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House panel meets health officials, discusses efficacy and cost of covid vaccine

New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- Ahead of the beginning of the first phase of vaccination against covid-19 in India from Saturday, the parliamentary committee on health on Tuesday met top health officials where ... Read More


Expect the unexpected from PM Modi: Pranab notes in book

New Delhi, Jan. 6 -- One should expect the unexpected from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the late former President Pranab Mukherjee has written in a tell-all book about his days in the top office. Th... Read More


One Nation One Ration Card on parliamentary panel radar

New Delhi, Jan. 6 -- The government's One Nation One Ration Card scheme has come under the parliamentary panel's scrutiny with opposition members planning to raise concerns over gaps in its framework,... Read More


IT panel to step up scrutiny against FB on issues of political bias, data safety

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- Facebook has been asked to appear before the Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary panel on information technology next week. The panel is likely to raise issues of favouritism to any ... Read More


Parliament's IT panel to step up scrutiny of FB over political bias

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- Facebook, Inc. remains in the crosshairs of the Indian parliament with the standing committee on information technology (IT) set to meet representatives of the social media platfo... Read More


Street vendors' livelihood, working conditions under parliamentary panel's lens

NEW DELHI, Dec. 1 -- Livelihood and working condition of street vendors, one of the worst affected groups during covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdown earlier this year, has come under the scrut... Read More


Modi says 'One Nation, One Election' not just a talking point, but need of India

NEW DELHI, Nov. 26 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the idea of 'One Nation, One Election' cannot be limited to just a talking point, but is the need of the country. He reiterated tha... Read More


Parliament likely to have historically lowest sittings this year owing to covid

New Delhi, Nov. 25 -- With the winter session of Parliament likely to be put off this year on account of covid-19 pandemic, both Houses are likely to have historically lowest number of just 33 sitting... Read More


Parliament likely to have historically lowest sittings in a year owing to covid

New Delhi, Nov. 25 -- With the winter session of Parliament likely to be put off this year on account of covid-19 pandemic, both Houses are likely to have historically lowest number of just 33 sitting... Read More


Covid vaccination programme comes under Parliament's radar

New Delhi, Nov. 23 -- The planned adult vaccination programme for covid-19, said to be one of the world's largest, is likely to be scrutinized by a parliamentary committee. As the government prepares... Read More