Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023



As ISF threatens to step up protests, TMC watches out for blowback, effect on minority vote

January 25, 2023 4:47 am

The battle between the two parties for control of Bhangar ahead of the panchayat polls found its way to Kolkata on Saturday. The ISF, founded by the Furfura Sharif cleric, has a strong hold on Bhangar due to a land acquisition agitation

Panchayat tops IMDb most popular web series 2022 list, Delhi Crime, Rocket Boys in list too

December 14, 2022 11:05 am

IMDb most popular web series 2022 list is topped by Panchayat. The list looked at all the web series that received an average IMDb user rating of 7 or higher and at least 10,000 votes.

Punjab: Panchayat secretaries, gram sewaks on strike, meetings being held without them

December 11, 2022 10:15 am

Des Raj, press secretary of Punjab panchayat secretary union, said, “Panchayat secretaries went on strike on November 22 when the AAP government was busy campaigning for the Gujarat Assembly elections."

How Panchayat found its audiences across the country

August 28, 2022 1:10 pm

Cutting the clutter of sinister crime dramas, these slice-of-life web-series bring in lived experiences and relatable characters

MP: Cong alleges irregularities in Bhopal Panchayat polls; Digvijaya seen jostling with police

July 29, 2022 10:01 pm

Congress leaders alleged in a memorandum to the State Election Commission that gross irregularities were carried out by the ruling BJP, local administration and police in the Zila Panchayat polls.

At panchayat in Manesar, call goes out for ‘economic boycott’ of Muslim shopkeepers

July 04, 2022 4:42 am

More than 200 people, including members of Bajrang Dal and Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), took part in the panchayat which urged the gathering to form village-level committees to enforce the boycott.

'Panel to probe scam of handing over land to builders by Bajwa’

June 12, 2022 2:27 am

Addressing a press conference, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal alleged that former Rural Development Minister Bajwa had illegally allowed selling of panchayat land in Bhagtupura village in Amritsar district even though the model code of conduct was in force.

Panchayat director Deepak Kumar Mishra confirms season 3, talks about the death scene: 'We needed something drastic'

May 31, 2022 4:41 pm

Panchayat director Deepak Kumar Mishra talks about the show's success, reveals what worked for them and confirms a new season is in the pipeline.

Panchayat writer Chandan Kumar: Real people, real drama with entertainment at forefront was the idea

May 29, 2022 10:31 am

After the stupendous success of season 2 of Panchayat, many were eager to know about the man who wrote such an interesting script with such colourful characters. caught up with writer Chandan Kumar to know what went behind the conceptualisation of Panchayat.

The caste-less village of ‘Panchayat’ is a utopia that doesn’t exist

May 28, 2022 6:10 am

Whether by design or not, the absence of rural India’s most uncomfortable reality from the show is jarring and amounts to ‘caste-washing’