells women panchayat leaders

Addressing a conference of Panchayat representatives at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, Modi said that they must take initiative towards developing public life in villages.

Maharashtra passes law against social boycott

New measures: 7-year jail, Rs 5-lakh fine for guilty; trial within 6 months of filing chargesheet

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UP Panchayat polls: DPRO suspended for 'negligence of duty'

The state government has suspended DPRO Mahender Kumar on the report of the district authorities when he was found absent during election work.

District, kshetra panchayat elections: Pleas against poll schedule referred to larger HC bench

The Bench held that although notification for elections to zila panchayats and kshetra panchayats has been issued, the petitions must be entertained as those challenged the very basis of the election process.

Panchayat rues delay: No progress on garbage units irks villagers

The delay will again lead to overshooting of the 9-month deadline set in Jan to allow dumping at the landfill site.

Final hearing on ordinance, imposing educational qualifications for panchayat polls, on April 15

The order came on a bunch of petitions challenging the state government’s recent ordinance.

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