Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicParliamentary panel

Topic: Parliamentary panel

Why Parliamentary panel for environment wants a new mechanism to manage human-animal conflict

A committee led by Jairam Ramesh wants changes in the Wildlife Protection Amendment Bill, 2021. It also wants a clause that allows the transport of live elephants scrapped.  

Make arts education mandatory till Class 10, rid it of ‘colonial mindset’, Parliament panel says

In report to Parliament, standing committee on education, women, children, youth and sports says art education should emphasise on Indian traditional and folk arts.

Only one woman in marriage bill panel deplorable. Don’t repeat history of underrepresentation

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3 yrs, 17 hearings, but no SC decision on reinstating MP woman ex-judge who was ‘harassed’

The woman judge from MP had moved SC seeking her reinstatement after a parliamentary panel said her transfer was ‘punitive’. Her next date of hearing is on January 12. 

Plans afoot to have 4 cut-off dates for new voters to enrol: ECI tells parliamentary panel

Currently, only an individual who has attained the age of 18 years as on 1 January 2021 or before is eligible to be enrolled in the voters' list.

Need to regulate, not ban cryptocurrency, Parliament panel members & experts suggest

Industry experts and members expressed concern over ads promoting cryptocurrency, said there is a need for checks & balances.

‘Accentuate’ vaccination for students & teachers to reopen schools, panel of MPs suggests

Panel notes that confinement of children in the house, being unable to attend school, has altered relationship between parent & children adversely. It has disturbed country's social fabric, resulting in early child marriages.

Facebook, Google officials depose before parliamentary panel over misuse of social media

Facebook and Google officials had been summoned by a parliamentary panel chaired by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, focused on safeguarding citizens' rights on social media platforms.

Govt must speak in one voice about 3rd wave, differing views causing panic, says panel of MPs

Standing Committee on Home Affairs Monday said the temporary infrastructure set up during second Covid wave should not be dismantled so that the govt isn't caught off guard again.

Parliament panel had asked Centre to ramp up production capacity of Covid vaccines in March

A 31-member committee chaired by Congress' Jairam Ramesh had made the recommendation in its report tabled in the Parliament on 8 March. The panel comprised of 14 BJP members.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.