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About Joint Parliamentary Committee

The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) comprises of a group of members from the Parliament drawn from various political parties to take up the task of study, investigation or conduct an inquiry and submit its report to the Parliament and/or the Government to take action.

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CAG indicts Vilasrao Deshmukh in land scam
A leaked report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has reportedly indicted Science and Technology Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in connection with a land scam.

JPC members accuse CAG of pressing his corporate programme in 2G scam report
Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) Chairman P C Chacko on Wednesday said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Vinod Rai, had taken objection to allegations levelled against him by members on the JPC panel that he had pressed his corporate programme in his report on the 2G spectrum scam.

Placards annoy Lok Sabha Speaker
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has put on record her "displeasure" over members displaying placards and exhibits in the Lower House that have nothing to do with the ongoing business in parliament.

Digvijay Singh questions credibility of CAG report on 2G scam
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday claimed links between Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and questioned the latter's report on the 2G spectrum scam.

Advani wants all facts of 2G scam made public
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani today said that the country would like to know all the facts related to the multi-billion dollar 2G scam.

Joint Parliamentary Committee to question Finance Ministry, CAG on 2G scam
India's Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), currently investigating the alleged financial irregularities in the 2G scam, is all set to grill the Finance Ministry and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

Left Front urges Manmohan Singh to own up onus over 2G note issue
The Left Front called upon Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to own up responsibility for the controversy caused by the Finance Ministry's note in the multi-million 2G spectrum telecom allocation scam.

Gujarat Lokayukta issue forces parliament adjournment
It was another day of parliament functioning sporadically and sparsely through the day. Question Hour was adjourned in both houses as protests from the opposition over the appointment of the Gujarat Lokayukta continued.

Cash-for-vote scam: Police quiz Sohail Hindustani
The Delhi police on Wednesday questioned Sohail Hindustani, a suspect and an alleged middleman for his role in the case in the cash-for-vote scam case of 2008 in New Delhi.

Farooq Abdullah slams OIC for terming Kashmir as occupied
Reacting strongly to Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), a league of 57 Muslim nations, referring to Jammu and Kashmir as an "occupied" territory, Union Minister Farooq Abdullah has said that OIC has no jurisdiction over Kashmir and should first set its home in order.

Joshi not allowed to table 2G scam report at Public Accounts Committee meet
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi failed to table his 2G scam report before a new committee on Tuesday, as members led by Congress' Jayanthi Natarajan would not permit it.

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