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Jun 23, 2019
Cabinet approval for wage code bill likely next week in a bid to bring in a fresh wave of labour reformsThe bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 10 August 2017.
Sep 19, 2018
Kalraj Mishra, who quit Narendra Modi Cabinet in 2017, is now head of parliamentary standing committee on defenceBJP 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
Aug 08, 2018
Call 'postman' as 'post person' to make nomenclature gender neutral, Parliamentary Panel tells postal departmentThe 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.
Aug 07, 2018
Parliamentary panel asks government to contain rising food subsidy billThe 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.
Jun 04, 2018
Bad loans mess: Parliamentary panel asks bankers to draft a plan to deal with rising NPAsParliamentarians 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
May 29, 2018
Smart Cities Mission: Narendra Modi says govt committed Rs 2 lakh cr for development, but data shows only 0.09% spentModi’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
May 11, 2018
Cambridge Analytica row: Parliamentary panel may summon Facebook top brass to seek 'explanations' over India operationsCyber 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
May 09, 2018
Cambridge Analytica row: Users must not be forced to sign terms of consent on social media sites, says parliamentary panelA 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.
Apr 20, 2018
Make Facebook commit it won't misuse user data to influence polls in India, parliamentary committee tells CentreThe 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.
Mar 25, 2018
Supreme Court verdict on SC/ST Act: Parliamentary panel likely to recommend review of orderA 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.