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 Court on April 26 had issued notice to CBI on Mittal's plea challenging the summons issued against him and had said that the proceedings in the trial court will remain "postponed" until further orders.
The apex court had also exempted Ruia and Mittal from personal appearance before the trial court and had given four weeks time to the agency to file its response followed by three weeks time to Mittal to file a rejoinder to the CBI's reply.
Mittal and Ruia did not appear in the Special CBI Court on Monday while one of the accused, Canada-based NRI Asim Ghosh, who was the then Managing Director of accused firm Hutchison Max Telecom Pvt Ltd, is yet to be served with the summons issued against him in the case.
Meanwhile, former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh, also an accused in the case, on Monday appeared before the court. After the recusal of the two judges, a new bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir is hearing Mittal and Ruia's plea challenging the summoning order of the trial court....more
01:24 PM, Apr 29, 2013
New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi, facing trial for her alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation case, was on Monday allowed by a Delhi court to participate in the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament. Special CBI Judge OP Saini allowed Kanimozhi's plea to attend the session after the CBI did not oppose it. The court permitted her subject to the condition that her counsel should "actually participate" in the judicial...
06:04 PM, Mar 12, 2012