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Daily Mirror
Shameless Tories are blocking 13 votes in Parliament against an 'outrageous' lawto Stay was a "tax on aspiration", adding: "The idea that a family in London ea
Shameless Tories are blocking 13 votes in Parliament against an 'outrageous' law
Daily Mirror / Posted 33 minutes ago
to Stay was a "tax on aspiration", adding: "The idea that a family in London earning 40 grand a year is rich is baloney!" Public Accounts Committee chair Meg Hillier, whose committee published a damning report on extending the Right to Buy,... Read more
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Gazette
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Gazette / Posted an hour ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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guardian-series
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
guardian-series / Posted an hour ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Harrow Times
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Harrow Times / Posted an hour ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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This is West Country
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
This is West Country / Posted an hour ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Gazette News
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Gazette News / Posted an hour ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Bolton News
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Bolton News / Posted an hour ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Northern Echo
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Northern Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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Bury Times
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recoveredsystem for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the
'Only a fraction' of confiscation orders debt likely to be recovered
Bury Times / Posted 2 hours ago
system for seizing criminals' assets. Mark Sedwill, permanent secretary at the Home Office, provided updated data to the Public Accounts Committee. His written evidence said: "While the number of confiscation orders imposed in 2015-16 is much... Read more
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The Financial Express
Airfares exorbitant? Government may ensure air ticket for Rs 2,500 for 1-hour journeysthe proposal. On the purchase of 68 aircraft by Air India during the UPA regim
Airfares exorbitant? Government may ensure air ticket for Rs 2,500 for 1-hour journeys
The Financial Express / Posted 5 hours ago
the proposal. On the purchase of 68 aircraft by Air India during the UPA regime, Raju said the matter is before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) which has taken oral evidence and the matter is going to come up before the panel this... Read more
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The Economic Times
Proposal to ensure air ticket for Rs 2,500 for 1-hour journeysthe proposal. On the purchase of 68 aircraft by Air India during the UPA regim
Proposal to ensure air ticket for Rs 2,500 for 1-hour journeys
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
the proposal. On the purchase of 68 aircraft by Air India during the UPA regime, Raju said the matter is before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) which has taken oral evidence and the matter is going to come up before the panel this... Read more
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Business Standard India
Parliamentary Panel suo motu examines NPAs in public banksof December 2015. "We examined chairpersons of the PSBs as well as Governor of
Parliamentary Panel suo motu examines NPAs in public banks
Business Standard India / Posted 7 hours ago
of December 2015. "We examined chairpersons of the PSBs as well as Governor of Reserve Bank (Raghuram Rajan)," Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) K V Thomas told reporters here on Friday. He said that apart from Comptroller and auditor... Read more
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Ipswich Star
How many millions have county councils in Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk spent on staff redundancies?board. Other positions appointed on an interim basis included programme direct
How many millions have county councils in Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk spent on staff redundancies?
Ipswich Star / Posted 10 hours ago
board. Other positions appointed on an interim basis included programme directors and managers. The House of Commons public accounts committee said in 2014 the sector’s dependence on interim positions reflected “a lack of specialist and... Read more
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BBC News
Right to Buy extension sharply criticised by MPsto extend the Right to Buy to Housing Association tenants has been sharply crit
Right to Buy extension sharply criticised by MPs
BBC News / Posted 19 hours ago
to extend the Right to Buy to Housing Association tenants has been sharply criticised by a group of MPs. A report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned how the policy will be funded, and whether proper replacement homes will be... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
BBC warns of 'chilling effect' to news if government spending watchdog given unfettered accessand giving it free rein to scrutinise all areas of the corporation, will create
BBC warns of 'chilling effect' to news if government spending watchdog given unfettered access
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
and giving it free rein to scrutinise all areas of the corporation, will create a “chilling effect” in BBC News, as the watchdog, which reports to MPs on parliament’s Public Accounts Committee, will be able to access journalists’ source m... Read more
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asianage
Congress: Government avoiding CAG debateof Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley rejected the Congress demand for a discussion, sayi
Congress: Government avoiding CAG debate
asianage / Posted yesterday
of Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley rejected the Congress demand for a discussion, saying the CAG report was considered by the Public Accounts Committee of the Gujarat Assembly and hence it would be a wrong precedent to raise the subject in... Read more
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asianage
Congress Government avoiding CAG debateof Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley rejected the Congress demand for a discussion, sayi
Congress Government avoiding CAG debate
asianage / Posted yesterday
of Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley rejected the Congress demand for a discussion, saying the CAG report was considered by the Public Accounts Committee of the Gujarat Assembly and hence it would be a wrong precedent to raise the subject in... Read more
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Times of Malta
An NAO 'witch hunt': Michael Falzon on Gaffarena reportdeal for a Valletta property. “I am fed up with this story, it has been going
An NAO 'witch hunt': Michael Falzon on Gaffarena report
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
deal for a Valletta property. “I am fed up with this story, it has been going on for 10 months,” Dr Falzon told the public accounts committee. He continued to insist that the Auditor General’s report was a “political witch hunt”. The... Read more
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Times of Malta
Live: Michael Falzon testifies on Gaffarena expropriation caseFormer parliamentary Secretary Michael Falzon is testifying about the Gaffarena
Live: Michael Falzon testifies on Gaffarena expropriation case
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
Former parliamentary Secretary Michael Falzon is testifying about the Gaffarena property expropriation case before the Public Accounts Committee this evening. His testimony follows the testimony last week by the former director of the Government... Read more
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International Business Times
Sir Philip Green faces grilling over 'enormous sums' taken out of BHS household names such as Topshop and Dorothy Perkins. Critics including Margare
Sir Philip Green faces grilling over 'enormous sums' taken out of BHS
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
household names such as Topshop and Dorothy Perkins. Critics including Margaret Hodge, former chairwoman of the Commons' public accounts committee and Sir John Collins, a former chairman of Dixons who headed the Whitehall honours committee which... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Jaitley rejects Cong demand for debate on KG Basin as ‘non-issue’it a “diversionary tactic” and a “non-issue”. Arun Jaitley, finance minister a
Jaitley rejects Cong demand for debate on KG Basin as ‘non-issue’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
it a “diversionary tactic” and a “non-issue”. Arun Jaitley, finance minister and leader of Rajya Sabha, said the the Public Accounts Committee of the Gujarat Assembly was studying the CAG report and it would therefore be wrong to raise the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Two Parliament committees to investigate eBorders meltdown that left Britain exposedhow Britain’s system of screening for terrorists crashed last summer without th
Two Parliament committees to investigate eBorders meltdown that left Britain exposed
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
how Britain’s system of screening for terrorists crashed last summer without the public knowing. The chairmen of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and the Home Affairs Committee have told The Telegraph they want to grill officials from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016/17 Budget to Increase By U.S.$180 Millionwhich is provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). MP Juvenal Nkusi,
2016/17 Budget to Increase By U.S.$180 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
which is provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). MP Juvenal Nkusi, the chairperson of the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee, said Rwanda had earlier resolved to seek IMF intervention only when it is about technical... Read more
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The Telegraph
GSPC ruckus a 'diversionary' ploy: Jaitleyit was trying to divert attention from the Trinamul Congress notice for a discu
GSPC ruckus a 'diversionary' ploy: Jaitley
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
it was trying to divert attention from the Trinamul Congress notice for a discussion on the helicopter scam. He said the public accounts committee of the Gujarat assembly was considering the Comptroller & Auditor General’s report on... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gujarat KG basin issue a "diversionary" ploy of Congresstactic" of the Opposition party by raising a "non-issue". Jaitley said the CAG
Gujarat KG basin issue a "diversionary" ploy of Congress
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
tactic" of the Opposition party by raising a "non-issue". Jaitley said the CAG report was being considered by the Public Accounts Committee of the Gujarat Assembly and hence it would be a wrong precedent to raise the subject in the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Gujarat KG basin issue a “diversionary” ploy of Congress: Arun JaitleyJaitley said the CAG report was being considered by the Public Accounts Committ
Gujarat KG basin issue a “diversionary” ploy of Congress: Arun Jaitley
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
Jaitley said the CAG report was being considered by the Public Accounts Committee of the Gujarat Assembly and hence it would be a wrong precedent to raise the subject in the House. Leader of Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley today rejected Congress demand... Read more
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New Kerala
Rahya Sabha disrupted, witnesses multiple adjournments - newkerala.com #57548Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the issue could not be discussed in the upper
Rahya Sabha disrupted, witnesses multiple adjournments - newkerala.com #57548
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the issue could not be discussed in the upper house as it was a state issue. "PAC (public accounts committee) is examining the (CAG) report (on GSPC). We cannot discuss the PAC of the assembly here, that is... Read more
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New Kerala
Rajya Sabha briefly adjourned - newkerala.com #57505Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the issue could not be discussed in the upper
Rajya Sabha briefly adjourned - newkerala.com #57505
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the issue could not be discussed in the upper house as it was a state issue. "PAC (public accounts committee) is examining the (CAG) report (on GSPC). We cannot discuss the PAC of the assembly here, that is... Read more
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The Economic Times
Six triggers that changed your market while you were sleepingissue for markets just ask Carl Icahn. Rajan's got six reasons for NPA mess: T
Six triggers that changed your market while you were sleeping
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
issue for markets just ask Carl Icahn. Rajan's got six reasons for NPA mess: The RBI governor in a reply submitted to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), which had sought the reasons for the "ballooning" of the stressed assets in the banking... Read more
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asianage
Lest museums become historyat all? Could the museum’s fire have been anticipated? As it happens, it was:
Lest museums become history
asianage / Posted yesterday
at all? Could the museum’s fire have been anticipated? As it happens, it was: A scathing 2012 report by the government’s Public Accounts Committee had criticised the poor maintenance of the building. A parliamentary panel too had slammed the... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Overall economic slowdown’ to blame for bad loans: Rajaneconomic downturn,” among other reasons, in his submission to a key Parliamenta
‘Overall economic slowdown’ to blame for bad loans: Rajan
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
economic downturn,” among other reasons, in his submission to a key Parliamentary panel. Congress leader K. V. Thomas-led Public Accounts Committee (PAC), whose term ended on Saturday, has examined Mr. Rajan’s response but can ask the RBI Governor... Read more
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New Kerala
Parliament panel for enquiry into abuses in export units scheme - newkerala.com #57362New Delhi, May 1 : Parliament's Public Accounts Committee has voiced serious co
Parliament panel for enquiry into abuses in export units scheme - newkerala.com #57362
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
New Delhi, May 1 : Parliament's Public Accounts Committee has voiced serious concern over irregularities and widespread misuse of the 100 percent export oriented units (EOUs) scheme and has called for a detailed inquiry into the "rampant abuses".... Read more
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Calcutta News
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomasvoters have changed governments in every election since the 1980s. Asked about
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomas
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
voters have changed governments in every election since the 1980s. Asked about his two-year stint as chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament, which has recommended bringing the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) under... Read more
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The Financial Express
PAC asks Raghuram Rajan to explain ‘real causes’ of bad-loan menaceeconomic downturn”, among other reasons, in his submission to the key Parliamen
PAC asks Raghuram Rajan to explain ‘real causes’ of bad-loan menace
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
economic downturn”, among other reasons, in his submission to the key Parliamentary Panel. Congress leader K V Thomas-led Public Accounts Committee (PAC), whose term ended yesterday, has examined Rajan’s response but can ask the RBI Governor to... Read more
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dna
Six reasons why bad loans are a menace in India, according to Raghuram RajanIn a response to the Congress leader K V Thomas-led Public Accounts Committee (
Six reasons why bad loans are a menace in India, according to Raghuram Rajan
dna / Posted 2 days ago
In a response to the Congress leader K V Thomas-led Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has blamed the "overall economic downturn," among other reasons why the bad loans menace is ballooning out of... Read more
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Business Standard India
PAC asks Rajan to explain 'real causes' of bad-loan menaceCongress leader K V Thomas-led Public Accounts Committee (PAC), whose term ende
PAC asks Rajan to explain 'real causes' of bad-loan menace
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Congress leader K V Thomas-led Public Accounts Committee (PAC), whose term ended yesterday, has examined Rajan's response but can ask the RBI Governor to appear before it in future once it is reconstituted, sources said. Various public sector banks... Read more
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New Kerala
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomas ( - newkerala.com #57262voters have changed governments in every election since the 1980s. Asked about
Changing governments every five years has hurt Kerala: Thomas ( - newkerala.com #57262
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
voters have changed governments in every election since the 1980s. Asked about his two-year stint as chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament, which has recommended bringing the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) under... Read more
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The Economic Times
PAC asks Raghuram Rajan to explain 'real causes' of bad-loan menaceeconomic downturn", among other reasons, in his submission to the key Parliamen
PAC asks Raghuram Rajan to explain 'real causes' of bad-loan menace
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
economic downturn", among other reasons, in his submission to the key Parliamentary Panel. Congress leader K V Thomas-led Public Accounts Committee (PAC), whose term ended yesterday, has examined Rajan's response but can ask the RBI Governor to... Read more
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The Hindu
VVIP chopper deal: Narendra Modi didn’t cut any deal with AgustaWestland middleman, clarifies Centrehas been proactive in seeking response from the State governments. “As per the
VVIP chopper deal: Narendra Modi didn’t cut any deal with AgustaWestland middleman, clarifies Centre
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
has been proactive in seeking response from the State governments. “As per the State government of Chhattisgarh, the Public Accounts Committee of the Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha took cognisance of the CAG report regarding the 2007 acquisition,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Auditor General Mum On 'K1 Trillion Bingu Cashgate'Officials from the Auditor general have refused to endorse claims by the Public
Auditor General Mum On 'K1 Trillion Bingu Cashgate'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Officials from the Auditor general have refused to endorse claims by the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament that money plundered during the Bingu wa Mutharika era has risen from K577 billion to K1 trillion. Spokesperson for the office Lawrence... Read more
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