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Madras Bar Association suggests timeframe for judges selection

Stated its views in a memorandum to be submitted by two senior lawyers who would appear on its behalf before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personal, Public Grievances, Law and Justice, New Delhi on November 2.

Parliamentary defence panel briefed on surgical strikes

The parliamentary standing committee on defence was briefed on Friday about the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army by Vice Chief of Army Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat, sources said.

Forcing low airfares on Gulf route may attract litigation:Govt

Making Indian carriers offer low airfares on the Gulf route might result in discriminatory pricing and attract litigation by foreign airlines, according to the Civil Aviation Ministry.

Terrorists hiding near Pathankot: Kiren Rijiju downplays speculations

With the parliamentary panel cautioning the Centre of another terrorist strike at the Pathankot airbase, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that it would not be appropriate to comment on speculative matters.

Pathankot IAF base remains highly unsafe, Centre to be blamed: Parliamentary panel

Pathankot IAF base remains highly unsafe, Centre to be blamed: Parliamentary panel

The parliamentary panel, which is probing the terrorist attack on Pathankot airbase, said on Tuesday that the Indian Air Force base there is still highly unsafe and called for urgent steps needed to be taken to strengthen its security.

House panel seeks legal status for Aadhaar

House panel seeks legal status for Aadhaar

The government has been asked by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance to provide a statutory backing to Aadhaar at the earliest and take immediate steps to address issues pertaining to the project.


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 slams SAI for not roping in sportspersons

Parliamentary Panel slams SAI for not roping in sportspersons

A Parliamentary Standing Committee has come down hard on the Sports Authority of India for continuing with its bureaucratic functioning by appointing people without sports background at key positions.

Make public RTI replies to stop repeated queries: Centre

To check wasteful duplication of effort while responding to RTI queries, the Centre has asked all departments to do an analysis of information sought often by applicants and suo-motu make such details public.

Ashwani Kumar visits Pathankot; assesses environment

The Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Ashwani Kumar today visited Pathankot to review the status of environment in the region and assess various other issues.

Speaker rejects Opposition demand to send GST Bill to Parl panel

The long-delayed GST Bill was taken up for consideration in the Lok Sabha Tuesday after the Speaker rejected Opposition demands to refer the key reform measure to a parliamentary Standing Committee.

J&K Sikh body against minority status for Kashmiri Pandits

A Sikh organisation in Kashmir today opposed the recommendation of a Parliamentary Standing Committee on granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits saying such a move will have "serious repercussions".

Parl panel examining recommendations on green laws

 The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment and Forests is examining the recommendations of a government-appointed panel, which reviewed various green laws.

Realty sector stocks rally up to 9% on bourses

Real estate stocks gained as much as 9 percent on Thursday after the Cabinet deferred a decision on setting up a regulator for the sector.

Better to keep industry promoters, banking separate: Parl panel

The decision to allow industrial houses to promote new banks has faced sharp criticism by a Parliamentary panel, which said it would be "more in the fitness of things" to keep industry and banking separate.

Over 9,000 new cases against cos with RoCs in 2013-14

The Committee in its report noted that the number of cases pending with the RoCs stood 49,500, as on April 1, 2013.

Par panel wants more time to study bill on wildlife laws

 Passage of a bill, introduced by the previous UPA government, which seeks to strengthen wildlife laws by conferring arresting power to wildlife authorities is set to be delayed.

Manmohan Singh named member of Parliamentary panel on Finance

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, who is hailed as the architect of economic reforms in the country, is a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, it was announced on Tuesday.

Congress members to head 5 Parliamentary Standing Committees

Congress has secured chairmanship of five Parliamentary Standing Committees after failing to get the Leader of the Opposition post in the Lok Sabha.

Parliamentary standing panels to be in place by August end: Naidu

The Parliamentary Standing Committees are likely to be in place by this month end as the political parties have given the names of their MPs for the purpose.