India Matters: Mr & Mrs Sarpanch (Aired: June 2012)
May 23, 2013
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Feb 25, 2013
Record turnout in J&K panchayat polls
Dec 3, 2012
Edited by Mala Das | Monday April 8, 2013
A sarpanch (village head) was today killed by suspected militants in Pulwama district in south Kashmir.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 27, 2013
Noor Mohammad Khan (50), deputy sarpanch from Bongamin Kupwara, reported at a police station in Kupwara after he was shot this morning, a police spokesman said.
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh (with PTI inputs) | Monday February 25, 2013
Suspected militants have shot a sarpanch dead in Kalantra village in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. Police say Javid Ahmad Wani, affiliated to the National Conference, was fired at by gunmen outside his home last evening.
Press Trust of India | Sunday February 24, 2013
Suspected militants gunned down a sarpanch affiliated to ruling National Conference in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir tonight, officials said.
Reported by Nazir Masoodi; edited by Mala Das | Sunday January 13, 2013
A day after a woman sarpanch was shot and critically injured by militants, 22 panchayat members in the Baramulla district in north Jammu and Kashmir have resigned, citing "threats to their lives".
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 13, 2013
In the second incident in as many days, suspected militants today shot at and injured a woman panchayat member in Sopore area in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.
Press Trust of India | Friday January 11, 2013
Suspected militants today fired at and killed a sarpanch in Sopore area of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 4, 2012
Brothers of a woman who was lynched in a village in Bihar's Purnia district have filed an FIR against 10 people, including the sarpanch Mohammad Ahmad and four women, police said on Tuesday.
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday December 4, 2012
Jammu and Kashmir saw a record turnout of 90 per cent on Monday in the polls for four legislative council seats. Nearly 34,000 panchs and sarpanchs were eligible to vote, and they came out in strong numbers defying threats and boycott calls by hardli...
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 24, 2012
A 12-year-old girl has allegedly been raped by her neighbour in Bawal area of Rewari district.
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday October 5, 2012
Rahul Gandhi faced protests, slogans and open resentment at a meeting with panchayat members in Srinagar today. He was meeting them after terrorists attacked and killed some sarpanches (panchayat heads) recently.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 1, 2012
Against the backdrop of recent attacks on panchayat members, a crucial meeting of Unified Headquarters chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will be held today during which comprehensive steps to provide security to panches and sarpanches will be d...
Written By Ketki Angre; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday September 27, 2012
It was a special invitation from Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi that got a delegation of sarpanches from Jammu and Kashmir to the national capital. Fear, concern and anger are the over-riding emotions that these men find hard to conceal. And...
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday September 27, 2012
Fear has gripped many in the Kashmir valley after two sarpanches were murdered by terrorists in the last two weeks. There are reports that nearly 150 panchayat members have quit since Monday fearing for their life.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 27, 2012
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday promised security to sarpanches and panches amid reports of mounting resignations by them in the wake of attacks by militants.