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Parl panel invites public comments on debt recovery laws

Parl panel invites public comments on debt recovery laws

New Delhi: A Parliamentary Committee has sought comments from the stakeholders on a bill to amend the debt recovery laws with an overall objective of improving the ease of doing business.

Congress targets Arun Jaitley over DDCA, demands resignation

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is at the centre of a raging controversy with Congress demanding an investigation on alleged DDCA irregularities by Joint Parliamentary Committee.

Congress alleges financial irregularities in DDCA, seeks JPC probe

The Congress on Wednesday demanded that alleged financial irregularities during Arun Jaitley`s tenure as chief of the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) should be probed by a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC).

Will go ahead with land bill if JCP favours it, says Union Minister

Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Saturday attacked Congress for putting hurdles in country's progress by opposing NDA's land bill and said the government will not "hesitate" to go ahead with the legislation again if the committee, formed to look into the amended bill, favours it.

2G scam: Charge sheet against Raja, Kanimozhi soon

This order, the sources said, could be cited by the agency to nail Kanimozhi, Raja and other accused in this case.

2G accused rakes up Gauhati HC order to seek stay on trial

In a related development, Congress leader Sajjan Kumar sought to declare as "illegal" the probe and charge sheets filed by the CBI in a 1984 anti Sikh riots case against him in the wake of the High Court verdict.

JPC report on 2G scam suppresses truth: Raja

Former union minister of telecommunications A. Raja Wednesday urged the Lok Sabha Speaker to return the JPC report on the 2G scam, saying it was partisan and with political overtones.

2G: Court fixes Oct 5 for hearing arguments on Swamy's plea

A Delhi court on Saturday fixed October 5 for hearing arguments on a plea by former MP Subramanian Swamy that the written statement given by former Telecom Minister A Raja to the JPC on 2G scam be placed before court.

Chacko wants JPC meet before May 10, may seek term extension

Chacko has received a go-ahead from the Congress high command to convene a meeting of the committee to adopt the draft report.

JPC gives clean chit to PM, Chidambaram in 2G case

The JPC has given a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 2G spectrum allocation, saying he was "misled" by the then Telecom Minister A Raja whose assurances stood "belied".

2G scam: Chacko dismisses media report of PMO agreeing with Raja's actions

Chacko claimed that it was not private and confidential information and the document was with the committee.

2G case: A Raja may be asked to submit stand in writing

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, who has expressed his willingness to appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G spectrum as a witness, could be asked to submit his stand in writing instead of deposing personally before the panel.

2G case: JPC unlikely to call Raja as witness

The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam, is unlikely to call former Telecom Minister A Raja as a witness before it.

2G probe not polluted by alleged collusion: CBI chief

Sinha said after the purported expose, Singh has been removed from the case and a new prosecutor has been appointed in his place.

JPC questions CBI Director on 2G prosecutor's removal

CBI Director Ranjit Sinha was on Tuesday quizzed by Opposition members about the removal of the prosecutor in the 2G case during a meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the scam.

Telecom operators' body to appear before JPC

As it seeks to conclude its report by the end of the year, the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G scam has decided to summon a body representing telecom operators to give evidence on the issue.

Next meeting of JPC on 2G likely mid-Oct

Sources privy to the developments hoped that a way out could be found on the demand of BJP members of calling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram as witnesses before the JPC.

Attorney General to appear before JPC on 2G scam

The country's top law officer, the Attorney General, will appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G scam as a witness on October 3.

2G case: RBI Governor D Subbarao to appear before JPC today

RBI Governor D Subbarao, who was the Finance Secretary when 2G licences were allocated, will appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the issue as a witness on Tuesday.

2G scam: RBI Governor Subbarao to appear before JPC

RBI Governor D Subbarao, who was the Finance Secretary when 2G licences were allocated, will appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the issue as a witness on September 18.