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BJP mulls quitting JPC on 2G, says chairman ‘dictatorial’ (Third Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday, accusing its chairman of "dictatorial attitude" for refusing ... Read more...

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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet, say no point in continuing (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister ... Read more...

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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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BJP protests stall parliament again (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha to adjourn for the day Tuesday, while ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for walkout from 2G JPC (second lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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BJP members walk out of 2G JPC (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned after Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Tuesday as soon as news came in of the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in a Chennai hospital.In ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP clash in JPC probing 2G scam


June 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G spectrum scam, saw heated exchanges between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members over ... Read more...

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Now vote for ‘The Greatest Indian’


June 5th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) From Jawaharlal Nehru and Lata Mangeshkar to Vikram Sarabhai and E. Shreedharan - a list of Indians who have shaped the country since its ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha nod for 2G panel’s extension


May 17th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday agreed to extend the term of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum issue till the end of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned as Chidambaram denies corruption charge (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the second time Thursday as Home Minister P. Chidambaram denied the involvement of either him or of any ... Read more...

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Ramdev remark angers MPs (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) As Ramdev stoked a controversy calling MPs "dacoits and murderers", RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday termed these as the utterings of a frustrated man while ... Read more...

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SP MP wants action for remarks against MPs


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Shailendra Kumar Wednesday demanded action against those making derogatory remarks against MPs saying these were lowering dignity of parliament.Rasing the issue of ... Read more...

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Kerala should guard against religious fundamentalism: Ramesh


April 20th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Describing Kerala as the "fountainhead" of social harmony, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday warned against the danger of the state becoming threatened by religious ... Read more...

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Shed stigma over mental illness: Experts


March 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Over sixty percent people do not seek medical help for mental illness only due to the stigma associated with the term, experts said here Saturday."Mental ... Read more...

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Exam time: Another helpline for stressed students


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Students bogged down by exam stress and anxiety have some more help available -- a Delhi-based hospital's mental health helpline Friday announced special arrangements for ... Read more...

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No work, no pay: MPs divided on issue


December 5th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Nearly half of parliament's winter session is over with no work done. Should MPs get paid for the days parliament is held up due ... Read more...

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PM to speak to Chandy, Jayalalithaa on Mullaperiyar


November 25th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday promised to speak to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa and Kerala's Oommen Chandy to defuse tensions between the ... Read more...

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Top auditor stands by 2G loss figures


November 15th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's top government auditor Vinod Rai Tuesday stood by his presumptive loss of Rs.1.76 lakh crore in the 2G spectrum allocation, dismissing his former colleague's ... Read more...

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Presumptive 2G loss a mathematical guess: Former auditor


November 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In a new twist to the alleged 2G scam, R.P. Singh, one of the key authors of the controversial telecom audit report, Monday told ... Read more...

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African delegation visits India for trade institute


October 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) An African delegation, led by the Ugandan commissioner of external trade, is visiting the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) here to discuss measures ... Read more...

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JPC gets into 2G saga, PM backs Chidambaram


September 28th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned to India late Tuesday defending Home Minister P. Chidambaram, even as the JPC said it was determined to get ... Read more...

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JPC seeks finance ministry note on 2G


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the 2G scam has asked the finance ministry to submit its note sent to the Prime Minister's Office ... Read more...

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JPC probing 2G scam gets time till May 2012


September 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam and India's telecom pricing policy from 1998 to 2009 was Tuesday given an extension till ... Read more...

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‘Vajpayee was telecom minister when migration policy was cleared’


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A former telecom secretary during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime told the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum allocation Tuesday that then ... Read more...

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JPC asked to quiz Chidambaram on 2G


July 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha has written to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), asking it to quiz Home Minister P. Chidambaram over ... Read more...

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JPC quizzes former telecom secretary


July 27th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee probing the alleged multi-crore 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday questioned A.V. Gokak, who was the telecom secretary during the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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2G JPC may not meet monsoon session deadline


July 11th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam and India's telecom pricing policy from 1998 to 2009 has examined only one witness in ... Read more...

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JPC digging into spectrum allocation during NDA rule


July 8th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G scam, will look into the financial implications of the free extra spectrum allocated to private telecom firms ... Read more...

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‘Rs.43,500 crore loss due to NDA’s telecom policy’


July 8th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The nation has suffered a loss of over Rs.43,500 crore because of a change in India's policy in 1999 when the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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‘Maran rejected key telecom pricing proposal’


July 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Dayanidhi Maran, who quit the union cabinet Thursday, in 2006 rejected a key proposal from ministry of finance when he was communication minister that ... Read more...

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JPC to quiz nine former telecom secretaries (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Nine former telecom secretaries, including the jailed Siddharth Behura, will testify next month before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing India's telecom pricing policy in ... Read more...

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Finance ministry officials brief JPC on 2G scam


June 8th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Officials of India's economic intelligence agencies Wednesday met the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to brief the panel on their investigations into the alleged financial irregularities ... Read more...

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JPC meets CBI officials, to call Maran on 2G spectrum (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) will call Textile Minister and DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran to depose before it as the panel Tuesday met Central ... Read more...

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JPC will question Maran, says Chacko


June 4th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The role of former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran will also be investigated by the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam, its chairman ... Read more...

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