Shahid Balwa

  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail Yesterday

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scam-related money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought bail...
  • Contradiction in ED's charge sheet in 2G's PMLA case: Shahid Balwa June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa on Wednesday told a Delhi court that the charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate in a 2G scam-related money laundering case was "contradictory" and the transfer of Rs 200 crore to Kalaignar TV was a "prudent business transaction". Balwa, who has...
  • 2G case: Court imposes Rs 1 lakh penalty on Shahid Balwa of Swan Telecom May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs one lakh on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, who had sought permission to withdraw answers given by him earlier to the court in the 2G scam case trial, while allowing his plea to record afresh his statement...
  • 2G scam: CBI seeks cancellation of bail to Shahid Balwa May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI in a Delhi court on Friday sought the cancellation of the bail granted to Swan Telecom Promoter Shahid Usman Balwa in the 2G spectrum allocation case, saying his conduct requires reconsideration and recall of the relief given to him earlier. The agency was responding to Balwa's plea...
  • 2G case: CBI seeks time to file reply on Shahid Balwa's plea May 22, 2014

    CBI on Thursday sought time to file its response before a Delhi court on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa's plea seeking permission to withdraw the answers given by him earlier in reply to court's query in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case. The agency, which was scheduled to...
  • 2G case: Court asks CBI to file reply on Shahid Balwa's plea May 16, 2014

    A Delhi court on Friday directed CBI to file its response on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa's plea seeking permission to withdraw the answers given by him earlier in reply to the court's query in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case. Special CBI Judge O P Saini posted...
  • 2G Scam: Shahid Balwa seeks withdrawal of statement given in court May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa on Monday moved a special court seeking its permission to withdraw the answers given by him earlier in response to the court's query in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case. Balwa, who had on May 10 faced court's ire which had...
  • Vahanvati making false statements: Ex-telecom secretary May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former telecom secretary Siddharath Behura on Tuesday accused prosecution witness and Attorney General GE Vahanvati of making a false statement and said Vahanvati deposed against him to disassociate himself from any involvement in formulation of the 'first-come-first-serve' policy. Behura told a court that he had no financial or...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde meets 2G accused Shahid Balwa, courts controversy March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In new trouble for the Congress, its minister Sushil Kumar Shinde met Shahid Balwa, an accused in the 2G scam, at his office in New Delhi on Friday. Balwa, the promoter of DB Realty, said that he met Shinde in connection with an old RTI application pending before the...
  • 2G case: SC rejects plea against bar on hearings in high courts September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas of 5 accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case who had sought a modification of the apex court's order which barred them from filing appeal in the high courts against the trial court order. The accused including DB Group promoter...
  • Bombay HC quashes arbitration award in Tulip Hotel case May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: In a judgement that might clear the way for the land development in Tulip Star property, the Bombay High Court has set aside an arbitration award which had held that the agreement between Siddhivinayak Realties and V Hotels stood terminated. Siddhivinayak Realties is a joint venture between Oberoi Realty...
  • 2G collusion: Balwa denies links with AK Singh February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Widening its probe into the 'taped' conversation between Central Bureau of Investigation prosecutor AK Singh and Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, the investigating agency on Wednesday questioned Swan and DB Realty promoter Shahid Balwa. Balwa, another accused in the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam, was named by...
  • 2G collusion: Shahid Balwa reaches CBI headquarters February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Swan and DB Realty promoter Shahid Balwa on Wednesday reached the Central Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Delhi after the investigating agency summoned him for questioning in connection with the audio recordings of purported conversation between the CBI prosecutor AK Singh and another 2G scam accused Unitech Managing...
  • 2G collusion net widens, CBI summons Shahid Balwa February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has now summoned Swan and DB Realty promoter Shahid Balwa to join investigations in the 2G collusion. The net in the 2G collusion, exposed by CNN-IBN, has widened after Balwa has been asked to join CBI investigations. Balwa is expected to join the...
  • CBI admits to collusion in 2G case, probe may widen February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the big CNN-IBN expose in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director appeared before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Tuesday, and admitted to a collusion between its prosecutor AK Singh and Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra. Also,...
  • Witness deposing falsely to save Shahid Balwa: CBI October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday claimed in a Delhi court that a DB group official was "deposing falsely" in the 2G spectrum allocation case to "save" accused Shahid Usman Balwa, who is associated with the group and Swan Telecom Ltd. Balwa is the promoter of the chargesheeted company Swan...
  • 2G: Achary denies being a CBI influenced witness January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The lawyer for accused former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura completed the cross examination of Aseervatham Achary in the 2G spectrum scam. He was a close aide of former telecom minister A Raja and has implicated the former telecom minister and others. Achary again refuted the suggestion that he...
  • Raja, Kani involved in 2G scam: Raja's ex-aide December 19, 2011

    New Delhi: A Raja's former additional personal secretary Aseervatham Achary on Monday stood by his statements in a 2G court under Section 164 of the CrPC, which counts as admissible evidence in court. He told the 2G court that DMK MP Kanimozhi was a frequent visitor to Raja's office and...
  • I will continue my political career: Kanimozhi December 4, 2011

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi, who was recently granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, said on Sunday that she will continue with her political career. "I will continue the political career as my father has brought me to this field. DMK and me will together face the 2G...
  • 2G: A day after Kani, Shahid Balwa too gets bail November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa in the 2G spectrum scam case. The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) had earlier told the court that it is not opposed to the bail plea of Balwa. The bail conditions of Balwa's bail are the...
  • 2G: Court reserves order on Shahid Balwa's bail November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved its order on bail plea of Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa in the 2G spectrum scam case. The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday had told the court that it is not opposed to the bail plea of Balwa. The CBI had arrested...
  • All 2G accused should get bail: A Raja's lawyer November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: As the Supreme Court granted bail to all five corporate executives in the 2G spectrum scam, the other accused in the case are now also hopeful of getting bail. Former Telecom Minister A Raja's lawyer Sushil Kumar said, "This is a good order and gives an opening to other...
  • No directions on Balwa's application: CBI November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The CBI on Friday said the special court in the 2G scam case has not issued any directions on the application of accused Shahid Balwa allegedly asking it to refrain from interfering with witnesses. "In fact neither any such directions have been issued nor such observations have been made...
  • 2G: Stop interfering with witnesses, CBI told November 17, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday issued notice to CBI on plea by 2G case accused Shahid Balwa for direction to the agency to 'refrain from interfering' with witnesses. The special court asked the investigating agency to stop interfering with witnesses, according to reports. Earlier on November 11, a plea...
  • The highs and lows of the richest Indians November 15, 2011

    Reflecting the global turmoil, the fortunes of a majority of the richest Indians fell this year. Even then, 15 individuals managed to break into his exclusive club. Oh, the ways of wealth! After two years of unprecedented richness, the 100 richest people in India have turned poorer in 2011. With the...
  • Charges against the accused in 2G case November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi along with 12 other people and three companies, who have been accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, have been charged under Indian Penal Code Section 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or...
  • Reliance officials feel the heat on day 1 of 2G trial November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The trial in the biggest corruption case in the country got off to a noisy start in the court of Special Central Bureau of Investigation Judge OP Saini in New Delhi on Friday. As soon as the trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam began the defence counsel...
  • 2G: Raja refuses to cross-examine witnesses November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The trial in the biggest corruption case in the country began on Friday as Special CBI Judge OP Saini started recording the statement of Assistant Vice President of Reliance Capital Anand Subramaniam as prosecution witness in the case. Subramaniam's chief examination by CBI is over and most of the...
  • 2G: Kanimozhi, 6 others to spend Diwali in jail October 24, 2011

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi will spend Diwali in jail as the court of Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge OP Saini reserved its order on her bail application till November 3. The court was hearing the bail application of Kanimozhi along with Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar, Cineyug...
  • Will challenge court order in 2G case: Balwa's lawyer October 22, 2011

    Vijay Aggarwal, counsel for Shahid Balwa, Vinod Goenka and others said the next step is to challenge the trial courts order. ...