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Did PAC chief Joshi influence CAG’s 2G report?


November 15th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the 2G tale, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi is alleged to have pushed the government auditor ... Read more...

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‘Probe conversion of Kingfisher loan into equity’


November 15th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) Demanding a parliamentary probe into the manner in which government banks converted their loans to Kingfisher Airlines into equity at a higher price than the market ... Read more...

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Did BJP’s Joshi influence CAG’s 2G report?


November 15th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the 2G tale, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Murli Manohar Joshi is alleged to have pushed the government auditor to ... 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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‘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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2G scam: JPC to quiz former telecom secretaries


July 6th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The questioning of nine former telecom secretaries, including the jailed Siddharth Behura, will start from Thursday by the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that is ... 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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JPC members get lessons on mobile phone technology


May 18th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) It was like "back to school days" for members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G licences ... Read more...

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Congress slams Sinha for attacks on Chidambaram


May 7th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Congress Friday targeted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha for his remarks against Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the 2G spectrum allocation, ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Opposition targets PM in Lok Sabha


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Opposition continued to attack the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, in the Lok Sabha today over the latest WikiLeaks cable on ... Read more...

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Discussion on cash-for-votes scam as important as Finance Bill: Jaitley


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): Slamming the Manmohan Singh-led UPA Government for refusing to discuss WikiLeaks expose on the cash-for-votes scam, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, on ... Read more...

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BJP moves privilege notice against PM in cash-for-vote scam


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday moved a privilege notice in the Lok Sabha against Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's response to the WikiLeaks cables ... Read more...

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Uproar in Parliament over PM privilege motion


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.22 (ANI): Proceedings in Parliament were brought to a complete standstill on Tuesday, with members of the treasury and the opposition trading verbal charges over the issue of moving ... Read more...

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Will JPC on 2G spectrum get to the truth? Debate is on


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The long discussed joint parliamentary committee (JPC) into the allocation of 2G spectrum is finally in shape. But some experts are sceptical about the ... Read more...

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JPC on 2G scam is fifth of its kind


February 24th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The government Thursday moved a bill to constitute a joint parliamentary committee to probe the alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation. There have been four ... Read more...

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PM hopes for peaceful, productive budget session


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hoped that the budget session of parliament will be "peaceful and productive". "This budget session of parliament is very crucial. The ... Read more...

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NDA will soon decide strategy for budget session: Gadkari


January 30th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) Indicating that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could stall the budget session of parliament too over the demand for a parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum scam, ... Read more...

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No compromise on joint parliamentary probe: BJP


December 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) expressing his willingness to appear before it, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Ananth Kumar’s wife rubbishes charges on his Radia link


December 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Tejaswini Ananth Kumar, wife of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former civil aviation minister H.N. Ananth Kumar, Monday dismissed as "baseless and politically motivated" charges linking ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb praises PM


December 24th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday praised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying his integrity was beyond doubt but unscrupulous elements were looting the system."I personally believe ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee wants apology from Opposition for Parliament deadlock


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday demanded an apology from the Opposition, accusing it of destroying Parliament after they rejected his offer of a special session ... Read more...

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Face JPC or quit, BJP tells PM; Congress hits back (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked Manmohan Singh to quit if he was not ready for a joint parliamentary probe into the spectrum scandal, but ... Read more...

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Congress hits out at BJP for making remarks against PM over 2G scam


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Congress Party slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its renewed attack on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, at the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)'s public ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh should face JPC or quit: BJP


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday renewed its attack against the Congress and demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the 2G scam.Addressing ... Read more...

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Face JPC or quit, BJP tells prime minister (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit if he was not ready to face a joint parliamentary probe ... Read more...

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After Bihar rout, Congress pleanry provides some oxygen


December 20th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) After the humiliating defeat in Bihar and the political turmoil over corruption scandals, at least some in the Congress were breathing easy after the morale-boosting plenary ... Read more...

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Stormy Kerala assembly session expected


December 19th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) The eight-day Kerala assembly session beginning Tuesday is expected to be stormy, with the Congress-led opposition expected to raise issues like a recent job scam and a lottery ... Read more...

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Opposition demand for JPC cheap and political: Congress


December 16th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Congress Thursday termed the opposition's demand for a joint parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum scam as "cheap" and "politically motivated" and asked it to ... Read more...

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NDA to launch nationwide protests against corruption


December 14th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Tuesday announced a nationwide campaign from Dec 22 to intensify its "fight against corruption" in the ruling alliance and press for ... Read more...

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Advani leads NDA protest outside parliament over JPC


December 13th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Soon after parliament was adjourned till noon Monday, National Democratic Alliance (NDA) members led by senior leader L.K. Advani began a protest outside to press for a ... Read more...

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Advani opposes probe panel on airwave allocation


December 11th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Dec 11 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Saturday attacked the central government for setting up a one-man probe panel on airwave allocation without informing parliament."The decision to ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned again, BJP vows protests (Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned till late afternoon for the 21st successive day Friday over the opposition's demand for a parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum scam, even ... Read more...

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DMK will act against Raja if found guilty: Karunanidhi


December 9th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said the party will take action against former telecom minister A. Raja if he was found guilty in ... Read more...

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No need for JPC, says Pawar (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar Monday backed the government on its refusal to set up a joint parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum allocation issue.Pawar, ... Read more...

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Let parliament function, Mukherjee appeals, but rules out JPC


December 4th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee Saturday appealed to the opposition to let parliament function smoothly, but ruled out a parliamentary probe into the ... Read more...

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