India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today claimed in a special court that former Telecom Minister, A Raja had told Department of Telecommunications that Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL) was eligible for grant of 2G spectrum, even though its officials had initially expressed apprehension about its eligibility.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
The CBI today told a special court that Reliance ADA Group had made the entire funding for Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL), one of the accused firm in 2G spectrum allocation case, in an alleged violation of stipulated rules. The agency said that the Group made the fundings through a "circuitous route" when STPL had applied for 2G licences in 14 telecom...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
A special court today fixed October 28 for hearing the final arguments in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case in which former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others are facing trial.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 15, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has targeted former Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal at "whose behest" CBI filed a charge sheet in a case of additional spectrum of 2002 which a special court on Thursday dismissed as "fabricated".
India News | Agencies | Thursday October 15, 2015
In a major embarrassment to the CBI, a special court today discharged a former top bureaucrat and three telecom firms in the 2002 additional spectrum scam, saying the agency had filed a "false and fabricated" chargesheet against the accused.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 6, 2015
The Supreme Court today recalled its own order and said it will hear the petition of Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi against summons in the 2G spectrum scam case on Monday.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday January 9, 2015
The Supreme Court will decide tomorrow whether Sunil Bharti Mittal, the chairman and managing director of Bharti Cellular Ltd and Ravi Ruia, the promoter of Essar Group, will face trial in the additional spectrum case.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday December 2, 2014
At a meeting today at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence, names of two IPS officers were shortlisted for the post of CBI chief, sources said.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan has filed a police complaint against CBI director Ranjit Sinha, accusing him of abusing his position to shield men accused in the 2G spectrum scam.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 22, 2014
DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Friday slammed media for running an "imaginary ghost haunting" campaign on the spectrum allocation scam which unseated the party from power in 2011 assembly elections despite its impressive performance.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has sent a legal notice to former auditor Vinod Rai over allegations that he tried to pressure him in the spectrum scam case asking the former watchdog to issue an unconditional written apology.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday September 15, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai has alleged that ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh failed to check corruption duirng his tenure - most notably in 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocation. Mr Rai's estimates of massive losses in these scams had pushed the UPA government into a corner. In his soon-to-be-released book "Not Just an Accoun...
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Monday September 15, 2014
Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is sticking to his famous silence regarding former national auditor Vinod Rai's remarks on him over 2G scam and Coalgate. Asked about Mr Rai's criticism, Dr Singh today said, "I don't want to comment on what other people say".
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 12, 2014
The Congress today tore into former national auditor Vinod Rai, who has sharply criticised former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and also alleged that three party leaders tried to pressure him to keep Dr Singh's name out of his damning reports on spectrum and coal block allocations.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas; edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Former Telecom Minister A Raja and parliamentarian Kanimozhi were granted bail today by a Delhi court in a case of money-laundering. Both leaders who are from the Tamil Nadu party the DMK were present in court.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI on a plea by DMK MP Kanimozhi in 2G scam case for quashing of the charges against her in the spectrum allocation scam, claiming she has been falsely implicated in the case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 5, 2014
Former Telecom Minister A Raja, a key accused facing trial in the 2G spectrum case, today sought to drag Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's name in a Delhi court by saying that all actions were taken with his "concurrence" and not "unilaterally".
Press Trust of India | Monday May 5, 2014
The special court has been constituted to deal exclusively with 2G scam related cases.
Elections News | Maya Sharma | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Just how damaging can corruption be as a political issue has been put to the test in the Niligiris, the popular summer tourist destination in Tamil Nadu which is also famous for its tea. Contesting from this Lok Sabha constituency is former Union Telecom Minister A Raja, the prime accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam who is presently out on b...
Elections News | NDTV.com | Thursday April 24, 2014
The DMK's Dalit face, A. Raja, a prime accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, is testing his popularity in the Nilgiris. He has won the constituency two times in a row.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 23, 2014
A Delhi court has fixed May 5 for the commencement of recording of statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 others facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case.
Elections News | Sam Daniel, Stalin | Monday April 21, 2014
Campaigning for the 39 Lok Sabha sears in Tamil Nadu, which goes to polls on Thursday, got fiercer with DMK MP Kanimozhi hitting out at chief minister J Jayalalithaa for dragging her name in the 2G scam, insisting that she had no locus-standi to talk about corruption.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 21, 2014
A Delhi court has fixed May 5 for the commencement of recording of statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 19, 2014
Taking on former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran of DMK over corruption allegations, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa today charged him with laying the "basis for the Himalayan" 2G spectrum scam and raked up the Aircel-Maxis deal in which he and his brother Kalanidhi are accused.