Chairman of Joint Parliamentary Committee looking into the 2G scam, P C Chacko, today failed to confirm about the December 2007 meeting which former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura claimed was where decision was taken to allocate licences without auctioning spectrum.
Making it clear that service providers like Blackberry, Nokia push mail or Skype will have to provide interception facility, Home Minister P Chidambaram has asked the Telecom Department to frame policies which will allow services to be intercepted when required.
Former Telecom Secretary Siddhartha Behura today began his arguments in a Delhi court opposing framing of charges against him in the 2G spectrum case.
After embarrassing the Prime Minister and Finance minister P Chidambaram with his dramatic courtroom allegations in the 2G scam, former Telecom Minister A Raja softened his stance on Tuesday saying he had been misquoted by the media.
In a U-turn, former Telecom Minister A Raja today told a Delhi court that he did not seek to implicate Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the 2G case.
India is expected to ask South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations to take strong action against terrorists operating in South Asia and pitch for strengthening regional efforts.
Strongly condemning the "barbaric" bomb blasts in Mumbai, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the perpetrators must be pursued relentlessly to bring them to justice quickly and promised the government will do everything in its power to prevent such attacks in future.
The Maharashtra government today announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those killed and Rs 50,000 to those injured in the triple bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai on Wednesday.
Terming the Mumbai serial blasts as an act of terror, the Deputy Chairman said the tragic event should not impact sentiments at the capital market.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today took stock of the situation here with top police officials who apprised him of the investigations into Wednesday''s serial blasts that killed 21 people.
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram confirmed that 10 people died and 54 injured in the three serial bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai on Wednesday evening. "We are able to confirm 10 dead and 54 injured have been taken to hospital."
BJP today described the Cabinet reshuffle as a "damp squib" and insisted that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has failed to reassure the nation and dispel the "gloom shadowing the UPA government".
Yoga guru Ramdev today alleged in the Supreme Court that Union Home Minister P Chidambaram was behind the midnight crackdown on him and his followers during the protests on the issue of black money at the Ramlila Maidan last month.
The Government may make a fresh diplomatic move with Denmark after it refused to file an appeal in its Supreme Court for the extradition of Kim Davy, an accused in the Purulia arms drop case, to India.
In light of the Supreme Court's judgement on disarming SPOs in Chattisgarh, the Centre will soon hold a meeting of Chief Ministers of various states where local people have been engaged in fighting Maoists, insurgency or militancy.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday demanded the resignations of Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran for his alleged role in favouring Malaysian company Maxis Communication and Home Minister P Chidambaram, accusing him of securing a fraudulent victory in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections.
Eight days after Gandhian Anna Hazare called off his fast demanding a stronger Lokpal law, the joint committee to draft the bill met here today for the first time amid a controversy over a CD allegedly involving eminent lawyer and panel co-chairman Shanti Bhushan.
Home Minister P Chidambaram today denounced diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks after he came under attack in Parliament over his reported comments in one of them that India would have made more progress if it had only Southern and Western parts.
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