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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.

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.

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).

Public Accounts Committee of Parliament to take up AgustaWestland issue

Public Accounts Committee of Parliament to take up AgustaWestland issue

Public Accounts Committee of Parliament headed by senior Congress leader K V Thomas, which was reconstituted this week, is likely to take up the contentious AgustaWestland case, an issue which has created a political firestorm both within and outside Parliament.

Parliamentary panel to study fire mishaps in rail coaches

Short circuit, poor maintenance and lack of awareness are major reasons of fire in trains, the Comptroller and Auditor General has said in its report on Railways.

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.

Parl panel seeks blueprint for advanced railway e-ticketing system

A parliamentary committee has asked the Railways to submit a blueprint for its plan to implement the new generation advanced e-ticketing system under which seven lakh tickets could be booked per day.

Ensure fulfilment of Clean Ganga Mission by 2020: PAC to govt

Noting "systematic" deficiencies in efforts to restore the Ganga to its pristine form, a parliamentary panel has urged the government to take steps for the effective implementation of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) and ensure that the Clean Ganga Mission gets "fructified" by 2020.

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.

Rs 8,900 cr in taxes pending against LIC, SBI, BSNL: Panel

Pulling up Revenue Department for its "inefficiency" in tax recovery, a Parliamentary panel has said that nearly Rs 8,900 crore is pending against just three public sector companies, LIC, SBI and BSNL.

KG Basin, MNREGA among issues to be examined by PAC

Pending reports on KG Basin, UPA's flagship rural employment scheme MNREGA and indigenous construction of warships are among the 41 subjects selected by Parliament's key Public Accounts Committee for examination in the coming days, though it has skipped the 2G issue.

After losing out on LoP, Congress gets post of PAC chief

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas was Wednesday made the new head of Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee (PAC), a prestigious panel which examines CAG reports after they are tabled in Parliament.

KV Thomas takes over a new PAC Chairman

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas on Wednesday over as the new Chairman of Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee.

PAC suggests SIT-CBI probe into construction irregularities

Alleging that a private developer made profits of over Rs 5000 crore at the expense of the state government, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Maharashtra Legislature has recommended a SIT probe coupled with a CBI inquiry into the construction of New Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi as well as Andheri RTO and High Mount Guest House.

PAC slams ONGC on royalty issue in Assam

The Public Accounts Committee of Assam Legislative Assembly has slammed energy major ONGC for anomalies in royalty payment for four years from 2004-05 and asked the concerned department to recover the dues.

PAC picks holes in debt waiver scheme

A parliamentary committee has picked holes in the ambitious agriculture debt waiver and debt relief scheme of the UPA government saying it could not achieve its goals due to a variety of reasons including violation of guidelines and poor monitoring.

PAC picks holes in agriculture debt waiver scheme

A parliamentary committee has picked holes in the ambitious agriculture debt waiver and debt relief scheme of the UPA government saying it could not achieve its goals due to a variety of reasons including violation of guidelines and poor monitoring.

Parl panel slams AERB on radiation safety policy

A Parliamentary panel has slammed nuclear regulator AERB for failing to bring out a comprehensive nuclear radiation safety policy for three decades and batted for giving it statutory status with enhanced legal powers.

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).

Govt should ensure constitutional bodies` independence: Joshi

Government should not use constitutional bodies for its own interests and strive to make them independent, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said.