Essar Group hails court verdict acquitting its promoters

The Essar Group today welcomed the judgement of the special court acquitting its promoters Ravi Ruia and Anshuman Ruia in a case arising out of the probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam. “We are thankful to the court for the judgement as it vindicates our stated position and the court has appreciated it,” an […]

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Coal, telecom and mining giants bite dust in SC in 2014

Corporate legal cases kept India Inc. on its toes in 2014 as high stake matters on coal, telecom and mining came up in the Supreme Court which also sent Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy to jail.Mr. Roy’s hide and seek game came to an end on March 4 when the apex court sent him along […]

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CBI Director dragged into another controversy in SC on 2G scam

CBI Director Ranjit Sinha was today at the centre of a controversy with an NGO telling the Supreme Court that entry register of his residence portrays a “very disturbing” and “explosive material” coming in the way of administration of justice in 2G spectrum allocation scam.The issue was raised by the NGO, Centre for Public Interest […]

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CBI witness identifies Anil Ambani’s signature in 2G case

On Monday in the 2G spectrum allocation scam a CBI witness, deposing before a special CBI court identified the signature of Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani on the documents attached to the account opening form of AAA Consultancy Services Co. (P) Ltd, allegedly an “associate” firm of Reliance ADAG. Deposing as a CBI witness, Hasit Shukla, President of Reliance Communications (P) Limited, […]

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Court declines complaint against PM, Maran

A complaint seeking registration of an FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran for their alleged role in the 2G scam has been rejected by the Delhi court. Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal told, “The present complaint pertains to the 2G spectrum scam and the grievance, if any, of the complainant can only be […]

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2G: High Court asks Centre to respond to Essar”s plea

The Delhi High Court asked the Centre  to respond to the pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd and its promoters, Ravi and Anshuman Ruia, for quashing of the charges framed against them in a case linked to the 2G spectrum allocation scam. Notice has been issued by Justice AK Pathak to the Ministry of Law, the CBI and […]

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2G: Arguments on charges against Essar, Loop promoters from May 3

A Delhi court on Saturday fixed May 3 for commencement of arguments on framing of charges in the case arising out of the 2G spectrum allocation scam involving promoters of Essar Group and Loop Telecom. Special CBI Judge O P Saini listed the case for arguments on charges on May 3-4 and May 7-8. Besides […]

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Kanimozhi moves high court seeking quashing of 2G charges

DMK MP Kanimozhi moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of charges made against her by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. “Set aside/quash the charges and also quash the chargesheet filed by the CBI and all the proceedings emanating thereunder,” the petition said. The matter will likely come […]

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Court allows Kanimozhi to attend budget session

A CBI special court here Monday allowed Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, to attend the budget session of parliament which began earlier in the day. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini allowed Kanimozhi’s application for exemption from personal appearance in court but told her lawyer […]

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2G: Swamy submits documents against Chidambaram

Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy will present his case for making home minister P Chidambaram an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam in a special court on January 21. Swamy told the CBI special court on Saturday that the evidence submitted revealed “connivance, collusion and consent” of Chidambaram with former telecoms minister A Raja […]

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