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Explained: How Parliament Standing Committees work

The Lokpal Bill has been referred to the Standing Committee of Parliament on personnel, public grievances, law and justice. In this FAQ, we explain the process of these committees. What is the......

House committee can't study Lokpal Bill in 10 days

The Lokpal Bill has been referred to the standing committee of Parliament on personnel, public grievances, law and justice. In this FAQ, MR Madhavan explains the process of these committees. What......

'MODI stands for murder-of-democratic-institutions'

As the Narendra Modi government nears completing a year in office, the Congress on Wednesday stepped up its offensive against the prime minister accusing him of weakening democracy by running a......

'Even the first step to clean the Ganga has not been taken'

  '70 per cent of sewage is flowing untreated into the river along its entire course. Hardwar and Rishikesh remain two of our holiest cities. Why has the government failed to do anything?'......

All that is wrong with the NDA's land bill

The land bill 2015 as passed by the Lok Sabha contains major lacuna's in regard to farmer’s rights. It is best advised and hoped that the government will send the bill to the parliamentary......

Parliamentary panel again says phase out STT

Parliament’s standing committee on finance has urged the ministry of finance for a study on the impact of the Commodities Transaction Tax (CTT) on food inflation over a period of one year and......

Panel wants ban on commodity futures

India's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Food and Consumer Affairs has called for a complete ban on futures trading in essential commodities like wheat, rice and sugar.The committee has also......

'We are not opposed to foreign investment'

Nilotpal Basu, member of India's Rajya Sabha and chairman, parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism and culture, was in New York recently to participate in United Nations General......

Lessons for the Finance Minister on corporate tax

The challenge is to convince productive sectors that a lower general rate would benefit all and remove the prevalent system of favours targeted towards narrow industry and service sector groups,......

A tale of 10 states & what they intend to do with their land laws

Several state governments have proposed they could enact their own land laws consistent with the amendments proposed by the Centre in the land acquisition Bill, 2015, rather than waiting......
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Alarming metal pollution in Vembanad

An alarmingly high concentration of Zinc, Cadmium and Nickel is present in the sediments of Vembanad Lake, which could have serious health issues.... ...
Massive Rally of Peasants to be Held in New Delhi on Feb 24

WHEN BJP won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections with an absolute majority, the corporate media illustrated it as a personal victory of Narendra Modi as... ...
India-Pakistan relations can stem threat of terrorism, says UN chief

As India commemorates the 7th anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said that perpetrators of all terror attacks must be... ...
All you need to know about the key Bills listed to be taken up in the Winter Session of Parliament

Giving the details of the government business for the Winter Session, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu has said that in... ...
Keeping tabs on Power Politics across region this week

HP guv's Haryana Love Acharya Dev Vrat is the governor of Congress-ruled Himachal Pradesh, but his love and affection for the people of... ...

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