PAC recommends ban on sewage treatment at mouth of rivers

Observing serious structural lacunae and weakness in legislative framework, a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has recommended a ban on sewage treatment at the mouth of rivers and called for creating a consolidated legislative framework to curb water pollution.

Congress may get prestigious PAC, hints Venkaiah Naidu

Congress may get Chairmanship of the prestigious Public Accounts of Committee (PAC) but still there is no guarantee whether it will get the post of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.

PAC slams armed forces for gross misuse of golf courses

A Parliamentary panel on Monday slammed the armed forces for "gross misuse" of golf courses under them and asked the Defence Ministry to hold an inquiry into the prohibited activities on defence land and take steps to check misuse.

Parliament panel adopts report on Adarsh Housing Society scam

Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee adopted its report on Adarsh Housing Society in which it slammed Defence ministry and Maharashtra government for "monumental failure" at all levels.

Delhi woman gang-raped by cops, their friends; 4 arrested

A Delhi-based woman was allegedly gang-raped and her male
friend assaulted by two police constables and their three friends here on the
outskirts of the national capital.

Ashwani Kumar, Maitreyan in PAC

Former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and AIADMK member V Maitreyan have been elected to Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

MHA`s disaster response comes under PAC`s criticism

Organisations tackling disasters came under criticism of Parliamentary committee which slammed Home Ministry for failing to take quick decisions on issues, affecting response agencies` performance.

PAC asks RCS to furnish white paper over irregular

Public Account Committee of Odisha Assembly asked the Registrar, Cooperative Society to furnish a white paper over irregularities of chit fund organisations within a month.

BJP seeks to keep 2G issue alive in PAC

With the 2G spectrum issue getting caught in logjam in the JPC, BJP on Friday sought to bring the matter to the forefront of Parliament`s PAC.

PAC constable commits suicide in Etah

A PAC constable allegedly committed suicide on Sunday by shooting himself with a double barrel gun in Etah district, 265 kms from here, police said.

UK Royals set for ‘historic grilling’ over management of funds

The Queen’s closest aides are now facing the prospect of a historic public grilling by members of Parliament (MP) about whether the Royal Family is providing value for taxpayers’ money

2G: DMK demands special meeting of PAC

DMK has demanded a special meeting of the Public Accounts Committee.

BJP criticises Cong Ministers` continued attacks on CAG

BJP condemned continued attack by Congress ministers on Constitutional bodies like CAG and PAC and wondered whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved of such criticism by his Cabinet colleagues.

Joshi refutes he influenced CAG’s 2G report

Senior BJP leader and PAC chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday hit back at the government and former CAG official RP Singh.

BJP’s Joshi influenced 2G report: Ex-CAG official

A key retired officer of the CAG has said that he was forced to sign the controversial report on the 2G scam.

`Stringent safety mechanisms in place to ensure N-safety`

India`s nuclear regulator on Friday gave a point-by-point response to CAG`s audit report on its performance questioning its independence.

Failure in sending replies: PAC refuses to hear UD Secy

Peeved at the failure of Urban Development Ministry in replying to a set of questions on the Commonwealth Games, Public Accounts Committee on friday refused to listen to the Secretary.

UPA `afraid` to come before PAC on Coalgate: Joshi

PAC Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi alleged that the UPA was "afraid" of coming before the PAC on the CAG findings on coal block allocation.

Def Min officials quizzed by PAC over land records

Defence Ministry officials on Monday came under intense scrutiny from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) which wanted to know the deadline by when records of defence lands will be streamlined.

Heated arguments on Adarsh scam during PAC meet

A meeting of the Public Accounts Committee Friday saw strong arguments between chairman Murli Manohar Joshi and a Congress member over pursuance of CAG`s report on Adarsh Society.