Congress favours Parliamentary panel on enforcement of model code

Echoing sentiments expressed by Parliamentary committee, Congress has favoured that the model code of conduct be enforced from the date of notification and not on the date of announcement of polls.

Demands for frisking of MPs fizzle out

Demands for frisking MPs in Parliament, triggered after `pepper spray` attack by one of them last week, fizzled out with a Parliamentary Committee deciding against making such a recommendation.

Pepper spray attack: Meira Kumar asks Parliamentary committee to probe

In the wake of pepper spray attack incident that led to complete pandemonium in the Lower House, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Sunday directed the Parliament`s Committee of Privileges to investigate the matter.

Over 2 cr cases pending in lower courts; 3,272 posts lying empty

Over two crore cases are pending in subordinate courts in the country which also face a shortage of over 3,000 judicial personnel, a Parliamentary Committee has observed.

Form norms to check post retirement jobs by babus: Parliamentary Panel

Government should without delay come out with guidelines to check post-retirement jobs by senior officials who held vital posts so sensitive information is not divulged parliamentary committee said.

`Shield needed to prevent frivolous complaints against public servants`

With Supreme Court observing that provision of sanction for prosecution was impeding anti-corruption law, Congress MP and chairman of a Parliamentary committee said such a shield was required.

`Shield needed to prevent frivolous complaints against public servants`

With Supreme Court observing that provision of sanction for prosecution was impeding anti-corruption law, Congress MP and chairman of a Parliamentary committee said such a shield was required.

Constitutional status recommended for judge appointment panel

A parliamentary committee has recommended that constitutional status be given to a proposed panel for appointment and transfer of judges of the higher judiciary so that its composition cannot be altered through an ordinary legislation.

Parliament panel seeks people`s view on RTI Amendment Bill

A Parliamentary Committee has sought people`s suggestion on RTI Amendment Bill which is aimed at giving immunity to political parties from providing information.

Parl Panel seeks suggestion from public on bill to amend anti-graft act

A Parliamentary Committee has sought suggestions from public on a bill aimed at punishing bribe givers.

Par panel to look into ways to check cyber porn

A Parliamentary committee has decided to look into the aspect of cyber porn and ways to check it amid complaints that it is "distorting and distressing" the society.

Parl Committee to submit report by monsoon session

The chairman of Standing Committee on Personnel Public Grievances Law and Justice Shantaram Naik on Wednesday said its report would be submitted by the monsoon session of Parliament.

Parliamentary panel applauds new bill to eliminate manual scavenging

Parliamentary committee has applauded a new bill that seeks to eliminate manual scavenging and insanitary latrines while providing for rehabilitation of people involved in the practice.

Parliamentary panel hears Home Secretary on anti-rape measures

In wake of shocking Delhi gang-rape incident, a Parliamentary Committee is mulling recommending a slew of corrective measures, including mandatory filing of FIRs in cases of sexual assault.

Parl Committee wants Traffic Police to be under Delhi govt

A Parliamentary Committee is in favour of bringing Delhi Traffic Police under the city government as it feels criminals take advantage of multiplicity of authorities.

CJI should not be in panel to appoint CBI chief: Justice Verma

A top jurist on Monday disagreed on the issue of inclusion of CJI in a panel proposed by a parliamentary committee to appoint the CBI chief.

Passage of Lokpal bill set to be delayed further

The passage of the Lokpal bill is set to be delayed further with a Parliamentary committee examining the legislation likely to seek an extension .

Water pollution: Par panel to summon officials of 6 ministries

Terming water pollution as a "national crisis", a Parliamentary committee has decided to summon officials of at least six central ministries to seek their views to find ways to check the problem.

Parl panel wants to bring water under Concurrent list

Members of a Parliamentary committee have supported the idea of putting water in the Concurrent List of Constitution.

Parl Committee reviews BrahMos functioning

A Parliamentary Committee reviewed the progress made by the Indo-Russian Joint Venture BrahMos corporation at its facility in Thiruvananthapuram.