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. ...
  • SC extends 2G auction deadline till Jan 11, 2013 27-08-2012 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has extended the deadline for a fresh auction of the 2G spectrum licences till January 11, 2013. The court has said that if the orders are not complied with, the court will issue contempt proceedings against the officers responsible. "Exemplary costs may be imposed in...
  • BJP has no case, can't hold a nation hostage: Congress 24-08-2012 11:59 AM

    Congress Spokesperson Manish Tewari said that the Opposition has no case against Finance Minister P Chidambaram. ...
  • The Last Word: What's the future of the 2G case? 16-05-2012 10:33 PM

    Now that all the 2G accused have been released on bail, where does the case stand? ...
  • 2G: Court issues warning to Ruias, Khaitans 17-03-2012 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: Essar Group promoters Anshuman and Ravi Ruia, accused in a case flowing out of the 2G scam, were on Saturday directed by a Delhi Court to appear in person before it with a warning they would suffer if they do not do so. The warning came from Special...
  • 2G: Ruias, Khaitans told to appear in court 17-03-2012 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: Essar Group promoters Anshuman and Ravi Ruia, accused in a case flowing out of the 2G scam, were on Saturday directed by a Delhi Court to appear in person before it with a warning they would suffer if they do not do so. The warning came from Special...
  • 2G: Kanimozhi allowed to attend Budget Session 12-03-2012 06:04 PM

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi, facing trial for her alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation case, was on Monday allowed by a Delhi court to participate in the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament. Special CBI Judge OP Saini allowed Kanimozhi's plea to attend the session after the CBI did...
  • Swamy adds to Cong's woes, joins NDA 12-03-2012 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: The combination of an opposition on the warpath and aggressive allies like the Trinamool is likely to trouble the government in the Budget session. But adding to its woes, the rival NDA camp will now include Janta Party President Subramanian Swamy as an ally. Swamy has been gunning...
  • 2G: Swamy moves SC challenging court order on PC 23-02-2012 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi Court's decision to dismiss his plea to make Union Home Minister P Chidambaram as a co-accused in the 2G scam. Earlier, Swamy told a "Meet-The-Press" programme that in his 70-para verdict delivered early...
  • 2G: Telenor seeks compensation from Unitech 16-02-2012 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: Telenor Group is seeking indemnities from Unitech and a new local partner, reports CNBC-TV18's Siddharth Zarabi. There is no mention of the warranty claims or the amount that is sought as compensation. The press release talks about the share purchase agreement, share subscription agreement, at the time, when...
  • Top telecom cos to be charged for extra spectrum 08-02-2012 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: In what comes as another shock for the telecom industry, the government is set to recommend that older players like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea be charged for excess spectrum that they hold. CNN-IBN has accessed a draft Cabinet note that is set to recommend the same. Sources...
  • 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...