Govt looks to pass Lokpal bill in November parliament

The government will aim to pass a slew of legislation in the winter session of parliament commencing on Tuesday, including the anti-corruption Lokpal bill, parliamentary affairs minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said on Wednesday.

Parliament will also introduce the Food Security Bill, seeking to expand the scope of subsidised food entitlements to the poor, and the Mining Bill, aimed at sharing profits with local communities, Bansal said.