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Terrorists hiding near Pathankot airbase, can launch fresh attack: Parliamentary panel

Terrorists hiding near Pathankot airbase, can launch fresh attack: Parliamentary panel

Terrorists are hiding in villages close to the "vulnerable" Pathankot airbase and can launch fresh attack from them, the Parliamentary panel on Home Affairs warned on Tuesday.

To curb exorbitant charges, Parliamentary panel recommends fixing upper limit for economy class airfares

Raising concern over the exorbitant air fares during the peak seasons, a parliamentary panel on Friday recommended clearly fixing the upper limit for the economy class charges.

Govt to push bankruptcy code in upcoming Parliament session

A Parliamentary panel is expected to submit its report on the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Code on April 29 and government would push for the passage of the bill in the second leg of the Budget session, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said today.

Parliamentary panel for publicising SC exam marking process; UPSC differs

Parliamentary panel for publicising SC exam marking process; UPSC differs

The civil services examination is conducted by UPSC annually in three stages --preliminary, main and interview -- to select officers for IAS, IFS and IPS, among others.

Parliamentary panel for permanent mechanism for review of salaries of MPs

Members of a parliamentary panel today pushed for establishment of a "permanent mechanism" on the lines of Pay Commission to ensure that salaries and allowances of MPs are raised on a regular basis.

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MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings

The panel, which has been criticised before by tobacco control activists for apparent conflict of interest, sent a list of 32 questions to the health ministry in October.

'Target non-TDS income group, cash economy to widen tax base'

To widen the tax base, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday asked the government to use its resources with "strict vigil" over non-TDS income group and which are lying above Rs 5 lakh annual income bracket.

Parl panel to suggest new system for formulating treaties

A new system for more effective formulation of international treaties, including those on checking black money and promoting investments, is likely to be recommended soon by a Parliamentary panel.

Parliamentary panel on Lokpal gets third extension

 The deadline for a Parliamentary panel examining the bill on anti-corruption watchdog Lokpal for submission of its report has been extended for a third time till November 15.

Parl panel deplores Health Ministry's "non-serious" approach in fighting graft in AIIMS

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.

Comply with rules on funding schemes: Par panel to Finmin

A Parliamentary panel on Thursday asked the Finance Ministry to take "bold and innovative" steps to ensure compliance of financial rules with regard to funds allocated for various schemes.

Relocate people in tiger reserve within time frame: Panel to Centre

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.

Rain-fed rivers lack adequate water for waterways: Parliamentary Panel

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.

AIIMS autonomy issue needs to be revisited by govt: Parliamentary panel

 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.

Parliamentary panel on Lokpal gets two months' extension

 The Parliamentary committee examining the Lokpal Bill has got two months' extension till September.

Yamuna pollution: Parliamentary panel for better waste management infrastructure in Agra

 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".

Modi govt ready to accept recommendations of Parliamentary panel on land bill

Modi govt ready to accept recommendations of Parliamentary panel on land bill

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.

Yamuna pollution threatens Taj: Parliamentary Panel

Yamuna pollution threatens Taj: Parliamentary Panel

A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over pollution affecting the Taj Mahal and linked it to the polluted Yamuna river that flows along the monument in Agra.