The controversial PAC report of Goa Assembly on illegal mining has been accepted by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar after it had been junked by his predecessor Pratapsingh Rane.Nov 01, 2012, 11:45 AM IST
Leader of Opposition Parrikar said he would now write a
"Parrikar Accounts Committee" report on the contentious issue.
Goa Assembly`s Public Accounts
Committee (PAC) is understood to have expressed fears that if
illegal mining in the state is not curbed, even the legal
mines here will face closure, highly-placed sources said.
A day before it is tabled in Goa
Assembly, the Manohar Parrikar-led PAC report on illegal mining in the state has run into
The much-awaited PAC report on the illegal mining in Goa would not
name any politician or minister unless the person`s direct
involvement was established, said committee`s Chairman (and
BJP leader) Manohar Parrikar on Monday.
Leader of Opposition Parrikar said he would table the report on the first day itself in the House.Sep 23, 2011, 12:00 PM IST
Congress questioned the relevance of the PAC report which directly indicted the PMO.Jun 28, 2011, 18:31 PM IST
PAC chairperson said committee`s report on 2G scam would now be presented to new parliamentary panel.Jun 17, 2011, 23:25 PM IST
Speaker Meira Kumar
appears to be in no hurry to decide whether the "document"
submitted by PAC chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on its scrutiny
into the 2G scam issue is indeed the report of the committee.
The controversial draft report that was sharply critical of the PMO, Prime Minister, the then Finance Minister P Chidambaram among others was `rejected` by the majority of members during a chaotic meeting last week.May 02, 2011, 20:58 PM IST
HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has
termed the draft PAC report on 2G Spectrum allocation as "not
a report" because it has not been adopted by the Parliamentary
An all out political war broke out on Wednesday with the PAC coming down
heavily on the PMO, Cabinet Secretariat and faulting the PM in the 2G scam.