New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the government to withdraw its petition seeking review of the 2G judgement after rapping it for circulating a letter on its intention to various parties linked to the matter.
The apex court granted withdrawal of the review petition on the "oral request" made by Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising.
She made the request on the advise of a bench comprising justices GS Singhvi and KS Radhakrishnan, which took strong exception to the Centre seeking withdrawal of the review petition by circulating a letter.
A letter was circulated on May 8 to the parties linked to the matter, saying an application would be moved on May 10 for withdrawing the petition seeking review of the February 2 judgement which had held the first come-first serve policy as unconstitutional. The apex court had also cancelled 122 2G licences, allotted during the tenure of former Telecom Minister A Raja....more
03:48 PM, May 10, 2012