JPC

  • BJP accuses Chacko of changing contents of dissent note on 2G report 10-12-2013 04:46 PM

    Parliament was adjourned on the day four of winter session as the Bharatiya Janata Party objected to the Joint Parliamentary Committee report on 2G being tabled. The Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman declined the BJP's demand to allow discussion on the report. BJP leader Arun Jaitley accused the JPC chairman of...
  • Parliament: How the day progressed 10-12-2013 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Both the houses of Parliament have been adjourned till Wednesday after MPs form Seemandhara and Telangana region created rucks over the United Andhra issue, JPC report and 2G scam. 2:03 pm: Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till Wednesday. 12:20 pm: Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm....
  • 2G report: BJP may bring no-confidence motion against Meira Kumar 10-12-2013 10:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to bring a no-confidence motion against Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar over the 2G JPC report fiasco. Sources say the BJP is upset that Meira Kumar didn't allow discussion on the JPC report in the Lok Sabha. The controversial report of the...
  • JPC tables 2G report in Parliament, says PM was misled 09-12-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: The controversial report of the JPC, which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2G spectrum scam saying he was "misled" by the then Telecom Minister A Raja, was tabled in Lok Sabha amid pandemonium on Monday. The report was tabled by JPC Chairman...
  • JPC report on 2G to be submitted to Speaker today 29-10-2013 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: The controversial JPC report, which had given a clean chit to the Prime Minister in 2G spectrum allocation scam, will be submitted to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Tuesday. Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) Chairman PC Chacko will submit the report along with the dissent notes given by...
  • JPC report on 2G to be submitted to Speaker tomorrow 28-10-2013 10:48 PM

    The controversial JPC report, which had given a clean chit to the Prime Minister in 2G spectrum allocation scam, will be submitted to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Tuesday. Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) Chairman PC Chacko will submit the report along with the dissent notes given by six parties,...
  • 2G scam: BJP, other 5 parties filed its dissent report on the JPC findings 10-10-2013 09:36 PM

    Beating the deadline, main opposition BJP, on Thursday, filed its dissent report on the JPC findings on the 2G spectrum scam, calling it "flawed and a bundle of contradictions", joining five other CPI(M), CPI, DMK, AIADMK and BJD. BJP submitted a 42-page dissent note signed by its six members in...
  • JPC report on 2G scam a cover-up: CPI 28-09-2013 08:39 PM

    New Delhi: The CPI on Saturday termed the JPC report on 2G scam as a "cover-up" and said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram were "morally and legally" responsible for the enormous losses caused to the exchequer. "The report is a cover-up operation. A fraud has been...
  • JPC adopts 2G case report, 16 members in favour, 11 against 27-09-2013 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Friday adopted its controversial draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation case which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sixteen members voted in favour of the report and 11 against the report, said JPC Chairman...
  • 2G: JPC to adopt its report giving clean chit to Manmohan, Chidambaram today 27-09-2013 10:23 AM

    New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee will meet on Friday to adopt its controversial draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation case which gives a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sources said the Janata Dal United which was earlier opposed to the draft,...
  • Crucial JPC meet over 2G scam to be held on Friday 26-09-2013 04:03 PM

    The meeting of JPC on 2G scam on Friday is set to be a stormy affair as the panel readies to adopt its controversial draft report which gave clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and indicted former Telecom Minister A Raja. In an embarrassment for Congress, its key UPA...
  • Calling more witnesses on 2G scam: DMK- PC Chacko tussle escalates 24-09-2013 10:45 PM

    The tussle between DMK and Joint Parliamentary Committee chief PC Chacko over calling more witnesses and documents before the panel adopts its controversial report on 2G scam has escalated. Despite Chacko rejecting DMK member TR Baalu's demand to call for more documents and officials before adopting the report, the latter...
  • JPC meet on 2G scam on September 23 to be stormy after clean chit to PM 13-09-2013 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: The meeting of JPC on 2G scam on September 23 is set to be stormy as it has to adopt its controversial draft report which gave clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and indicted former Telecom Minister A Raja. Battle lines have been drawn for the meeting...
  • BJP cut up with govt putting a nominated member in JPC on 2G 29-08-2013 09:08 PM

    Miffed at government putting a nominated member in the JPC on 2G spectrum scam, BJP is likely to write to Rajya Sabha Chairperson Hamid Ansari asking him whether the proportional representation rule will be followed in future committees or the ruling party will have its say. The Parliamentary Standing Committees,...
  • 2G: LS approves extension of JPC till the end of Monsoon Session 06-05-2013 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha has approved the extension of the term of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G scam till the end of Monsoon Session. The Monsoon Session is likely to begin around July 23. Facing a combined Opposition and allegations of bias, the chairman of JPC, PC Chacko...
  • 2G: Swamy moves court for summoning of Raja's statement to JPC 04-05-2013 06:42 PM

    New Delhi: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Saturday moved a special CBI court seeking summoning of a written statement given by former Telecom Minister A Raja to Joint Parliamentary Committee in connection with the 2G spectrum scam. In his application filed before Special CBI Judge OP Saini, Swamy said...
  • 2G JPC may meet on Tuesday 03-05-2013 07:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on 2G scam is likely to meet on Tuesday to decide on the "future course of action" amid possibility of it seeking a fresh extension of tenure to adopt the controversial draft report. After Lok Sahba Speaker Meira Kumar expressed her inability to...
  • Speaker rejects Oppn demand to remove Chacko as JPC chief 02-05-2013 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday rejected the Opposition demand for removal of PC Chacko as Chairman of the JPC probing the 2G scam, citing "absence of express provisions in rules". In a letter to JPC members, Kumar said rules and directions are "silent" on the removal...
  • 2G case: 15 members of JPC reject panel report in toto 01-05-2013 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: Fifteen opposition members of JPC on 2G spectrum scam on Wednesday wrote to the committee secretariat rejecting the panel's draft report in toto, setting the stage for worsening of the confrontation with the government on the issue. The 15 members, who had met Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar...
  • The Last Word: Is Oppn justified in obstructing Parliament over JPC, coalgate issues? 29-04-2013 10:03 PM

    Parliament failed to transact normal business for sixth consecutive day on Monday amid protests on the coalgate issue. ...
  • Ready for amendments in form of dissent notes: PC Chacko 29-04-2013 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Amid demands by opposition members for the outright rejection of the draft report on 2G, JPC Chairman PC Chacko on Monday said he was ready to take their amendments in the form of dissent notes but would not change the text of the documents. "I am willing for...
  • 2G: There is no provision to remove JPC chief, says Chacko 29-04-2013 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: As the deadlock in Parliament continues, Joint Parliamentary Committee Chairperson PC Chacko has said that the government is not stubborn, but too soft on the Opposition. He said that the date for the meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee meeting on the 2G scam will be decided on...
  • 2G report leaked by someone from JPC, I'm not responsible for it: Chacko 28-04-2013 09:16 PM

    JPC Chairman PC Chacko, whose removal has been sought by some panel members, said he would have considered resigning if the demand had come to him directly instead of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar being approached for his ouster. Chacko was speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. Here is...
  • Would've thought of quitting if asked directly: Chacko 28-04-2013 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: JPC Chairman PC Chacko, whose removal has been sought by some panel members, says he would have considered resigning if the demand had come to him directly instead of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar being approached for his ouster. "If they had come and told me 'you resign',...
  • Those asking for my resignation are playing a political game: PC Chacko 27-04-2013 08:26 AM

    PC Chacko, who is the chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee, which is examining the alleged irregularities in the allocation of the 2G spectrum, has alleged that the political parties which are seeking his resignation are playing a political game. Chacko was speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. ...
  • Open to amending JPC draft report if convinced: Chacko 26-04-2013 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to end the confrontation in JPC, its Chairman P C Chacko, under opposition fire, on Friday expressed willingness to consider amendments to the controversial draft report on 2G spectrum scam which gave a clean chit to the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister. Chacko told...
  • Chacko hits out at Oppn for asking Speaker to sack him 26-04-2013 03:50 PM

    The Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G scam and Congress MP, PC Chacko, has hit out at the Opposition for asking the Speaker to sack him. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, he charged them with playing a political game by going to the Speaker with their...
  • 2G scam: Raja insists he be allowed to depose before JPC 26-04-2013 09:43 AM

    As the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on 2G scam stays divided with opposition members asking for PC Chacko's resignation, former telecom minister A Raja insists he should be allowed to depose. ...
  • Chacko has no moral right to preside over JPC: BJP 25-04-2013 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing no-confidence in PC Chacko as Chairman of JPC, against whom 15 members of the 30-member Committee have represented to the Speaker for his removal, the BJP on Thursday said he has no right to preside over the panel in such circumstances. The opposition party cited Constitutional provisions...