Taking a leaf from the US, Canada and the UK, where students and research scholars get to work with Parliamentary panels, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is pushing for induction of interns in the Parliamentary standing committees. Amit Agnihotri reports. IMAGE: The role of interns is not entirely new to the Parliament as the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training has a provision for select a few scholars to get an exposure of how Parliament system works. But this is the first time ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
(18:38)New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) An internal committee has been set up by the Defence Ministry to study the recommendations of the Shekatkar panel on defence spending, Parliament was told on Friday."An internal committee has been constituted within the Ministry ...Prokerala, 1 month ago
In 2014, the army got just 45% of the capital expenditure it demandedBusiness Standard, 2 weeks ago
By Gwladys Fouche LYSAKER, Norway (Reuters) - The ethics watchdog for Norway's $900-billion sovereign wealth fund will recommend this year that the fund exclude or put on a watch list several firms in the oil, cement and steel industries for emitting too much ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
A martyr's daughter whose social media campaign against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has gone viral, got caught up in a Twitter war on Monday with ex-cricketer Virender Sehwag and actor Randeep Hooda who called her a "political pawn". Gurmehar Kaur, 24, a Delhi University student, had started the campaign 'I am not afraid of ABVP', following the violence at Ramjas college. The campaign went viral and received a massive support from students of various universities. Her campaign also ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The Narendra Modi government went ahead with its decision to scrap high-denomination currency notes on November 8, despite the Reserve Bank board expressing apprehension whether the cash could be replaced quickly enough, the central bank has said in a written ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
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