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.

Parl panel readies report on GST, govt gives in on major demand
Parl panel readies report on GST, govt gives in on major demand

The report will be considered by the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha Monday when it is expected to be adopted for presentation in Parliament which convenes on Tuesday.

Parliamentary panel on MPs' salary to revisit recommendations

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.

Parliamentary panel presses for measures to enable soldiers to vote in time

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.

Parliamentary panel to begin clause-by-clause consideration of land bill

The vexed land acquisition bill is all set to face the crucial test at the hands of the joint parliamentary panel which may take up clause-by-clause consideration of the measure later this month.

MPs won't get hike in salary and allowances, govt not willing to accept proposals
MPs won't get hike in salary and allowances, govt not willing to accept proposals

Government is not willing to accept majority of recommendations related to the hike in salary and allowances of MPs and pension of ex-MPs made by a Parliamentary panel.

Select panel on GST Bill to submit report next month
Select panel on GST Bill to submit report next month

A Parliamentary panel will in the second week of July submit its report on the Goods and Services Tax Bill, which is stuck in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.

BJP MP SS Ahluwalia to head joint Parliamentary panel to go into Land Bill

Former Union minister and BJP MP SS Ahluwalia was on Monday appointed chairman of a Joint Committee of Parliament that will go into the provisions of the controversial land acquisition bill.

Parl Panel asks govt to allot captive iron ore blocks to RINL

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).

Panel says RPL "ineligible" for 3 UMPPs, calls for probe

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.