Niira Radia

  • 2G: Raja accepts meeting Radia at his residence July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in the 2G case, on Monday accepted having met former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia along with then Tata group chairman Ratan Tata at his residence in connection with work of Tata group, but categorically denied having any telephonic conversation with her. "I...
  • Radia tapes: CBI examines senior executive of newspaper group December 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A senior executive of a leading newspaper group has been examined by the Central Bureau of Investigation recently in connection with intercepted conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia. The CBI sources said the executive was asked information related to his purported conversations with Radia. The sources withheld the name of...
  • Radia Tapes: SC asks Centre, CBI to reply on plea November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre and CBI to file replies on a plea seeking to direct the government to take action on findings of Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) which found "irregularities" in some business transactions after examining Niira Radia tapes. A bench of justices GS...
  • Radia tapes: SC asks CBI, Centre to reply on plea November 13, 2013

    Taking exception to the strong words used by senior counsel Rajiv Dhawan about court adjourning the hearing on the petition by industrialist Ratan Tata in Niira Radia tapes case, the Supreme Court bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi on Wednesday recused itself from hearing the matter. "We will not hear this...
  • Radia tapes: CBI registers fresh Preliminary Enquiry October 29, 2013

    CBI on Tuesday registered a fresh Preliminary Enquiry (PE) related to Radia tapes against a senior Income Tax officer who was trying to get a transfer by allegedly offering bribes to CBDT officers. The sources said a senior IT officer and an alleged middlemen having links with the officer and others...
  • Govt amends rules for safe custody of tapped phone conversations October 25, 2013

    In a move to ensure safe custody of tapped telephone conversations, government has amended an agreement with telecom operators under which they will have to be connected to Centralised Monitoring System (CMS) being set up for interception of all telecom and Internet services. In the aftermath of leaking of tapped conversations...
  • Radia Tapes: CBI registers 8 fresh preliminary enquiries October 23, 2013

    CBI on Wednesday registered eight more preliminary enquiries (PEs) in connection with issues related to intercepted phone calls of lobbyist Niira Radia against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and others in separate cases. A PE looking into alleged irregularities in the allotment of iron ore mines...
  • Radia Tapes: CBI registers four enquiries, 10 more soon October 23, 2013

    CBI, on Tuesday, commenced its probe into four issues in connection with the tapped conversations of lobbyist Niira Radia with various high-profile individuals as part of its separate preliminary enquiries(PE) in 14 related cases. CBI sources said, on Tuesday,  that four PEs covering these issues have so far been registered on...
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  • Radia tapes: CBI registers four preliminary enquiries October 22, 2013

    CBI on Tuesday registered four preliminary enquiries in connection with the tapped conversation of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with with various high-profile individuals. CBI sources said on Tuesday that four PEs covering these issues have so far been registered on the instructions of the Supreme Court while the process of...
  • Radia tapes: Will offer full cooperation in any inquiry, says Tata Motors October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Supreme Court has asked the CBI to probe corporates and tax officials in Niira Radia's tapes, the Tata Motors on Sunday said that it will offer full cooperation in any inquiry. However, it has denied commenting any specifics saying the matter is a sub-judice. Favours allegedly shown...
  • Radia tapes: SC asks CBI to probe eight of the 17 issues raised by it October 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the CBI to probe eight of the 17 issues it had raised in its report to the court. The apex court directed the investigative agency to probe after perusing the phone transcripts of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia. Favours allegedly shown to top corporate...
  • Radia tapes not restricted to 2G spectrum alone, says SC October 4, 2013

    Scrutiny of the tapped conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with influential people has revealed that they were not restricted to 2G spectrum alone and "throw light on different" spheres including, recruitment of members in Railway Board, the Supreme Court said on Friday. The apex court, which perused the confidential...
  • 2G case: Court to hear CBI's plea on Niira Radia tapes July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A 2G court on Tuesday will hear the Central Bureau of Investigation's plea for placing on record a CD of 62 conversations of Niira Radia with industrialists, politicians and journalists. The CBI claimed that it has already submitted transcripts of 12 of those conversations. Former telecom minister A...
  • 2G court defers hearing of CBI plea on Radia tapes till July 9 July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A 2G court has deferred hearing on CBI's plea for placing on record CD of 62 conversations of Niira Radia pertaining to 2G case till July 9, sources said. The 2G court will also hear CBI's plea to call Anil Ambani as witness on the same day, sources...
  • 2G scam: Court to hear CBI's plea on Radia's conversations July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Tuesday hear arguments on CBI's plea seeking permission to place on record a CD of 62 intercepted telephonic conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with various persons in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini had...
  • 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...
  • CBI-Income Tax team starts examining Niira Radia tapes April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A six-member CBI and Income Tax team has begun its work of examining over 5800 tapes of tapped conversation of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with politicians, corporate honchos and others. The team, headed by a Deputy Inspector General-rank officer, has started the process of going through the tapes and...
  • SC sets up team to examine Niira Radia tapes February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday set up a six-member team to examine tapes containing conversation of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and others. The team, constituting of five Central Bureau of Investigation officers and one Income Tax officer, has been asked to submit its report within four months. The...
  • SC to examine Radia tapes for suspected criminality January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will examine the tapes containing phone calls made from and to corporate lobbyist Nira Radia for suspected criminality. In its previous hearing, the Supreme Court stated that conversations will be picked at random from any of the 48 envelopes containing the transcripts of over 5,000...
  • SC to go through transcripts of Niira Radia tapes January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Transcripts of 5,800 tapped telephone conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with politicians, corporate honchos including former Tata Chief Ratan Tata were on Tuesday placed by the government before the Supreme Court, which said it would go through them before deciding the course of action. Excerpts from the tapes...
  • Radia tapes art exhibit shortlisted for Rs 10 lakh Skoda Prize November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A screenplay, based on the leaked phone conversations between corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with various public personalities, by artist collective CAMP, finds itself in shortlist for Rs 10 lakh Skoda Art Prize 2012. The artwork titled "Pal, Pal, Pal, Pal..." is a formal response to the "leaks", through...
  • Govt says it didn't leak Radia tapes, pulled up by SC August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central government on Tuesday rejected before the Supreme Court the allegation that the tapped conversation of corporate lobbyist Nira Radia was leaked from its side. The apex court has, however, expressed displeasure and told the government that the probe report on Radia tape leakage was hardly satisfactory. ...
  • Is '10000,00,00,000' inspired by Niira Radia? January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The crew of the film '100000000000', the story of which is said to have been inspired by the life of controversial political lobbyist Niira Radia who shot to limelight after the 2G scam, will fly to Goa today. According to sources, some of the important sequences and songs of...
  • CBI is picking and choosing 2G accused: Raja July 26, 2011

    New Delhi: On day two of the 2G spectrum scam trial former telecom minister A raja started his defence by saying that he had not implicated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or the then Finance Minister P Chidambarm and it was the media that had misquoted him. However, minutes later Raja...
  • 2G: HC refuses to hear plea against Ambani, Tata July 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a petition seeking a direction to the CBI to make Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani, Tata Group chief Ratan Tata, corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, as accused in 2G case. "It is a...
  • SC to hear Tata's plea on Radia tapes tomorrow July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will take up on Tuesday Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata's plea on the right to privacy after the leakage of his telephonic conversations with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia tapped by the Income Tax Department. A bench headed by Justices GS Singhvi will examine the issues...
  • Chidambaram dismisses allegations on 2G issue June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday dismissed allegations that he was a beneficiary in the 2G scam and termed statements attributed to a former Reliance Industries employee in this regard as "totally false and per se defamatory". In a signed statement, he also said that a conversation between the...
  • BJP asks Chidambaram to step down June 14, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday asked Union Minister P Chidambaram to step down in the wake of media reports that he was an alleged beneficiary in the 2G spectrum scam during UPA-I, even as it charged him with failure as Home Minister in fighting the Naxal menace. "There are media reports...
  • HC seeks Radia's reply about ban on book on her June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on an application seeking vacation of stay on the release and circulation of the book 'Close Encounters with Niira Radia' authored by advocate R K Anand. Justice V K Jain issued notice to Radia, Director of...