Congress backs Binayak Sen`s appointment in key govt panel

The Congress in Chhattisgarh has
come out in support of appointment of civil rights activist
Binayak Sen in a key committee of the Planning Commission, a move which has been criticised by the ruling BJP here.

Jat agitation: Top govt panel reviews situation

The government`s Crisis
Management Group (CMG) on Monday reviewed the situation arising
out of the continuous agitation by Jats for job quota and the
steps being taken for smooth flow of trains and road traffic
in North India.

BJP questions Govt panel to review Antrix-Devas deal

BJP wondered how BK Chaturvedi
could probe the issue when he was himself among those who had
approved the agreement as Cabinet Secretary in 2005.

Govt sets up panel to evolve infrastructure funding strategy

The committee headed by former RBI Deputy Governor
Rakesh Mohan would submit its report in 18 months.

Panel meets to select new CBI director; AP Singh frontrunner

A high-level committee involving
top bureaucrats on Wednesday held its second meeting to select new
CBI director as its incumbent Ashwini Kumar`s tenure comes to
an end this month-end.

4-member Govt panel boycotts court proceedings against Zardari

A four-member legal panel of the
government boycotted proceedings in a court hearing petitions
challenging the holding of the two offices of President and
chief of the Pakistan People`s Party by Asif Ali Zardari.

Govt panel for more autonomy to edu institutions

A government panel Monday favoured
giving more autonomy to central educational institutions to
help them recruit faculty at higher salary and spend money on
various projects without any hassle.

Govt panel to study gap between school, college education

The government on Wednesday set up a
committee to look into various aspects of school education and
suggest ways on bringing it in sync with college education
system.

Jodhpur fit place for IIT, says govt panel

A high-level committee is
understood to have favoured Jodhpur as the site for IIT,
Rajasthan.

Govt sets up committee on road safety

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has set up a committee to look into aspects of road safety and traffic management in the country.

Govt forms panel to mitigate drought in Nagaland

Nagaland government has constituted
a state-level committee to evaluate the drought-like situation
and other measures.

Abolish insurance agents` commission: Govt panel

A government-appointed committee
on Wednesday proposed phased elimination of upfront commission paid to insurance agents, a suggestion if accepted would directly affect 30 lakh agents.