Buyers of 25000 flats in Noida breathe a sigh of relief as government sanctions construction work outside the range of eco-sensitive zone.
The eco-sensitive zone comprises of areas in and around Okhla Bird Sanctuary.
Pulling up public sector banks, the Standing Committee on Finance on Friday said they should generate funds internally for their recapitalisation instead of depending on budgetary support as it cannot be an "endless ritual".
Opposing tooth and nail the land acquisition bill to replace the new ordinance, Congress on Monday gave clear indications that it expects the government to send it to the Standing Committee of Parliament.
Lok Sabha on Monday referred to Parliament's Standing Commmittee a bill seeking to amend Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act to include leader of the largest opposition party in the House in a panel to select chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.
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.
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the government may promulgate the ordinance giving greater powers to Sebi for the third time if the Standing Committee scrutinising the Bill to replace it does not submit the report in the current Session of Parliament.
The Standing Committee on Information and Technology has recommended that the government should reconsider introduction of a separate legislation for electronic delivery of public services, saying that the purpose can be met by amending the IT Act, 2000.
The Union Cabinet on Thursday decided to retain the voting rights in the private sector banks at 10 percent and felt it could be raised progressively to 26 percent as suggested by the Standing Committee.