27 June 2022


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Notifications & Circulars

Handbook, Module & Guidelines on Safe Childhood Programme for Gram Panchayats Released(05.06.2017)

A Handbook along with Module & Guidelines on protection of Child Rights at Gram Panchayat level was released jointly by National Commission for Protec.....

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Judgments

Supreme court upholds minimum educational requirements to contest polls(10.12.2015)

The Supreme Court upheld amendments effected by the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 which specified educational criteria for those lookin.....

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News

Kerala HC Dismisses Plea Against EC’s Decision Disqualifying Members of Gram Panchayat(02.11.2020)

Kerala High Court has dismissed Writ Petitions filed against the decision of Election Commission of India declaring the petitioners "disqualified" for.....

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Person Who Remains in Encroached Property Disqualified From Being Member of Panchayat: SC(20.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held, overruling its previous decision, that a person who shares an encroached property by residing there, he/she has to be treated .....

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SC Dismisses Plea Against Consecutive Reservation of Panchayat President Posts in Kerala(24.12.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea which challenged the reservation notification issued by the State Election Commission for local body heads on the g.....

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Karnataka HC Directs SEC to Announce Schedule of Panchayat Elections(17.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to finalise the schedule of conducting elections to Grama Panchayats in the stat.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Stays Appointments of 668 Panchayat Secretaries in Punjab(19.12.2016)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has stayed appointment of 668 Panchayat Secretaries in Punjab Government’s Department of Rural Development and Panchayats.

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MP HC Refuses to Grant Bail to Computer Baba for Allegedly Manhandling Panchayat Staffer(17.11.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has refused to grant interim bail to Computer Baba alias Namdev Das Tyagi in a criminal case registered by Gandhinagar polic.....

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Bombay HC: Plea Challenging Rejection of Nomination Papers Cannot be Entertained(18.01.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that a writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 challenging the rejection of nomination papers by.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Haryana Panchayati Raj (Second Amendment) Act(20.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice on a writ petition challenging the vires of the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Second Amendment) Act, 2020, w.....

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Madras High Court: ‘Katta Panchayats’ Subverts Judicial Process(20.01.2017)

Madras High Court, while holding that 'katta Panchayats' (Kangaroo Courts) subverted judicial process, has warned it will frame guidelines if State Go.....

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P&H High Court Sets Aside Govt Nod to Transfer Panchayat Land to Private Developer(16.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an order passed by the Punjab Government permitting the exchange of over 42 kanals of gram panchayat land ab.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC Dismisses Pleas Challenging SEC Decision to Conduct Gram Panchayat Elections(05.02.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has dismissed a couple of writ petitions that challenged the State Election Commission (SEC)'s decision to conduct Gram Panc.....

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Allahabad HC Quashes Order Reserving Seats for Polls Taking 1995 as Base Year(16.03.2021)

Allahabad High Court has quashed an order issued by the Uttar Pradesh government dealing with the reservation of seats for various categories of candi.....

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Allahabad High Court Refuses to Postpone UP Panchayat Elections Due to Covid Surge(08.04.2021)

Allahabad High Court has refused to postpone the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Election, scheduled to be held from 15th April, 2021, in light of the recent .....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice Over Death of 135 Panchayat Election Duty Staff(28.04.2021)

Allahabad High Court has taken Judicial notice of the death of 135 persons, who were on election duty during Panchayat elections in the State, due to .....

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Telangana High Court: Power to Remove Encroachment Vests with Panchayat Secretary(06.06.2019)

Telangana High Court has observed that the Panchayat Secretary has got powers to remove encroachments on public places in Gram Panchayats and also got.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Setting Aside of Notice for Alleged Involvement in Katta Panchayat(19.05.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed by an Inspector of Police attached to the District Crime Branch, Pudukkottai, seeking setting aside o.....

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SC Takes Exception at Arguments against Haryana's New Panchayat Election Law(08.10.2015)

Supreme Court has taken exception to argument that those who have defaulted in paying electric bills should not be barred from contesting panchayat po.....

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Karnataka HC Asks on Details of Health Policy in Plea Seeking Hospital Facility in Gram Panchayats(08.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State government to submit details of its health policy, if any, as a litigant has sought a direction to the govern.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Refuses to Stay Haryana Polls Bar(15.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has denied to stay provisions of Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2015, through which education qualification was set up.....

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SC Stays Provisions Prescribing Minimum Educational Qualifications for Haryana Panchayat Polls(18.09.2015)

SC has stayed Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 provisions prescribing minimum educational qualifications for panchayat polls contestants, .....

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Gujarat HC Directs SEC to Proceed with Taluka Panchayat Bye Election(19.07.2021)

Gujarat High Court has observed that an election candidate dying after the polls but before declaration of result will not be able to fill the seat an.....

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Madras HC Upholds Right of Government to Keep a Check on Spending of Public Money by Panchayats(30.11.2015)

Madras HC while expressing concern over complaints of misappropriation of huge amounts of panchayat funds by their office-bearers by misusing autonomy.....

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Allahabad HC Directs State Election Commission to Ensure Free and Fair Elections(02.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed the State Election Commission of Uttar Pradesh to ensure free and fair elections to be conducted of Zila Panchayat C.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes No Confidence Motion Against Nandigram Panchayat President(09.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has quashed a 'no confidence' motion initiated against Pabitra Kar, President of Boyal-I, Gram Panchayat in the District of Purba .....

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Uttarakhand High Court Says Parents of More than Two Children can Contest Upcoming Panchayat Polls(19.09.2019)

Uttarakhand High Court has read down a law which disqualified candidates with more than two children from contesting panchayat elections in the State......

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SC: Educational Qualification Must for Haryana Panchayat Polls(10.12.2015)

Supreme Court has upheld Haryana Govt. decision for contestant to be literate and have toilets in their home to contest panchayat election.

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Supreme Court Says, 'Will Not Interfere in West Bengal Panchayat Polls'(09.04.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere in the upcoming West Bengal's panchayat polls, saying parties should approach the State Election Commission wit.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Poll Panel Flip-flop on Panchayat Polls(11.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has stayed an order of the State Election Commission [SEC] recalling its previous one extending the deadline for filing of nominat.....

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Supreme Court: Approach High Court for Bengal Panchayat Polls Issue(12.04.2018)

Supreme Court has asked the BJP to approach the Calcutta High Court with its grievances over the deadline for filing of nominations for the West Benga.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays West Bengal Panchayat Polls(13.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has stalled the ongoing process of panchayat elections in West Bengal till further orders.

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Madras HC Asks Bar Council to Examine Advocate’s Conduct(24.12.2015)

Madras High Court while taking a serious view of a lawyer accusing the judiciary of conducting a Katta Panchayat (kangaroo court) when his petition wa.....

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Supreme Court: Panchayat Certificate No Proof of Citizenship(06.12.2017)

Supreme Court has held that a certificate issued by the Gram Panchayat secretary or the executive magistrate by itself was “no proof of citizenship” u.....

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AAR: Activity Concerning Any Function Entrusted to Panchayat or Municipality, Exempted from GST(22.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Goa has held that the activities in relation to any function entrusted to a Panchayat or Municipality are exempted from .....

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Panchayat Members Can't Insist Upon Encroaching on Govt Land : Bombay HC(21.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that no member of a village panchayat can insist upon encroaching on government land and have immunity from disqualificatio.....

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Any Attempt Made by Khap Panchayat to Scuttle Marriage Between Consenting Adults is Illegal: SC(27.03.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that intervention of Khap Panchayats in marriages will be illegal. It said that any attempt made by Khap Panchayat to scuttle .....

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Karnataka HC Stays Polls to Chittapur Taluk Panchayat(04.02.2016)

Karnataka HC has stayed election process which has already begun in Chittapur Taluk Panchayat of Kalaburagi district and imposed a stiff fine on couns.....

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Supreme Court: No One Should Interfere When Two Adults Get Married(05.02.2018)

Supreme Court, while hearing a petition by non-profit Shakti Vahini which had demanded a ban on khap panchayats, has said that there should be no inte.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Pleas Against Elections(19.01.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed all petitions, which had challenged laws and methodology related to reserving seats for various castes in taluk and.....

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Supreme Court Says 'Make Law to Protect Those in Inter-Caste Marriages'(17.01.2018)

Supreme Court has said that it was "absolutely illegal" for anyone to attack couples marrying outside their caste and warned the government that if it.....

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P&H High Court: Can’t Lease Out Panchayat Land for More Than 2 Years(30.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that gram panchayat/shamlat deh land would not be leased out for more than two years as prescribed und.....

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Calcutta High Court Questions New Panchayat Election Date Set By Bengal Election Body(02.05.2018)

Calcutta High Court has said that the date of Bengal rural elections will be finalised by a division bench after verifying security arrangements acros.....

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West Bengal Panchayat Poll'18: Calcutta High Court Directs SEC to Accept Online Nominations(09.05.2018)

Calcutta High court has directed the State Election Commission to accept the nominations of candidates who have filed it online.

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Supreme Court Stays Calcutta High Court Order on West Bengal Panchayat Polls(11.05.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the Calcutta High Court’s order asking the West Bengal poll panel to accept nominations through e-mail for the rural polls.

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SC: No Statutory Appeal Against Order u/s 14B of Maharashtra Village Panchayats Act(06.01.2022)

Supreme Court has held that no statutory appeal lies against an order passed under Section 14B(1) of the Maharashtra Village Panchayats Act, 1959, ref.....

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Calcutta High Court Extends Stay on West Bengal Panchayat Polls Process(17.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has extended by a day its stay on the West Bengal's panchayat election process.

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Calcutta HC: Issue Fresh Order Extending Dates For Filing Nomination For Panchayat Polls(23.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Election Commission to notify fresh dates for filing of nominations for panchayat elections wh.....

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Calcutta HC Asks State EC To Accept Nominations on WhatsApp(26.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State Election Commission to treat as valid the nomination papers of nine candidates from Bhangore who had sent the .....

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Calcutta HC Asks State EC To Accept Poll Nominations on WhatsApp(26.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State Election Commission to treat as valid the nomination papers of nine candidates from Bhangore who had sent the .....

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SC Issues Notice to Rajasthan in Panchayati Raj Case(28.07.2016)

SC has issued notice to Rajasthan Govt. on constitutional validity of legislation fixing minimum qualification for contesting panchayat elections in t.....

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P&H High Court: Revisit Policy on Reserving Posts on Rotation Basis(18.04.2016)

P&H High Court, in a move to bring a significant development that may change the way gram panchayats elections are held in Haryana, has asked an Addit.....

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Kerala HC: Development Permit Not Required for Residential Building in Small Plot(29.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has observed that a Panchayat cannot require an owner of a small parcel of land that has been subdivided from a larger plot to produ.....

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NGT Directs Cavelossim Panchayat to Clean “Nullah”(26.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Cavelossim panchayat to clean a polluted nullah in the village, stating that it cannot escape its responsib.....

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Rajasthan HC: Panchayat Has No Authority to Decide Question of Revenue Entries(18.04.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that Panchayat has no right to decide the question of the revenue entries as the same lies in the domain of the revenue .....

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Two Child Norm Valid for Contesting Panchayat Polls Even if Third Given for Adoption: Supreme Court(25.10.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that birth of a third child would automatically disqualify a person from contesting panchayat polls and from holding the post .....

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Madras HC to State: Frame Law to Use EVMs in Civic Polls(22.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed State Government “in its wisdom” to take immediate steps to bring in legislation incorporating appropriate provision in the Tam.....

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MP HC Denies Bail to Janpad Panchayat CEO for Allegedly Embezzling Funds Under Vivah Sahayata Yojna(13.06.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has denied bail to the CEO of a Janpad Panchayat who allegedly embezzled money set out for the beneficiaries of the Vivah Sa.....

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Bombay High Court Orders Goa Panchayat Polls to be Held in 45 Days(01.07.2022)

Bombay High Court has reprimanded Goa government for postponing elections to 186 Panchayats in the State, noting that such defiance to comply with Con.....

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