Public Accounts Committee

  • CAG report is not the final word on any issue: SC 09-05-2013 10:40 PM

    New Delhi: CAG report commands respect and cannot be brushed aside but it cannot be the final word on an issue, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while noting that the auditor's findings cannot be gospel truth as it is subject to scrutiny by Parliament. A bench of justices KS...
  • Commonwealth Youth Games: PAC indicts Kalmadi 17-04-2013 05:51 PM

    Mumbai: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Maharashtra Legislature has indicted former Indian Olympic Association president (IOA) Suresh Kalmadi for irregularities in organising the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2008 at Pune and asked the state government to file a criminal case against him. The PAC report, which was tabled in...
  • 2G report row: BJP stands exposed, says Sonia Gandhi 23-11-2012 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi wasted no time in attacking the BJP after a CAG officer levelled charges against one of its prominent members saying that he influenced the agency's 2G report. Principal auditor RP Singh had alleged that BJP leader and Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) MM...
  • Cong demand for probe against CAG absurd: MM Joshi 23-11-2012 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader and PAC Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi has hit back at the Congress after the latter said a probe must be ordered into the latest allegations to hit the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) over its 2G report. An ex-auditor of CAG, RP Singh said...
  • 2G report denial by ex-CAG officer: The big questions 23-11-2012 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: The man who authored the CAG's report on 2G spectrum has now said that it is not his report, that it merely carried his signature. Speaking to CNN-IBN, ex-CAG audit officer RP Singh said that the audit was done without guidelines and was influenced by PAC Chairman Murli...
  • CAG's 2G report influenced by MM Joshi: Ex-audit officer 23-11-2012 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: CAG's ex-principal auditor RP Singh on Friday made startling revelations about the agency's 2G report saying that it was audited without guidelines and influenced by Public Accounts Committee Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Singh further stated that the loss figure of Rs 1.76...
  • Joshi committee report is irrelevant now: Farooq 28-06-2011 05:09 PM

    Bajalta: Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday said the 2G scam probe report by BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi as head of previous Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is now 'irrelevant' as a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) has been constituted to look into the issue. "There is a JPC now looking...
  • PAC meets, 2G spectrum scam on agenda 28-04-2011 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) met here on Thursday with its Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi saying the report on 2G spectrum scam was on agenda and will be discussed on merit. "The report will be discussed on merit," Joshi told reporters here before the meeting. The attendance at...
  • Govt dismissive of PAC draft report 27-04-2011 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: Incensed by the leak of a draft report of Public Accounts Committee prepared by Chairman MM Joshi, the government on Wednesday was dismissive about it and targeted him, saying he was acting as a BJP member rather than the chief of the Parliamentary panel. The differences between the...