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  • 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 Reliance Telecom's plea on Monday July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear Reliance Telecom's plea challenging the order by a lower court on July 19 summoning it's chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani to depose as witnesses in the 2G spectrum allocation case. The plea will be heard by a special...
  • 2G case: Order on making Anil Ambani a witness deferred to July 19 July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved its order for July 19 on the CBI's plea seeking to summon Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani, his wife Tina Ambani and others as prosecution witnesses in the 2G spectrum case. "Arguments heard. Put up for order on July 19," Special CBI...
  • 2G: Court dismisses complaint against PM, Maran June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran for their alleged role in the 2G case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini dismissed the plea and also imposed a cost of Rs 20,000...
  • 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...
  • 2G: Swamy moves court for summoning of Raja's statement to JPC May 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Saturday moved a special CBI court seeking summoning of a written statement given by former Telecom Minister A Raja to Joint Parliamentary Committee in connection with the 2G spectrum scam. In his application filed before Special CBI Judge OP Saini, Swamy said...
  • 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: Raja to cross examine AK Srivastava today September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: 2G scam accused and former Telecom Minister A Raja is set to begin crossexamining AK Srivastava, the former deputy director general of the Department of Telecom. Srivastava is a key prosecution witness who had deposed against Raja claiming the former minister was the final authority for taking decisions...
  • 2G case: Raja to cross examine AK Srivastava September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja will on Monday start crossexamining a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case in a Delhi court. Raja, who is facing trial in the case, had earlier sought Special CBI Judge OP Saini's permission to defer his crossexamination of prosecution witness...
  • 2G case: Court allows A Raja to visit Tamil Nadu August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A Raja, former Telecom Minister and key accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, was on Friday allowed by a Delhi court to visit Tamil Nadu for three days. Special CBI Judge O P Saini allowed the plea of the DMK MP to visit Tamil Nadu after CBI...
  • Judge gets angry over iPad use during 2G hearing July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The judge hearing the 2G spectrum case on Friday expressed displeasure over the use of an iPad to record the proceedings on Thursday and warned against such a practice in future. After the day's proceedings were over with the recording of testimony of a prosecution witness, Special CBI Judge...
  • 2G case: Goenka exempted to appear before court July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: DB Realty MD Vinod Kumar Goenka, facing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case, has been exempted by a Delhi court from appearing before it for a week to take care of his business in Mumbai. Special CBI Judge OP Saini exempted Goenka from personal appearance for...
  • 2G: DMK supporters celebrate Raja's release May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Scores of DMK supporters, gathered outside a Delhi court on Tuesday, cheered out loud on hearing that their leader and former communications minister A Raja was granted bail in the 2G scam case. Over 200 DMK supporters were eagerly waiting for the outcome of the hearing outside the court...
  • A Raja, the last accused in 2G scam to get bail May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Two words bail granted and the celebrations began. Special Judge OP Saini's order was greeted with spontaneous applause by A Raja's supporters inside and outside the court. Going by the celebrations, it seems more like the former Telecom Minister has been acquitted rather than been granted bail. So...
  • 2G: Will Raja get bail after 15 months in jail? May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: It is a crucial day for former telecom minister A Raja. After 15 months in the jail over the 2G scam, a Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on his bail plea. This is the first time that he has sought bail in the 15 months...
  • 2G case: Court to hear Raja's bail plea today May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to hear on Friday arguments on the bail plea of former Telecom Minister A Raja who is in custody since his arrest on February 2 last year and is facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. The CBI will on Friday...
  • Unitech was ready for 2G spectrum in advance: Court April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Unitech Ltd, facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case, had readied itself four months in advance with the demand draft to secure the government's letters of intent (LoIs) for grant of radio waves to it, a former executive of the firm told a Delhi Court on Wednesday. ...
  • 2G case: Raja accuses former telecom secretary April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Tuesday accused his erstwhile Telecom Secretary DS Mathur in a Delhi court of deposing "falsely" against him under the fear of prosecution by the CBI in the 2G spectrum allocation case. DMK MP Raja, who is the prime accused in the case, alleged...
  • I can plead my case with court, not with PM: Raja April 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister and DMK MP A Raja on Thursday told a court, trying the 2G spectrum case, that his first priority was to present his case before a judicial fora instead of attending the Parliament. Raja said he could only plead his case with the court and...
  • 'I can plead my case with court, not with PM' April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister and DMK MP A Raja on Thursday told a court, trying the 2G spectrum case in New Delhi, that his first priority was to present his case before a judicial fora instead of attending the Parliament. Raja said he could only plead his case with the...
  • 2G case: Court asks Raja, his counsel to be polite April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday subjected erstwhile Telecom Secretary DS Mathur to intense questioning during his crossexamination in the 2G case, prompting the court to caution the DMK leader and his counsel against raising their voices. During Mathur's crossexamination by Raja's counsel Sushil Kumar, the "loud...
  • 2G: Court asks Raja, his counsel to be polite April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday subjected erstwhile Telecom Secretary DS Mathur to intense questioning during his crossexamination in the 2G case, prompting the court to caution the DMK leader and his counsel against raising their voices. During Mathur's crossexamination by Raja's counsel Sushil Kumar, the "loud language"...
  • 2G: Kanimozhi allowed to attend Budget Session March 12, 2012

    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...
  • Swamy to file petition against PC, Sonia Gandhi February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy will file two petitions on Thursday. One of the petitions is against special CBI court judge OP Saini's order against making Home Minister P Chidambaram a coaccused in the 2G spectrum scam case. Swamy had earlier said that in his 70para verdict delivered...
  • 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...
  • 2G scam: PM to hold crucial meeting today February 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to hold a crucial meeting with key Cabinet members on Saturday to find a way out of the 2G mess. Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal, Law Minister Salman Khursheed and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee would review the rules and guidelines to be applied for...
  • 2G: Court gives clean chit to PC; Swamy to appeal February 4, 2012

    New Delhi: In a huge relief to Home Minister P Chidambaram and to the UPA government, a Delhi court on Saturday threw out a plea to make him a coaccused in the 2G spectrum case. The Patiala House Court of Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge OP Saini held...
  • '2G verdict will not change corrupt image of Govt' February 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Opposition on Saturday said the trial court verdict granting relief to Home Minister P Chidambaram would not change the "corrupt" image of the government, and the recent court orders on the 2G scam shall have "far reaching" implications on its collective functioning. "This verdict will not change the corrupt...
  • Cong hails the 2G judgment; BJP says it's not the final verdict February 4, 2012

    A Delhi court on Saturday said the role of Chidambaram in the 2G scam will not be investigated and he cannot be made a coaccused in the case. ...
  • 2G: Investigation was thorough, says CBI February 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as a special court dismissed a plea to make P Chidambaram a coaccused in the 2G case, the CBI on Saturday said it had not found any evidence of criminal culpability on his part during its probe. Asked about the court's rejection of the petition by Janata Party...