DAYANIDHI MARAN

  • Aircel Maxis case: Marans, others to appear in court on Monday 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and six others, including Malaysian business tycoon T Ananda Krishnan, are likely to appear on Monday as accused before a special 2G court in connection with the Aircel-Maxis deal case. Special CBI judge O P Saini had on October 29,...
  • Supreme Court recalls order refusing to quash summon order against Dayanidhi Maran February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: In a surprise development, the Supreme Court on Friday recalled its orders refusing to quash summon orders against former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi. The summon orders were issued by by a CBI court in the Aircel-Maxis deal. The apex court's order came after Additional Solicitor General...
  • CBI trying to fix me, says former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran January 22, 2015

    Dayanidhi Maran alleged that he was being framed in the case to please an Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh ideologue. "We have co-operated absolutely with the CBI. Am willing to prove my innocence in the case in the court," he said. ...
  • CBI fixing me in illegal telephone exchange case to please an RSS ideologue, alleges Maran January 22, 2015

    Chennai: Following the arrest of his aides by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the illegal telephone exchange case, former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday met DMK chief M Karunanidhi. Maran alleged that he was being framed in the case to please an Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh ideologue. "I...
  • CBI arrests Dayanidhi Maran's additional private secretary, 2 others January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: CBI arrested three people, including V Gowthaman, the then additional private secretary of Dayanidhi Maran, in connection with alleged allotment of more than 300 high-speed telephone lines to the then telecom minister's residence in Chennai which were extended to his brother's TV channel on Wednesday night. Besides Gowthaman,...
  • Aircel-Maxis case: Special 2G court summons Dayanidhi, Kalanithi Maran October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: A special 2G court has summoned Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran as accused in Aircel-Maxis deal case. The court has also summoned Kalanithi Maran and Malaysian business tycoon T Ananda Krishnan as accused in the case on March 2, 2015. Augustus Ralph Marshall, a top official of Malaysia-based Maxis...
  • Relief for Maran brothers as HC sets aside I&B orders to cancel licence of Kal Cables September 5, 2014

    Chennai: In major relief for the Maran brothers, the Madras High Court on Friday set aside the Information & Broadcasting Minister's orders to cancel the licence of their enterprise Kal Cables. The HC judge cited nonissuance of show cause notice as the reason behind its judgement. While cancelling the licence of...
  • CBI charges Dayanidhi Maran, eight others in AircelMaxis case August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed chargesheet in the AircleMaxis deal case in a special 2G court. Nine people have been named in the chargesheet including former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran. Court has fixed September 11 for consideration of the...
  • CBI can file a chargesheet against Dayanidhi Maran in AircelMaxis deal: SC August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation can file a chargesheet against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in the AircelMaxis deal case after the Supreme Court turned down his plea seeking to restrain the CBI to do the same. The apex court said that Maran's plea is premature and insisted that...
  • CBI can file a chargesheet against Dayanidhi Maran in the AircelMaxis deal:SC August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation can file a chargesheet against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in the AircelMaxis deal case after the Supreme Court turned down his plea seeking to restrain the CBI to do the same. The apex court said that Maran's plea is premature and insisted...
  • 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...
  • AircelMaxis case: AG recommends chargesheet against Dayanidhi, Kalanithi Maran July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: There is more trouble brewing for the DMK in the AircelMaxis deal. Sources have told CNNIBN that Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has recommended filing a chargesheet against DMK leaders Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi Maran in the AircelMaxis case. The AG has given his legal opinion to the Central Bureau...
  • Kalaignar TV MD, former Sun TV official appear before CBI June 7, 2014

    Chennai: Kalaignar TV's managing director Sharad Kumar and a former COO of Sun TV Network on Saturday appeared before CBI here in connection with the illegal telephone exchange case. Kumar and former Sun TV Chief Operating Officer Hansraj Saxena appeared before the AntiCorruption Bureau of the CBI for enquiry, CBI...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Elections Yatra: Will 2G scam haunt the DMK in Chennai Central? April 21, 2014

    With three days left for polling in the state of Tamil Nadu, CNN-IBN's Election Yatra tarvels to the Chennai Central Parliamentary constituency, a DMK stronghold. Former Union Textiles Minister and two-time MP Dayanidhi Maran is seeking re-election from here once again. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac finds out if the 2G spectrum...
  • AAP seeks Maran's disqualification over poll spending April 20, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday sought disqualification of DMK candidate from Central Chennai Lok Sabha constituency Dayanidhi Maran for allegedly submitting false accounts and exceeding approved election expenditure limit. In a petition to Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar, AAP candidate in the constituency J Prabhakar alleged that Maran filed...
  • Maran in a tough fight, keeps a low profile due to 2G April 18, 2014

    Chennai: Greeting voters in the Chennai Central constituency, former Union Textiles and Telecom Minister and DMK's sitting MP, Dayanidhi Maran asks people - young and old - to give him a third chance. The seat has been with the Maran family since 1996 with Dayanidhi winning from Chennai Central in...
  • LS polls: Dayanidhi Maran files nomination, declares Rs 10.94 cr assets April 5, 2014

    Chennai: DMK leader and former Union Minister for Communications Dayanidhi Maran on Saturday filed his nomination for Lok Sabha polls and declared assets worth Rs 10.94 crore which is two times more than the Rs 3.66 crore that he declared in the 2009 general elections. Maran, sitting MP from Central Chennai...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed March 11, 2014

    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? March 11, 2014

    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....
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? March 10, 2014

    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 March 10, 2014

    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 his...
  • CBI files case against Maran for setting up of illegal telephone exchanges October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a case against former Union Minister and DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran. The case pertains to the setting up of illegal telephone exchanges. The CBI has filed a case against Dayanidhi Maran and officials of BSNL. The agency has basically converted a...
  • 2G scam: Probe against Maran complete, CBI tells SC July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI has completed its probe against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and others in a 2G scam case relating to AircelMaxis deal, the agency told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The agency told the court that it will be approaching the government seeking financial sanction for evaluation...
  • 2G: Court dismisses complaint against PM, Maran June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran for their alleged role in the 2G case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini dismissed the plea and also imposed a cost of Rs 20,000...
  • 2G scam: Niira Radia likely to appear in court on May 28 May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, is likely to appear before a Delhi court on May 28 to depose in the case. The CBI on Thursday submitted before Special CBI Judge OP Saini its list of prosecution witnesses to...
  • 2G scam: Can't take up petition against PM, Maran, says Delhi court January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday said it has no jurisdiction to order an FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran related to alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum scam. Magistrate said that in an earlier status report before the court, the CBI has said they...