2G Scam

  • 2G scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, Raja soon 22-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: A charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi is expected to be filed soon in the 2G spectrum money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A Raja is likely to be charged with abetment to money laundering while DMK chief...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 21-04-2014 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the 2G case, giving more time to 17 accused to prepare their statements. The court was supposed to record the statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 other accused facing trial in the 2G case. However, the...
  • Elections Yatra: Will 2G scam haunt the DMK in Chennai Central? 21-04-2014 09:50 AM

    With three days left for polling in the state of Tamil Nadu, CNN-IBN's Election Yatra tarvels to the Chennai Central Parliamentary constituency, a DMK stronghold. Former Union Textiles Minister and two-time MP Dayanidhi Maran is seeking re-election from here once again. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac finds out if the 2G spectrum...
  • No BJP candidate against A Raja in Nilgiris constituency 09-04-2014 12:43 PM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court dismissed a petition filed by BJP's candidate for Nilgiris constituency Gurumurthy challenging the Election Commission's order rejecting his nomination papers. Gurumurthy urged the High Court to issue directions to restrain the returning officer from declaring the candidates list for the Nilgiris constituency. Gurumurthy's nomination was...
  • Show Me The Money: A Raja's total assets valued at Rs 3.6 crore 06-04-2014 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: 2G scam-tainted former Telecom Minister A Raja has cash reserves of Rs 7.9 lakh. The AIADMK leader's bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 97 lakh. He and his wife have jewellery worth Rs 69.6 lakh. Raja has shown present immovable assets worth Rs.32.85 lakh. And the...
  • 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran files nomination papers from Chennai Central 05-04-2014 01:36 PM

    Chennai: The DMK candidate and former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran filed his nomination papers for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha constituency in Chennai on Saturday. Dayanidhi Maran, a sitting MP from Chennai Central is fighting his third straight term. He is facing a five cornered contest in the constituency and...
  • 2G scam accused A Raja owns Rs 3.61 crore assets 02-04-2014 09:30 PM

    Chennai: 2G scam-tainted former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday declared assets to the tune of Rs 3.61 crore. Raja, seeking re-election to Lok Sabha from Nilgiris (SC) constituency, in his affidavit presented while filing nominations declared movable assets of Rs 1.45 crore in his name, Rs 93.93 lakh held...
  • TN CM Jayalalithaa attacks Congress, DMK, calls them the most corrupt 01-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Chennai: AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa attacked the UPA government at the Centre on Tuesday. Addressing a public meeting at Pollachi, she said, "We haven't seen a government as corrupt as this, the 2G scam happened in this UPA government, it is a shame for Tamilians,...
  • 2G scam: Relief for Sanjay Chandra, SC rejects CBI plea against bail 24-03-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Unitech director Sanjay Chandra, the Supreme Court has rejected the CBI plea to cancel his bail. Chandra was granted bail in November 2011 by the Supreme Court. The CBI, however, alleged that in this relief period, Chandra approached the then CBI prosecutor AK...
  • Loop Telecom Ltd plea for settlement: Court order on March 27 22-03-2014 02:57 PM

    A special CBI court on Saturday fixed March 27 for pronouncing its order on a plea filed by Loop Telecom Limited seeking directions for referring the matter to Lok Adalat for "settlement" in a case arising out of the 2G scam probe. Special CBI Judge O P Saini, who was...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde meets 2G accused Shahid Balwa, courts controversy 21-03-2014 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: In new trouble for the Congress, its minister Sushil Kumar Shinde met Shahid Balwa, an accused in the 2G scam, at his office in New Delhi on Friday. Balwa, the promoter of DB Realty, said that he met Shinde in connection with an old RTI application pending before...
  • 2G scam: ED issues fresh summons to Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal 20-03-2014 02:32 PM

    Chennai: The Enforcement Directorate has issued fresh summons against DMK chief Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in the 2G money laundering case. Dayalu Ammal, a 60 per cent stake holder in Kalaignar TV, is a prosecution witness in the case. Dayalu Ammal's name cropped up during the investigation of the Rs...
  • I am a victim of corporate cartels, will prove my innocence: A Raja 16-03-2014 07:37 AM

    Ooty: Former Telecom minister and the DMK candidate from Nilgiris A Raja has described the entire 2G episode as a corporate conspiracy putting the onus for the 2G row on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Raja said that he was only following their advice. "Can the...
  • Situation adverse for Congress, did not want to contest: PC Chacko 15-03-2014 03:34 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In yet another embarrassment for the Congress which is trying to force its senior leaders to contest in the Lok Sabha elections, the AICC spokesperson and its Chalakudy candidate PC Chacko said that the Congress is facing an adverse situation nationally. He said that he did not want to...
  • 2G trial on, but confident of doing well in elections, says A Raja 11-03-2014 10:20 AM

    Chennai: 2G scam accused A Raja, who has has been given a Lok Sabha ticket by the DMK, remains defiant. A Raja said that there is no evidence against him and that he is confident of doing well in the elections. "Yes, it is true that the 2g trial is...
  • 2014 LS polls: DMK fields 2G accused A Raja, Dayanidhi Maran 10-03-2014 01:54 PM

    Chennai: The DMK has decided to field former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran in Lok Sabha elections. Raja will contest from his current constituency Nilgiris, a reserved seat for the Scheduled Castes (SCs), while Maran will contest from Central Chennai. Karunanidhi exuded confidence in...
  • 2G scam: Court fixes April 4 to record statements of accused 03-03-2014 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Monday fixed April 4 for recording the statements of accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and some top corporates executives, in the 2G spectrum case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini, who was scheduled to record the statements of the...
  • A Billion Votes: GoM clears final draft on Andhra Pardesh Bifurcation 04-02-2014 07:52 PM

    The Telangana draft Bill and the Cabinet note on Telangana are likely to be brought before Cabinet on February 6. According to sources, the Group of Ministers has finalised the Telangana Bill. It has also approved the Cabinet note. The draft Bill and the note will be produced before the...
  • AAP targets DMK over 2G scam, releases phone conversation audio, transcripts 04-02-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has kicked off its 'Poll Khol' campaign against other political parties by targeting the DMK in the 2G scam. Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday pointed out at audio tapes uploaded by Tamil website savukku.net. The website claims recorded conversations are between former Tamil...
  • Bigger scams than 2G will emerge if Rahul becomes PM: Kumar Vishwas 29-01-2014 09:02 AM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's claims of rooting out corruption was "hollow". Vishwas, who is likely to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls from the Amethi segment, also alleged that if Gandhi became Prime Minister of the country scams bigger than the...
  • 2G: Those not charged can be tried if there's evidence, says SC 10-01-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Hearing a plea in the 2G scam, the Supreme Court has said that a person can be tried by a court even if he or she is not made an accused or if their name is not in a chargesheet. The court has said that, however, this can...
  • Devil's Advocate: Role reversal, Kapil Sibal grills Karan Thapar 30-12-2013 09:23 PM

    On this New Year special edition of Devil's Advocate, Union Minister Kapil Sibal plays the Devil's Advocate role and questions senior journalist Karan Thapar about his life as a journalist and the nature of journalism. He also talks about the 2G scam and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh jumps ship, terms UPA 'clueless' 27-12-2013 06:11 PM

    Former union home secretary R K Singh, who has joined the BJP on Friday alleged that the UPA government was clueless about governance and its ministers were corrupt. "You have 2G scam, Commonwealth Games scam, coalgate which is sufficient to prove his point," Singh told reporters at the BJP headquarters...
  • Radia tapes: CBI examines senior executive of newspaper group 17-12-2013 11:03 PM

    New Delhi: A senior executive of a leading newspaper group has been examined by the Central Bureau of Investigation recently in connection with intercepted conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia. The CBI sources said the executive was asked information related to his purported conversations with Radia. The sources withheld the...
  • BJP accuses Chacko of changing contents of dissent note on 2G report 10-12-2013 04:46 PM

    Parliament was adjourned on the day four of winter session as the Bharatiya Janata Party objected to the Joint Parliamentary Committee report on 2G being tabled. The Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman declined the BJP's demand to allow discussion on the report. BJP leader Arun Jaitley accused the JPC chairman of...
  • Pandemonium in RS over tabling of JPC report on 2G scam 10-12-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Pandemonium was witnessed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as the JPC report on 2G spectrum scam was tabled, with Opposition alleging that the "substance" of the dissent notes had been altered in the document which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The controversial report...
  • 2G report: BJP may bring no-confidence motion against Meira Kumar 10-12-2013 10:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to bring a no-confidence motion against Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar over the 2G JPC report fiasco. Sources say the BJP is upset that Meira Kumar didn't allow discussion on the JPC report in the Lok Sabha. The controversial report of the...
  • 2G probe: Complaint against Sahara chief maintainable, says SC 09-12-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: In a troubles for Sahara chief Subrata Roy, the Supreme Court on Monday said that the complaint against him and two others of interfering with probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam is maintainable. The apex court also issued notice to Roy and two others asking why investigation...
  • Decisions by policy makers should have no scope for impropriety, says CBI Chief 11-11-2013 08:32 PM

    Even as the Prime Minister pitched for insulating genuine decisions from criminal investigations, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, on Monday, said while quick decisions are needed for fast economic growth, it should be done in a manner there is no scope for impropriety. In his speech at the international conference organised...
  • Accused use Gauhati HC order on CBI to seek stay on trials; Centre to move SC 08-11-2013 10:59 PM

    New Delhi: Less than 24 hours after the Gauhati High Court ruled that the setting of the Central Bureau of Investigation was "unconstitutional", some prominent accused who are being probed by the investigative agency used the opportunity to stall the proceedings against them. Prominent leaders who are under the CBI...