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

July 08, 2019 2:20 pm

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

June 10, 2018 8:44 am

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

May 10, 2016 6:47 am

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

May 07, 2015 1:59 am

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

April 04, 2015 4:04 pm

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

December 20, 2014 1:01 pm

"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

December 14, 2014 2:30 am

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

A Day in The Life of Priti Bahurupi,27,MSEDCL Vidyut Sahayak

November 03, 2013 5:05 am

Bahurupi was the youngest sarpanch of her village. Now she is among the first 2,206 lineswomen of the country. And she loves it all — from collecting dues to fixing power lines up poles.

Village remembers his days hard and easy

September 09, 2013 2:53 am

It is a Muslim family who helped D G Vanzara through hard times.

RTI activist shot at in Sirsa,sarpanch blamed

April 08, 2014 5:11 pm

A Sirsa-based RTI activist was allegedly shot at by unidentified youths at his residence in Rampura Bagadian village on Saturday evening


Lady sarpanch among top 100 powerful women in India

January 07, 2016 10:30 am

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.