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Engage with Health min to integrate AYUSH system, modern medicine: Par panel to AYUSH min

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.

Parliamentary panel to visit border areas Sikkim, Arunachal next month

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.


Plan budget better, panel asks defence ministry

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”

Delhi: Parliament panel pulls up home ministry for reducing funds, police for not spending

The Ministry of Home Affairs has reduced the allocation to Rs 5,913.74 from a demand of Rs 7,691.17 crore.

Consumer helpline- Chandigarh did not seek, avail of funds: Parliamentary panel report

This was mentioned in a report of the parliamentary standing committee on food, consumer affairs and public distribution submitted recently.

Simply put: Parliament and its many panels

What is a standing committee? How is it different from a select committee? And why do Bills get sent to them?


‘Don’t shrug off responsibilities in curbing crimes against women’

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.

House panel to take stock of rising NPAs

According to RBI data, net NPA of the 26 public sector banks rose to 2.02 per cent during 2012-13 as compared to 1.53 in the previous fiscal.

Cabinet nod for constitutional status to JAC

JAC will continue to be headed by the CJI and have five other members.

House panel slams I&B Ministry for its 'non-serious' approach to Prasar Bharati

The Committee was responding to the action taken report (ATR) on recommendations and observations made in its 46th report.

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Manoj Tiwari cries foul, says did not call Aamir 'traitor'

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.