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Wanted SLP in Bofors pay-off case, but UPA govt didn't allow, CBI tells SC

Wanted SLP in Bofors pay-off case, but UPA govt didn't allow, CBI tells SC

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has expressed its willingness to continue probe into the infamous Bofors payoff scandal that rocked then Congress government in the mid-1980s.

Sep 27, 2017, 06:43 AM IST

PAC asks Defence Ministry to share all missing Bofors files

The Public Accounts Committee has asked the Defence Ministry to trace and share with it all missing files related to the Bofors scandal.

Jul 30, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Demonetisation row: After BJP's objections, PAC says PM Narendra Modi will not be summoned on notes ban

Demonetisation row: After BJP's objections, PAC says PM Narendra Modi will not be summoned on notes ban

Virtually rejecting its Chairman K V Thomas' view, the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament Friday decided that the Prime Minister will not be called before it after BJP members strongly objected to the Congress leader's remarks that he may be asked to appear over the demonetisation issue.

Jan 13, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
House panel may summon PM Modi on note ban issue and ask these questions

House panel may summon PM Modi on note ban issue and ask these questions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have to meet the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on the issue of demonetisation if the panel decides that the explanations given by top finance ministry officials and the RBI Governor Urjit Patel are are inadequate.

Jan 09, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Over 115 killed as 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derail

Over 115 killed as 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derail

With several passengers feared trapped, rescue personnel employed cold cutters to break open the compartments as gas cutters produced excessive heat and suffocation hampering their efforts.

Nov 20, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

1987 Hashmipura killings planned by officials: Ex-cop

The massacre of 42 young Muslims at Hashimpura in Uttar Pradesh in 1987 was masterminded by some police and civilian officials.

Jul 15, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issue

Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress member KV Thomas, has taken up the CAG report on the contentious AgustaWestland issue apart from going into over half-a-dozen other defence-related issues.

May 27, 2016, 17:42 PM IST
BJP drops Ahluwalia from PAC, Congress in minority in key panel

BJP drops Ahluwalia from PAC, Congress in minority in key panel

Congress will be in minority in the 22-member panel (15 from Lok Sabha, 7 from Rajys Sabha) whose composition is decided by respective strength of the parties in both houses of parliament.

May 12, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Shillong Airport project: PAC summons Meghalaya CS, state officials

The committee has summoned Chief Secretary Kropha, Deputy Ri-Bhoi district Deputy Commissioner Pooja Pande besides top officials from the departments of Revenue, Transport and PWD (Building).

May 11, 2016, 00:38 AM IST

Hillary Clinton's super-PAC raises $11 million in March

 A pro-Hillary Clinton super-PAC raised more than $11 million last month, the media reported on Wednesday.

Apr 21, 2016, 05:22 AM IST

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz trade barbs over wives in US presidential race

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz turned to Twitter to defend their wives` honor after a Super PAC put out an ad featuring Trump`s wife nude and Trump threatened to "spill the beans" on Cruz`s wife.

Mar 23, 2016, 23:38 PM IST

BJP acts against its own MPs due to poor attendance; renomination to PAC unlikely for Kirti Azad, Varun Gandhi

Kirti Azad, who has been suspended from BJP after his attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Varun Gandhi and Vinod Khanna are unlikely to be renominated to prestigious parliamentary financial committees including the PAC.

Mar 15, 2016, 23:02 PM IST

PAC to submit its report on 2G scam

The 2G radiowave allocation scam is set to hog the limelight again as Public Accounts Committee has decided to submit its report on the controversial issue to Parliament based on the "in depth" discussions held by the panel then headed by Murli Manohar Joshi.

Sep 07, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Faizabad: Teenage girl jumps into Saryu river, saved by PAC jawans

Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) jawans on Wednesday saved a teenage girl from drowning after she jumped into the Saryu river allegedly in an attempt to take her life.

Aug 26, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

PAC pulls up Defence Ministry for delay in equipment procurement

Expressing concerns over delay in procurement of equipment, a Parliamentary panel on Wednesday asked the Defence Ministry to take timely decisions to ensure country's defence preparedness.

Apr 29, 2015, 21:12 PM IST
AAP disciplinary committee to decide on action against Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan

AAP disciplinary committee to decide on action against Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday referred the case against dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav to the party's national disciplinary committee.

Apr 15, 2015, 06:04 AM IST

Kejriwal camp holds late night meeting with Yogendra Yadav, reconciliation likely?

In a sign of reconciliation between warring factions of AAP, senior leaders from the Arvind Kejriwal camp met Yogendra Yadav late last night and held discussions over several contentious issues.

Mar 18, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

AAP rift: Prashant Bhushan refuses to meet party leaders

AAP rift: Prashant Bhushan refuses to meet party leaders.

Mar 17, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

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Mar 11, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav worked for maligning AAP's image: Sanjay Singh

AAP leader Sanjay Singh defended the party's decision to remove senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the Political Affairs Committee, even as he sidestepped queries as to whether their expulsion was next on the cards.

Mar 10, 2015, 18:33 PM IST