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Diversity of religious teachings should be highlighted in school textbooks: Parl panel

The committee stressed that local heroes, both men and women, who have been ignored over the years, should be highlighted with their contributions to the country's history and unity.

published on : 19th December 2022

Don’t start new language war, uphold unity: Stalin to Centre

In a statement, Stalin said acting on the recommendation would destroy the nation’s unity and noted the panel had also recommended that Hindi be made the common language across India.

published on : 11th October 2022

Congress loses chairmanship of parliamentary committee on IT, Home; 6 key panels with BJP

With this, the chair of six major parliamentary committees -- Home, IT, Defence, External Affairs, Finance and Health -- all are with the BJP and its allies.

published on : 4th October 2022

Parliament panel calls IRCTC and Twitter officials over citizens' data security, privacy

Sources in the panel said the issue will be taken up for discussion in the meeting with the IRCTC officials. The Railways has not officially commented on the tender.

published on : 24th August 2022

New UK parliamentary panel to promote trade, investment ties with India

With a stated goal to promote trade and investment between India and the UK for the mutual betterment of their citizens, the new APPG hopes to support the ongoing India-UK free trade agreement.

published on : 27th July 2022

Install CCTV cameras at ration shops; streamline functioning of helpline numbers: Parliamentary panel

The Committee also recommended setting up more (QCCs) expeditiously for addressing the issue of quality check/control comprehensively and to prevent losses arising due to damaged foodgrains stock.

published on : 20th July 2022

Parliamentary panel to meet representatives of Zomato, Flipkart, other tech firms to discuss concerns

In recent times, there have been complaints about alleged anti-competitive ways of various technology platforms and firms. CCI  is already probing various cases, especially in the digital space.

published on : 20th July 2022

Cryptocurrencies can lead to dollarisation of economy: RBI officials to parliamentary panel

There are an estimated 15 million to 20 million crypto investors in India, with total crypto holdings of around USD 5.34 billion.

published on : 15th May 2022

Parliamentary panel flags 'huge shortage' of equipment for NDRF

The panel, during its review, found that forest fires are not included in the list of disasters tackled by the specialised force.

published on : 4th April 2022

Parliament panel suggests setting up institutes of accounting

A Parliamentary panel on Wednesday suggested setting up of institutes of accounting similar to IITs and IIMs for further development of the accounting and finance profession in the country.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Continue virtual courts in post-COVID period as digital justice is faster, cheaper: Parliamentary panel

This is the first report to be presented by any Parliamentary Panel on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 11th September 2020

Parliamentary panel likely to recommend review of Supreme Court order on SC/ST Act

Members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice, cutting across party lines, said they will raise the issue at the panel's meeting next week.

published on : 25th March 2018

Parliamentary Panel for BSNL, MTNL merger to give them fighting chance

The committee was informed by the communications ministry that 'revival plan' prepared by consultant Deloitte has been considered by the MTNL Board in their meeting in March 2017.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Parliamentary panel members raise questions on media reports on Dokalam

In his response, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said that the Chinese Army is in its own territory and similarly the Indian forces are also present on the other side, the member said.

published on : 30th October 2017

Faculty shortage in IITs, IIMs and universities upsets Parliamentary panel

The availability of adequate and qualified faculty is a pre-requisite for quality education, the 31-member panel observed.

published on : 19th February 2017