Radia Tapes

  • Radia tapes: CBI examines senior executive of newspaper group 17-12-2013 11:03 PM

    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...
  • Radia tapes: Will offer full cooperation in any inquiry, says Tata Motors 20-10-2013 01:02 PM

    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...
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  • Ratan Tata attends SC hearing on Nira Radia tapes 21-08-2013 11:28 AM

    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...
  • 2G case: SC verdict on Radia tapes likely today 12-08-2013 10:05 AM

    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 07-08-2013 03:30 PM

    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 cross-border 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 01-08-2013 12:50 PM

    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...
  • 2G case: Court to hear CBI's plea on Niira Radia tapes 09-07-2013 07:53 AM

    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: Nira Radia unwell, may not appear in court 04-12-2012 09:52 AM

    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 CNN-IBN that Radia's lawyers are likely to move court and seek exemption on medical grounds. Radia's lawyers...
  • Radia tapes art exhibit shortlisted for Rs 10 lakh Skoda Prize 16-11-2012 03:24 PM

    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...
  • Radia called me many times: Raja's former aide 21-12-2011 09:58 PM

    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...
  • Nira Radia quits PR biz, cites health reasons 30-10-2011 06:27 PM

    Nira Radia had been in news in the 2G scam in 2010 when leaked tapes of her conversations appeared in the media. ...
  • Nira Radia quits communication consultancy biz 30-10-2011 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: In a surprise move, Nira Radia, owner and promoter of Vaishnavi Group which has mandate from Tata group and Mukesh Ambani-led RIL, has announced her exit from the business of communication consultancy. "To give precedence to my personal priorities of family and health, I have decided against renewing...
  • CBDT gets nod to tap phones of tax evaders 01-06-2011 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: In the clash of the titans at North Block, Pranab Mukherjee has finally had his way - phone tapping for unearthing tax evaders - this despite objections from the Home Ministry and the Cabinet Secretariat. Post the Nira Radia phone taps by the income tax department, the Cabinet...
  • CBDT to continue to enjoy phone tapping power 22-05-2011 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will continue to enjoy the power of telephone tapping despite a strong recommendation by a Committee of Secretaries against it following a controversy in the wake of the Niira Radia episode. "The CBDT will continue to have the power of phone...
  • CBI likely to question Kanimozhi, Radia soon 06-03-2011 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: With the deadline for filing charge sheet in the 2G spectrum case nearing, the CBI is expected to soon question DMK MP K Kanimozhi and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, especially on the role played by Radia in clinching a deal between Tata Realty and Unitech. The CBI is...
  • SC seeks A-G's view on disclosing Radia tapes 02-02-2011 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Attorney General on a petition seeking complete disclosure of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's telephonic conversations with various public figures. A bench comprising justices G S Singhvi and A K Ganguly asked the Attorney General G E Vahanvati to...
  • Science meet: Tata's name not in awardees list 03-01-2011 05:26 PM

    Chennai: The name of industrialist Ratan Tata was on Monday missing from the list of awardees honoured at the 98th Indian Science Congress here. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who inaugurated the five-day gathering of scientists, conferred awards on leading scientists and Nobel laureates, including Venkataraman Ramakrishnan - the 2009 Chemistry...
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  • BJP devaluing the institution of Parliament: Cong 28-12-2010 04:21 PM

    Mumbai: Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP of devaluing the institution of Parliament by scuttling the winter session with its adamant demand for a JPC probe into the 2G spectrum scam. The main Opposition party was running away from debate over the issue by stalling Parliament, AICC General Secretary Janardan...
  • Congress hits back at BJP over Radia issue 24-12-2010 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday hit back at the BJP over alleged links with corporate lobbyist Nira Radia after a former partner alleged that she fixed deals along with BJP General Secretary Ananth Kumar. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, "BJP's role is exposed. BJP's senior minister and his...
  • I will comply with CBI summons: Raja 20-12-2010 06:27 PM

    Chennai: Disgraced former communications minister A. Raja on Monday said he was not in hiding and would "comply", soon after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summoned him in connection with irregularities in 2G spectrum allocation. Raja, who resigned last month over his suspected involvement in the scam that caused...
  • I'm not a fixer: ex-CII chief on Radia tapes 19-12-2010 07:01 AM

    Karan Thapar:Have the Radia tapes revealed that the former chief mentor of the CII has behaved improperly or simply foolishly and indiscreetly. That's the key issue I shall explore today with Tarun Das himself. Mr. Das, let me start with a basic question. Several of your conversations with Nira Radia...
  • Lobbying should be within limits: Khurshid 16-12-2010 11:55 PM

    New Delhi: Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, on Thursday, stepped into the 2G debate, saying that the world of lobbying has to function within its limits. Sources said that the Government is planning to look into the feasibility of bringing in a law on lobbying. It started off as a...