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  • 2G scam: Recording of evidence ends, court to hear final arguments September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday concluded recording of defence evidence in 2G spectrum allocation case involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others, three years after commencement of trial. The court fixed November 10 for hearing final arguments in the case in which the CBI...
  • Not committed any wrongdoing: Ravi Ruia tells 2G court May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, facing trial in a case arising out of the investigation into the 2G spectrum allocation scam, on Monday told a Delhi court that he had not committed any wrongdoing and many facts were not properly probed by CBI. Deposing before Special CBI Judge OP...
  • 2G case: Court to commence recording of statements of accused May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A special CBI court is likely to commence tomorrow the recording of statements of the accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. Special CBI judge OP Saini, who had earlier supplied the draft questionnaire containing 1,718 questions running into 824 pages to...
  • Loop Telecom Ltd plea for settlement: Court order on March 27 March 22, 2014

    A special CBI court on Saturday fixed March 27 for pronouncing its order on a plea filed by Loop Telecom Limited seeking directions for referring the matter to Lok Adalat for "settlement" in a case arising out of the 2G scam probe. Special CBI Judge O P Saini, who was scheduled...
  • 2G scam: Court fixes April 4 to record statements of accused March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Monday fixed April 4 for recording the statements of accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and some top corporates executives, in the 2G spectrum case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini, who was scheduled to record the statements of the accused,...
  • 2G scam: SC rejects Essar, Loop plea on special court jursdiction July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea by telecom service provider Essar tele holding and Loop telecom limited that they could not be proceeded against by the 2G special court into the charges of cheating and conspiracy in the allocation of 2G licences and allocation spectrum. The apex court...
  • Telecom licence renewal decision in 2 weeks: Govt February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday informed the Delhi High Court that the renewal of licences for 900 MHz spectrum of three leading mobile service operators would be decided within two weeks. "The government will decide their applications (for renewal of licences) within two weeks as per the law," Additional...
  • Loop Telecom seeks compensation for cancelled 2G licence May 29, 2012

    Loop Telecom moved the Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) on Tuesday for compensation for its cancelled 2G licence. ...
  • 2G: Loop Telecom moves TDSAT against govt, TRAI May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Loop Telecom on Tuesday took the government and TRAI before the sector's tribunal TDSAT seeking refund of Rs 1,454 crore paid for 2G licence and sought Rs 1,000 crore damages for loss of reputation after its cancellation. In its petition, Loop Telecom has submitted that the Supreme Court has...
  • 2G: CBI court charges Essar, Loop promoters May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Essar promoters Ravi and Anshuman Ruia, and Loop Telecom's Kiran Khaitan and IP Khaitan have been charged with conspiracy while Essar's Director for Strategy and Planning Vikash Saraf has been charged with cheating and conspiracy in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...
  • 2G: Charges to be framed against Essar, Loop today May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court will pronounce its order on Friday on farming of charges against Essar group and Loop Telecom promoters for allegedly committing offences of cheating and criminal conspiracy for obtaining the 2G spectrum licences from government. "Put up for order on May 25. All the five accused person...
  • 2G: Arguments against Essar, Loop from May 3 April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday said arguments on the framing of charges against some top corporate honchos from Loop Telecom and Essar Group will commence May 3. Special CBI Judge OP Saini put, for May 3, the arguments on framing of charges and bail...
  • 2G: Loop Telecom to close down operations April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Loop Telecom will close down its operations after losing its licenses in the wake of an alleged multibillion dollar corruption scandal, a company spokesman said, while its sister company Loop Mobile would continue operations in Mumbai. Supreme Court in February ordered cancellation of 122 telecom licences held by eight operators,...
  • Assocham delegation to meet PM over 2G licences March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A delegation of industry chamber Assocham, led by its newlyelected president Rajkumar Dhoot along with DLF chief KP Singh, will meet the Prime Minister on Tuesday over the impact of Supreme Court judgement cancelling 2G licences. "The meeting with the Prime Minister will cover issues related to the industry...
  • 2G: Essar, Loop promoters skip court again February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The promoters of Loop Telecom and Essar Group failed to appear in court yet again on Wednesday. Promoters I P Khaitan and Kiran Khaitan were granted exemption from personal appearance by a Delhi court, which had summoned them as accused in the 2G case. "Exemption applications of four accused (Ruias...
  • 2G: Loop, Essar promoters to appear before court February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The promoters of Loop Telecom and Essar Group have been summoned to appear before the 2G court in Delhi on Wednesday. This comes a week after the Supreme Court refused to grant interim stay on the summonses issued against them and their officials by a special CBI court...
  • Full text: Supreme Court order on 2G scam February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Dealing a major blow to the Congressled United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government the Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all 122 telecom licences allotted under the 2G spectrum on or after January 10, 2008. All additional spectrum given to incumbents on or after January 10, 2008 have also been...
  • Details of 122 2G licences cancelled by SC February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all 122 telecom licences allotted under the 2G spectrum on or after January 10, 2008. While cancelling the licences the Supreme Court ruled that 85 out of the 122 licences were outside the eligibility criteria for allocation. The apex court said that the...
  • SC cancels all 122 2G licences given by A Raja February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Dealing a major blow to the Congressled United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government the Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all 122 telecom licences allotted under the 2G spectrum on or after January 10, 2008. All additional spectrum given to incumbents on or after January 10, 2008 have also been...
  • 2G scam: Fresh summons for Ruias, Khaitans January 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Fresh summons have been issued to top executives of Essar and Loop Telecom, accused in the 2G spectrum scam case, after they didn't appear before a Delhi court on Friday. The CBI has chargesheeted the two companies and five executives for criminal conspiracy and cheating to get the...
  • 2G: Essar, Loop officials fail to appear in court January 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Top executives of Essar and Loop Telecom accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam failed to appear before a Delhi court on Friday. The five executives Essar Promoter Director Anshuman Ruia, Essar Vice Chairman Ravi Ruia, Essar Group Director (Strategy & Planning) Vikas Saraf, Loop Telecom's Kiran...
  • 2G: HC to hear final arguments by Loop, Essar January 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will hear final arguments by Loop Telecom and Essar Telecom in the 2G spectrum scam case on Tuesday. Loop and Essar had earlier filed a petition asking if their case was to be heard by a magistrate court or a special CBI court. A special CBI...
  • 2G case: CBI to file status report in SC today January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) are expected to file a reply in the Supreme Court in the 2G spectrum case on Friday. The report is in response to a charge that both agencies are going soft on accused companies Essar and Loop...
  • 2G: Essar case triable by special judge, CBI January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that the offences alleged against Essar Teleholdings Ltd and Loop Telecom Ltd can also be tried by the Special Judge as the case has arisen out of the probe in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. "The Supreme Court had indicated...
  • 2G: Delhi HC to hear Essar's plea on charges January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will hear the Essar Group's plea in the 2G spectrum scam. Essar had approached the HC last week, challenging the court's jurisdiction to frame charges against it. The company has also sought quashing of charges against it, arguing that the special CBI court is...
  • 2G: Court summons promoters of Essar, Loop December 21, 2011

    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 have...
  • 2G: Essar questions CBI court's jurisdiction December 21, 2011

    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 "advised...
  • 2G: Chargesheet against Essar, Loop accepted December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Wednesday accepted CBI's chargesheet against Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G spectrum scam case and issued summons to all eight accused named in the chargesheet. Notices have been sent to the eight accused Anshuman Ruia, Ravi Ruia, Vikas Saraf, IP Khaitan,...
  • 2G: Court to deliver order in Essar case December 21, 2011

    New Delhi: A special CBI court is expected to decide whether to take cognizance of the CBI's chargesheet against Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G spectrum scam case on Wednesday. Promoters of both companies are accused of cheating and criminal conspiracy. Special CBI Judge OP Saini who had reserved his...
  • Court yet to note chargesheet against Essar, Loop December 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The special trial court set up to hear the case against Essar and Loop Telecom in the 2G spectrum allocation case, is yet to take cognizance of the chargesheet filed against both companies. The court on Saturday reserved its decision on the chargesheet till December 21. The trial court...