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Hydrocarbon exploration: PAC pulls up officials for excessive delay
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

The panel said that it is high time that the nation has a mechanism to review the efficiency of high-level government officials associated with the inter-ministerial groups or high level panels.

Kashmir protests: Police will be answerable for excessive use of force, will seek accountability, says Mehbooba
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

According to the Home Ministry, Wani had around a dozen cases with serious charges against him, mostly under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

PAC: BJP-Cong fight over defence panel chair
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

While BJP members insisted that being the largest party, and also as per precedent, it was their “right” to head the crucial sub-committee, PAC chairman K V Thomas of the Congress asserted it was his prerogative to decide heads of each sub-committee.

Parliamentary panel may propose ‘name & shame’ policy for big loan defaulters
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

NPAs of state-owned banks had touched Rs 3.61 lakh crore at the end of December 2015. A reply to an RTI application earlier this year revealed that 29 PSBs wrote off `1.14 lakh crore of bad debts between FY13 and FY15.

Congress, BJP spar on heading PAC defence panel
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

The sub-committee is expected to examine several controversial defence deals, including the Agusta Westland chopper scam.

Dowry & desertion: Parliamentary panel seeks ways to tackle fraudulent marriages with NRIs
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

Instances of fraudulent marriages have been reported mostly from Punjab (25,000 cases according to Chattopadhyay) and Haryana.

Sparks may fly at PAC meet with officials, telecom firms
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey told The Indian Express that before levelling allegations on the Centre, the Congress should answer why it did not act to check under reporting of revenue by telecom officials.

Farm poll signal: Govt to take back dead land Bill
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

The move comes at a time when the BJP is bracing for the assembly polls next year in Uttar Pradesh, a largely agrarian state.

Tax reforms: Govt to introduce GST Bill on first day of monsoon session
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Govt banking on support from SP, JD(U), RJD, BJD, Trinamool as well as Left.

Dropped minister says his supporters ‘angry’, another says performance not the reason
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

The BJP chief had called Nihal Chand to his residence on Monday, a day before the second reshuffle of the Modi government.

Modi Cabinet expansion: Not SP, Mayawati is main target of the BJP
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Of the 19 ministers inducted into Narendra Modi's council of ministers, at least five are Dalits, two are from the OBC communities and three are from the Scheduled Tribes category.

This poll will settle quota and authors’ issues: Sharad Yadav
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

His comments came days after B R Ambedkar’s grandson Prakash Yashwant had taken out a candle march Monday.