Swan Telecom

  • 2G: SC asks for records of probe against Reliance, Swan Telecom as CBI seeks stay on trial August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the 2G trial case, the Supreme Court has called for records of the probe against ADAG-owned Reliance Telecom and Shahid Balwa's Swan Telecom after the Central Bureau of Investigation asked for a stay on the trial claiming new information. Allegations have been hurled at...
  • 2G scam: CBI institutes inquiry against Tata over alleged illegal bidding August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a recent development in 2G scam, the CBI has instituted an inquiry against Tata for alleged illegal bidding by Tata-Unitech in the licence auctions. The Supreme Court of India had asked for CBI records of 2G Swan Telecom probe which is allegedly a front for Anil Ambani...
  • 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 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...
  • 2G accused rakes up Gauhati HC order to seek stay on trial November 8, 2013

    The 2G spectrum scam accused, on Friday, sought a stay on the proceedings of the case in a Delhi court in the wake of the ruling of the Gauhati High Court holding as "unconstitutional" the setting up of the CBI. The accused, including former Telecom Minister and DMK leader A Raja...
  • 2G case: CBI opposes Balwa's plea, says he went abroad without permission September 2, 2013

    CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the plea of Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, facing trial in the 2G spectrum case, seeking exemption from personal appearance, saying the agency has got "information" that he has travelled abroad without prior permission. The agency made this statement in the court...
  • 2G case: Anil Ambani reaches court to depose August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani has reached a Delhi court where he will depose as a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation case. There are no charges against Anil Ambani but a unit of his Reliance Communications and three of...
  • 2G case: Anil, Tina Ambani to depose as witness July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairperson Anil Ambani and his wife Tina will be summoned as prosecution witnesses in the 2G spectrum scam allocation case after a special court on Friday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) petition to summon the duo and 11 others in the...
  • 2G case: Order on making Anil Ambani a witness likely today July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi is likely to pronounce its order on the CBI's plea to summon Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani prosecution witnesses in the 2G case. The CBI in its plea has said that the Reliance ADA Group...
  • 2G case: Order on making Anil Ambani a witness deferred to July 19 July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved its order for July 19 on the CBI's plea seeking to summon Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani, his wife Tina Ambani and others as prosecution witnesses in the 2G spectrum case. "Arguments heard. Put up for order on July 19," Special CBI...
  • 2G: CBI wants Anil Ambani, wife Tina to depose as witnesses May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has sought Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina to depose as witnesses in the ongoing 2G scam trial. A Times of India report says the CBI wants the Ambanis in the ongoing trial in a special court...
  • Tata was first in line but RCom got 2G licence, Radia tells court May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia appeared in a Delhi court on Tuesday as a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum case. In her deposition, Radia said that although Tata was first in line for 2G licences for the Delhi circle, the company did not win the bid. Radia...
  • 2G scam: Niira Radia likely to appear in court on May 28 May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, is likely to appear before a Delhi court on May 28 to depose in the case. The CBI on Thursday submitted before Special CBI Judge OP Saini its list of prosecution witnesses to...
  • 2G: CBI witness identifies Anil Ambani's signature February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In the latest development in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation case, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) witness has identified the signature of Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani on some documents. The CBI witness identified the signature of Anil Ambani on documents attached to the account opening form...
  • 2G scam: Witness says 4 counters set up for LoIs December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: A former top Department of Telecom official on Tuesday told a Delhi court trying the 2G case that four counters were set up for distribution of letters of intent to eligible telecom firms on January 10, 2008 as only four directors were available in the Access Service Cell...
  • 2G: Etisalat moves HC against Balwa, Goenka February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Telecommunications Corp (Etisalat) on Thursday said it has filed a lawsuit against the promoters of Swan Telecom (now Etislat DB) alleging fraud and misrepresentation. Etislat in a press statement said it has filed the lawsuit against Shahid Balwa, Vinod Goenka and Majestic Infracon Private Ltd in...
  • 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...
  • 2G: Bail hearing for accused managers today November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: As the 2G scam trial moves to Tihar jail, on Wednesday the Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on the bail pleas of Unitech's Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, Swan Telecom's Director Vinod Goenka as well of Reliance ADAG officials Gautam Doshi, Hari Nair and Surendra Pipara. All five...
  • 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: Law Ministry comes to Swan, RCom's rescue November 8, 2011

    New Delhi: In what could be a major relief for Reliance and Swan telecom, the Law Ministry has trashed attempts by the Telecom Ministry to cancel the latter's licences. In fact the Union Law Minister, Salman Khurshid, has said that it is an attempt to trip the telecom operator. A Telecom Ministry...
  • 2G: relief for Swan, RCom; DoT to check ties November 8, 2011

    New Delhi: In what may come as some relief for Swan Telecom and Reliance Telecom, both of which are under investigation in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, the Law Ministry has told the Department of Telecom to do a detailed study of the crossholding pattern in the two companies before...
  • 2G: Bail hearing of 5 corporate executives today October 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the bail pleas of five corporate executives involved in the 2G scam. Unitech Wireless' MD Sanjay Chandra, Swan Telecom's Director Vinod Goenka and Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group's executives Hari Nair, Gautam Doshi and Surrendra Pipara will be appearing in court for...
  • 2G: CBI to oppose bail to corporate executives October 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The CBI will oppose the bail of five corporate executives in the Supreme Court which will hear their petitions on Monday, in connection with the 2G scam, days after it did not object to the bail pleas of DMK MP Kanimozhi and four others in the trial court. ...
  • 2G: Etisalat to contest charges against it October 24, 2011

    Dubai: UAE's telecom giant Etisalat has said that its Indian affiliate Etisalat DB would contest charges filed against it by the authorities relating to the allocation of 2G licence in January 2008. "Etisalat would like to inform you that on October 22nd, 2011, charges were framed...
  • 2G spectrum scam case: What the charges are October 22, 2011

    All 17 accused in the 2G scam case were charged under IPC Section 409. Here are the details of all of the charges. ...
  • Swan may lose 2G licence as DoT readies notice October 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom has decided to terminate 13 UAS licences issued to Swan Telecom, the company alleged to be a beneficiary of the 2G scam. It has also been accused of acting as a front for Reliance Telecom. The DoT has now sought a second opinion from...