Sandalwood and red sander timbers are smuggled the most in the country and the government expects to soon receive a state-wise inventory of such trees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
A Bill seeking to develop 101 waterways across the country was introduced in Lok Sabha on Tuesday amid government's contention that the measure is aimed at providing a cheaper mode of transport and reducing traffic burden on roads.
Protests by TRS members against the "delay" in setting up of separate High Court in Telangana and Congress members raising the Moga incident disrupted proceedings in the Lok Sabha today, causing several adjournments.
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued show-cause notices to 26 de-addiction and rehabilitation centres for alleged irregularities during the financial year of 2014-15, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh will move an adjournment motion in the Parliament on Tuesday to discuss the "collapse of law and order situation" in Punjab and demand President's rule in the state.
The Juvenile Justice Amendment bill, which seeks to try as adults the juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes, will be introduced in the Lok Sabha this week, official sources said on Sunday.
The position of ladies' compartments in local and passenger trains should be shifted to the middle, a Parliamentary panel has mooted, noting that placing them at the rear of a train posed a security threat to women.
A proposal which seeks to change the present system of probing complaints of misbehaviour and incapacity against Supreme Court and high court judges needs "further consultation", the government said today, indicating a bill in this regard may not come in the immediate future.