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Gujarat: Determined sarpanch, school principal clean up liquor-addicted Singod village

The change was brought about by 29-year-old village sarpanch, Kaushik Halpati, 10 other gram panchayat members and Sunil Patel, the principal of a government primary school in Singod village.

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


‘Caught on cam’ but cops yet to catch him

Local residents claim that the accused, Resham Singh, enjoys the support of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). The police, however, claim that the accused is absconding.

HC releases sarpanch who accused state govt of detaining him under PASA at Adani’s behest

Gujarat High Court ordered to release the sarpanch and directed the local administration to set aside the order of invoking PASA with immediate effect.

Brother kills woman sarpanch for lighting mother’s pyre in Chhattisgarh

Geeta ran to save her life as they chased her in front of villagers and hit her repeatedly with axes.

'Militants' kill sarpanch in Kashmir's Baramulla district

"The Sarpanch has been shot dead by the militants," Inspector General of Police Abdul Gani Mir told The Indian Express.


Sarpanch shot dead in North Kashmir

This is the second sarpanch killing since the start of assembly elections in J&K.

Row over gurdwara on Indira assassin’s name

Agwan village sarpanch and Indira Gandhi assassin Satwant Singh’s nephew Sukhwinder Singh on Wednesday accused Dera Baba Nanak MLA and Gurdaspur District Congress Committee president Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa of “attempting to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in Punjab by saying that Satwant’s name be removed from the gurdwara dedicated to him in Agwan”.

HC: Panchayat member can’t be disqualified if spouse at fault

The Bombay High Court has held that a member of a village panchayat cannot be disqualified just because her spouse had encroached upon a government land or public property.

Briefly Region

More than a year after the headless body of a woman was recovered in Gurdaspur,the police on Thursday claimed to have identified the body as that of one Darshana and arrested three people — Goldy,Sucha Singh and Vijay — for her murder.

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Lady sarpanch among top 100 powerful women in India

Bhopal, Jan 07 (ANI): Bhakti Sharma, the girl who left attractive salary packages to serve her nation, has been named amongst the 100 most popular women in India. Bhakti Sharma, who is also a post graduate in political science, was chosen as the sarpanch of Barkhedi Abdulla village in 2015. The 25-year-old said that she is lucky to be chosen as one of the 100 popular women in the country. She also informed that she gives up her two months' salary to each family where a girl child is born in the village. Bhakti also appreciated the central government's schemes that have been brought for villages.