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.

Re-promulgation of land ordinance is challenge to Parliamentary democracy: CPI

Attacking the Centre for re-promulgating the land ordinance for the third time, the CPI on Sunday said that the government's move is a challenge to the Parliamentary democracy at a time when the bill was under the scrutiny of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC).

Set up JPC to probe corporate espionage case, demands Congress

Demand for setting up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to go into the corporate espionage case involving Petroleum, Power, Coal and Defence Ministries was made by a Congress member in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Settlement of west Pak refugees in Jammu and Kashmir is conspiracy: NC

National Conference on Saturday said the recommendations of the Joint Parliamentary Committee for the permanent settlement of west Pakistan refugees in Jammu and Kashmir is a "conspiracy" to change the demography of the state and its special status.

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.

JPC`s Monday meeting put off

The crucial sitting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee slated to be held on Monday to adopt its controversial draft report on 2G scam has been postponed in view of the National Integration Council (NIC) meeting.

Two RS members appointed to JPC on 2G, BJP protests

2 Rajya Sabha members were appointed to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G scam amid stiff resistance from BJP which feared "dangerous implications" and stalled proceedings for rest of the day.

New JPC members` row disrupts Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day after protests over adoption of a motion to appoint two members to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G spectrum.

TDP for JPC to go into Telangana issue

TDP demanded in Rajya Sabha that a Joint Parliamentary Committee be set up to look into Telangana issue and expressed anguish over the impact of the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh.

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.

JPC remains incomplete till PM appears: BJP

BJP claimed that the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2-G spectrum remains "incomplete" till the recording of statements of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former telecom minister A Raja.

Fresh extension to JPC on 2G scam

The JPC on 2G scam is set to get a fresh extension with the Lok Sabha on Monday unanimously adopting a resolution to this effect.

JPC may meet on May 7; could seek another extension

The JPC on 2G scam is likely to meet on Tuesday to decide on the "future course of action" amid possibility of it seeking a fresh extension of tenure to adopt the controversial draft report.

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 members on 2G scam should exercise correct judgement: Nath

As the Opposition prepared to scuttle the JPC report on 2G scam, the government on Thursday expressed confidence that the members will exercise their "correct" judgement irrespective of their party affiliation.

As BJP, DMK move notices, Chacko says he used `sealed cover`

Facing a rap from the opposition over the leakage to the media of the JPC draft report on 2G allocation, PC Chacko, who chairs the parliamentary committee, Monday said he had urged members to treat the report as confidential.

DMK seeks removal of Chacko as chairman of JPC committee

DMK leader TR Baalu said he had given a notice of breach of parliamentary privilege against Chacko over the leakage of the JPC draft report.

JPC covering up 2G scam: BJP

The BJP has said the report has been manipulated by the ruling Congress.