2G scam: JPC yet to decide if Raja will be called as a witness

The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam, is yet to take a decision on calling former Telecom Minister A Raja as a witness before it, its Chairman PC Chacko said on Tuesday.

Poor response to 2G spectrum auction to swell fiscal deficit

Poor response to the 2G telecom spectrum auction is likely to make it difficult for the government to keep in check fiscal deficit and meet the revised target of 5.3 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2012-13.