SC says parliamentary committee reports cannot be challenged in courts

New Delhi: The Supreme Court’s five-judge Constitution bench in its judgment said the parliamentary committee reports cannot be challenged in courts. The apex court permitted the PIL petitioners to rely on the parliamentary standing committee reports in constitutional court proceedings to achieve the objective of protecting rights of citizens. A five-judge constitution bench of the […]

Compulsory Military Service for Those Aspiring for Govt Jobs,  Parl Panel

New Delhi: Taking note of alarming shortage of officers and other ranks in the armed forces, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence has recommended five-year compulsory military service for those aspiring for gazetted jobs in the state and central governments. It comes after the Centre told the panel that the Defence Ministry had sent a […]

Defence Sec:  Make in India’ fails to take off,  Parl Panel

New Delhi: Many of the projects under ‘Make in India’ flagship programme of the government which aims at achieving greater indigenisation in defence sector face the bleak possibility of getting foreclosed, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence said in its report. BJP-leader Major General BC Khanduri headed Parliamentary panel found that there was no adequate budget […]