2g Note

  • 2G: ex-Cabinet Secy hints Pranab was behind the note October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrashekhar deposed before the Joint Parliamentary Committee probing the 2G spectrum case on Thursday. Putting the blame back on the then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Chandrasekhar said that he saw the note that said P Chidambaram could have stopped the 2G scam for the...
  • JPC to look into Finance Ministry's 2G note December 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The Department of Economic Affairs of the Finance Ministry will depose before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC). This came a day after Joint Parliamentary Committee met on the loss due to the 2G scam and grilled CAG Vinod Rai. Tuesday's deposition is regarding an internal note by the Finance...
  • PMO, Cabinet Secy knew about 2G note: Pranab November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in a letter addressed to the Prime Minister has stated that it was the Prime Minister's Office which insisted on Home Minister P Chidambaram's name being included in the controversial note 2G note. Pranab has also written that the Cabinet Secretariat was in the know...
  • Embarrassed Govt lays down notes writing rules October 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Embarrassed by the recent RTI revelations on 2G file notings, the Government has now written to all the bureaucrats on writing notes. The Secretary Public Grievances in Cabinet Secretariat in a letter has said that some bureaucrats are preparing slipshod notes and hence necessary attention has to be...
  • Reports of my resignation are bunkum: Pranab October 2, 2011

    Kolkata: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has dismissed as "bunkum" reports that he had offered to resign following controversy over a note of his Ministry on the 2G issue. He also declined to comment on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley's observation dubbing the "truce" between him and Home Minister...
  • Truce over 2G note row; is the UPA crisis over? September 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister P Chidambaram have called it truce over the 2G note row and say the matter is closed but can the photo-op diffuse the larger crisis that continues to haunt the UPA? It seems the controversy surrounding the note from the Finance Ministry...
  • Chidambaram should resign over 2G note: BJP September 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Reacting to the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's damage-control statement on 2G note, the BJP on Thursday demanded resignation of the Home Minister P Chidambaram, saying loss could have been stopped if he had taken correct decisions. "He (Pranab) says those are not his view, we know that, this note...
  • Chidambaram hasn't committed any crime:Pranab September 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The UPA remains in damage control mode, trying to downplay the internal crisis sparked off by the controversial note on the 2G spectrum allocation. On Wednesday, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee did the balancing act when he wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi to explain the ministerial...
  • Pranab writes to Sonia, PM over 2G note September 29, 2011

    Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has written to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, detailing the genesis of the controversial Finance Ministry note on 2G. ...
  • Pranab blames PMO for leaking 2G note: sources September 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has blamed the Prime Minister's Office for leaking the controversial 2G note, according to sources and will meet Sonia Gandhi on Monday. In his continuing damage control measures in the 2G note controversy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet Sonia Gandhi on Monday after...