2G SCAM

  • Search begins for new CBI director, all eyes on Parliament's Winter session November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked CBI director Ranjit Sinha to recuse himself of 2G scam probe. As Sinha retires in December, the big challenge before the government is to get the Lokpal Act amended to pave the way for Sinha's successor. According to the sources, the government is considering...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 20, 2014

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  • SC removes CBI Director Ranjit Sinha from 2G case trial November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha in the 2G scam case, the Supreme Court has told him to stay away from the trial. The apex court has said that prima facie it appears that there is credibility in the allegations leveled against Sinha. The...
  • SC telecom verdict means CBI credibility 'busted': TMC November 20, 2014

    Kolkata: With the Supreme Court removing CBI director Ranjit Sinha from 2G case on Thursday, the Trinamool Congress said that the credibility of the CBI had been "busted irreparably". "If the captain of the organisation is indicted, then the whole organisation gets a bad...
  • As a man of honour Ranjit Sinha should step down: Soli Sorabjee November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. ...
  • 2G money laundering case: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa moves SC November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, who along with former Telecom Minister A Raja and 17 others are facing a money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam, on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of a lower court order of framing charges against him. A...
  • CBI to renew efforts to get information from Singapore November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI will reinvigorate attempts to get responses of its judicial requests from Singapore in connection with several cases including Tatra and 2G scams after an assurance in this regard from officials of that country. CBI sources said the agency will get in touch with the Indian High Commission...
  • 2G scam: Non-bailable warrant against Kanimozhi cancelled after counsel apologises November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The non-bailable warrant against DMK MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum scam was cancelled by the court soon after it was issued. The court on Monday cancelled the warrant after the DMK leader's counsel appeared before it and apologised. Warrant was issued against Kanimozhi for her non-appearance before the court...
  • 2G scam: Manmohan Singh should have stepped down, apologised, says Chidambaram November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram admitted that the UPA government could have handled the 2G spectrum allocation case better. He added that former prime minister Manmohan Singh should have steeped down. "The CAG report on 2G and other issues," Chidambaram said, "clearly ...hurt the Congress party. I...
  • 2G money laundering: Court takes cognisance of ED chargesheet, charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Major trouble is in store for former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK leader Kanimozhi as a special court on Friday framed charges against them along with 17 others in connection with the 2G scam-related money laundering case. DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal is also amongst the accused...
  • True spirit of my CAG speech not reflected: Jaitley October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that media reports of his speech at the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) conference did not accurately portray its spirit following criticism of his remarks that the official auditor should not "sensationalise" its findings. "News reports of my speech at the CAG...
  • 2G PMLA case: Court to pass order on framing charges on Friday October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court is likely to pronounce its order on Friday on framing of charges in a 2G scam-related money laundering case in which the ED had issued charge sheet to former Telecom Minister A Raja, MP Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal and 16 others....
  • Congress slams Arun Jaitley for remarks on CAG October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday slammed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his remarks that CAG should not sensationalise its report, saying it amounts to threatening the government auditor and wondered if the ruling dispensation feels it could be targeted on its reports like the UPA was. ...
  • 2G Scam: Court's no to Sanjay Chandra's plea to go abroad, terms it casual October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court has rejected a plea of Unitech Limited Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, facing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case, to go abroad saying it "smacks of casual attitude" as no proper documents support it. Special CBI judge OP Saini dismissed the application filed by Chandra in...
  • 2G Scam: CBI chief defends filing of separate counter affidavits October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has vigorously defended his decision to file separate individual counter-affidavits before the Supreme Court in petitions filed by the six accused seeking quashing of charges in the 2G spectrum scam. Sinha came out with his defence after the then Special Public Prosecutor UU Lalit,...
  • Congress down plays CBI decision to question Chidambram in 2G case September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday sought to downplay the questions about CBI's decision to probe then Finance Minister P Chidambaram's FIPB nod in AircelMaxis deal and his wife Nalini's examination by the agency in connection with alleged multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said that as far as...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 22, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Times Square, US. ...
  • News 360: Mangalyaan's engine successfully testfired, Mars mission goes into final lap September 22, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday successfully test fired the main liquid engine of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the red planet's atmosphere on September 24. ...
  • 2G: Application against CBI Director to be taken up by SC today September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday take up the application by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan alleging CBI Director Ranjit Sinha's interference in the 2G spectrum case. Last week, the apex court had asked Bhushan to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case stating that it would endanger...
  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has refused to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case against Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha in the 2g scam. Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source. The apex...
  • 2G PMLA case: Accused pleas without proper details irk court September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Irked over filing of applications by accused without "requisite details", the special 2G court on Wednesday disposed of separate petitions filed by Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa and Bollywood producer Karim Morani seeking permission to travel abroad. Special CBI Judge OP Saini observed that...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 15, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 15, 2014

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  • News 360: SC asks government to step up relief operation in floodhit J&K September 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. ...
  • SC wants to know name of whistleblower on guest list row September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed advocate Prashant Bhushan, who has levelled allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha of protecting accused in the 2G case, to reveal the name of the whistleblower from whom he got CBI documents and guest list of the top cop's residence. The apex court...
  • SC asks Prashant Bhushan to disclose source of information on CBI chief, says can't order probe now September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan to disclose the source of his information in the 2G scam case about Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha. The court observed, "Just because someone made a statement, we cannot order an inquiry." The court said that Bhushan must...
  • SC to decide if Ranjit Sinha tried to influence cases being probed by CBI September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide whether Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha tried to influence some of the cases being investigated by the agency and interfering with the 2G case. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court, Sinha has said that he rejects the...
  • DMK hits back at Vinod Rai, says he is a BJP man September 12, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK has hit back at retired Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai over his comments on the 2G scam in his book. DMK spokesperson and senior leader TKS Elangovan said "There is no scam. The Prime Minister should have known. All these things that communication, was made by...
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai's charges put Manmohan Singh in the dock, BJP seeks answers September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is once again in the dock after exComptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai made stinging allegations against him in the 2G spectrum case, questioning his integrity as the PM. "Integrity is not just financial; it is intellectual integrity; it is professional integrity. You...