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Joint Parliamentary Committee

JPC on Rafale deal is latest avatar of agenda to subvert national interest

The push to have the price in the public domain smacks of vested interest that does not bother about what is good for India.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

JPC deadline running out, less than 6 hrs left: Rahul Gandhi reminds Arun Jaitley

In a bitter jibe, Rahul taunted saying he hoped that Jaitley was busy convincing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani about "why they should listen to you & approve this".

Aug 30, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2016, 15:24 PM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

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).

Dec 16, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

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.

Sep 19, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

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).

Jun 07, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2014, 22:05 PM IST

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.

Nov 08, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2013, 20:38 PM IST

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.

Aug 29, 2013, 21:26 PM IST

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.

Aug 29, 2013, 15:56 PM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2013, 16:02 PM IST

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.

Aug 17, 2013, 12:43 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

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.

May 03, 2013, 20:47 PM IST