Dayanidhi Maran

  • Lok Sabha elections 2014 phase 6: Key candidates in the fray 24-04-2014 07:28 AM

    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? 21-04-2014 09:50 AM

    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 20-04-2014 10:42 PM

    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...
  • Maran in a tough fight, keeps a low profile due to 2G 18-04-2014 05:29 PM

    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 05-04-2014 07:05 PM

    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...
  • 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran files nomination papers from Chennai Central 05-04-2014 01:36 PM

    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 11-03-2014 10:33 PM

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  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed 11-03-2014 08:34 PM

    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? 11-03-2014 07:36 PM

    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? 10-03-2014 07:40 PM

    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 10-03-2014 01:54 PM

    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...
  • CBI files case against Maran for setting up of illegal telephone exchanges 01-10-2013 03:44 PM

    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...
  • 2G scam: Probe against Maran complete, CBI tells SC 10-07-2013 11:08 PM

    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 07-06-2013 03:24 PM

    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 09-05-2013 05:25 PM

    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...
  • Prima facie nexus in Aircel-Maxis deal involving Maran: SC 07-11-2012 04:38 PM

    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 25-10-2012 09:53 PM

    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....
  • 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...
  • Mahajan tenure probe: Airtel, Vodafone raided 19-11-2011 11:02 AM

    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...
  • Sun TV jumps 7 pc on rise in Q2 earnings 04-11-2011 12:10 PM

    Mumbai: Shares of broadcasting firm Sun TV Network surged by nearly 7 per cent in morning trade on the bourses on Friday after the company reported an 8 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the September quarter. In the last two days, the stock has gained over 12...
  • Will Kanimozhi finally get bail in 2G scam case? 03-11-2011 06:56 AM

    Chennai: Five months after Kanimozhi was arrested as an accused in the 2G scam, will she finally get bail? That's the question the Special CBI court will answer on Thursday as it delivers its order on the bail pleas of DMK Rajya Sabha MP and DMK President M Karunanidhi's daughter...
  • Didn't discuss cabinet vacancies with PM: Karuna 26-10-2011 01:03 AM

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Tuesday said he did not discuss with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh the filling up of vacancies in the union cabinet caused by the resignations of A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran. "Neither the Prime Minister nor me broached the subject during the meeting" in New...
  • CBI examines BSNL records on Maran's 'exchange' 25-10-2011 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: The CBI is scrutinising crucial documents received from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on allocation of over 300 high-capacity telecom lines to former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maram's residence that were allegedly used by a private channel owned by his brother. Sources said the scrutiny will take another two...
  • DMK not keen on filling Cabinet berths now 24-10-2011 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) Party has decided not to discuss filling Cabinet berths now and the party's primary focus now is on fighting the 2G spectrum case legally and building party. DMK chief M Karunanidhi's primary concern is now bail for his daughter Kanimozhi in the 2G...
  • CBI raid at Marans house a 'conspiracy': Karuna 11-10-2011 02:25 PM

    New Delhi: A day after CBI raided the Maran brothers in the 2G case, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Tuesday pledged full support to the duo, calling CBI raids on them a 'conspiracy'. "News reports about me not supporting Dayanidhi and Kalanidhi Maran are wrong and disturbing, the DMK patriarch...
  • 2G: Marans charged with criminal conspiracy 10-10-2011 11:55 PM

    New Delhi: One of the most powerful faces in the media industry and now the prime suspect in the 2G license scam, former union minister Dayanidhi Maran and his elder brother Kalanidhi, the head of Sun Network, have been named by the CBI as the prime accused in the controversial...
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  • Sun TV settles with gains of over 10 pc 10-10-2011 07:34 PM

    Mumbai: Maran family-owned broadcasting firm Sun TV on Monday bounced back from its sharp intraday lows and settled with gains of over 10 per cent from its last close, adding Rs 1,052 crore to its market valuation. Shares of Sun TV settled at Rs 288.15, higher by 10.21 per cent...