Rajya Sabha

InterNet & Broadband subscriber base much below Govt targets

There were 22.86 million Internet subscribers in India at the end of March 2012 – way below the target that was set for 2010 – on account of multiple factors that have prevented its spread, Parliament was informed today. The number of Internet subscribers as reported by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for the last three […]

New Lokpal Bill to be introduced today

New Lokpal Bill to be introduced today

By- Staff Reporter | Date- December 22, 2011 A new Lokpal Bill is going to be introduced in the Lok Sabha today while the one introduced earlier would be withdrawn. The Government stated to the main Opposition, BJP yesterday that they have an intention to have a three-day additional sitting of Parliament from December 27 […]

New education bill passed- NCTE to govern schools and appoint teachers, not states

By- Correspondent | Date- August 26, 2011 The Rajya Sabha yesterday passed a bill called The National Council of Teachers Education (Amendment) Bill for re-creating a national body to regulate schools and teachers. Under this bill, the powers have been restored to the National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE), a central body whose powers were […]