2G Spectrum Scam

  • 2G accused rakes up Gauhati HC order to seek stay on trial 08-11-2013 10:26 PM

    The 2G spectrum scam accused, on Friday, sought a stay on the proceedings of the case in a Delhi court in the wake of the ruling of the Gauhati High Court holding as "unconstitutional" the setting up of the CBI. The accused, including former Telecom Minister and DMK leader A...
  • Jayalalithaa demands rollback of railway fares 06-10-2013 01:53 PM

    Chennai: Describing the revision of railway fares as unjustifiable, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said the latest proposal would put an additional financial burden of about Rs 1,150 crore on the people and demanded its immediate 'rollback'. The Railways has decided to increase the passenger fare and freight...
  • SC dismisses plea of 2G case accused for recalling its orders 03-09-2013 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas for recalling its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the 2G spectrum scam and for framing guidelines in a court-monitored probe. The court said the accused in the 2G case have not come...
  • 2G case: Delhi court dismisses pleas of Essar, another accused seeking joint trial 02-09-2013 06:18 PM

    New Delhi:A Delhi court on Monday dismissed separate pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd (ETHL) and another accused in 2G spectrum scam case seeking a joint trial in the case. "Both applications are dismissed," Special CBI Judge O P Saini said, adding the "trial will continue as it is". The court...
  • Her silence made UP govt stubborn: SC on Durga Shakti Nagpal 16-08-2013 08:50 PM

    Her silence has made Uttar Pradesh government "stubborn", was how the Supreme Court described about the state administration's response to suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal for cracking the sand mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar, adjacent to national capital. "Poor fellow, she did not say a word and government become...
  • 2G scam: Karuna's wife seeks exemption from appearing as a witness 08-07-2013 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, a crucial witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, on Monday approached Supreme Court (SC) seeking exemption from appearing as a witness in the case on medical grounds. Dayalu said that she is suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  • 2G court defers hearing of CBI plea on Radia tapes till July 9 02-07-2013 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: A 2G court has deferred hearing on CBI's plea for placing on record CD of 62 conversations of Niira Radia pertaining to 2G case till July 9, sources said. The 2G court will also hear CBI's plea to call Anil Ambani as witness on the same day, sources...
  • 'CAG did disservice by tossing 'mythical' numbers' 20-05-2013 07:52 PM

    New Delhi: Taking on CAG Vinod Rai over the 2G spectrum loss figure of Rs 1.76 lakh crore, Union Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said the chief auditor had done a "disservice" to the India story by bringing out "hugely exaggerated and mythical numbers" in public discourse. Tewari also invited...
  • 2G spectrum scam: Court fixes July 8 for proceedings 29-04-2013 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday fixed July 8 for further proceedings in the additional 2G spectrum allocation case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as accused. Special CBI Judge OP Saini deferred the matter as the Supreme...
  • 2G report leaked by someone from JPC, I'm not responsible for it: Chacko 28-04-2013 09:16 PM

    JPC Chairman PC Chacko, whose removal has been sought by some panel members, said he would have considered resigning if the demand had come to him directly instead of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar being approached for his ouster. Chacko was speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. Here is...
  • 2G scam: JPC critical of NDA's decision on migration package 19-04-2013 07:16 PM

    New Delhi: The draft JPC report on 2G scam has questioned NDA's decision to grant concessions to telecom companies on licence fee despite protests by Telecom Minister Jagmohan and says the then government had to "forego" over Rs 42,000 crore in offering Migration Package to cellular operators. On the issue...
  • 2G case: BJP to put a dissent note as JPC gives clean chit to PM 18-04-2013 11:18 PM

    The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the 2G spectrum scam on Thursday gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying that the duo was not informed of the change in policy by the then telecom minister A Raja. ...
  • SC defers proceedings against Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia 15-04-2013 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: With one of the judges recusing himself, the Supreme Court on Monday deferred the hearing till Thursday on the pleas of Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia challenging the summons issued to them as accused in a graft case related to...
  • SC defers Sunil Mittal summons to April 22 15-04-2013 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked a lower court to defer until April 22 summons to Bharti Airtel Ltd Chairman Sunil Mittal in a case over alleged corruption in allocation of mobile airwaves. The apex court deferred the summons as it will continue hearing Mittal's plea seeking to have...
  • Essar wrongly named in 2G scam: Prashant Ruia 05-01-2012 08:00 AM

    Essar group promoters Anshuman and Ravi Ruia are among the 2G scam accused named in the third chargesheet. ...
  • 2G: SC to decide on bail plea of RK Chandolia 05-01-2012 07:04 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday will decide whether accused RK Chandolia's bail should be cancelled or upheld in the 2G spectrum scam case. The Delhi HC had earlier stayed Chandolia's bail. Chandolia used to be former telecom minister A Raja's private secretary. Chandolia has sought a stay on...
  • Raja's ex-aide falls ill, 2G trial adjourned 02-01-2012 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: The trial on 2G spectrum scam case has been adjourned for the day after CBI's star witness and former telecom minister A Raja's ex-aide Aseervatham Achary complains of illness. Former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura's lawyer will continue to cross examine Achary on Tuesday, if he is fit enough...
  • 2G: Ex-aide denies falsely implicating Raja 02-01-2012 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: A Raja's lawyer Sushil Kumar on Monday completed cross examination of Aseervatham Achary, but failed to make Achary concede that he falsely implicated Raja, or that he decided to become a CBI witness because there was a disproportionate assets complanit againt him. Sushil Kumar alleged that CBI witness...
  • 2G: SC notice to CBI on Chandolia, Behura's bail 02-01-2012 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the CBI on bail pleas of A Raja's former private secretary RK Chandolia and former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura in the 2G spectrum scam case. Chandolia has sought a stay on the Delhi High Court's order that questioned granting of...
  • 2G: Raja to cross question his former aide today 02-01-2012 07:33 AM

    New Delhi: After a week's break, the trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case will resume on Monday in a Delhi court with key accused former telecom minister A Raja cross examining his former close aide Aseervatham Achary. Achary who is now the CBI's star witness had earlier testified...
  • CBI using false witness in 2G case: Raja 23-12-2011 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja on Friday accused the CBI of creating false witness of his former additional personal secretary Aseervatham Achary in the 2G spectrum scam. "Achary is a planted witness and what happened yesterday was one big drama," said Raja's lawyer Sushil Kumar. Kumar referred to...
  • 2G: Raja starts cross-examining witnesses 22-12-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: After a month of protest against commencement of trial, former Telecom Minister A Raja on Thursday opened his defence with the cross-examination of key CBI witness Aseervatham Achary, who was his former additional private secretary. Raja called off his protest in the wake of CBI filing its third...
  • 2G: Raja's ex-aide allegedly threatened, cries 22-12-2011 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja's former additional personal secretary Asservartham Achary on Thursday cried in a special CBI court saying someone trying to kill him and has been tailing him. He also said that the person was present in court room but ran away as soon as he...
  • 2G case: Raja to cross examine his ex-secretary 22-12-2011 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja is likely to cross examine his own former secretary RK Chandolia, who had also served as an Economic Advisor to Telecom Ministry in UPA-2. Reports say it was Chandolia who interacted with licensees who got the 2G spectrum. He has been charged with...