SIDDHARTH BEHURA

  • 2G: Press release by me was later forged, says AG February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Attorney General GE Vahanvati has reiterated his earlier statements that a press release allegedly approved by him in connection with 2G spectrum allocation was forged while deposing before a Delhi court in the case. Vahanvati appeared as a prosecution witness in the case. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...
  • 2G case: Behura walks out of Tihar jail on bail May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Two days after getting bail from the Supreme Court in the 2G case, former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura was on Friday released from the Tihar Jail after a lapse of over 15 months since his arrest. Behura, arrested on February 2 last year along with former Telecom Minister A...
  • 2G scam case: A Raja moves court for bail May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Union telecom minister A Raja, who has been facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, has moved a Delhi court seeking bail. The accused in the 2G spectrum scam has been behind bars for 15 months. He moved the court for the bail hours after former...
  • 2G: Extelecom secy Siddharth Behura gets bail May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura in the 2G spectrum scam case. Behura got the bail on Rs 5 lakh surety and Rs 10 lakh bond. Nineteen individuals, including former telecom minister A Raja, and six companies are accused in the case....
  • 2G: Arguments against Essar, Loop from May 3 April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday said arguments on the framing of charges against some top corporate honchos from Loop Telecom and Essar Group will commence May 3. Special CBI Judge OP Saini put, for May 3, the arguments on framing of charges and bail...
  • 2G: Behura seeks more time from par panel April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura, facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case, has sought more time from a Parliamentary panel examining the telecom policies to appear before it. The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) had decided to summon Behura as a witness before it on April 11 and 18...
  • 2G scam: JPC decides to summon Raja, Behura March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja and extelecom secretary Siddharth Behura will be summoned to depose before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) examining the 2G scam. "We have decided to call Raja and Behura. While the date for Raja's appearance is not yet decided, Behura will be summoned on...
  • 2G: SC to hear Chandolia, Behura's bail plea February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) will hear the bail petitions of A Raja's former private secretary RK Chandolia and former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura on Friday in the 2G spectrum scam case. Chandolia was former Telecom Minister A Raja's private secretary during UPA (I) rule, while Behura was the Telecom...
  • 2G case: A Raja completes one year in jail February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, the prime accused facing trial in the 2G case, on Thursday completed one year in jail since his arrest in the highprofile scam. Raja, who was the first one to be arrested in the case on February 2, last year, is languishing behind the...
  • 2G: Former telecom secy to depose against Raja January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Former telecom secretary Nripendra Misra is expected to depose against former telecom minister A Raja in a Delhi Court in connection with the 2G spectrum scam case on Wednesday. Misra who was also the TRAI chairman is a key witness in the case. The CBI on Tuesday submitted...
  • 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...
  • 2G: Behura to cross question Raja's exaide January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The lawyer for accused former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura is set to crossexamine 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. The hearing on Monday was adjourned after he...
  • 2G: SC notice to CBI on Chandolia, Behura's bail January 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the CBI on bail pleas of A Raja's former private secretary RK Chandolia and former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura in the 2G spectrum scam case. Chandolia has sought a stay on the Delhi High Court's order that questioned granting of bail...
  • 2G Scam: Delhi HC rejects Behura's bail plea December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected the bail plea of former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura in the 2G spectrum scam. The former telecom secretary was arrested along with former telecom minister A Raja on February 2 in the 2G scam. He has been charged with criminal conspiracy,...
  • 2G: Court order on Behura's bail plea today December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce its order on the bail plea of former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura in the 2G spectrum scam. The former telecom secretary was arrested along with former telecom minister A Raja on February 2 in the 2G scam. He has been...
  • 2G: Behura approaches HC over his bail plea December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Cooling his heels in Tihar jail since February this year after his arrest for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum case, former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura on Friday approached the Delhi High Court to know the fate of his bail plea on which the court had reserved...
  • 2G: Chandolia gets bail, Behura order reserved December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday granted bail to R K Chandolia, the private secretary of former telecom minister A Raja, in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam. Chandolia was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs three lakh. However, the court reserved its...
  • 2G case: HC notice to CBI on Behura's bail plea November 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought CBI's response on the bail plea of former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura, arrested for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum case. Issuing notice to CBI, Justice Shali also asked the probe agency to file a status report by December 1, the...
  • 2G: Behura accuses CBI of discrimination November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura, arrested for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, on Tuesday accused the CBI in a Delhi court of discriminating among various accused in the case by not opposing their bail pleas for political considerations. "The prosecution is making distinction (among...
  • Behura drags Subbarao, Chidambaram into 2G net July 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Jailed former telecom secretary, Siddharth Behura on Wednesday dragged RBI governor and then finance secretary D Subbarao into the 2G case, accusing him of not revising the spectrum license fee. Behura told the court, he was only a bureaucrat and had no role except to implement Government policy. "The entire...
  • 2G: Behura blames Cabinet, says he is innocent July 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura on Wednesday claimed that he was being made a scapegoat in the 2g spectrum allocation scam. Opposing framing of charges against him in the 2G spectrum case, Behura blamed the Union Cabinet for the scam. "The entire Cabinet has collective responsibility for the policy...
  • 2G scam: CBI to grill Raja, Behura, Doshi again July 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may interrogate former telecom minister A Raja and his former secretary Siddharth Behura again on Monday. The central investigation agency will question them and Reliance executive Gautam Doshi in the Patiala House Court premises. The CBI on Saturday had sought permission from the...
  • 2G: Extelecom secretary's bail plea rejected June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: A special court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura, who is in jail in the 2G spectrum allocation case. CBI special Judge OP Saini said: "The application stands dismissed." Behura is a coaccused in the scam along with former communication minister A Raja, who is...
  • 2G: judicial custody of Raja, 3 others extended March 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of former Telecom Minister A Raja and three other accused in the 2G spectrum case was extended till March 31 by a Delhi court on Thursday. Raja along with Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura, Raja's former personal secretary R K Chandolia and Swan telecom promoter Shahid...
  • More people involved in 2G scam: Raja's lawyer February 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Former communications minister A Raja's defence counsel on Thursday told the local court that his aides were not the only people involved in the scandal related to allocation of second generation (2G) airwaves to telecom players. Raja and his aides former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura and personal secretary...