Parliamentary Standing Committee

Arun Jaitley introduces bill to replace Banking Regulation Ordinance in Lok Sabha

Arun Jaitley introduces bill to replace Banking Regulation Ordinance in Lok Sabha

Moving on fast-track, the RBI had in June identified 12 large loan defaulters who account for 25 percent of the total bad loans in the banking sector.

Jul 24, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Parliamentary panel's historic recommendations for Transgenders

The term `eunuch` refers to only those people who wish to be treated as neither male nor female and embrace a lifestyle that is in conformity with their sexual divergence.

Jul 22, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Parliament committee may postpone calling RBI governor Urjit Patel

Parliament committee may postpone calling RBI governor Urjit Patel

A parliamentary committee may postpone calling RBI governor Urjit Patel on the issue of demonetisation, as BJP members expressed their unavailability this month.

Jun 01, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Stock of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes was kept ready before demonetisation: RBI Governor

Stock of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes was kept ready before demonetisation: RBI Governor

The Reserve Bank had "kept ready" a reasonable stock of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes before the announcement of demonetisation on November 8 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Apr 27, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
P Chidambaram should step down from Parliamentary panel: Subramanian Swamy

P Chidambaram should step down from Parliamentary panel: Subramanian Swamy

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday demanded that senior Congress leader P Chidambaram should be relieved as Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs as he was being "investigated" by the CBI.

Apr 11, 2017, 14:26 PM IST

Parliamentary panel invites suggestions on surrogacy regulation bill

A parliamentary panel examining a bill which seeks to ban commercial surrogacy has invited suggestions on the legislation from all stakeholders.

Apr 10, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

A parliamentary panel has asked the labour ministry to conduct special inspection or audit of private EPF trusts that have been found to be investing their workers' retirement savings in own firms through mutual funds.

Apr 09, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Delhi traffic situation alarming, police failed: Panel

Delhi traffic situation alarming, police failed: Panel

A Parliamentary panel has described the traffic situation in the national capital as "alarming" and said the Delhi Police has "failed" to improve it.

Mar 19, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
Manmohan Singh comes to rescue of RBI Guv, says he should not be put to odd questions

Manmohan Singh comes to rescue of RBI Guv, says he should not be put to odd questions

During the hearing, Manmohan Singh said that the central bank and the RBI Governor's position as an institution should be respected.

Jan 18, 2017, 20:54 PM IST
Parliamentary Standing Committee interrogates Ministry of Homes Affairs for terror attacks like Uri and Nagrota

Parliamentary Standing Committee interrogates Ministry of Homes Affairs for terror attacks like Uri and Nagrota

Congress leader and former Home Minister P Chidambaram, asked a team of top officials led by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi the reasons for repeated terror attacks on security installations.

Dec 07, 2016, 21:20 PM IST

Madras Bar Association suggests timeframe for judges selection

Stated its views in a memorandum to be submitted by two senior lawyers who would appear on its behalf before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personal, Public Grievances, Law and Justice, New Delhi on November 2.

Oct 28, 2016, 00:47 AM IST

Parliamentary defence panel briefed on surgical strikes

The parliamentary standing committee on defence was briefed on Friday about the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army by Vice Chief of Army Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat, sources said.

Oct 14, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

Forcing low airfares on Gulf route may attract litigation:Govt

Making Indian carriers offer low airfares on the Gulf route might result in discriminatory pricing and attract litigation by foreign airlines, according to the Civil Aviation Ministry.

Aug 14, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Terrorists hiding near Pathankot: Kiren Rijiju downplays speculations

With the parliamentary panel cautioning the Centre of another terrorist strike at the Pathankot airbase, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that it would not be appropriate to comment on speculative matters.

Jun 22, 2016, 14:48 PM IST
Pathankot IAF base remains highly unsafe, Centre to be blamed: Parliamentary panel

Pathankot IAF base remains highly unsafe, Centre to be blamed: Parliamentary panel

The parliamentary panel, which is probing the terrorist attack on Pathankot airbase, said on Tuesday that the Indian Air Force base there is still highly unsafe and called for urgent steps needed to be taken to strengthen its security.

May 03, 2016, 13:14 PM IST
House panel seeks legal status for Aadhaar

House panel seeks legal status for Aadhaar

The government has been asked by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance to provide a statutory backing to Aadhaar at the earliest and take immediate steps to address issues pertaining to the project.

 

Dec 03, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Parl panel to suggest new system for formulating treaties

A new system for more effective formulation of international treaties, including those on checking black money and promoting investments, is likely to be recommended soon by a Parliamentary panel.

Oct 11, 2015, 13:53 PM IST
Parliamentary Panel slams SAI for not roping in sportspersons

Parliamentary Panel slams SAI for not roping in sportspersons

A Parliamentary Standing Committee has come down hard on the Sports Authority of India for continuing with its bureaucratic functioning by appointing people without sports background at key positions.

Aug 14, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

Make public RTI replies to stop repeated queries: Centre

To check wasteful duplication of effort while responding to RTI queries, the Centre has asked all departments to do an analysis of information sought often by applicants and suo-motu make such details public.

Jul 12, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Ashwani Kumar visits Pathankot; assesses environment

The Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Ashwani Kumar today visited Pathankot to review the status of environment in the region and assess various other issues.

May 30, 2015, 00:14 AM IST