2G Scam | 30 April 2011

2G Scam | 30 April 2011

The Times of India

BJP dares PM to rubbish PAC draft report in public

New Delhi: BJP stepped up its attack on Congress for rejecting the draft PAC report on the 2G Spectrum allocation scam indicting the Prime Minister, with senior party leader Yashwant Sinha challenging Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to say in public that the report was baseless. (read story)

The Economic Times

Chidambaram rebuts charges made in PAC report

New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday rebutted charges made in the PAC draft report that he had suggested to the Prime Minister to treat the issue of the sale of 2G spectrum "as closed". (read story)

The Financial Express

PM, Chidambaram party to 2G scam, says Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi is yet to take a call on whether to submit the report on 2G scam to the Lok Sabha speaker, his colleague and member of the committee Yashwant Sinha said he was charging both the prime minister and home minister of “direct complicity" in the matter. (read story)

The Hindu

Did BJP miscalculate on PAC meet?

New Delhi: Did the Bharatiya Janata Party miscalculate its strength at the Public Accounts Committee meeting on the 2G issue on Thursday? (read story)

The Tribune

New Delhi: In an unprecedented development that dealt a body blow to the non-partisan functioning of the parliamentary committee system in India, members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today took political positions to block adoption of the panel’s draft report on the 2G Spectrum allocation issue. (read story)