JPC REPORT

  • 2G report: BJP may bring noconfidence motion against Meira Kumar December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to bring a noconfidence 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,...
  • JPC adopts 2G case report, 16 members in favour, 11 against September 27, 2013

    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...
  • Open to amending JPC draft report if convinced: Chacko April 26, 2013

    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...
  • No reference of Vajpayee in JPC draft report on 2G: Chacko April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Apparently seeking to pacify an angry BJP, JPC chief PC Chacko on Tuesday dismissed reports that the panel has named former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in its draft report in the 2G scam. "We have the highest regard for Atal Bihari Vajpayee. This report has not mentioned...
  • DMK seeks removal of Chacko as chairman of JPC committee April 22, 2013

    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 privilege...
  • 2G scam: DMK readies dissenting note to draft JPC report April 22, 2013

    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. "We...
  • JPC draft report on 2G scam should be rejected: Advani April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani has called for the rejection of the JPC draft report on 2G spectrum allocation scam. He also said the BJP will bring up the issue in the second phase of the Budget Session, which is beginning on Monday. The Opposition alliance...
  • 2G scam: BJP to raise JPC report in Parliament April 20, 2013

    At the NDA meeting on Saturday, senior leaders slammed the JPC report on the 2G scam, asking why A Raja was not permitted to depose. The JPC report will be raised by the BJP in Parliament next week. ...
  • BJP unnecessarily raking up JPC report issue: Congress April 20, 2013

    Chandigarh: With BJP dubbing the draft JPC report on 2G spectrum scam as a "coverup" attempt to save the government, Union Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday said the party is unnecessarily raking up the issue as a debate could be held on the report when it is presented in Parliament. "The...
  • 2G scam: Chidambaram refuses to comment on JPC report April 20, 2013

    Washington: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday refused to comment on the JPC draft report which gives him a clean chit in the 2G scam, saying that he has "never been concerned" about the allegations. "I have never been concerned about these allegations. In fact my concern has been the...
  • The Last Word: Is JPC report controversial and unlikely to be adopted? April 19, 2013

    The JPC 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. Do newspaper accounts of the JPC draft report...
  • Cong subverting truth using JPC: Jaitley on 2G report April 19, 2013

    Bangalore: Questioning the clean chit given by the Joint Parliamentary Committee to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 2G spectrum allocation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Friday accused Congress of using the JPC to "subvert" the truth. Jaitley said former Telecom Minister A Raja's correspondence with the Prime...