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Opposition, DMK members of JPC demand Chacko’s removal


Opposition and DMK members of the JPC on 2G today demanded the ouster of chairperson P.C. Chacko for being “highly partisan” and asked speaker Meira Kumar to replace him with a new chief.

JPC meet signals hope for Session

New Delhi, Feb. 8: The government and the Opposition on Tuesday moved closer on the issue of the constitution of a joint parliamentary committee to probe the 2G spectrum scam, sending out a signal tha

Mubarak son, leaders quit party

Cairo, Feb. 5: The Egypt PM, Mr Ahmed Shafiq, said on Saturday that stability was returning to the country, appearing confident that a deal on future reforms can be reached with the multiple Oppositi

Stash accounts secret: FM

New Delhi, Jan. 25: Slammed by the Opposition and the Supreme Court over the issue of black money stashed abroad, the government defended itself on Wednesday by saying that it has put in place a five-

Sort it out, Prez tells Centre, BJP

New Delhi, Jan. 25: On the eve of Republic Day, the President, Ms Pratibha Devisingh Patil, virtually asked the government and the Opposition to sort out issues between them so that the Parliament can

Singh’s move seen as masterstroke

New Delhi, Dec. 20: The Prime Minster, Dr Manmohan Singh’s readiness to appear before the PAC is seen in political circles as a masterstroke, for the Opposition parties have been trying to link the PM

BJP has no right to talk on moral issues: Pranab

New Delhi, Dec. 3: As the Winter Session of Parliament draws to a close, the government and the Opposition continue to blame each other for the current impasse in the two Houses that began from Novemb

JPC demand: Non-NDA Opp. parties ask Prez. to intervene

With the deadlock in Parliament continuing, MPs from non-NDA opposition parties on Tuesday approached President Pratibha Patil urging her to "advise" the government to accept the Opposition demand for

Oppo. misleading people on JPC issue: Govt

As its efforts to broker peace with opposition parties came a cropper, the government on Monday claimed that their demand for JPC probe into 2G spectrum scam was "politically motivated" and accused th

'I’m what India has made me'

On board air india one, Nov. 12: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Friday attributed the successful visit of the US President, Mr Barack Obama, to India, during which he backed the country’s b

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