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.
Facing opposition attack over the conversion issue, Government on Monday said in Lok Sabha that neither it nor the BJP was involved in such acts and the state governments should take action if anyone violates the law.
For the welfare of tribals, the government is taking various measures to improve physical infrastructure and address issues in the areas of education, health and livelihood, Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram told the Lok Sabha on Monday.
Maharashtra Congress' ongoing membership drive has so far failed to evoke an enthusiastic response from the state cadre of the party, which is still reeling under the defeats faced in Lok Sabha as well as Assembly polls this year.
The Haryana government has revealed that two crucial pages from the file that pertains to the controversial Robert Vadra-DLF Gurgaon land deal, are missing. The missing pages also contained notings.
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Within days of cabinet approval, the government Friday tabled in the Lok Sabha amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003, designed to bring in the much needed second phase of reforms in the power sector.
Government on Friday insisted in Lok Sabha that it was committed to MGNREGA but noted that there are certain aspects, including the need of enhancing asset quality, which require "revisit of the scheme".
A Congress member in Lok Sabha on Friday asked the government to expedite introduction of a bill to give effect to the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh and asked it to explain the delay in this regard.
Making a statement in Parliament on Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi being granted bail in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that “India has strongly conveyed to Pakistan our sentiments”.