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Election 2014 | Reported by Nazir Masoodi (With inputs from PTI) | Wednesday April 23, 2014
A day before the polling, fear looms large in parts of south Kashmir's Anantnag constituency. Dozens of panchayat members have announced their resignation following the killing of a Sarpanch, or village head, and his son in Tral area of south Kashmir...
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has cancelled his campaign rally in a town in Jammu and Kashmir where a sarpanch, or village head, was killed last night.
India | Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from PTI) | Monday April 21, 2014
Suspected militants today killed a sarpanch and his son in south Kashmir's Tral area. According to the police, a few men barged into the house of Congress' sarpanch Ghulam Nabi Mir and started firing indiscriminately.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 18, 2014
The opposition PDP in Jammu and Kashmir has blamed union minister Farooq Abdullah for the killing of a sarpanch, or village head, by militants on Thursday.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 25, 2013
A Sarpanch, or village head, was shot dead by Maoists in the southern Odisha district of Malkangiri on Thursday night.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 8, 2013
Twelve villages in the strife-torn Palnadu area of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district go to polls today to elect a sarpanch for their separate districts.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 26, 2013
A sarpanch was critically injured on Friday in a suspected militant attack in Sopore township of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.
South | Uma Sudhir | Thursday July 18, 2013
Mahalakshmi admits she 'won' the sarpanch post by paying Rs 8,25,000 in Shyvalyapuram gram panchayat in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday April 8, 2013
A sarpanch (village head) was today killed by suspected militants in Pulwama district in south Kashmir.
India | 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.
India | 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.
Cities | 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.
India | 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".
India | 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.
India | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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.
India | 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...
India | 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.
India | 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.