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  • Kejriwal resigns as Delhi CM, meets party leaders at his residence 15-02-2014 11:19 AM

    A day after Arvind Kejriwal resigned as the Delhi Chief Minister, the Aam Aadmi Party national convener is meeting other party leaders and supporters at his residence on Saturday. Meanwhile, the party's Political Affairs Committee will also meet in the morning. ...
  • Finance Ministry disagrees with PAC's views on interest on tax refund 08-02-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: Disagreeing with the observations of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the Finance Ministry on Saturday said it has followed standard practice and has not violated any Constitutional provision by not showing interest on tax refund as separate expenditure in the Budget. "Government of India has been of the view...
  • AAP PAC meets amidst rising clamour for Somnath Bharti's dismissal 23-01-2014 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: With the pressure mounting on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party, the outfit's Political Affairs Committee is meeting to take a decision on Law Minister Somnath Bharti who is under the scanner for the infamous raid at Khirki Extension in Malviya Nagar. The AAP PAC...
  • PAC constable abducted 28-12-2013 11:56 PM

    A PAC constable, posted on security duty at the disputed site in Ayodhya, had been kidnapped and his abductors had demanded a ransom of Rs one lakh, police said on Saturday. Constable Suresh Kumar, who was on leave since December 25, was abducted at Pratapgarh, his home town, they said....
  • Police lay siege to Ayodhya on 21st anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition 06-12-2013 10:14 AM

    A three-tier security cordon was on Thursday thrown around this town and all its entry points were sealed to maintain peace on the eve of 21st anniversary of Babri Mosque demolition as Muslim organisations decided to observe "black day" and Hindu outfits a "day of victory". Around 10,000 personnel from...
  • Bihar sets target to procure 30 lakh tonnes paddy 04-12-2013 10:37 PM

    Bihar has set a target to procure 30 lakh tonnes of paddy this year at a minimum support price of Rs 1,310 per quintal for the ordinary produce, state Food Minister Shyam Rajak said on Wednesday. Primary agricultural credit societies (PACS) have been asked to purchase 23 lakh tonne and...
  • Woman gangraped by policemen and their friends, four arrested 31-08-2013 06:11 PM

    A woman hailing from Delhi, who had come to his property dealer friend's place in Sector-105 area in Noida, was allegedly gangraped by two policemen and their three friends, police said on Saturday. Four of the accused, including the two Provincial Arms Constabulary (PAC) personnel, have been arrested and the...
  • Goa Police crime branch files FIR in illegal mining scam case 20-08-2013 02:46 AM

    The Goa police Crime Branch has registered a First Information Report (FIR) in connection with the massive illegal mining scam which has been pegged to be around Rs 35,000 crore. "An FIR has been filed and now the investigation will follow," Deputy Superintendent of Police (Crime Branch) Nilu Raut told...
  • 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...
  • Disappointed over PM's refusal to depose before JPC: Yashwant 08-04-2013 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who is a member of the JPC on 2G issue, on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stating he is "surprised and disappointed" over his refusal to depose before the panel. Sinha, who earlier written a letter to Singh asking that he should...
  • Former CAG official RP Singh blames Murli Manohar Joshi again 25-11-2012 04:09 PM

    RP Singh has again shifted his stance on the 2G report suggesting it was PAC Chairman Manohar manohar Joshi who had interfered in the preparation of the report. ...
  • CAG 2G report row: BJP slams Sonia's remarks 24-11-2012 03:46 PM

    The UPA has launched a counter-attack on the CAG after one of its former officers claimed that the 2G loss figure was manipulated under the influence of PAC Chief and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi. ...
  • Manish Tewari dares CAG to join debate on audit process 24-11-2012 02:50 PM

    The UPA has launched a counter-attack on the CAG after a former auditor claimed the 2G loss figures were manipulated under guidance from PAC chief and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi. ...
  • Cong destroying democratic function of the country: MM Joshi 23-11-2012 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: A seemingly calm and composed Murli Manohar Joshi, senior BJP leader and PAC Chairman, on Friday demanded that UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi apologise for her remark against his party over the latest row over the CAG's 2G report. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Joshi said that he would quit PAC...
  • 2G report row: Sonia must apologise, says MM Joshi 23-11-2012 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: A seemingly calm and composed Murli Manohar Joshi, senior BJP leader and PAC Chairman, on Friday demanded that UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi apologise for her remark against his party over the latest row over the CAG's 2G report. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Joshi said that he would quit PAC...
  • 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...
  • Centre allocated coal blocks without consulting states: PAC 03-11-2012 08:41 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Convenor Bhartuhari Mahtab on Saturday alleged coal blocks were allocated to different companies without consulting the states concerned. "The Centre allocated coal blocks arbitrarily without consulting the coal-bearing states," Mahtab said after reviewing coal block allocations in Odisha. Mahtab, a BJD MP, claimed PAC...
  • Bhatta-Parsaul: Rape case to be filed against cops 18-11-2011 10:43 PM

    Noida: A court in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Friday ordered registration of a rape and robbery case against 21 police and PAC men on the complaint of a woman from Bhatta-Parsaul village where farmers had revolted against acquisition of their land. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who had visited Bhatta-Parsaul in...
  • 2G: Joshi likely to clarify on influencing CAG 16-11-2011 06:47 AM

    New Delhi: The chairman of the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC), Murli Manohar Joshi, will on Wednesday answer all the allegations on influencing the CAG report on 2G losses when he speaks at a function where Both Vinod Rai and RP Singh are slated to be present. CNN-IBN has accessed a...
  • Is CAG caught in 2G crossfire? 31-10-2011 10:12 PM

    The Congress members objected to the presence of CAG Vinod Rai at PAC meet on 2G, leading to its adjournment. ...
  • 2G: Cong stalls PAC meet over CAG's presence 31-10-2011 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was on Monday adjourned before it could hear the CAG's lead auditor RP Singh over allegations that the loss figure of Rs 1.76 lakh crore in the 2G scam was inflated. The adjournment was forced after protests from the Congress members. Two days...
  • 2G: PAC meet on CAG losses cancelled 31-10-2011 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Even as stormy scenes were expected at Monday's meeting of the Publi Accounts Committee (PAC), the meeting on CAG losses has been cancelled after Congress members created a ruckus. The PAC was supposed to question RP Singh, one of the auditors of the CAG's 2G report. However, Congress...