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'We don't support state funding of polls' - Election Commission tells Parliament panel

'We don't support state funding of polls' - Election Commission tells Parliament panel

The Election Commission has told a parliamentary committee that it does not support state funding of elections but instead seeks "radical" reforms in the way funds are spent by political parties.

Parliament panel raps intelligence agencies for 'failure' to prevent Pathankot, Uri and other terror attacks

Parliament panel raps intelligence agencies for 'failure' to prevent Pathankot, Uri and other terror attacks

A parliamentary panel has rapped intelligence agencies for the terror attacks in Pathankot, Uri and a few other places saying these strikes "exposed the deficiencies" of the agencies but there was no analysis of their "failure".

Rs 50 lakh penalty, 5-year jail term for celebrities endorsing misleading ads

Rs 50 lakh penalty, 5-year jail term for celebrities endorsing misleading ads

In order to make celebrities and prominent personalities accountable for misleading ads, a Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tuesday called for a stringent provisions in order to protect consumer interest.

Don't cut funds for railways: Parl panel

A parliament panel has taken strong exception to the steep cut in financial outlay for Indian Railways during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017) and warned it will hit projects, safety and service quality hard.