A Parliamentary panel has strongly deprecated the "non-serious" approach of the Union Health Ministry in tackling a "large" number of corruption cases at the AIIMS here and recommended that the post of a regular Chief Vigilance Officer at the premier institute be restored.
A parliamentary panel has asked the Centre to ensure that the three-phase relocation programme of people living inside the core area of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) is implemented within the stipulated time frame.
Declaring 101 rivers into waterways through a single legislation is a welcome step but many rain-fed rivers do not have adequate water which should be taken care of at the time of feasibility report, said a parliamentary panel in its report tabled in Rajya Sabha Wednesday.
A parliamentary panel on Tuesday proposed a thorough review of AIIMS' existing model of governance, which has been in place for the last 60 years, and also called for the governing body of the premier institute to have "equitable representation" so that its faculty can put forward their views and ideas.
To tackle degradation of the Yamuna, a Parliamentary panel has recommended strengthening of solid and liquid municipal waste management infrastructure in Agra and preventing bathing of animals in the river and other water bodies around Taj Mahal "immediately".
Government on Tuesday expressed readiness to accept recommendations of the Parliamentary panel on land bill, which restored provisions of the UPA law, insisting that it was not a climbdown as it was always open to changes on which there is consensus.
A Parliamentary panel looking into the issue of salary and allowances of MPs may revisit a number of its recommendations on Monday when it meets in the wake of criticism of its proposals like hundred per cent hike in salary, and constituency and office allowances.
Members of a Parliamentary panel reviewing proxy voting and postal ballot facilities for armed forces personnel Wednesday pressed for a mechanism to ensure that soldiers posted in far flung areas are able to exercise their franchise in time.
A Parliamentary panel "strongly" reiterated its recommendation to the government to allot iron ore blocks to state-run steel major RINL to help it achieve the planned capacity addition of 20 million tonne (MT).
Calling for a probe into award of three ultra mega power projects to Reliance Power, a Parliamentary panel Wednesday said the Power Ministry selected an "ineligible bidder" for Tilaiya, Sasan and Krishnapatnam projects.