Aircel Maxis Deal

  • CBI to probe Chidambaram over FIPB approval in Aircel-Maxis deal Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a blow to former finance minister P Chidambaram, the Central Bureau of Investigation CBI will investigate the circumstances of the Foreign investment Promotion Board approval given by him in the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. Clearing his stand, Chidambaram on Friday said that there was no violation of...
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  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi August 29, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • Prima facie nexus in Aircel-Maxis deal involving Maran: SC November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation submitted its status report in the Aircel-Maxis deal in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The deal involves former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and a Malaysian business tycoon. The CBI also told the court that its domestic investigation into the deal is complete but...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: CBI questions Dayanidhi Maran July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran has been questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the allegations that he had received Rs 547 crore as kickbacks from a Malaysian company in the controversial Aircel-Maxis deal. CBI sources said Maran was questioned last week, the first time...
  • A Raja constantly misled PM on 2G issue: CBI July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday told a Parliamentary panel that A Raja constantly misled Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G license case while it has so far found no criminality on part of Home Minister P Chidambaram on the issue. Appearing before the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the 2G...
  • Budget Session to end on Tuesday May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Budget Session of Parliament will come to an end on Tuesday. Several issues including the BR Ambedkar cartoon row and the 'Kali-Ma' beer rocked the session, that on its second last day, also managed to table the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is...
  • 2G case appears getting diluted: Jayalalithaa May 15, 2012

    Chennai: As former telecom minister A Raja secured bail in the 2G spectrum case, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday said the case appeared to be getting "diluted". "I am hearing from you only now. It definitely looks as though it is getting diluted," she said in reply to a...
  • News 360: Chidambaram defends himself in the Aircel-Maxis deal May 15, 2012

    An emotional Home Minister clarified saying his family was not directly or indirectly related to the controversial deal. ...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: PC makes emotional pitch May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: There were fresh fireworks over the Aircel-Maxis deal in Parliament on Monday as the government dismissed Opposition charges of delay in clearing investment by Aircel-Maxis in 2006 during the tenure of P Chidambaram as Finance Minister. An emotional Home Minister also clarified saying yet again that his family was...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: 'Chidambaram violated House rules' May 11, 2012

    P Chidambaram read a statement by his son on the Aircel-Maxis deal in Parliament on Thursday, which the Opposition said was a violation of House rules. ...
  • Ambedkar cartoon, Aircel-Maxis issues disrupt LS May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: A cartoon depicting BR Ambedkar purportedly published in a NCERT textbook and row over Home Minister P Chidambaram's statement in the Aircel-Maxis deal on Friday led to disruption of the Lok Sabha. As soon as the House met, Thirumaa Valavan Thol (VCK) trooped into the Well waving placards claiming...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: BJP guns for Chidambaram May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday gunned for the head of Home Minister P Chidambaram over the alleged Aircel-Maxis deal in which, Chidambaram's son, Karthi is said to have benefited. The BJP on Friday gave notice for the suspension of the question hour in the Rajya Sabha over the issue. The Opposition...
  • 2G scam: Agencies submit status reports before SC May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Investigation agencies CBI, Enforcement Directorate and Income Tax Department on Thursday submitted to the Supreme Court their status reports on probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The status reports, filed by the three agencies in a sealed cover to the bench of justices GS Singhvi and KS Radhakrishnan,...
  • Chidambaram invokes Jesus to deny allegations May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday invoked an oft-quoted line of Jesus Christ to dismiss the Bharatiya Janata Party's allegation that he or his son had financially benefited from a telecom deal in 2006 when he was finance minister. "'Father forgive them for they know not what they do'…...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal rocks Lok Sabha, PC's son clarifies May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday clarified in Parliament that his son had no role to play in the Aircel-Maxis deal. Chidambaram read his son's statement in Lok Sabha amidst slogan shouting by the Opposition MPs. In an attempt to distance himself and his son from the Aircel-Maxis deal...
  • No role in Aircel-Maxis deal: Chidambaram's son May 10, 2012

    Chennai: Karti Chidambaram, son of Home Minister P Chidambaram, on Thursday dismissed allegations by BJP MP Yashwant Sinha that he owns five per cent stake in a telecom company which was benefited from the 2G spectrum allocation. In a statement, Karti said it was "deeply regretted" that the privileged forum of...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: Pranab loses his cool in Parliament May 10, 2012

    Pranab Mukherjee lost his cool in Parliament after Yashwant Sinha alleged that Chidambaram's son had a role in the Aircel-Maxis deal. ...
  • Ayodhya: BJP accuses CBI of playing 'partisan' role May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday accused the CBI of playing a 'partisan' role in pursuing the Ayodhya case against party leader LK Advani and decided to raise the issue in Parliament. At its weekly meeting in New Delhi, the BJP Parliamentary Party discussed the role of the CBI in a...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: Govt defends Chidambaram May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday dismissed as "factually incorrect and totally baseless" news reports the then Finance Minister P Chidambaram had delayed clearance by Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. In a statement, the government said it had earlier issued a press release on April 28 regarding...
  • Ruckus in Parliament over Aircel-Maxis deal May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: There was a ruckus in both Houses of Parliament over the Aircel-Maxis deal on Tuesday. Opposition MPs shouted slogans forcing Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari to adjourn both Houses. The BJP demanded an explanation from the government and alleged that the CBI...
  • Swamy's allegations against PC baseless: Govt April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday came to Home Minister P Chidambaram's defence in the Aircel-Maxis deal. The Centre said that allegations against Chidambaram's son in the Aircel-Maxis issue levelled by Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy were totally baseless. In a release posted on its websbite, the government denied that...
  • ED summons Dayanidhi Maran in Aircel-Maxis deal March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran on March 20 in the Aircel-Maxis deal. Sources said that Maran's statement will recorded on March 20 and he will be asked to furnish details of source of funding of Maxis deal and his role in facilitating deal. Last...
  • Evidence against Maran, CBI to file FIR soon? September 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Finding clinching evidence against DMK leader Dayanishi Maran in the Aircel-Maxis deal, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file an FIR against him and his brother Kalanithi Maran. It will be the first regular case to be lodged by the CBI as an outcome...
  • Aircel-Maxis: CBI quizzes Stan Chart officials July 13, 2011

    New Delhi: CBI on Wednesday sought clarifications from Standard Chartered Bank officials in connection with its probe into former Aircel chief C Sivasankaran's allegations that the then Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran forced him to sell his company to Malaysia-based Maxis group in 2006. The agency has registered a preliminary enquiry into...