Essar Group

  • 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...
  • 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 scam: Court fixes April 4 to record statements of accused March 3, 2014

    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 accused,...
  • Supreme Court clears bail for Soni Sori, nephew November 12, 2013

    Supreme Court, on Tuesday, granted bail to Soni Sori, a tribal teacher, and journalist Lingaram Kodopi in a case lodged against them for allegedly receiving money from Essar Group on behalf of Maoists. A bench of Justices SS Nijjar and FM Ibrahim Kalifulla granted relief to the duo but imposed a...
  • 2G scam: Court asks Mittal, Ruia to seek clarification from SC July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia were on Wednesday told by a Delhi court that there was "no stay" on the proceedings before it in the additional spectrum allocation scam case and they could seek clarification on this issue from the Supreme Court. "There...
  • 2G case: SC to hear if Nira Radia was involved in the scam July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday consider whether political lobbyist Nira Radia was involved in the 2G spectrum scam or not. She has been accused of having criminal interference in the case. Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, too, are at the Central Bureau...
  • 2G spectrum scam: Court fixes July 8 for proceedings April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday fixed July 8 for further proceedings in the additional 2G spectrum allocation case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as accused. Special CBI Judge OP Saini deferred the matter as the Supreme...
  • 2G case: Court adjourns matter to April 29 April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday fixed April 29 for hearing the matter in additional 2G spectrum allocation case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as accused. Mittal, Ruia and former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh appeared before Special CBI...
  • 2G: Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia to appear before SC today April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia will appear in the Supreme Court on Thursday to challenge a special 2G court summons issued to them. It has been alleged that Airtel was allotted extra spectrum during the NDA regime by the then...
  • 2G case: Mittal, Ruia furnish personal bonds in court April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia on Tuesday appeared in a Delhi court in connection with the additional 2G spectrum allocation case and furnished personal bonds in pursuance of the Supreme Court's direction. Both the accused placed on record the apex court's order...
  • 2G spectrum allocation case: Mittal, Ruia appear in court April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar group promoter Ravi Ruia, who have been summoned as accused in the additional 2G spectrum allocation case, on Thursday appeared in a Delhi court which posted the matter for further proceedings on April 16. Mittal's counsel placed before special CBI judge OP...
  • SC defers proceedings against Ravi Ruia in trial court April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday postponed the proceedings in the Special CBI court against Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia till April 16, who has been summoned as an accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum in 2002. A bench headed by Chief Justice...
  • Ravi Ruia moves SC challenging 2G court's summoning order April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Sunil Bharti Mittal, CMD of Bharti Cellular Ltd, got a temporary relief in a graft case related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum in 2002, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia also moved the Supreme Court challenging the Special CBI Court's order summoning him as an...
  • 2G: CBI court charges Essar, Loop promoters May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Essar promoters Ravi and Anshuman Ruia, and Loop Telecom's Kiran Khaitan and IP Khaitan have been charged with conspiracy while Essar's Director for Strategy and Planning Vikash Saraf has been charged with cheating and conspiracy in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...
  • 2G: Arguments against Essar, Loop from May 3 April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday said arguments on the framing of charges against some top corporate honchos from Loop Telecom and Essar Group will commence May 3. Special CBI Judge OP Saini put, for May 3, the arguments on framing of charges and bail...
  • 2G: Ruias, Khaitans told to appear in court March 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Essar Group promoters Anshuman and Ravi Ruia, accused in a case flowing out of the 2G scam, were on Saturday directed by a Delhi Court to appear in person before it with a warning they would suffer if they do not do so. The warning came from Special...
  • 2G: Loop, Essar promoters to appear before court February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The promoters of Loop Telecom and Essar Group have been summoned to appear before the 2G court in Delhi on Wednesday. This comes a week after the Supreme Court refused to grant interim stay on the summonses issued against them and their officials by a special CBI court...
  • Essar wrongly named in 2G scam: Prashant Ruia January 5, 2012

    Essar group promoters Anshuman and Ravi Ruia are among the 2G scam accused named in the third chargesheet. ...
  • 2G: Ravi Ruia steps down as Essar Energy Chairman December 21, 2011

    London: Essar Energy Chairman Ravi Ruia on Wednesday announced his decision to step down from the post amid CBI claiming that Essar group suppressed facts related to its equity holding in Loop Telecom, an allegation denied by the conglomerate. Essar Group is surprised and disappointed by the stand taken by the...
  • 2G: Court summons promoters of Essar, Loop December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The promoters of Essar Group and Loop Telecom were among the five persons who were directed to appear on January 27 before a Delhi Court which on Wednesday took cognizance of the CBI charge sheet arising out of the probe in the 2G scam case against them. "I have...
  • 2G: Essar questions CBI court's jurisdiction December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Essar group on Wednesday said the special 2G court had no jurisdiction in taking cognisance of the CBI chargesheet filed against its five officials and three companies, and said it would be taking legal recourse in this regard. The company said in a statement that it has been "advised...
  • 2G: Court to deliver order in Essar case December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: A special CBI court is expected to decide whether to take cognizance of the CBI's chargesheet against Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G spectrum scam case on Wednesday. Promoters of both companies are accused of cheating and criminal conspiracy. Special CBI Judge OP Saini who had reserved his...
  • In Kashmir, India's economic surge brings hope August 8, 2011

    Srinagar: In a cheerful hall humming with voices, rows of young men and women handle calls from irate cellphone subscribers in eastern India in perfect Hindi. It could be an outsourcing centre in Bangalore or Hyderabad. But this is insurgency-scarred Kashmir, where association with India has always been regarded with suspicion. As...
  • 2G: Raja and Behura quizzed by CBI for Loop-Essar July 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Carrying on its probe into the 2G scam, the CBI has recorded the statements of jailed former telecom Minister A Raja and the then telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura in connection with grant of spectrum licence to Loop and the role of Essar group. Highly-placed sources said the duo was...
  • Loop was a front company for Essar: CBI on 2G July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: In the other end of the 2G investigations the CBI's status report in the Supreme Court on Wednesday said there is a prima facie case against the Essar group. The agency submitted to the court that there is evidence to indicate that the 2G beneficiary Loop telecom was...
  • 2G scam: CBI may give Raja's account details July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file an interim report on 2G spectrum scam case in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The report could tell the Apex court about former telecom minister A Raja's foreign bank accounts. The agency is likely to request for more time to look...
  • 2G: CBI examines new documents of Essar-Loop June 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Ahead of filing a fresh charge sheet, the CBI is examining the new set of documents provided by the Essar group suggesting that the Ruias-led group held only 2.15 per cent stake in Loop telecom and not over 10 per cent as alleged at the time when 2G...
  • 2G scam probe exposes Loop Telecom-Essar link February 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Burau of Investigation (CBI) last week questioned Essar CEO Prashant Ruia as the investigating agency probes into the invisible owners of 2G licences and tried to find out the link between Loop Telecom and Ruias of Essar. The Enforcement Directorate is also investigating whether Essar group has...
  • CBI summons Essar Group CEO in 2G scam case February 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Essar Group CEO Prashant Ruia in the 2G spectrum scam case. The CBI is investigating Essar Group links with Loop Tele. Loop Tele has been promoted by the Essar Group. There have been allegations that Essar violated cross-holding norms. On Wednesday,...
  • Anil Group, Essar bid for Iran LNG June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Under a government-to-government deal signed in June 2005, Iran was to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to public sector firms (PSU). But now Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) and Ruias-owned Essar Group are separately holding negotiations with the Islamic nation to buy the LNG as Tehran refused to honour...