Arun Shourie

  • Ideas 2014: Arun Shourie talks about good governance, UPA's failures 07-01-2014 11:39 PM

    In a special CNN-IBN series on Ideas 2014, Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose speaks to former minister in the Vajpayee government Arun Shourie on the issue of good governance which is the buzz word ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Shourie says, "Good governance means improvement in delivery of services, expeditious...
  • Arun Shourie backs Modi, says no reason to apologise for 2002 riots 07-01-2014 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has come under sharp criticism by former NDA minister Arun Shourie for his comments on Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Shourie has accused Singh of destroying the Prime Minister's post. Singh in a press conference recently had said that Modi as...
  • News 360: One accused in Mumbai gangrape confesses to past attacks 26-08-2013 08:59 PM

    Salim Ansari, one of the five accused in Mumbai gangrape has admitted that he harassed couples in the Shakti Mill compound. ...
  • Narendra Modi has the best poll agent in Manmohan Singh: Arun Shourie 26-08-2013 08:40 PM

    Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Shourie said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been a person who has squandered his own reputation. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Shourie said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has the best poll agent in Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Arun Shourie says Narendra Modi is BJP's PM candidate 26-08-2013 07:55 AM

    New Delhi: Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Shourie has said that Gujarat Chief Minister and the party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi is the party's Prime Ministerial candidate. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Shourie called Modi's rivals 'stateless leaders from Delhi'. Here's an...
  • Mahajan tenure probe: Airtel, Vodafone raided 19-11-2011 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday decided to investigate about discrepancies in 2G spectrum allocation during the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government. Additional allocation of the 2G spectrum during the late BJP leader and the then telecom minister Pramod Mahajan's tenure will be investigated...
  • No evidence against Shourie in 2G scam: sources 20-09-2011 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday submitted its report on former telecom ministers Arun Shourie and Dayanidhi Maran in the 2G spectrum scam. Sources have told CNN-IBN that no evidence has been found against Arun Shourie and a probe is still on against the deceased NDA telecom minister Pramod Mahajan....
  • Amar Singh should reveal more names: Maneka 13-09-2011 07:51 PM

    Badaun: BJP leader Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said jailed MP Amar Singh should reveal names of more persons involved in the cash-for-vote scam. "Now he (Amar Singh) is in jail...He can expose more people (involved in the scam)," she told reporters. Those who had benefited from the entire episode were...
  • Ready to face CBI over 2G issue: Shourie 06-09-2011 12:14 AM

    Udhagamandalam: Former telecom minister in the NDA government Arun Shourie on Monday said he was prepared to face any probe in the 2G spectrum issue. Replying to a question on the statement of the CBI that he would be questioned in view of preparation of a third charge sheet in...
  • 2G: CBI to probe Shourie's tenure, question Jaswant 01-09-2011 04:14 PM

    New Delhi: There is some relief for former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case while the licences granted during the regime of Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) could be investigated. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its progress report on the 2G...
  • Raja targets PM, Chidambaram in 2G self-defence 25-07-2011 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: In dramatic courtroom allegations, arrested former telecom minister A Raja, on first day his defence, has directly embarrassed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and then finance minister P Chidambaram in the 2G scam. Raja's council claims the selling of stakes of 2G beneficiaries was cleared by Chidambaram in the...
  • Can PM avoid all responsibility for the 2G scam? 25-07-2011 07:08 PM

    Former telecom minister Arun Shourie says 2G policy is right, implementation was wrong. ...
  • God's an invention to suit society's needs: Arun Shourie 21-07-2011 04:19 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Arun Shourie talks about his book 'Does He Know a Mother's Heart'. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-03-2011 12:13 AM

    Catch all the top stories of the day with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Arun Shourie 23-03-2011 12:04 AM

    Arun Shourie gifted Tatas almost 773 acres of VSNL land alleges Outlook Magazine cover expose. ...
  • Sibal takes on Shourie, orders VSNL deal probe 22-03-2011 10:09 PM

    New Delhi: Stung by Wikileaks on cash-for-votes, the Congress strikes back with the VSNL land divestment deal. And the target of the attack is Arun Shourie, the divestment minister in the NDA government before he moved to telecom. The Outlook Magazine cover expose on the VSNL DIVESTMENT IN 2002 said...
  • Sibal orders probe into disinvestment of VSNL 22-03-2011 10:08 PM

    Hitting back at BJP, Sibal orders probe into Tata-VSNL deal made during the NDA regime. ...
  • Shourie hits back, says Govt planting stories 22-03-2011 10:51 AM

    Arun Shourie hits back, says the Govt is planting stories after telecom minister Kapil Sibal orders a probe into the disinvestment of VSNL during NDA rule. ...
  • Sibal orders probe into disinvestment of VSNL 22-03-2011 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: A beleaguered UPA is now raking up dirt on the NDA and opening up a new front to target the Opposition. Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has questioned the disinvestment of VSNL which took place during the NDA regime. Sibal has ordered a probe into the delay of demerging...
  • 2G scam: Shourie advises Raja to turn approver 25-02-2011 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister Arun Shourie was questioned by the CBI at its headquarters in New Delhi on Friday in connection with the 2G scam. Shourie appeared with a 50-page document which included a rebuttal to allegations leveled against him by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal and the Justice Shivraj...
  • Arun Shourie appears before CBI on 2G case 25-02-2011 07:32 AM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Shourie on Friday reached the head quarters of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in New Delhi regarding the 2G spectrum scam issue. He is likely to be questioned by the investigating agency over the irregularities in 2G spectrum allocation. The Central Bureau of...
  • 2G mess: Moily blames it on Mahajan, Shourie 14-02-2011 11:35 PM

    Hubli: Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday blamed the policies of Pramod Mahajan and Arun Shourie, former communications ministers in the NDA government, for the 2G spectrum allocations scandal. "UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government cannot be faulted (for the scandal)," he told reporters in Hubli (Karnataka), a day...
  • 2G: Shourie to appear before CBI on February 21 13-02-2011 09:49 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister Arun Shourie will appear before the CBI on February 21. This has followed his exclusive interview to CNN-IBN where he claimed that he had personally warned the prime minister of the wrongdoings in the telecom ministry in the allocation of 2G spectrum. As the CBI...
  • 2G scam: CBI to question Arun Shourie on Feb 21 13-02-2011 01:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned former telecom minister Arun Shourie for questioning in connection to the 2G scam on February 21. Shourie volunteered himself to be questioned on the scam. Shourie had told CNN-IBN that he had written a letter to the CBI seeking an...
  • BJP not interested in pursuing 2G case: Shourie 12-02-2011 03:45 PM

    Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. Kapil Sibal has said that the Shivraj Patil report claims that decision taken by Arun Shourie when he was telecommunications minister in 2003 facilitated A Raja's 2G spectrum scam. How does Arun Shourie respond? That's one of the key issues I shall put to...
  • PM knew about Raja's role in 2G scam: Shourie 11-02-2011 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Shourie has claimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was informed about former telecom minister A Raja's involvement in the 2G spectrum scam in 2009. Shourie, who was the telecom minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, said that Singh took no...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Arun Shourie 08-02-2011 10:22 PM

    Former telecom minister Arun Shourie who said Kapil Sibal acts like A Raja's advocate is the newsmaker of the day. ...
  • Sibal acts like Raja's advocate: Arun Shourie 08-02-2011 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecommunication minister Arun Shourie on Tuesday rubbished the Justice Shivraj Patil report on the 2G scam calling it a misrepresentation of facts. He also accused the Union Minister Kapil Sibal of trying to save A Raja by functioning as his advocate. "Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal is an...
  • Shourie flays Raja, says he's ready for probe 18-12-2010 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: Claiming that the telecom sector was clean during his tenure, former Telecom Minister Arun Shourie on Saturday said that he was ready to be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Flaying A Raja over the 2G spectrum scam, Shourie said the UPA minister flouted rules and...
  • 'Nira Radia lobbied Opposition party too' 29-11-2010 08:05 AM

    The BJP has been dragged into a controversial case by its own leader Arun Shourie, who has confirmed the Nira Radia tape revelations, saying his party supported the 2009 Budget to help Mukesh Ambani. ...