Joint Parliamentary Committee

  • 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...
  • New JPC members' row disrupts Rajya Sabha 29-08-2013 06:49 PM

    The Rajya Sabha was on Thursday adjourned for the day after protests over adoption of a motion to appoint two members to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on 2G spectrum. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla moved the motion regarding the appointment to examine matters related to allocation...
  • Telangana issue: TDP for JPC, expresses anguish over Andhra bifurcation 23-08-2013 05:14 PM

    TDP on Friday demanded in Rajya Sabha that a Joint Parliamentary Committee be set up to look into Telangana issue and expressed anguish over the impact of the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Y S Chowdhary (TDP) regretted that there was no response from...
  • Summoning Raja before JPC 'unconstitutional': Chacko 16-05-2013 01:26 AM

    Thrissur: JPC Chairman PC Chacko has said it will be "unconstitutional" to summon former Telecom Minister A Raja, prime accused in the 2G spectrum case, before the Joint Parliamentary Committee to take evidence, as it would be an "infringement" of Article 20 of the Constitution. "Article 20 (iii) of the...
  • 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: Chacko to move resolution for extension of JPC beyond May 10 06-05-2013 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Chairman of the joint Parliamentary Committee on the 2G scam PC Chacko is likely to move a resolution in the Lok Sabha seeking extension of the JPC beyond the Budget Session. Sources say that the BJP has agreed to the extension of the JPC beyond May 10. After...
  • 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...
  • 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',...
  • 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. ...
  • 2G: JPC meeting postponed, likely to take place next week 25-04-2013 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee meeting on the 2G scam that was scheduled for Thursday has been postponed. JPC Chairperson PC Chacko said that the next date of the meeting will be finalised after consulting other members. The meeting is likely to take place next week, Chacko said. This...
  • 2G case: BJP may present own report on JPC findings 23-04-2013 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has trashed the draft JPC report on the 2G spectrum case and will most likely present its own report on the probe panel's findings, sources said on Tuesday. The sources said that the main opposition party will seek rejection of the draft report....
  • DMK seeks removal of Chacko as chairman of JPC committee 22-04-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: The DMK on Monday sought the removal of PC Chacko as chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the 2G spectrum allocation, alleging that he had leaked the panel's draft report to the media. DMK leader TR Baalu said he had given a notice of breach of parliamentary...
  • 2G scam: DMK readies dissenting note to draft JPC report 22-04-2013 11:50 AM

    Chennai: DMK members of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probing the allocation and pricing of 2G spectrum have readied their dissent note to the panel's draft report, said the party's parliamentary leader TR Baalu. He said the party would also demand the removal of PC Chacko as the JPC's chairman....
  • Did everything in 2G allocation in consultation with PM: Raja 19-04-2013 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja accused in the 2G scam has said that he took all decisions in the spectrum allocation in consultation with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Responding to the Joint Parliamentary Committee clean chit to Manmohan Singh and then finance minister P Chidambaram, Raja said he...
  • 2G case: JPC gives clean chit to PM, P Chidambaram 18-04-2013 08:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the 2G spectrum scam on Thursday gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying that the duo was not informed of the change in policy by the then telecom minister A Raja. The JPC report said...
  • If PM has nothing to hide, he should appear before JPC: BJP 03-04-2013 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: Responding to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's rejection of BJP's demand that he appear before the JPC in 2G spectrum allocation case, the opposition on Wednesday said if he has nothing to hide and since he had offered to depose before the PAC, he should not shy away from...
  • No serious suggestion to call Unitech MD, CBI prosecutor: JPC chief 12-02-2013 05:50 PM

    PC Chacko said that according to the CBI chief, the reports regarding allegations of collusion between its former prosecutor AK Singh and United MD Sanjay Chandra are correct. ...