A Raja

  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scam-related money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought bail...
  • 2G scam: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal gets bail August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. She was chargesheeed along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special CBI Judge OP Saini allowed...
  • DMK leader quits, demands Stalin as CM candidate, says sack Kanimozhi, Maran, Raja August 7, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK Organising Secretary PV Kalyanasundaram resigned from all party posts demanding party treasurer and heir apparent MK Stalin be declared as the party's chief ministerial candidate for 2016 assembly elections. Considered a Stalin loyalist, Kalyanasundaram sent in his resignation letter, dated July 30, to DMK chief M Karunanidhi...
  • Did not keep PM in dark about 2G, A Raja tells court July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former communications minister A. Raja on Thursday told a court hearing the 2G allocation case that he did not keep then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the dark about the decisions taken by DoT regarding allocation of 2G spectrum licences. Testifying as defence witness in the case, Raja told...
  • Cut-off date changed to favour Unitech: CBI to A Raja July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Tuesday was grilled by the CBI before a Delhi court with the agency alleging that the decision to advance cut-off date for accepting the applications for grant of 2G spectrum licences was taken to "favour" Unitech, a charge refuted by him. "It is...
  • 2G: Raja accepts meeting Radia at his residence July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in the 2G case, on Monday accepted having met former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia along with then Tata group chairman Ratan Tata at his residence in connection with work of Tata group, but categorically denied having any telephonic conversation with her. "I...
  • 2G: Not involved in Rs 200 crore transaction, claims A Raja June 5, 2014

    Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in a 2G scam-related money laundering case, on Thursday told a special court that he was not involved in the Rs 200 crore transaction, which as per the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was a bribe given to DMK-run Kalaignar TV by DB Group company. Arguing...
  • Contradiction in ED's charge sheet in 2G's PMLA case: Shahid Balwa June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa on Wednesday told a Delhi court that the charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate in a 2G scam-related money laundering case was "contradictory" and the transfer of Rs 200 crore to Kalaignar TV was a "prudent business transaction". Balwa, who has...
  • 2G case: A Raja wishes to examine himself as witness May 28, 2014

    Former Telecom Minister A Raja has told a special court that he wishes to depose as a witness to defend himself in the ongoing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. "The applicant (Raja) wishes to examine himself as a witness in the present trial," Raja told Special CBI Judge...
  • 2G: Hearing on bail plea of Raja, Kanimozhi on May 30 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday said it would hear on May 30 the arguments on bail pleas of former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and seven other accused, chargesheeted by the Enforcement Directorate in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini said this...
  • 2G scam: CBI seeks cancellation of bail to Shahid Balwa May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI in a Delhi court on Friday sought the cancellation of the bail granted to Swan Telecom Promoter Shahid Usman Balwa in the 2G spectrum allocation case, saying his conduct requires reconsideration and recall of the relief given to him earlier. The agency was responding to Balwa's plea...
  • Not committed any wrongdoing: Ravi Ruia tells 2G court May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, facing trial in a case arising out of the investigation into the 2G spectrum allocation scam, on Monday told a Delhi court that he had not committed any wrongdoing and many facts were not properly probed by CBI. Deposing before Special CBI Judge OP...
  • TN: Fate of Raja, Maran, Aiyar, to be declared on Friday May 15, 2014

    Chennai/Puducherry: The poll prospects of 845 contestants, including 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, Congress' Mani Shankar Aiyar and Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti, will be known on Friday when votes polled for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu are taken up for counting. Electoral authorities have...
  • Vahanvati making false statements: Ex-telecom secretary May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former telecom secretary Siddharath Behura on Tuesday accused prosecution witness and Attorney General GE Vahanvati of making a false statement and said Vahanvati deposed against him to disassociate himself from any involvement in formulation of the 'first-come-first-serve' policy. Behura told a court that he had no financial or...
  • BJP wants CBI to question PM Manmohan Singh in 2G scam May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh be questioned by the CBI in the 2G spectrum case after former Telecom Minister A Raja told a court that every decision was allegedly taken with the PM's "concurrence". Describing Raja's deposition in the court as "shocking", BJP spokesperson...
  • LS polls: BJP suspends its Nilgiris candidate Gurumurthy May 5, 2014

    Chennai: The BJP Nilgiris candidate Gurumurthy and his election agent Varadarajan were suspended from the party. This after Gurumurthy's nomination was rejected as he failed to produce valid documents. In a statement, the state unit of the BJP said this decision has been taken after through investigation. Further action will be taken...
  • 2G scam: A Raja refuses to receive summons citing technicality May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja on Monday refused to accept court summons in the 2G spectrum allocation case citing a technicality. He rejected the summons while his statement was being recorded in the case. Raja, accused in the 2G scam case, told the Enforcement Directorate officer that a...
  • 2G scam: Delhi court records statement of A Raja May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday recorded statement of former telecom minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Raja is an accused in the the 2G scam case. A total of 19 people have been named as accused in the case. Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate had filed...
  • Congress 'Sherpas' failed in communication; DMK ungrateful: Jairam Ramesh May 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that the top Congress leaders had failed in political communication and had not aggressively countered BJP's campaign to project UPA as a corrupt regime. He also slammed former ally DMK by calling it "ungrateful" and dubbed its then minister TR Baalu as...
  • 2G case: Court to commence recording of statements of accused May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A special CBI court is likely to commence tomorrow the recording of statements of the accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. Special CBI judge OP Saini, who had earlier supplied the draft questionnaire containing 1,718 questions running into 824 pages to...
  • 2G: Court takes cognizance of ED chargesheet, summons Raja, Kanimozhi May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday took cognizance of the Enforcement Directorate's chargesheet filed in a money laundering case related to 2G scam. The court has summoned ex-Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others on May 26. The court has also summoned DMK supremo M...
  • Court to rule on May 2 on ED chargesheet against Raja, Kanimozhi April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Wednesday reserved its order on taking cognizance of the chargesheet against former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and Dayalu Ammal, the wife of DMK chief M Karunanidhi, among others for money laundering in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special...
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  • News 360: BJP targets Robert Vadra, says will probe him April 25, 2014

    There will be no witch-hunt if the Bharatiya Janata Party forms the next government at the Centre, said party leader Arun Jaitley on Friday just a few hours after his colleague Uma Bharti called Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra a thief and said that he won't be spared. ...
  • 2G Scam: ED files chargesheet against A Raja, Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal April 25, 2014

    Chennai: The Enforcement Directorate has filed a chargesheet against former telecom minister A Raja and DMK chief Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi in the 2G scam case. The chargesheet has been filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Kanimozhi's mother and Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal has also been named as an accused...
  • Lok Sabha elections 2014 phase 6: Key candidates in the fray April 24, 2014

    Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha elections is a big phase for many players in the fray. While the fates of 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran and A Raja will be sealed in this phase, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Congress leaders Milind Deora...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Voting in 117 seats in phase 6, Tamil Nadu key state April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In the second biggest phase of the current Lok Sabha elections 117 Lok Sabha seats will vote on Thursday. Among 117 the Lok Sabha seats, 39 are in Tamil Nadu which is voting in a single phase. Remaining 19 seats in Maharashtra including India's business capital Mumbai are...
  • 2G scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, Raja soon April 22, 2014

    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...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 April 21, 2014

    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 accused...
  • No BJP candidate against A Raja in Nilgiris constituency April 9, 2014

    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 rejected on...