RADIA TAPES

  • 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: 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 subjudice. Favours allegedly shown...
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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • SC sets up team to examine Niira Radia tapes February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday set up a sixmember 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Nira Radia quits communication consultancy biz October 30, 2011

    New Delhi: In a surprise move, Nira Radia, owner and promoter of Vaishnavi Group which has mandate from Tata group and Mukesh Ambaniled 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 any...
  • CBDT gets nod to tap phones of tax evaders June 1, 2011

    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 Secretariat...
  • CBDT to continue to enjoy phone tapping power May 22, 2011

    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 tapping...
  • CBI likely to question Kanimozhi, Radia soon March 6, 2011

    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 also...