A Parliamentary panel has taken
serious note of instances of some the panchayats being run by
close relatives of elected women representatives and has
recommended action against government officials who allow such
Expressing concern over delay in the launch of Passport Seva Project, a Parliament Panel has blamed the Ministry of External Affairs for its failure in adhering to several proposed dates and asked it to start it at the earliest.
A Parliamentary panel has
criticised the Environment Ministry for diverting catchment
areas of Yamuna bank in the city for purposes other than
creating reservoirs which would have ensured steady supply of
fresh water in it.
A Parliamentary Estimates Committee on Tuesday rapped the Ministry of Culture for failing to ensure that ASI had enough monument attendants to look after heritage structures and reduce its dependence on paramilitary and police.
Expressing concern over the
tardy implementation of rail projects during the 11th Plan
Period, the Parliamentary Committee on Railways has
asked the PSU behemoth to make "sincere and conscious efforts"
to achieve the target
With the Army, Navy and Air Force
hard-pressed over shortage of officers, a Parliamentary panel today suggested increasing the intake of NCC cadets in the
three defence services as a solution to their
Perturbed over delays in building
houses for armed forces personnel in remote areas, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday asked the Defence Ministry to
set a deadline for completing the four phases of its MAP.
A Parliamentary Committee on
Defence on Thursday asked the Army to take a leaf out of the Navy
and the Air Force to abolish the "demeaning and humiliating"
practice of employing jawans as sahayaks of officers.
Pulling up the Ministry of
Information and Broadcasting for its "casual attitude" in
fulfilling assurances towards policy decisions, the
Parliamentary panel on Government Assurances today expressed
its "anguish" over it.