Construction work sanctioned outside the range of eco-sensitive zone

Buyers of 25000 flats in Noida breathe a sigh of relief as government sanctions construction work outside the range of eco-sensitive zone.
The eco-sensitive zone comprises of areas in and around Okhla Bird Sanctuary.

Congress wants Land Bill to be referred to Standing Committee

Opposing tooth and nail the land acquisition bill to replace the new ordinance, Congress on Monday gave clear indications that it expects the government to send it to the Standing Committee of Parliament.

Lok Sabha refers bill to amend Lokpal Act to Standing Committee

Lok Sabha on Monday referred to Parliament's Standing Commmittee a bill seeking to amend Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act to include leader of the largest opposition party in the House in a panel to select chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.

Upadhyay resigns as SDMC Standing Committee chairman

BJP's Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay on Thursday resigned as the chairman of the Standing Committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to "focus on party responsibilities".

SC/ST Amendment Bill sent to Standing Committee amid protest

A bill which makes wilful neglect of duties by public servants in issues relating to atrocities against the SC and ST a punishable offence was referred to the Standing Committee by Lok Sabha amid protests and objections from Congress.

SDMC makes CCTV mandatory in shops with over 250 sq feet area

House of South Delhi Municipal Corporation decided that all commercial establishments with area more than 250 sq feet will to install CCTV cameras.

Passage of Lokpal Bill delayed further

The much-awaited Lokpal Bill is in for further delay with the term of a Parliamentary committee examining it being extended.

Standing Committee has `betrayed` nation: Bhushan

Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan
on Sunday launched a frontal attack on the Parliamentary Standing
Committee that went into the Lokpal Bill.

Lokpal report a political fraud: Team Anna

The anti-corruption crusader smacks Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi’s hand in `weakening` the bill.

Lokpal draft to satisfy our conscience: Singhvi

Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee looking into the Lokpal Bill, on Tuesday said there was no delay in the panel’s report and that it would be submitted soon.

Lokpal: Parl panel seeks more time to give report

The Parliamentary Committtee
examining the Lokpal Bill has sought one more week to submit its report on the subject.

Don`t break Lokpal Bill, Team Anna to Parl panel

Team Anna opposed enacting
separate laws on judicial accountability and public grievances when they can be brought in the ambit of the Lopkal Bill.

Talks with Parliamentary panel positive: Team Anna

Team Anna on Thursday appeared before a
Parliamentary panel scrutinising the Lokpal Bill and suggested a series of amendments to the govt bill.

Standing Committee proceedings confidential: RS

The proceedings of parliamentary committees are treated as confidential and no outsiders are associated with deliberations, Rajya Sabha has said.

Maoist hardliner opposes handing over arsenal keys

The Special Committee is entrusted with supervision integration and rehabilitation the Maoists` Peoples Liberation Army (PLA).

Govt sends Jan Lokpal Bill to Standing Committee

Appealing to Anna Hazare to end
his fast, the government on Wednesday said it has forwarded Jan
Lokpal Bill to Parliament`s Standing Committee for
consideration and it is up to it to take a decision.

Won’t back down even if PM comes: Anna

With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ready for a "give and take" on Lokpal Bill, fasting activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he was open for a dialogue.