The panel said that it is high time that the nation has a mechanism to review the efficiency of high-level government officials associated with the inter-ministerial groups or high level panels.
According to the Home Ministry, Wani had around a dozen cases with serious charges against him, mostly under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
While BJP members insisted that being the largest party, and also as per precedent, it was their “right” to head the crucial sub-committee, PAC chairman K V Thomas of the Congress asserted it was his prerogative to decide heads of each sub-committee.
NPAs of state-owned banks had touched Rs 3.61 lakh crore at the end of December 2015. A reply to an RTI application earlier this year revealed that 29 PSBs wrote off `1.14 lakh crore of bad debts between FY13 and FY15.
The sub-committee is expected to examine several controversial defence deals, including the Agusta Westland chopper scam.
Instances of fraudulent marriages have been reported mostly from Punjab (25,000 cases according to Chattopadhyay) and Haryana.
BJP MP Nishikant Dubey told The Indian Express that before levelling allegations on the Centre, the Congress should answer why it did not act to check under reporting of revenue by telecom officials.
The move comes at a time when the BJP is bracing for the assembly polls next year in Uttar Pradesh, a largely agrarian state.
Govt banking on support from SP, JD(U), RJD, BJD, Trinamool as well as Left.
The BJP chief had called Nihal Chand to his residence on Monday, a day before the second reshuffle of the Modi government.
Of the 19 ministers inducted into Narendra Modi's council of ministers, at least five are Dalits, two are from the OBC communities and three are from the Scheduled Tribes category.
His comments came days after B R Ambedkar’s grandson Prakash Yashwant had taken out a candle march Monday.