2g Spectrum Case

  • Former CAG Vinod Rai's charges put Manmohan Singh in the dock, BJP seeks answers 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is once again in the dock after ex-Comptroller 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...
  • 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran files nomination papers from Chennai Central April 5, 2014

    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...
  • Enforcement Directorate likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, A Raja January 13, 2014

    The Enforcement Directorate is expected to soon file a charge sheet against DMK leader Kanimozhi and former Telecom Minister A Raja for alleged money laundering in the 2G spectrum case. The Attorney General's office has vetted and sent back the agency's charge sheet in this regard to the Law Ministry recently...
  • 2G case: 12 accused seeks exemption from appeareance before Chennai CMM October 23, 2013

    A Delhi court on Wednesday allowed the plea of 12 out of 17 accused in the 2G spectrum scam case seeking extemption from personal appearenace before a Chennai judge who will record the statement of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal as a witness in the case. Those accused, who...
  • 2G case: Chennai CMM to record testimony of Dayalu Ammal as CBI witness September 6, 2013

    A special CBI court on Thursday appointed Chennai's Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) as commissioner to record the testimony of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal as a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum case. The order came following a direction by the Supreme Court which on August 22 had refused...
  • 2G case: CBI opposes Balwa's plea, says he went abroad without permission September 2, 2013

    CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the plea of Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, facing trial in the 2G spectrum case, seeking exemption from personal appearance, saying the agency has got "information" that he has travelled abroad without prior permission. The agency made this statement in the court...
  • 2G spectrum: Hearing against Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia on October 28 August 26, 2013

    A Delhi court on Monday fixed October 28 for hearing the additional spectrum case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as an accused. Special CBI Judge O P Saini adjourned Monday's proceedings in the case as Mittal and Ruia...
  • BJP seeks to keep 2G issue alive in PAC May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: With the 2G spectrum issue getting caught in logjam in the JPC, the BJP on Friday sought to bring the matter to the forefront of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee saying the matter is pending and should be disposed of. The demand to settle the pending issue came at...
  • 2G case: JPC meet on Thursday expected to be a stormy affair April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The JPC meeting to be held in the capital on Thursday to adopt the draft report on 2G scam is set to be a stormy affair with Opposition parties readying to corner the Committee's Chairman PC Chacko over clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister...
  • Should the PM come clean on 2G and coalgate? April 23, 2013

    The Opposition on Tuesday derailed both houses of Parliament with the Bharatiya Janata Party leading the charge against the UPA government. But the BJP seems to have been pushed to a corner over its demand for the PM's resignation. ...
  • 2G case: BJP may present own report on JPC findings April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has trashed the draft JPC report on the 2G spectrum case and will most likely present its own report on the probe panel's findings, sources said on Tuesday. The sources said that the main opposition party will seek rejection of the draft report. The...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 18, 2013

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  • News 360: 2G JPC gives clean chit to PM, Chidambaram April 18, 2013

    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. ...
  • 2G case: JPC gives clean chit to PM, P Chidambaram April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: 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. The JPC report said that...
  • 2G case: SC hearing on Mittal, Ruia pleas on April 15 April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar group promoter Ravi Ruia, who have been summoned as accused in the additional 2G spectrum allocation case, on Thursday appeared in a Delhi court which posted the matter for further proceedings on April 16. Mittal's counsel placed before special CBI judge OP...
  • SC to hear Mittal's plea against 2G court summons April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear Bharti Cellular Limited CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal's plea challenging the March 19 order of the special court summoning him as an accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum during the 2002 NDA regime. A bench...
  • CVC reviews probe by CBI, ED in 2G spectrum case July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission has reviewed the probe being carried out by the CBI, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Income Tax department in the 2G spectrum allocation scam to remove any "bottlenecks" they may be facing and expedite the investigations. Officials in the anti-corruption watchdog said the Central Vigilance...
  • 2G case: SC to hear Centre's review petition May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday begin hearing the Centre's review petition in the 2G spectrum case. The Centre had alleged judicial overreach by Supreme Court in its decision cancelling 122 2G licences on February 2 this year. The Centre alleged that the executive's policy powers were usurped by the...
  • 2G case: Raja, Kani trial to resume tomorrow January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: After a week's break, the trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and corporate honchos as accused, will resume on Monday in a Delhi court. The day-to-day trial in the special court had to be adjourned for a week...
  • 2G: Drop Maran from ministry, says JD (U) June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Friday demanded the immediate removal of Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran who is under the scanner in the 2G spectrum case. "The dirty deal in the 2G case is crystal clear. But he (Maran) is still continuing in the ministry. The Prime Minister should...
  • Kanimozhi lodged in 15ftx10ft cell at Tihar Jail May 20, 2011

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi was on Friday lodged in a 15 ftx10 ft cell at the Tihar Jail after being sent there for her role in the 2G spectrum case, far from the air-conditioning and other comforts which she is used to at her palatial bungalow in Chennai's CIT...
  • Chronology of the events in 2G spectrum case May 20, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail pleas of DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar in the 2G spectrum case. Following is the chronology of the events related to the case in which former Telecom Minister A Raja is the main accused: May 2007: A Raja...
  • 2G case: Kanimozhi feels the heat in court May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: As she anxiously awaits a decision on her bail plea on Friday, the blistering summer heat of the capital seems to have hit DMK MP Kanimozhi, who on Thursday complained of ill-health in a Delhi Court which allowed her to temporarily skip the proceedings in the 2G spectrum...
  • SC to direct day-to-day trial in the 2G case April 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Brushing aside Centre's objections, the Supreme Court on Friday said it would pass an order for the appointment of senior advocate UU Lalit as special public prosecutor for holding the trial of former telecom minister A Raja and others in the 2G spectrum case on a day-to-day basis...
  • 2G: Parliament adjourned without any result again November 30, 2010

    New Delhi: Both houses of Parliament were adjourned on Monday, again without conducting any business, as the stalemate over appointing a joint parliamentary committee to probe the alleged scam in 2G spectrum allotment continued for the 12th day. The government's every effort to break the logjam has yielded no result and...