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Parliamentary Standing Committee


Shashi Tharoor appointed chairperson of parliamentary panel on chemicals and fertilisers

October 14, 2022 2:10 am

In another notification, the Secretariat stated that the speaker has nominated M K Vishnu Prasad to the Committee on Information Technology replacing Shashi Tharoor.

Delhi Confidential: Congress unhappy with Parliamentary committee rejig, but accepts Commerce panel

October 07, 2022 7:28 am

The party has nominated Rajya Sabha MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi as Chairman of the Standing Committee on Commerce. Singhvi was the Chairman of the Home Committee.

Pune: House panel at Southern Command headquarters

August 29, 2022 3:26 am

During the visit, Army Commander Lt Gen J S Nain apprised the committee with the history and legacy of the command since Independence

Speaker consent for deposition ‘pending’; ‘Don’t expect’ nod: FB whistleblower

June 01, 2022 1:25 am

On November 1, 2021, Shashi Tharoor, who chairs the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Communication and Information & Technology, had said that he had sought permission from the Speaker to allow for Zhang’s deposition.

Parl panel to summon Google, Twitter, Amazon, other big tech firms to discuss their competitive conduct

April 28, 2022 9:13 pm

The issue was discussed in detail by members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance after a presentation was made before it by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).

Find out reasons for falling farmer income, take corrective steps: House panel to Govt

March 25, 2022 2:47 am

The committee has also expressed displeasure over the surrender of funds -- Rs 67929.10 crore -- by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare (DAF&W) during the last three years.

Aadhaar-voter ID linking on House panel meet agenda

November 19, 2021 7:42 am

Apart from linking Aadhaar with voter ID, the committee is expected to deliberate on three other proposed electoral reforms — remote voting; action against elected representatives filing false affidavits; and common electoral roll for conducting all elections from panchayat to Parliament.

Standing committees must not be hijacked by politics

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.

House panel summons Twitter to discuss new IT rules, other issues on June 18

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.


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

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.