Dayanidhi Maran

  • Aircel-Maxis case: A-G recommends chargesheet against Dayanidhi, Kalanithi Maran July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: There is more trouble brewing for the DMK in the Aircel-Maxis deal. Sources have told CNN-IBN that Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has recommended filing a chargesheet against DMK leaders Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi Maran in the Aircel-Maxis case. The A-G has given his legal opinion to the Central Bureau...
  • Kalaignar TV MD, former Sun TV official appear before CBI June 7, 2014

    Chennai: Kalaignar TV's managing director Sharad Kumar and a former COO of Sun TV Network on Saturday appeared before CBI here in connection with the illegal telephone exchange case. Kumar and former Sun TV Chief Operating Officer Hansraj Saxena appeared before the Anti-Corruption Bureau of the CBI for enquiry, CBI...
  • TN: Fate of Raja, Maran, Aiyar, to be declared on Friday May 15, 2014

    Chennai/Puducherry: The poll prospects of 845 contestants, including 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, Congress' Mani Shankar Aiyar and Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti, will be known on Friday when votes polled for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu are taken up for counting. Electoral authorities have...
  • Lok Sabha elections 2014 phase 6: Key candidates in the fray April 24, 2014

    Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha elections is a big phase for many players in the fray. While the fates of 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran and A Raja will be sealed in this phase, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Congress leaders Milind Deora...
  • Elections Yatra: Will 2G scam haunt the DMK in Chennai Central? April 21, 2014

    With three days left for polling in the state of Tamil Nadu, CNN-IBN's Election Yatra tarvels to the Chennai Central Parliamentary constituency, a DMK stronghold. Former Union Textiles Minister and two-time MP Dayanidhi Maran is seeking re-election from here once again. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac finds out if the 2G spectrum...
  • AAP seeks Maran's disqualification over poll spending April 20, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday sought disqualification of DMK candidate from Central Chennai Lok Sabha constituency Dayanidhi Maran for allegedly submitting false accounts and exceeding approved election expenditure limit. In a petition to Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar, AAP candidate in the constituency J Prabhakar alleged that Maran filed...
  • Maran in a tough fight, keeps a low profile due to 2G April 18, 2014

    Chennai: Greeting voters in the Chennai Central constituency, former Union Textiles and Telecom Minister and DMK's sitting MP, Dayanidhi Maran asks people - young and old - to give him a third chance. The seat has been with the Maran family since 1996 with Dayanidhi winning from Chennai Central in...
  • LS polls: Dayanidhi Maran files nomination, declares Rs 10.94 cr assets April 5, 2014

    Chennai: DMK leader and former Union Minister for Communications Dayanidhi Maran on Saturday filed his nomination for Lok Sabha polls and declared assets worth Rs 10.94 crore which is two times more than the Rs 3.66 crore that he declared in the 2009 general elections. Maran, sitting MP from Central Chennai...
  • 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran files nomination papers from Chennai Central April 5, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK candidate and former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran filed his nomination papers for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha constituency in Chennai on Saturday. Dayanidhi Maran, a sitting MP from Chennai Central is fighting his third straight term. He is facing a five cornered contest in the constituency and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 11, 2014

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  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed March 11, 2014

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? March 11, 2014

    All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. The BJP was quick to calm the ruffled feathers....
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? March 10, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • 2014 LS polls: DMK fields 2G accused A Raja, Dayanidhi Maran March 10, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK has decided to field former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran in Lok Sabha elections. Raja will contest from his current constituency Nilgiris, a reserved seat for the Scheduled Castes (SCs), while Maran will contest from Central Chennai. Karunanidhi exuded confidence in his...
  • CBI files case against Maran for setting up of illegal telephone exchanges October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a case against former Union Minister and DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran. The case pertains to the setting up of illegal telephone exchanges. The CBI has filed a case against Dayanidhi Maran and officials of BSNL. The agency has basically converted a...
  • 2G scam: Probe against Maran complete, CBI tells SC July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI has completed its probe against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and others in a 2G scam case relating to Aircel-Maxis deal, the agency told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The agency told the court that it will be approaching the government seeking financial sanction for evaluation...
  • 2G: Court dismisses complaint against PM, Maran June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran for their alleged role in the 2G case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini dismissed the plea and also imposed a cost of Rs 20,000...
  • 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 scam: Can't take up petition against PM, Maran, says Delhi court January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday said it has no jurisdiction to order an FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran related to alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum scam. Magistrate said that in an earlier status report before the court, the CBI has said they...
  • SC notice to CBI, BSNL over misuse of public office by Maran January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued notices to the CBI and BSNL on a PIL alleging misuse of public office by former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran. The petition alleges that Maran had set up a BSNL exchange in Chennai and routed the lines to Sun TV offices. The PIL also...
  • Prima facie nexus in Aircel-Maxis deal involving Maran: SC November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation submitted its status report in the Aircel-Maxis deal in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The deal involves former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and a Malaysian business tycoon. The CBI also told the court that its domestic investigation into the deal is complete but...
  • PM, Sonia may finalise Cabinet changes on Friday October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi could finalise the changes in the Union Council of Ministers in a meeting on Friday. The two leaders are meeting for the Congress Core Group deliberations and could utilise the occasion for separate talks on the much-talked about reshuffle. A...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: CBI questions Dayanidhi Maran July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran has been questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the allegations that he had received Rs 547 crore as kickbacks from a Malaysian company in the controversial Aircel-Maxis deal. CBI sources said Maran was questioned last week, the first time...
  • Kanimozhi, Maran, Baalu, Stalin arrested in Chennai July 4, 2012

    Chennai: DMK's top leaders M Kanimozhi, Dayanidhi Maran, TR Baalu and MK Stalin along with several party cadres on Wednesday courted arrest in Chennai during the party's state-wide jail bharo agitation against alleged witch-hunt by the Tamil Nadu government of J Jayalalithaa. 2G case accused Kanimozhi lashed out at the "vindictive...
  • DMK non-committal on filling Cabinet berths June 28, 2012

    Chennai: With speculation of an expansion of the Union Cabinet doing the rounds, key UPA constituent DMK on Thursday remained non-committal on staking the two berths vacated by it. "I cannot say anything now," was the brief response of DMK chief M Karunanidhi, when reporters sought to know, whether the party...
  • CBI probe against BS Yeddyurappa from May 15 May 12, 2012

    Ranchi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may on Tuesday start probing corruption charges against former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, a CBI official said on Saturday. "The Supreme Court has ordered a specific probe against Yeddyurappa. It is about the funding received by an NGO run by Yeddyurappa's family. The...
  • ED summons Dayanidhi Maran in Aircel-Maxis deal March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran on March 20 in the Aircel-Maxis deal. Sources said that Maran's statement will recorded on March 20 and he will be asked to furnish details of source of funding of Maxis deal and his role in facilitating deal. Last...
  • 2G scam: ED slaps case against Marans February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered two money laundering cases against former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi on Wednesday in the multi-crore 2G licence scam. An illegal gratification of Rs 550 crore was reportedly accepted through Dayanidhi's brother Kalanidhi in the garb of share premium invested...
  • 2G: SC notice to DoT, CBI, ED on Bhushan's plea January 5, 2012

    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 anything...
  • Mahajan tenure probe: Airtel, Vodafone raided November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday decided to investigate about discrepancies in 2G spectrum allocation during the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government. Additional allocation of the 2G spectrum during the late BJP leader and the then telecom minister Pramod Mahajan's tenure will be investigated...