HC asks surgeon to appear for inquiry in a ED matter

On Tuesday, the High Court of Madras directed Indian born British robotic surgeon M. Senthil Nathan, 60, to appear for inquiry before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in connection with the 2G spectrum case from Thursday & prove his bona fides by cooperating with the investigation. After senior counsel, Sonia Mathur & Special Public Prosecutor G. […]

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SC junks Essar’s plea challenging Spl 2G court’s jurisdiction

The Supreme Court today dismissed pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd and its promoters challenging the Special CBI court’s jurisdiction to hold trial against them in the case arising out of the probe in 2G spectrum scam. “We dismiss the appeals and the writ petition,” a bench comprising Chief Justice H L Dattu and justices A […]

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Additional spectrum: Court to pass order on charge on Oct 7

A special 2G court today fixed October 7 for pronouncing its order on framing of charges in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case in which ex-Telecom SecretaryShyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms are accused. Special CBI judge O P Saini, who was scheduled to pass the order today, deferred it. “The order is not ready. […]

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Spectrum: Pleas vs 2G court’s jurisdiction dismissed

A special 2G court today dismissed separate pleas filed by two telecom firms, which were charge sheeted in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case challenging its jurisdiction to deal with the matter. Special CBI Judge O P Saini also imposed the cost of Rs 25,000 each on the two telecom firms M/s Hutchison Max(P) Ltd […]

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2G: Kanimozhi moves SC seeking urgent hearing

DMK MP Kanimozhi has filed apetition in the the Supreme Court for an urgent hearing on her plea to quash the charges framed against her in the 2G case. In her plea, Kanimozhi said that two-and-a-half years have passed since she first moved the Delhi High Court and later the apex court seeking quashing of […]

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Had informed SG about cut-off date: Raja tells court

Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday told a Delhi court that the then Solicitor General (SG) G E Vahanvati was informed that applications seeking 2G spectrum licence received till September 25, 2007 only would be processed by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Deposing as a witness to defend himself in the ongoing 2G case […]

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2G: Raja accepts meeting Radia at his residence

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in the 2G case, on Monday accepted having met former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia along with then Tata group chairman Ratan Tata at his residence in connection with work of Tata group, but categorically denied having any telephonic conversation with her. “I met her once or twice along […]

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Ex-PM, Cabinet were under confusion: Raja

Former telecom minister A. Raja told a Delhi court on Tuesday that former prime minister Manmohan Singh and his Cabinet members were “completely under confusion” created by “vested interests” about policy and procedure of the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) in the allocation of 2G spectrum. Deposing as a witness to defend himself in the ongoing […]

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2G: Not involved in Rs 200 crtransaction: A Raja

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in a 2G scam-related money laundering case, today told a special court that he was not involved in the Rs 200 crore transaction, which as per the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was a bribe given to DMK-run Kalaignar TV by DB Group company. Arguing on the bail application filed […]

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2G: Shahid Balwa wants to depose as witness

Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, one of the accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case, today told a Delhi court that he wanted to depose as a witness to defend himself in the ongoing trial. Balwa’s counsel Vijay Aggarwal told Special CBI Judge O P Saini that his client wished to depose as a […]

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