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A revamp of the Medical Council of India would be a welcome move

A recent report by the parliamentary standing committee on health and family planning pulled no punches on the abysmal state and poor functioning of the Medical Council of India. The shameful state......

CVC, CBI corruption complaints may be probed under Lokpal, says panel

Citing overlapping of functions, a parliamentary committee on Monday recommended integrating Central Vigilance Commission and anti-corruption wing of the Central Bureau of Investigation to work......

Winter session: The ice is unlikely to break

The opposition, while not directly stalling Parliament, will insist all legislation goes to standing committees, delaying implementation. Aditi Phadnis and Archis Mohan report. Every Parliament......

Revealed: Why NDA ally Akali Dal opposes land bill

The Akali Dal, an ally of the BJP, has written to the parliamentary committee opposing certain clauses in the land acquisition bill. A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com speaks to Akali Dal MPs to find out......

Parliamentary committee to discuss net neutrality issue today

A Parliamentary Committee will discuss the controversial issue of net neutrality on Thursday at a meeting where officials of telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are expected to present......

Misleading ads? Celebrities may face penalty or jail term

Some celebrities have come under fire for endorsing brands misleading consumers.     A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tuesday recommended stringent provisions including jail term up......

Should the Railways take a leaf out of Lalu's book?

Report on the Railway Budget shines as well as falters. The Parliamentary standing committee for the railways has, in its latest report on the demand for grants (2015-16), worked to identify why......

Parliamentary panel pitches for 49% FDI cap in insurance

A Parliamentary Committee on Wednesday recommended a composite foreign investment cap of 49 per cent in the insurance sector and supported a government Bill to amend the Act. At present, a......

FinMin against raising I-T exemption limit to Rs 3 lakh

The Finance Ministry has rejected a Parliamentary Standing Committee's recommendation to raise the Income Tax exemption limit to Rs 300,000 and to adjust other slabs saying that it will lead to an......

Par Panel wants RIL to be treated as contractual defaulter

Lambasting Reliance Industries for failing to implement approved plan for KG-D6 gas fields, a Parliamentary Committee has asked government to treat the failure as contractual ‘default’......

Why sports in India is struggling to make a mark

- A Parliamentary Standing Committee praised the government for the wrestling and boxing facilities at the Sports Authority of India's Sonepat Center but pointed out that "excellence needs to be......

Parliamentary Panel demands person with credential to lead SAI

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development, headed by Satyanarayan Jatiya, has slammed the Sports Authority of India for not roping in sportspersons even 20 years after being......

'Parliament panel wanted to know how IPL is run'

Board of Control for Cricket in India vice-president Rajiv Shukla says there is "nothing wrong" with the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, headed by Yashwant Sinha, summoning its......
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New I-T form adds to HNI taxpayers worries

Non-compliance, underreporting or misreporting will attract a penalty of 50-200 per cent. The authorities may during assessment even tax assets... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/new-i-t-form-adds-to-hni-taxpayers-worries/20160724.htm
Congress flips again, will oppose forest Bill in RS

CAF Bill's fate to be decided on Monday The Congress has yet again decided to oppose the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/congress-flips-again-will-oppose-forest-bill-in-rs/20160724.htm
Haryana government to pump water to create Saraswati

In its enthusiasm to revive the mythological Saraswati River, the BJP-led Haryana government is now putting the project on a fast track. The river,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/chasing-a-myth-haryana-government-to-pump-water-to-create-saraswati-1469211602.html
Suresh Angadi appointed Chairperson of Parliament House Committee

Suresh C. Angadi, who is serving his third consecutive term as member of the Lok Sabha from Belagavi, was appointed Chairperson of the House... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/suresh-angadi-appointed-chairperson-of-parliament-house-committee/article8887094.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
New transgender Bill diluted, says MP behind the original Bill

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 that aims for the welfare and equality of... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/new-transgender-bill-diluted-says-mp-behind-the-original-bill-1469120224.html

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