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Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital
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Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital

Committee, chaired by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, is likely to quiz the officials on the recent violence in JNU

Parliament approves wage code bill providing minimum pay for workers; legislation to benefit 50 crore people, says labour minister
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Parliament approves wage code bill providing minimum pay for workers; legislation to benefit 50 crore people, says labour minister

Parliament on Friday approved a bill to enable the introduction of the minimum wage for every worker besides, addressed issues like delay in payment.

Kalraj Mishra, who quit Narendra Modi Cabinet in 2017, is now head of parliamentary standing committee on defence
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Kalraj Mishra, who quit Narendra Modi Cabinet in 2017, is now head of parliamentary standing committee on defence

BJP leader Kalraj Mishra credits himself for improving the organisational base in Uttar Pradesh, and for creating a "strong Hindu wave" of kar sevaks in the state for the creation of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Call 'postman' as 'post person' to make nomenclature gender neutral, Parliamentary Panel tells postal department
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Call 'postman' as 'post person' to make nomenclature gender neutral, Parliamentary Panel tells postal department

The department in its reply to the panel said that the proposal to rename postman as post person is under consideration and submitted that word 'dakia', which is generally used, is gender neutral.

Parliamentary panel asks government to contain rising food subsidy bill
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Parliamentary panel asks government to contain rising food subsidy bill

The food subsidy is estimated to be Rs 1,38,123 crore in the 2018-19 fiscal as against the actual expenditure of Rs 1,04,901 crore in 2017-18.

Bad loans mess: Parliamentary panel asks bankers to draft a plan to deal with rising NPAs
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Bad loans mess: Parliamentary panel asks bankers to draft a plan to deal with rising NPAs

Parliamentarians on Monday asked bankers to prepare a road map to deal with mounting bad loans in the system, which touched Rs 8.31 lakh crore at end-December 2017

Smart Cities Mission: Narendra Modi says govt committed Rs 2 lakh cr for development, but data shows only 0.09% spent
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Smart Cities Mission: Narendra Modi says govt committed Rs 2 lakh cr for development, but data shows only 0.09% spent

Modi’s claim of having committed over Rs 2 lakh crore for 100 smart cities is four times more than the total outlay of Rs 48,000 crore the Centre promised states

Cambridge Analytica row: Parliamentary  panel may summon Facebook top brass to seek 'explanations' over India operations
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Cambridge Analytica row: Parliamentary panel may summon Facebook top brass to seek 'explanations' over India operations

Cyber security and intelligence officers present at the meeting are understood to have explained that the Indian government can enforce the law of the land to seek Facebook's accountability for its operations in the country

Cambridge Analytica row: Users must not be forced to sign terms of consent on social media sites, says parliamentary panel
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Cambridge Analytica row: Users must not be forced to sign terms of consent on social media sites, says parliamentary panel

A parliamentary panel looking into the breach of data by Cambridge Analytica on Wednesday asked the government to ensure that Indian users should not be forced to sign terms of consent on social media platforms.

Make Facebook commit it won't misuse user data to influence polls in India, parliamentary committee tells Centre
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Make Facebook commit it won't misuse user data to influence polls in India, parliamentary committee tells Centre

The panel headed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Anurag Thakur told the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to take a pledge in writing from Facebook that it would not "misuse" the data "politically or otherwise", sources said.

Supreme Court verdict on SC/ST Act: Parliamentary panel likely to recommend review of order
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Supreme Court verdict on SC/ST Act: Parliamentary panel likely to recommend review of order

A parliamentary committee may recommend that the government file a review petition against the Supreme Court order diluting the provisions of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, according to panel members.

IMA rejects Parliamentary panel suggestions on NMC bill, calls indefinite strike from 2 April
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IMA rejects Parliamentary panel suggestions on NMC bill, calls indefinite strike from 2 April

Rejecting the recommendations of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the National Medical Commission bill, the Indian Medical Association, the largest body of private doctors in India, on Sunday called for an indefinite strike from 2 April.

New NPA rules: Power producers' body accuses RBI of overruling Parliamentary standing panel
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New NPA rules: Power producers' body accuses RBI of overruling Parliamentary standing panel

The Association of Power Producers has accused the RBI of over-ruling the Parliamentary standing panel on power and key ministries with its February 12 circular that ended all the existing loan restructuring mechanisms and voted for insolvency code to resolve stressed assets

Parliamentary panel raps Indigo for staff's rude behaviour with passangers, says crew need training on soft skills
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Parliamentary panel raps Indigo for staff's rude behaviour with passangers, says crew need training on soft skills

In a strongly worded report a Parliamentary Standing Committee has condemned the recent incident when a passenger was manhandled by Indigo staff, adding that airlines need to become passenger friendly and its staff should learn to say "please" and "Thank you".

BJP MPs object to P Chidambaram chairing Parliamentary Standing Committee on Aadhaar, allege conflict of interest
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BJP MPs object to P Chidambaram chairing Parliamentary Standing Committee on Aadhaar, allege conflict of interest

A war of words erupted in a meeting of a Parliamentary Standing Committee after BJP members objected to committee Chairman P Chidambaram's presence

Parliamentary panel questions home, defence officials on Chinese 'troop build-up' near Doka La standoff point
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Parliamentary panel questions home, defence officials on Chinese 'troop build-up' near Doka La standoff point

Rahul Gandhi along with other members of a parliamentary panel raised questions on media reports that China was ramping up its military presence in areas close to Doka La

Train accidents: Govt says no to creating new post of Member (Safety) in Railway Board
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Train accidents: Govt says no to creating new post of Member (Safety) in Railway Board

Holding Railway Board chairman or a member solely responsible for accidents due to operational reasons is not right in every instance

Transgenders should have option to choose gender, says parliamentary panel
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Transgenders should have option to choose gender, says parliamentary panel

The Parliamentary Standing Committee felt that the proposed definition of transgender in the bill is in stark contrast to global developments, where transgenders have been granted the right to self-determine and to seek benefits according to such identity

Air India decision to stop serving non-veg food comes under Parliamentary panel lens
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Air India decision to stop serving non-veg food comes under Parliamentary panel lens

A Parliamentary panel on Wednesday raised concerns over Air India's decision to stop serving non-vegetarian food to economy class passengers on domestic flights and would seek an explanation from the airline on the measure.