2G scam : Delhi High Court asks ED to respond to firm’s plea for release of attached properties

 The Delhi High Court Monday sought response of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea by a firm, which was acquitted in the 2G scam related money laundering case along with former telecom minister A Raja and others, seeking to release its properties worth Rs 22 crore attached by the agency. Justice Brijesh Sethi, who […]

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To complete probe into 2G scam in 6 months : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today directed investigating agencies CBI and ED to complete their probe into the 2G spectrum allocation cases and other related matters in six months. A bench of Justices Arun Misra and Naveen Sinha directed the Centre to file a status report on investigation into the 2G spectrum scam and related cases arising […]

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Everybody saw 2G scam when there was none: Special CBI judge

Giving a body blow to the CAG’s and CBI’s estimation of huge loss in grant of 2G licences, a special court today held that some people “artfully” arranged few selected facts and created a scam “when there was none”. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), in its report that created an uproar when the UPA […]

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2G scam: Kanimozhi allowed to travel abroad

A special court has allowed DMK leader Kanimozhi, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case, to travel abroad for five days this month. Special CBI Judge O P Saini allowed the DMK MP to travel to Rwanda and Uganda from February 19 to 24 after noting that the travel was not a private visit […]

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CBI officers could not understand DoT files: A Raja

Former Telecom Minister A Raja today claimed he was being prosecuted in the 2G spectrum case as the CBI’s investigating officers (IOs) were unable to understand the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) files despite questioning him for about 15 months. During the final arguments in 2G spectrum allocation scam case, Raja told the special court that […]

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Had informed PM about Law Min’s view on 2G: Raja

Former Telecom Minister A Raja today told a special courtthat he had informed then Prime Minister Manmohan Singhabout the Law Ministry’s opinion to refer the matter of processing of applications seeking 2G spectrum to an empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM). Opposing CBI’s allegations that he had misled the Prime Minister and incorrectly stated that the […]

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A Raja had misled then PM on 2G policy matters: CBI

Former Telecom Minister A Raja had “misled” then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh regarding policy of first-come-first-served (FCFS) which was to be followed for allocation of 2G spectrum, CBI today told a special court. Advancing final arguments in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, in which Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others are facing trial, special […]

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2G PMLA case: Court to hear ongoing final argument

The final arguments in the 2G scam-related money laundering case in which former Telecom Minister A Raja,DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others are facing trial, will resume on December 21, a special court said today. Special CBI Judge O P Saini, who was scheduled to hear the final arguments today, deferred it as the court […]

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Coal scam: SC-appointed team seeks former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha’s visitors’ diary

The Supreme court had on September 14, entrusted M L Sharma with the power to summon any person in his inquiry against Sinha, accused of scuttling probe in the coal block scam as the agency’s chief. The apex court-appointed probe team led by ex-CBI Special Director M L Sharma today moved the Supreme Court seeking […]

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Loop Telecom Ltd was “front company” for Essar: CBI to court

CBI today told a special court that Loop Telecom Ltd (LTL) was a “front company” for Essar Tele Holding Ltd (ETHL) to bag 2G spectrum licences in violation of a provision under the Unified Access Services Licences (UASL) guidelines. Advancing the ongoing final arguments in the case, Special public prosecutor Anand Grover said that violation […]

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