August 03, 2021 8:56 am
Yashwant Sinha writes: An innovation of our parliamentary system of governance, they do an enormous amount of good work, much of which remains unknown to the public.
June 15, 2021 7:06 am
The panel has also called officials from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to present their version on the ongoing controversies.
January 06, 2021 2:37 am
The panel will hold a discussion on January 13 with Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, and representatives of the CBSE and NCERT on the textbook reforms.
January 12, 2019 8:52 pm
The Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee emphasised that the ministry must focus on increasing the credibility of AYUSH systems by promoting scientific research and upholding strict quality control of AYUSH drugs.
April 30, 2018 4:59 pm
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and including Rahul Gandhi, will visit border areas in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh next month to take stock of the situation following the Doklam crisis with China, sources said.
December 21, 2017 6:24 am
The panel also pointed out that from “2012-13 onwards, the ‘Capital’ component of the budgetary allocation has witnessed a persistent decrease in comparison to ‘Revenue’ component of the Budget”
May 04, 2016 2:27 am
The Ministry of Home Affairs has reduced the allocation to Rs 5,913.74 from a demand of Rs 7,691.17 crore.
April 20, 2016 3:04 am
This was mentioned in a report of the parliamentary standing committee on food, consumer affairs and public distribution submitted recently.
December 29, 2015 12:27 am
What is a standing committee? How is it different from a select committee? And why do Bills get sent to them?
December 14, 2015 1:31 am
The Home Ministry’s stand was that the police’s role is limited since a number of socio-economic and criminogenic factors are responsible for the prevalent attitude against women.
January 09, 2016 5:04 am
New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari on Saturday asserted that he did not call Bollywood actor Aamir Khan a 'traitor', despite what had been published in a few national dailies, and added that efforts were being made to tarnish his image. He also asserted that the newspapers should apologise and should also mention the name of the source who gave them this 'false news'. Earlier, two leading national dailies reported that the BJP MP had called Aamir Khan a 'traitor' at a Parliamentary Standing Committee meeting on Friday in which members sought an explanation from the Tourism Secretary for replacing actor Khan with Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador of the 'Incredible India' campaign.
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