Pramod Mahajan

  • Union Minister Gopinath Munde cremated at his native village June 4, 2014

    Beed: Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a road accident was cremated at his native village Parli, Maharashtra on Wednesday amidst chanting by hundreds of his supporters. The mortal remains of Munde were consigned to flames by his eldest daughter and BJP MLA Pankaja. A sea of humanity converged at his...
  • Number 3 ominous for MundeMahajan family? June 3, 2014

    By a tragic coincidence, the number 3 appears ominous for the MundeMahajan family. With the untimely demise of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde in a car accident in New Delhi on Tuesday, three of the family members and one close aide of the two BJP leaders have met tragic...
  • Untimely, tragic death of some prominent Indian political leaders June 3, 2014

    In the last few decades, India has lost several prominent political leaders in accidents and assassinations. Among them Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's son Sanjay Gandhi, former President of India Gyani Zail Singh, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr YS Rajashekhara Reddy, the Congress stalwarts Madhav Rao Scindhia, Rajesh Pilot, Lok Sabha...
  • Show Me The Money: Poonam Mahajan has assets worth Rs 108 crore April 11, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party nominee and senior party leader Pramod Mahajan's daughter Poonam Mahajan has her total assets valued at Rs 108 crore. ...
  • Wrong to say I benefited from dynasty, says Poonam Mahajan March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Denying that she has been benefited from dynasty politics, BJP candidate from Mumbai North Central constituency and daughter of late Pramod Mahajan, Poonam Mahajan, on Friday said that she has been given party ticket because of her hard work. "I am not fighting a by-poll where my father left a...
  • SC to hear Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia's petition in 2G case April 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will take up Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia's petition challenging the summons of the CBI special court on Monday in a case related to alleged irregularities in the allocation of mobile phone bandwidth during the BJPled National Democratic Alliance...
  • 'Mahajan allotted additional spectrum without coordination' November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Additional spectrum beyond 6.2 Mhz was allotted during the late Telecom Minister Pramod Mahajan's tenure to cellular operators Airtel, Vodafone and Idea without due coordination with Defence agencies, CBI has claimed in a probe report. In its report to the Law Ministry, CBI also claimed that Mahajan, who was...
  • CBI probe against BS Yeddyurappa from May 15 May 12, 2012

    Ranchi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may on Tuesday start probing corruption charges against former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, a CBI official said on Saturday. "The Supreme Court has ordered a specific probe against Yeddyurappa. It is about the funding received by an NGO run by Yeddyurappa's family. The...
  • Bharti Airtel shares fall after CBI search offices November 21, 2011

    Mumbai: Shares in Bharti Airtel, India's top mobile phone carrier, fell as much as 3.6 per cent on Monday after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched its offices and those of Vodafone's Indian unit as part of an investigation into alleged irregularities in the allocation of the nation's airwaves. Bharti...
  • CBI doing its duty in 2G spectrum issue: Pranab November 20, 2011

    Kolkata: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said in Kolkata on Saturday night CBI was doing its duty, assigned as per the law, in the 2G spectrum scam. "BJP is making all sorts of allegations. (And) the CBI is doing their duty entrusted to them as per law," Mukherjee told reporters responding...
  • BJP caught in 2G net, CBI probes NDA tenure November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The 2G spectrum scam is the BJP's favourite stick to beat the ruling combine but now the scam could boomerang on itself as the CBI has registered an FIR into spectrum allocation during BJP leader Pramod Mahajan's tenure as telecom minister. Sources say that the CBI believes Pramod Mahajan...
  • 2G: CBI to probe Mahajan tenure, BJP sees red November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has come down heavily on the Congress and the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) after the later filed an FIR on the 2G spectrum allocation during former telecom minister Pramod Mahajan's tenure and asked the agency to instead concentrate on Union Home Minister...
  • Mahajan tenure probe: Airtel, Vodafone raided November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday decided to investigate about discrepancies in 2G spectrum allocation during the Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance government. Additional allocation of the 2G spectrum during the late BJP leader and the then telecom minister Pramod Mahajan's tenure will be investigated...
  • No evidence against Shourie in 2G scam: sources September 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday submitted its report on former telecom ministers Arun Shourie and Dayanidhi Maran in the 2G spectrum scam. Sources have told CNNIBN that no evidence has been found against Arun Shourie and a probe is still on against the deceased NDA telecom minister Pramod Mahajan. Sources...
  • Raja targets PM, Chidambaram in 2G selfdefence July 25, 2011

    New Delhi: In dramatic courtroom allegations, arrested former telecom minister A Raja, on first day his defence, has directly embarrassed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and then finance minister P Chidambaram in the 2G scam. Raja's council claims the selling of stakes of 2G beneficiaries was cleared by Chidambaram in the presence...
  • SC to hear 2G spectrum scam cases today July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear several issues pertaining to the 2G Spectrum scam. This will include an application seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the spectrum allocation by Department of Telecom (DoT) before 2001 during the BJPled NDA regime. CBI's preliminary enquiry report...
  • 2G: CBI questions role of NDA telecom ministers July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The BJP is now dragged into the 2G spectrum scam net. CBI's preliminary enquiry report indicts the late BJP leader Pramod Mahajan for causing losses to the exchequer and favouring private companies, as telecom minister. The UPA government's been facing the heat over the 2G scam but it seems...
  • Pramod killed, Pravin dead; Mahajan family in tatters March 4, 2010

    Mumbai: The Mahajan family saga is once again playing out in full public glare. Most of the Mahajan family was absent at the last rites of Pravin Mahajn, the man who killed his brother and BJP leader Pramod Mahajan. Pramod' son Rahul has distanced himself from the political legacy of his...
  • BJP leader Pramod Mahajan's killer Pravin dies March 4, 2010

    Mumbai: Pravin Mahajan, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his brother BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, died at a hospital in Thane on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was admitted a hospital on December 11 last year after complaining of high blood pressure and later slipped into coma. IANS reports...
  • Pramod Mahajan's killer Pravin slips into coma December 12, 2009

    Mumbai: Pravin Mahajan, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing brotherBJP leader Pramod Mahajan, lapsed into coma following a suspected brain haemorrhage, his family said on Saturday. Pravin is critical, his brother Prakash Mahajan said. Pravin was rushed to Jupiter Hospital, Thane, late on Friday night following complaints of high blood...
  • Pravin Mahajan uses parole to defend killing brother December 3, 2009

    Mumbai: Convicted of murdering his elder brother and senior BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, Pravin Mahajan is now out on parole. However, he is using the fact that he is out of jail to defend himself in the media and at times, even raising questions on his late brother's character. In...
  • Pravin Mahajan granted parole on 'medical grounds' November 27, 2009

    Nashik (Maharashtra): Pravin Mahajan, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his brother, the late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, was on Friday released on parole for 14 days on medical grounds, a family member said. "He has been released a short while ago on some purely personal medical...
  • Pramod Mahajan's daughter to contest Maharashtra polls September 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Daughter of slain Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, Poonam Mahajan, figures in the first list of 66 party candidates for upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. She will contest from Ghatkopar West assembly seat in Mumbai. The party said while 23 sitting MLAs have been renominated, nine sitting...
  • Book a conspiracy against Pramod Mahajan: Brother April 12, 2009

    Mumbai: Refuting the charges levelled against late BJP leader Pramod Mahajan by his brother Praveen, accused of former's murder, their younger brother Prakash has termed it as a conspiracy to defame the slain BJP leader. ''All the allegations in his book are wrong and baseless. It's a political conspiracy to defame...
  • Pravin's book tells all about brother Pramod April 12, 2009

    Mumbai: Late politician Pramod Mahajans brother Pravin, who is undergoing a lifeterm for killing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, has come out with a tellall book. The book entitled My Album around 175 pages will be published in Marathi and English soon. A brief 15page extract of the...
  • Mahajan's death ended Munde's rule in BJP April 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde had lost much of his clout in the partys Maharashtra unit after the death of his brotherinlaw Pramod Mahajan two years ago. Munde and Mahajan were practically running the BJP in Maharashtra and Mahajan's untimely demise changed everything. The Mahajan family was sidelined in...
  • BJP woos Munde, says he will return to fold April 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leaders on Monday night met to discuss the resignation of senior Maharashtra leader Gopinath Munde and said the crisis would be resolved soon. BJP president Rajnath Singh said the party would talk to Munde, who on Sunday declared his intention to resign from all party posts he...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar murder case verdict likely today March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Almost nine years and 51 hostile witnesses later, the verdict in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case may be out on Tuesday. Shivani, a principal correspondent with national daily The Indian Express was murdered on January 23, 1999, in her Nav Kunj Apartment of east Delhi. A man who came to...
  • 'Moitra probably blackmailed Pramod Mahajan' January 23, 2008

    Mumbai: Sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his elder brother Pramod, Pravin Mahajan has said in his appeal before the Bombay High Court that the senior BJP leader was being blackmailed by his secretary Vivek Moitra. Pravin was sentenced by a sessions court last month and he has filed...
  • Mahajan murder: Pravin challenges his conviction in HC January 18, 2008

    Mumbai: A month after he was sentenced to life imprisonment by a lower court, Pravin Mahajan, accused of murdering his brother and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, has challenged his conviction at the Bombay High Court. Pravin, on Thursday, filed an appeal before the high court challenging the lower...