Parliamentary Committees Current Affairs, GK & News
On March 20, 2020, the Parliamentary Standing Committee that was set up under the leadership of the Lok Sabha Member Kanimozhi Karunanidhi submitted its report. The Committee was set up to check whether genuine farmers are getting fertilizer subsidy. Highlights The Report says that until December 2019, 1182.04 lakh metric tonnes of fertilizers have been ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On October 29, 2019, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu unveiled a 15-point reform charter for a new political normal to enable effective functioning of the Parliament and State Legislatures. The Charter The pre and post Legislative Impact should be assessed The functioning of Department related Standing Committees of Parliament should be ensured through longer tenures instead ..
The opposition parties have questioned the hurry with which the government is pushing for bills for the approval in parliament without subjecting them to the scrutiny of the parliamentary committees. Why the Parliament Committees are Important for the Democracy? Law Making Parliament is vested with the responsibility of legislating the laws for the country. But ..
The Parliamentary Standing Committee has recommended that no genetically modified (GM) crop should be introduced unless the biosafety and socio-economic desirability is evaluated in a transparent process. It also called for placing an accountable regime in this regard. The recommendation was made by department-related parliamentary standing committee on science and technology and environment and forest ..
The Union Government has turned down the recommendation of Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee to come up with a new law for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The parliamentary committee has recommended replacing Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act, 1946 which governs CBI. Government stated that it might impinge on the federal structure of the ..
According to report submitted by Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, there is alarming rise in forest fires across India. It says that the number of forest fires have touched 24,817 in 2016 from 15,937 fires in 2015. It shows alarming rise 55% in the past year. The report primarily focuses on the prevention ..