2G case: SC agrees to hear plea against disclosing whistleblower’s identity

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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Prashant Bhushan’s plea urging the court to recall its order directing disclosure of the name of whistleblower who revealed details of visitors’ dairy at CBI chief’s official residence. Prashant Bhushan, who had moved an application on behalf of NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation seeking withdrawal of… Read more »

2G Case: Shahid Balwa Wants to Depose as Witness

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Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, one of the accused facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case, Tuesday told the court that he wanted to depose as a witness in the case to defend himself. Balwa’s counsel Vijay Aggarwal told the special CBI court hearing the case that his client wanted to depose as… Read more »

2G money laundering case: Court grants bail to Dayalu Ammal

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A Delhi court today granted bail to DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, who along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja, was chargesheeted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. Special CBI Judge O P Saini allowed the bail plea of 83-year-old Ammal on a personal bond… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

2G: Raja accepts meeting Radia at his residence

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

2G: Court imposes Rs one lakh penalty on Shahid Balwa

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A special court on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs. 1 lakh on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, who had sought permission to withdraw answers given by him earlier to the court in the 2G scam case trial, while allowing his plea to record afresh his statement before it. Special CBI Judge O.P. Saini,… Read more »

2G case: ED opposes bail pleas of Raja, Kanimozhi

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Enforcement Directorate (ED) today opposed in a Delhi court the bail pleas of ex-Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others, accused in the 2G scam related money laundering case, saying that the matter involves commission of “grave economic offence” by them. ED, in its separate replies filed before Special CBI Judge O P… Read more »

2G: Court notice to DoT, CBI

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Dec 16 (IANS) A special court hearing the 2G case Monday issued notice to the CBI and the department of telecommunications (DoT) on a plea filed by Loop Telecom Ltd seeking directions for referring the matter to the Lok Adalat. Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge O.P. Saini issued notice to CBI and DoT… Read more »