BJP's Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay on Thursday resigned as the chairman of the Standing Committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to "focus on party responsibilities".
A bill which makes wilful neglect of duties by public servants in issues relating to atrocities against the SC and ST a punishable offence was referred to the Standing Committee by Lok Sabha amid protests and objections from Congress.
House of South Delhi Municipal Corporation decided that all commercial establishments with area more than 250 sq feet will to install CCTV cameras.
The much-awaited Lokpal Bill is in for further delay with the term of a Parliamentary committee examining it being extended.
Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan
on Sunday launched a frontal attack on the Parliamentary Standing
Committee that went into the Lokpal Bill.
The anti-corruption crusader smacks Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi’s hand in `weakening` the bill.
Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee looking into the Lokpal Bill, on Tuesday said there was no delay in the panel’s report and that it would be submitted soon.
The Parliamentary Committtee
examining the Lokpal Bill has sought one more week to submit its report on the subject.
Team Anna opposed enacting
separate laws on judicial accountability and public grievances when they can be brought in the ambit of the Lopkal Bill.
Team Anna on Thursday appeared before a
Parliamentary panel scrutinising the Lokpal Bill and suggested a series of amendments to the govt bill.
The proceedings of parliamentary committees are treated as confidential and no outsiders are associated with deliberations, Rajya Sabha has said.
The Special Committee is entrusted with supervision integration and rehabilitation the Maoists` Peoples Liberation Army (PLA).
Appealing to Anna Hazare to end
his fast, the government on Wednesday said it has forwarded Jan
Lokpal Bill to Parliament`s Standing Committee for
consideration and it is up to it to take a decision.
With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ready for a "give and take" on Lokpal Bill, fasting activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he was open for a dialogue.
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