2G Logjam

  • Centre likely to agree to JPC on 2G: sources February 8, 2011

    New Delhi: After an all-party meeting called by Pranab Mukherjee to break the Parliament deadlock on Tuesday, indications were there that the Government would agree to form a Joint Parliamentary Commitee (JPC) to investigate the 2G spectrum scam case. UPA's trouble shooter and the man whose budget will be the centrepiece...
  • Budget session: Pranab's bid to break 2G logjam February 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Two weeks before the crucial Budget session of Parliament begins, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will hold an all-party meeting in Delhi on Tuesday to break the 2G stalemate. The Congress' key troubleshooter has called an all-party meeting today in a bid to break the logjam. The move comes after...
  • 2G logjam: Pranab calls meet with Oppn leaders January 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Finance Minister and Leader of the House in Lok Sabha Pranab Mukherjee has convened a meeting of leaders of political parties in an apparent bid to break the deadlock in Parliament. The meeting has been convened over lunch for "mutual consultations" over the budget session of Parliament, sources...
  • Speaker to make fresh effort to end 2G logjam January 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is likely to make a fresh endeavour to break the Parliament deadlock on the 2G Spectrum scam by calling leaders of political parties, who could not join her a fortnight back to discuss the issue, ahead of the Budget Session. ...
  • LS speaker appeals to Oppn to end 2G logjam December 24, 2010

    Kolkata: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday made a fresh appeal to political parties to find a solution to the impasse over the Opposition demand for JPC on the 2G spectrum issue which stalled the winter session of Parliament. "I am again calling on parties to find a solution. I...
  • 2G logjam continues: winter session ends today December 13, 2010

    New Delhi: After three weeks of a dead-lock in Parliament over the 2 G spectrum scam and the Opposition's demand for a joint parliamentary committee probe, Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to come up with a face-saving strategy as she addresses party MPs on Monday. On the last day of...
  • Will make up for loss of work if JPC is formed: NDA December 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The NDA, on Tuesday said it was ready for a five-day special session to compensate for the loss of work due to the current deadlock in Parliament provided the government concedes to the Opposition demand for JPC probe into the 2G spectrum issue. "Let the government hold a...
  • Key finance bill tabled amidst uproar in House December 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The Appropriation Bill and the Judicial Accountability Bill were tabled in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amidst uproar as the Opposition continued its demand for a JPC into the 2G scam. The Lok Sabha was adjourned before the bill was passed. Earlier Rajya Sabha was also adjourned for the...
  • 2G scam: Parliament logjam to continue November 30, 2010

    New Delhi: The logjam in Parliament over the issue of JPC into the 2G Spectrum scam is set to continue on Monday with both the government and the opposition sticking to their guns. Congress made it clear that it would not accept the Opposition demand for...