NIRA RADIA

  • Colagate and Radia tapes: Is corporate India now under siege? October 22, 2013

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will stand by the FIR against Aditya Birla group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh in the coal blocks allocation scam when it files a status report in the Supreme Court on Tuesday on the investigations. The status report will...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Radia tape: SC orders CBI enquiry into 14 instances of criminality October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ordered a CBI enquiry into 14 instances of criminality in the Niira Radia case. The agency told the court that after examining her conversations with others it has found an element of criminality involved in these conversations. The court said prima facie there appears to...
  • Ratan Tata attends SC hearing on Nira Radia tapes August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Tata Group chief Ratan Tata on Wednesday came to the Supreme Court to attend a hearing in the Nira Radia case. The Supreme Court is hearing a PIL filed by the NGO, Centre for Public Interest Litigation, seeking the tapes to be made public. Ratan Tata himself had...
  • 2G case: SC verdict on Radia tapes likely today August 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court verdict on whether the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) can further probe corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's phone conversations is likely to be announced on Monday. The apex court had on August 4 held that these tapes were not private conversations and indeed had an element...
  • Radia tapes are much more than just 2G, says SC August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the CBI over the Niira Radia tapes, saying the conversations are of very serious nature. The apex court pointed out that the taped conversation included crossborder transactions which have been sidelined by the investigative agency. The court asked as to why no...
  • 2G: SC pulls up govt for no action on Radia tapes for 5 years August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: b>New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that corporate lobbyist Nira Radia tapes have an element of criminality and needed to be probed further. The court said that these tapes can't be considered as private tapes. The Supreme Court also pulled up the government for sitting on the...
  • 2G: Have found criminality in Nira Radia's conversations, CBI tells SC July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday submitted a sealed report on corporate lobbyist Nira Radia's conversations with others pertaining to the 2G spectrum allocation in the Supreme Court. The agency told the court that after examining her conversations with others it has found an element of criminality...
  • CBI seeks to place CD of Radia's conversation in court May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday moved a Delhi Court 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 case. Special Public Prosecutor UU Lalit said out of the 62 taped conversations,...
  • Tata was first in line but RCom got 2G licence, Radia tells court May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia appeared in a Delhi court on Tuesday as a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum case. In her deposition, Radia said that although Tata was first in line for 2G licences for the Delhi circle, the company did not win the bid. Radia...
  • 2G: Nira Radia appears in court to testify as prosecution witness May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia, a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, appeared in a Delhi court on Tuesday to testify. Radia, who was scheduled to appear in court on December 5, 2012, to testify as a CBI witness, had sought three months' time on...
  • CBIIncome Tax team starts examining Niira Radia tapes April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A sixmember 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 Generalrank officer, has started the process of going through the tapes and...
  • Radia tapes: Supreme Court likely to pronounce order February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: In the 2G case, the Supreme Court is likely to pronounce an order on Thursday on the constitution of the team that will probe the contents of the tapes that contain conversations between former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia and others. The apex court on February 13 sought the names...
  • Name officers who will scan Nira Radia tapes: SC February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the names of officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Income Tax department and Enforcement Directorate who would scan the transcripts of former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia's telephone intercepts. The investigators would ascertain if there was anything in the transcripts that...
  • 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...
  • 2G: Nira Radia unwell, may not appear in court December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia, a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum scam case was expected to depose before a Delhi court this week. However, that may not happen. Sources told CNNIBN that Radia's lawyers are likely to move court and seek exemption on medical grounds. Radia's lawyers are...
  • Transcribe Radia tapes' conversation: SC to IT dept September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the income tax (IT) department, which had intercepted 5,800 telephone conversations of corporate lobbyist Nira Radia, to get them transcribed within two months for a proper probe as some of them concern national security. The court was annoyed that in such a "serious...
  • 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. ...
  • Unable to find who leaked Radia tapes: Government tells SC August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Government on Thursday filed a report in the Supreme Court saying it has been unable to find the source which leaked the tapes containing conversation between corporate lobbyist Nira Radia and others including Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata. "In a nutshell, the report says it is difficult to...
  • Tata faces SC quarry for seeking Radia report August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata on Wednesday faced some questions in the Supreme Court on his petition seeking a direction to the Centre for disclosure of the inquiry report into the leakage of controversial tapes containing conversations of former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia with him and others. A bench...
  • 'Sakuni' Political satire to watch out for June 2, 2012

    Karthi may not have made an impression with 'Malligadu', but 'Sakuni' presents him a good opportunity to strike back with gusto even better than he did with Na Peru Shiva. Directed by Shankar Dayal, this political satire is produced by Bellamkonda Suresh in Telugu. The film is not a routine...
  • Radia tapes: Ratan Tata's plea to be heard today April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear Tata Group chairman Rata Tata's plea in the 2G spectrum scam case on Wednesday. Tata had claimed that the corporate lobbyist Nira Radia tapes should not be made public as it infringes on his right to privacy. Tata also sought an investigation into the...
  • Radia tapes: Govt to reply to Ratan Tata's plea March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the government's response to Tata group Chairman Ratan Tata's petition seeking an independent probe into the leakage of tapes containing his conversations with corporate lobbyist Nira Radia. The Supreme Court had also sought response from the government on whether it could...
  • 2G: EDCBI team to visit British Virgin Islands March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A joint team of the Enforcement Directorate and the CBI will travel to the tax haven nation of British Virgin Islands in connection with its probe against various entities in the 2G spectrum allocation case. The team will leave for the island nation on March 9 after the ED...
  • Radia tapes: Centre to reply on Tata's plea February 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the government on whether it could share the probe report on leakage of controversial Radia tapes with Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata. A bench of justices GS Singhvi and SJ Mukhopadhyay asked the Centre to file its response on Tata's plea,...
  • Radia tapes were tampered with: Centre to SC January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre has argued before the Supreme Court that the Nira Radia tapes that were leaked to the media were tampered with. The tapes contained conversations between lobbyist Nira Radia and various industry leaders. The government has also stated that the tapes were not leaked by government agencies....
  • Tweet of the day: Nira Radia's revelation January 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The tweet of the day was from former communication consultant Nira Radia. @nira_radia: Spotted a BJP MP from MadhyaPradesh devouring beef steak at a steakhouse in London. There should be a law against hypocrisy. President Pratibha Patil recently gave her assent to the longpending Madhya Pradesh Cow Progeny...
  • Radia called me many times: Raja's former aide December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: A former aide of A Raja on Wednesday told a local court that corporate lobbyist Nira Radia used to call him "many times" on phone to inquire about the "whereabouts" of former telecom minister. Asservartham Aychar, former additional private secretary of Raja, also claimed that during one of the...
  • Submit probe report on Radia tape leakage row: SC November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to place before it the report of the probe ordered into the leakage of "classified documents/telephonic intercepts" of corporate lobbyist Nira Radia's conversations with politicians, businessmen and journalists. A bench of justices GS Singhvi and SJ Mukhopadhyay asked Additional Solicitor General...
  • Nira Radia quits PR biz, cites health reasons October 30, 2011

    Nira Radia had been in news in the 2G scam in 2010 when leaked tapes of her conversations appeared in the media. ...