Joint Parliamentary Committee Jpc
Opinion  /  Published 10.12.19

Groping in the dark

Mukul Kesavan (The Telegraph, November 24) offers clear and timely warning on the iniquities of the proposed National Register of Citizens in conjunction with the citizenship (amendment) bill. I feel,...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 14.11.19

Cong to govt: Don’t mislead, set up JPC

The Congress on Thursday asserted that the Supreme Court had paved the way for a “comprehensive criminal investigation” into the Rafale deal, and the Narendra Modi government must constitute a joi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.11.19

Rahul calls for JPC probe into Rafale deal

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Supreme Court's Justice K. M. Joseph has left open a 'huge door' for investigation into the Rafale deal and demanded that a probe must begin in full e...
By PTI in New Delhi

People  /  Published 10.03.19

‘The RSS-BJP combine has little idea of the Northeast’

She was hailed a giant-killer five years ago, when in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Sushmita Dev defeated Kabindra Purkayastha, a BJP stalwart in the Northeast and a minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpaye...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

North East  /  Published 08.01.19

Intelligence Bureau to tap RAW to verify claims

The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, says 31,313 people will be immediate beneficiaries once the bill becomes an act. The bill, passed by the BJP-majority Lok...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.01.19

JPC final report today amid ‘dissent’

The final report of the joint parliamentary committee on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which will be submitted in the Lok Sabha on Monday, lacks approval from at least four Opposition partie...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.01.19

Northeast bandh on Jan 8 over citizenship bill

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has called an 11-hour strike on January 8 in Assam in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.The North East Students’ Union (Neso) also called ...
By Avishek Sengupta and Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

India  /  Published 03.01.19

NDA not one party, says Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Thursday said the “NDA is not any single party’s property” as it justified its support in the Lok Sabha for the demand for a joint parliamentary committee probe into the Rafale ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.01.19

Why is govt running from JPC probe: Sena

The Narendra Modi government and the BJP stood lonely and cornered over the Rafale fighter jet deal in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday with ally Shiv Sena echoing Rahul Gandhi, and the Biju Janata Dal too ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 01.01.19

KMSS on indefinite fast over citizen bill

Peasant rights group Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) launched an indefinite hunger strike on Tuesday and the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and 30 other organisations called an urgent meeting ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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