SADIQ BATCHA

  • No question of Chidambaram's resignation: Cong September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Expressing confidence that the controversy over the Finance Ministry note on the 2G issue will be over soon, Congress on Tuesday dismissed the Opposition's demand for Home Minister P Chidambaram's resignation. Law Minister Salman Khurshid had a meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi at her 10 Janpath residence in...
  • 2G scam: CBI to probe Batcha's suicide note July 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is considering reexamination former telecom minister A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha's suicide note to ensure that there was no forgery involved, sources have told CNNIBN. Doctors of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are likely to be consulted by...
  • Fresh links exposed in 2G Spectrum scam April 9, 2011

    New Delhi: CNNIBN has details of what will be in the CBI's additional chargesheet in the 2G scam, two weeks hence. The Kalaignar TV link between Shahid Usman Balwa and A Raja has been long alleged and sources say the CBI is going to detail the 214 crore alleged kick...
  • CBI will probe Batcha death case: Govt tells SC April 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will probe the mysterious death of Sadiq Batcha, a close aide of former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja. The court then directed the Central Government to notify investigation into...
  • 2G scam: CBI to probe death of Raja aide Batcha April 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The mysterious death of Sadiq Batcha, considered to be a key aide of former telecom minister and 2G scam accused A Raja, is to be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The CBI told the Supreme Court on Friday that it would take over the investigation...
  • Batcha's autopsy doc files nomination for polls March 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Dr V Dekal has filed his nomination as an independent candidate from Maduravoyal constituency for the Tamil Nadu polls. Dr V Dekal, a forensic surgeon, had conducted the postmortem of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. The Tamil Nadu government had earlier rejected the resignation of the doctor who had...
  • Batcha autopsy doctor's resignation rejected March 25, 2011

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has rejected the resignation of the doctor who had conducted the postmortem on the body of Sadik Batcha, a close aide of former Union Telecom Minister A Raja. Batcha, who was under the CBI scanner, was found hanging at his house here on March 16...
  • Batcha's death: SC to hear plea for CBI probe March 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The mysterious death of former telecom minister A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha was on Thursday brought to the notice of the Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the plea for a CBI probe in the matter. Appearing for NGO Centre for...
  • Doctor claims Sadiq Batcha died of asphyxia March 17, 2011

    Chennai: The death of former telecom minister A Raja's key aide Sadiq Batcha was due to asphyxia and his body showed compression of the neck with hanging mark, a doctor who conducted the postmortem said on Thursday. "We cannot say now whether it was suicide or murder. The report will be...
  • 2G: foul play not ruled out in Batcha's death March 17, 2011

    Chennai: Investigators are not ruling out a foul play in the death of Sadiq Batcha, who was a close aide of jailed former telecom minister A Raja. Batcha was reportedly found hanging at his Chennai residence on Wednesday with his family members claiming that he committed suicide. One of the doctors...
  • How does Sadiq Batcha's death impact 2G probe March 16, 2011

    On Talking Point, CNNIBN discusses if Sadiq Batcha's death will impact the 2G probe. ...
  • Batcha's death will not affect 2G probe: CBI March 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said the death of Sadiq Batcha, a close aide of former Telecom Minister A Raja, in Chennai will have no bearing on the probe in the 2G spectrum scam as "all the evidences have already been recorded". "There has been no...
  • BJP demands CBI probe into Batcha's death March 16, 2011

    Guwahati: The BJP on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the mysterious death of A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha. "A CBI probe is necessary to ascertain the reason of sudden death of one of the chief operators of 2G scam," BJP's national spokesman Prakash Javadekar told reporters here. "Although...
  • Subramanian Swamy demands probe into Batcha's death March 16, 2011

    Janata Party President and the petitioner in the 2G scam probe Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday demanded investigation into the death of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. ...
  • Swamy demands probe into Batcha's death March 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Party President and the petitioner in the 2G scam probe Subramanian Swamy, on Wednesday, demanded investigation into the death of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. "The most important thing is that suicide and murders are going to be a common part of the 2G investigations because reputations...
  • Raja's close aide Batcha's suicide note found March 16, 2011

    Chennai: A close aide of jailed former telecom minister A Raja, Sadiq Batcha was on Wednesday found dead in his Chennai home. Though the police and his family suspect suicide, foulplay is not being ruled out in the case. Batcha's suicide note was found by the police on Wednesday evening. In...
  • 2G scam: the A RajaSadiq Batcha link March 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Sadiq Batcha, a close aide of former telecom minister A Raja, hailed from his own hometown of Peramballur. Batcha was the managing director of a real estate company called Green House Promoters. It is this company that the investigators suspect was floated to bring in the bribe money. The...
  • Balwa's letter reveals Raja's link with 2G co February 11, 2011

    New Delhi: On Thursday former telecom minister A Raja and Shahid Usman Balwa, one of the youngest billionaire in India, were sent to four days of CBI custody, as together the duo hold the key to unraveling the 2G scam. CNNIBN has learned that Sadiq Batcha was the link between...
  • Balwa knows Raja aide Batcha since 2006 February 11, 2011

    New Delhi: DB Realty Managing Director Shahid Balwa had written a letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on December 22, 2010 in which he admitted that he knew Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former telecom minister A Raja, since 2006. CNNIBN has accessed Balwa's letter in which...