The 2G Scam

  • 2G scam: Sinha writes 3rd letter to PM, asks him to appear before JPC 24-04-2013 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, a member of the JPC probing the 2G scam, on Wednesday wrote to the PM asking him to respond to the serious charges leveled by Raja on him before JPC through a letter and documents supporting his claims. This is the third letter Sinha...
  • 2G, Coalgate rock Parliament, Oppn divided over PM's resignation 23-04-2013 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday sharpened its attack on the UPA government demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the 2G spectrum scam and coalgate. Even as the Opposition appeared divided over seeking PM's resignation, for the Congress these are worrying times. The passage of crucial bills...
  • No reference of Vajpayee in JPC draft report on 2G: Chacko 23-04-2013 06:17 PM

    New Delhi: Apparently seeking to pacify an angry BJP, JPC chief PC Chacko on Tuesday dismissed reports that the panel has named former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in its draft report in the 2G scam. "We have the highest regard for Atal Bihari Vajpayee. This report has not mentioned...
  • No serious suggestion to call Unitech MD, CBI prosecutor: JPC chief 12-02-2013 05:50 PM

    PC Chacko said that according to the CBI chief, the reports regarding allegations of collusion between its former prosecutor AK Singh and United MD Sanjay Chandra are correct. ...
  • Will check if there is prosecution-accused collusion in 2G: Manish Tewari 12-02-2013 02:48 PM

    Manish Tewari also said that the Opposition had a habit of shooting from the hip without verifying claims. ...
  • 2G: New allegations reflect sad state of CBI, says Jaswant Singh 12-02-2013 11:47 AM

    Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh who is a member of the JPC has hit back at the government over the 2G scam. ...
  • 2G: HC notice to CBI on Sanjay Chandra's plea 09-01-2012 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the CBI seeking its response by March 13 on the plea of Sanjay Chandra, MD of Unitech Ltd and an accused in 2G case, for quashing of charges framed against him by the trial court. "Issue notice to the...
  • 2G scam: Swamy submits proof against PC 07-01-2012 11:08 AM

    New Delhi: Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy has submitted copies of what he calls documentary evidence on Home Minister P Chidambaram's involvement in the 2G spectrum scam before a Special Judge in Delhi. The case has now been adjourned to Januray 21. The documents include memos of the Finance Ministry,...
  • 2G: SC notice to DoT, CBI, ED on Bhushan's plea 05-01-2012 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Department of Telecommunication (DoT), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on an application filed by Prashant Bhushan in the 2G spectrum scam. Bhushan, in his plea, raised issues suggesting that the CBI was not doing...
  • 2G: Achary denies being a CBI influenced witness 03-01-2012 12:53 PM

    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 ex-aide 03-01-2012 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: The lawyer for accused former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura is set to cross-examine 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: Raja to cross question his former aide today 02-01-2012 07:33 AM

    New Delhi: After a week's break, the trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case will resume on Monday in a Delhi court with key accused former telecom minister A Raja cross examining his former close aide Aseervatham Achary. Achary who is now the CBI's star witness had earlier testified...
  • CBI using false witness in 2G case: Raja 23-12-2011 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja on Friday accused the CBI of creating false witness of his former additional personal secretary Aseervatham Achary in the 2G spectrum scam. "Achary is a planted witness and what happened yesterday was one big drama," said Raja's lawyer Sushil Kumar. Kumar referred to...
  • 2G: 3 Reliance executives move HC against charges 22-12-2011 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Three top executives of Reliance Telecom Ltd on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the trial court order framing charges against them in the 2G spectrum case. Justice VK Shali asked Reliance ADAG officials - Group Managing Director Gautam Doshi, Senior Vice President Hari Nair and Group...
  • 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...
  • 2G: Ravi Ruia steps down as Essar Energy Chairman 21-12-2011 07:36 PM

    London: Essar Energy Chairman Ravi Ruia on Wednesday announced his decision to step down from the post amid CBI claiming that Essar group suppressed facts related to its equity holding in Loop Telecom, an allegation denied by the conglomerate. Essar Group is surprised and disappointed by the stand taken by...
  • 2G: Court summons promoters of Essar, Loop 21-12-2011 05:57 PM

    New Delhi: The promoters of Essar Group and Loop Telecom were among the five persons who were directed to appear on January 27 before a Delhi Court which on Wednesday took cognizance of the CBI charge sheet arising out of the probe in the 2G scam case against them. "I...
  • 2G: Essar questions CBI court's jurisdiction 21-12-2011 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: Essar group on Wednesday said the special 2G court had no jurisdiction in taking cognisance of the CBI chargesheet filed against its five officials and three companies, and said it would be taking legal recourse in this regard. The company said in a statement that it has been...
  • 2G: Court rejects Chandra's plea to go abroad 20-12-2011 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra's plea to visit Singapore has been rejected by a Delhi court on Tuesday. Chandra, an accused in the 2G case, wanted to visit Singapore for the treatment of his minor son, who has been diagnosed with diabetes. Chandra moved an application before Special CBI...
  • JPC to look into Finance Ministry's 2G note 20-12-2011 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: The Department of Economic Affairs of the Finance Ministry will depose before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC). This came a day after Joint Parliamentary Committee met on the loss due to the 2G scam and grilled CAG Vinod Rai. Tuesday's deposition is regarding an internal note by the...