CBI files chargesheet in 2G spectrum case

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed its first chargesheet in the 2G spectrum scam . The chargesheet was filed in the special court of CBI judge O.P. Saini. Former Telecom minister A Raja has been charged with criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and corruption. Raja’s private secretary R K Chandolia, former telecom secretary… Read more »

CBI to probe Raja associate’s death

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will investigate the alleged suicide of Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former telecom minister Andimuthu Raja now in jail in the 2G spectrum scam. A Supreme Court bench of Justice G.S. Singhvi and Justice A.K. Ganguly was told by CBI senior counsel K.K. Venugopal that a request for… Read more »

Court admits CBI plea to extradite Warren Anderson

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A Delhi court Wednesday allowed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea seeking extradition of US-based former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson for the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Vinod Yadav said everyone in India wants Anderson, 90, to be extradited for world’s biggest environmental disaster. “Why should (the) plea not be… Read more »

CWG scam: Court grants bail to a firm’s official

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted bail to Binu Nanu, an official of a private firm who was held in judicial custody for his involvement in the Rs.600-crore overlays contract for the Commonwealth Games last year. Justice Ajit Bharihoke allowed the bail application of Nanu on a personal bond of Rs.50,000 along with two sureties… Read more »

CWG scam: Businessman sent to Tihar Jail till March 25

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A Delhi court Friday sent director of the India operations of a Swiss company Sandeep Wadhwa, arrested in the Commonwealth Games overlays scam, to Tihar Jail till March 25. ‘The accused is remanded to 14 days of judicial custody till March 25,’ special judge O.P. Saini said, as the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) remand… Read more »

Hasan Ali Khan granted bail; court slams Enforcement Directorate

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A Mumbai sessions court Friday granted conditional bail to stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, accused of stashing nearly $8 billion abroad, saying the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had failed to establish any case against him and criticised the agency for lack of preparedness. Justice M.L. Tahilyani, rejecting the ED’s plea for Khan’s custodial interrogation, observed… Read more »