A Raja

  • 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...
  • BJP to inquire delay in filing mandatory forms in Nilgiris 08-04-2014 05:55 PM

    BJP has ordered an internal inquiry into the suspected foul play from within the party for delay in submission of mandatory A and B forms by its candidate while filing his nomination for the Nilgiris (SC) Lok Sabha seat, which led to the rejection of his papers. This has left...
  • 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 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...
  • Key candidates and seats: Nandan Nilekani, Shashi Tharoor and A Raja 20-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on these three Lok Sabha seats in the South. In Bangalore South, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani of the Congress is taking on BJP's five time MP and former union minister Ananth Kumar. Following former IT czar Nandan Nilekani's candidature; Bangalore South constituency has become a...
  • 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...
  • LS polls: Jayalalithaa attacks Karunanidhi for giving ticket to A Raja 13-03-2014 04:37 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has criticised the DMK chief M Karunanidhi for giving former Telecom Minister and the main accused in the 2G case, A Raja, party ticket in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Speaking at her campaign rally in Erode on Thursday, Jayalalithaa said Karunanidhi did...
  • Open Mike: Should any candidate facing a criminal case be barred from contesting elections? 12-03-2014 10:59 PM

    With political parties beginning to name their candidates, media attention once again turns to the topic of criminals in Parliament. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Law faculty in Delhi University and asks students whether any candidate facing a criminal case should be barred from contesting elections. ...
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  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed 11-03-2014 08:34 PM

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? 11-03-2014 07:36 PM

    All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. The BJP was quick to calm the ruffled feathers....
  • 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...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? 10-03-2014 07:40 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • 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...
  • Enforcement Directorate likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, A Raja 13-01-2014 04:45 PM

    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...
  • JPC tables 2G report in Parliament, says PM was misled 09-12-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: The controversial report of the JPC, which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2G spectrum scam saying he was "misled" by the then Telecom Minister A Raja, was tabled in Lok Sabha amid pandemonium on Monday. The report was tabled by JPC Chairman...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • HC's verdict on CBI will have disastrous implications, says experts 08-11-2013 08:59 PM

    The ripple effects of Gauhati High Court's ruling holding as "unconstitutional" the setting up of the CBI was, on Friday, felt in criminal courts and legal experts expressed apprehension about "disastrous" implications of the verdict. While DMK MP A Raja and senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar raked up the issue...
  • JPC report on 2G to be submitted to Speaker tomorrow 28-10-2013 10:48 PM

    The controversial JPC report, which had given a clean chit to the Prime Minister in 2G spectrum allocation scam, will be submitted to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Tuesday. Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) Chairman PC Chacko will submit the report along with the dissent notes given by six parties,...
  • 2G case: 12 accused seeks exemption from appeareance before Chennai CMM 23-10-2013 06:40 PM

    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,...
  • Lalu's conviction shocks other scam-accused politicians 30-09-2013 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: The message is loud and clear. The conviction of India's most colourful politician and RJD chief Lalu Prasad has once again proved that the long arm of the law will finally catch up with the high and mighty. The special CBI court verdict against Lalu has sent shock...
  • 2G: JPC to adopt its report giving clean chit to Manmohan, Chidambaram today 27-09-2013 10:23 AM

    New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee will meet on Friday to adopt its controversial draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation case which gives a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sources said the Janata Dal United which was earlier opposed to the draft,...
  • Crucial JPC meet over 2G scam to be held on Friday 26-09-2013 04:03 PM

    The meeting of JPC on 2G scam on Friday is set to be a stormy affair as the panel readies to adopt its controversial draft report which gave clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and indicted former Telecom Minister A Raja. In an embarrassment for Congress, its key UPA...
  • SC dismisses curative petition of Subramanian Swamy against P Chidambaram 24-09-2013 11:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's curative petition against its verdict declining to make Finance Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. "We have gone through the curative petition and the relevant documents. In our opinion, no case is made out...
  • JPC meet on 2G scam on September 23 to be stormy after clean chit to PM 13-09-2013 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: The meeting of JPC on 2G scam on September 23 is set to be stormy as it has to adopt its controversial draft report which gave clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and indicted former Telecom Minister A Raja. Battle lines have been drawn for the meeting...
  • 2G scam: Court allows Raja's plea, asks for CVC's report 05-09-2013 06:39 PM

    Former Telecom Minister A Raja's plea was allowed by a Delhi court on Thursday, the plea which directed the CBI to produce before it the inquiry report of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The order came on an application filed by Raja...
  • 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...