The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act can be amended to effect the merger.
The Select Committee is expected to submit its report to the Parliament during the Winter Session. It is chaired by BJP MP Chandan Mitra and comprises 15 members.
The panel is also expected to seek views from public sector and private sector insurers.
Yogi Adityanath stoked a controversy by drawing a parallel between large Muslim populations and communal clashes.
Azad, however, will not contest the Assembly elections.
Ramalingam, known to be close to Alagiri, refused to reveal details about the direct talk between Karunanidhi and Alagiri
Javed Akhtar criticised Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha for remaining absent from the Rajya Sabha.
Sibal was also a lawyer in the Second Judges’ case that established the collegium system.
The party had last month removed him from Congress Working Committee (CWC).
Rajya Sabha passes Judicial Appointments Bill, Constitution Amendment Bill seeking to scarp the collegium system.
Judicial commission to replace collegium system after Rajya Sabha passes Constitution Amendment Bill.
The Congress, with 68 members, is the single largest group in the Rajya Sabha.
Of 823 communal incidents in 2013, a total of 247 communal incidents have taken place in Uttar Pradesh.
The Home Ministry is implementing a scheme for ‘surrender -cum-rehabilitation’ of militants of North Eastern Region.
A look at the attendance records of Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha as well as the regulars in the Parliament.