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Rajasthan govt scraps BJP-era law making primary education mandatory to contest civic polls; uproar in Assembly

Amid uproar, Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Amendment Bill, 2019 and Rajasthan Municipality Amendment Bill, 2019 were passed in the House by voice vote. The
Firstpost - Published

Rajasthan budget may be tabled on February 13, a day after Devnarayan Jayanti

Deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot will table the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj (amendment) bill 2019 and UDH minister Shanti Dhariwal will table the Rajasthan Nagar Palika (amendment) bill 2019.
DNA - Published

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PWD, contractor responsible for Kuno River bridge collapse: MLA Prahlad Bharti [Video]PWD, contractor responsible for Kuno River bridge collapse: MLA Prahlad Bharti

Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MLA from Pohari constituency Prahlad Bharti on Tuesday blamed the engineers and contractors for the collapse of the bridge..

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot keeps key portfolios as tiff ends

While Gehlot succeeded in fending off pressure from Pilot by keeping with him nine portfolios, the latter was given five ministries, including public works, panchayati raj and rural development. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Contempt notice to Panchayati Raj officials: Rajasthan High Court

The single bench of Justice VS Siradhana gave this order during the initial hearing on the contempt petition filed by Omprakash Saradiwal.
DNA - Published

Assembly Elections 2018: Hindutva hardliners are out of favour in saffron party's Rajasthan candidate list

While the BJP has consciously avoided giving a ticket to any Muslim candidate in the two lists of 162 candidates it has declared so far, it has curiously struck down the names of its sitting..
DNA - Published

Assembly Elections 2018: While Congress still undecided, BJP releases second list in Rajasthan

While Congress is yet to reveal its first list of candidates for the upcoming polls, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) released its second list of 31 candidates on Wednesday. With the latest additions,..
DNA - Published

FIR against Rajasthan minister Rawat for controversial speech

A video has gone viral on social media in which Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister Dhan Singh Rawat can be seen as purportedly saying, "If Muslims can vote unitedly for Congress, then all..
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi systematically demolished panchayati raj, tweets Kamal Nath

IndiaTimes - Published

Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018: I wish to see 50 per cent women become CMs, says Rahul Gandhi

Stressing on the need of increased participation and representation of women in politics, national Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he wish to see 50 per cent of women become chief..
DNA - Published

UNESCO MGIEP in Association with Government of Andhra Pradesh to Organize TECH 2018

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*UNESCO MGIEP *in association with* Government of Andhra Pradesh *announces* TECH 2018, *an international conference which aims to showcase the role of games and digital learning in enabling a shift..
NewsVoir - Published

BJP's first list of candidates for Rajasthan Assembly polls to be out before Diwali

The first list of candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for Rajasthan Assembly elections is likely to be announced before Diwali. The party completed the feedback work on Monday for all the..
DNA - Published

Candidates’ selection: BJP to begin process from Sunday in Rajasthan

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will start the process of selection of probable candidates for assembly elections from Sunday and senior BJP leaders of the state will meet the organisation office-bearers..
DNA - Published

BJP weakened panchayati raj, usurped rights of tribals and poor: Rahul Gandhi

IndiaTimes - Published

Jaipur: Govt is blind, deaf and dumb, says City bus staff

The striking employees adopted the way of Gandhism to oppose the government and to give strengthen their strike on Gandhi Jayanti on Tuesday. The striking employees of low-floor buses Jaipur City..
DNA - Published

Women empowerment must be seen in Indian context, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that the issue of women empowerment should be seen in Indian context which is different from the western concept. In Indian culture, a woman is distinguished as..
DNA - Published

Jammu and Kashmir local body polls: Panchayati raj institutions fail to take wing; locals blame 'political interference'

Political interference by the Jammu and Kashmir state government seems to have played spoilsport with respect to the institution of panchayati raj.
Firstpost - Published

Beti Panchayat: 2.25 lakh people sensitised on gender bias

In its unique initiative to save the girl child and to improve gender ratio in the state, health department organised ‘Beti Panchayat’ in 2,487 gram panchayats in the second phase of Daughters Are..
DNA - Published

Soon, Mumbai's buildings will have rainwater harvesting structures

Urban local bodies and panchayati raj institutions shall approve the building plan of an area of 100 square meters or more if appropriate rain water harvesting structures are provided in it.
DNA - Published

Congress accused of pelting stones, disrupting rally in Kota

After alleged vandalism during BJP’s Gaurav Yatra in Jodhpur recently, the ruling BJP has accused the Congress of pelting stones and attempting to disrupt its Vikas Gaurav Yatra by party’s Sangod..
DNA - Published

To boost tourism in Rajasthan, government promotes unexplored heritage sites

Rajasthan, which houses centuries old heritage buildings and monuments, has notched up an important place in global tourism. Lakhs of tourists annually visit its known heritage buildings famous for..
DNA - Published

Rajasthan: Polling stations lack basic facilities ahead of elections

Even though barely three months are left to the assembly election the polling stations appear in a poor state. Almost 30 percent of polling stations have been found struggling to get basic facilities..
DNA - Published

DNA OPINION: Need to make sure all saplings that we plant, survive

Nine years ago I wrote passionately in this newspaper about deforestation and the Harit Rajasthan slogan. As a Green Activist, I welcomed the movement and said that the two most important things for..
DNA - Published

Gurjar quota: Rajasthan government may seek legal guidance

The Cabinet subcommittee once again met on Tuesday and discussed the various issues related to the Gurjar reservation. Sources informed later that the government may opt for taking legal advice on..
DNA - Published

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s personal assistant commits suicide

A personal assistant of Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar, allegedly committed suicide at his residence on August 20.
Zee News - Published

Call on 4 per cent reservation for specially-abled soon in Rajasthan

As confirmed by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi, the file related to providing 4 per cent reservation to divyangs in Panchayati Raj and body elections has already reached CM..
DNA - Published

Rahul Gandhi’s public meeting was a vanilla event: BJP

BJP state president Madan Lal Saini and Panchayati Raj and Rural Development minister Rajendra Rathore dismissed Congress president Rahul’s public meeting as a vanilla event that failed to attract..
DNA - Published

Stage set at Kankroli for Vasundhara Raje to sound BJP’s poll bugle in Rajasthan

The final preparations are under way for the sabha of chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday at JK Stadium in Kankroli. Raje will begin her Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra from Charbhuja ji Temple in..
DNA - Published

BJP braces itself for polls amid terror resurgence

Amid simmering tensions, the BJP has switched into the poll mode after Jammu and Kashmir government announced to conduct the panchayat polls in September and October after the two year hiatus. This..
DNA - Published

Rajasthan: Kirori Lal Meena, Ashok Parnami find berth in the panel that will plan BJP yatra

The committee that would oversee the state BJP’s yatra has finally been announced! It would be convened by home minister Gulab Chand Kataria.  State president Madan Lal Saini has constituted a..
DNA - Published

Gujarat to seek higher share of central taxes under 15th Finance Commission

The state government will press for a higher share in central taxes during the upcoming four-day visit of the 15th Finance Commission starting on Sunday. Gujarat is the sixth state the Commission will..
DNA - Published

In a first, heavy rains force cremation on tyres in Kota

Two incidents have been reported in the Ramganj Mandi area of Kota, where the deceased could not get a crematorium for the funeral. In one case, due to obstructions on the way, the funeral was carried..
DNA - Published

Ram Madhav to chair crucial 2-day BJP meet in Jammu and Kashmir

Amid back-channel parleys for government formation, the BJP is holding a crucial two-day workers and office bearers meeting to review the preparedness and chalk out strategies for local bodies and 2019..
DNA - Published

Amit Shah to visit Jaipur on July 21, to hold 3 meetings

To scale up poll process, National president of Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah will come to Jaipur on July 21 for a day’s visit. Shah will join the state working committee meeting and take three..
DNA - Published

Decks cleared for Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Decks have been cleared for holding the Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir after the governor administration approved the proposal to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, 1989, on..
DNA - Published

Rajasthan still bans leprosy patients from polls

Rajasthan has the dubious distinction of discriminating against leprosy patients as Section 19(f) of the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 1994, disqualifies a leprosy victim from contesting panchayat..
IndiaTimes - Published

BENGAL POLLS: Opposition leaders echo 'polls were a farce'

The TMC and the TMC-led government had made a mockery of the Panchayati Raj, says Md Salim
DNA - Published

Rajasthan minister assures action after video shows BJP MLA Dhan Singh Rawat's son thrashing man in Banswara district

In a CCTV footage of the incident, junior Panchayati Raj Minister Dhan Singh Rawat's son Rajveer is seen repeatedly slapping the man.
Firstpost - Published

Rajasthan BJP performs Vedic rituals ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit on July 7

State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) started the preparations of the proposed public meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 7 with a Rituals (Bhumi Poojan) at Amrudon Ka Baag on Sunday. BJP’s..
DNA - Published

BJP govt has weakened Panchayati Raj: Ashok Gehlot

Former chief minister and the national general secretary of Congress, Ashok Gehlot has said that unfortunately, the BJP government has done the work to weaken Panchayati Raj.  He added that..
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi looks for fillip ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Facing challenges on multiple fronts in the midst of reversal of fortune in the Karnataka assembly elections and several bypolls during the fifth year of his governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on..
DNA - Published

Gurjars want posts ‘reserved’, give 15-day deadline to Rajasthan govt

After a day-long series of meetings with the government, the Gurjar leaders have given 15-day time period for ‘reserving’ post in the vacancies issued by the government between 2016 and..
DNA - Published

Arunachal Pradesh to be without Panchayati Raj from next month as govt delays polls; Congress threatens to move court

Arunachal Pradesh will have no Panchayati Raj institutions from next month following the government's inability to hold elections ahead of the expiry of the elected bodies' current term.
Firstpost - Published

17L BPL families yet to get money to build toilets in Rajasthan

Most gram panchayats in Rajasthan are claiming to have become open defecation free by constructing toilets under the Swachh Bharat campaign. However, there are 17 lakh BPL and poor families in the..
DNA - Published

Banswara tour: Vasundhara Raje cracks the whip on officials for slackness

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje was relentless in pulling up officials who were found slacking at work. Even on the second day of her Banswara tour, she came out hard on those responsible for poor..
DNA - Published

Loan waiver for farmers to start from Banswara

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje shall kick off the farm loan waiver scheme, the biggest sop in poll year, from Banswara. This loan waiver would cost the exchequer Rs 8,000 crore. The scheme is expected..
DNA - Published

Gujarat Congress pays tributes to Rajiv Gandhi

The Gujarat Congress leaders gathered in large numbers to pay tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary on Monday. Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee president Amit..
DNA - Published

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