Special court defers hearing in 2G spectrum scam case

A special court today deferred hearing in the 2G spectrum scam cases in which former telecom minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi are among the accused. Special Judge O P Saini, who is exclusively dealing with cases arising out of the 2G spectrum scam, also issued production warrants against Unitech Ltd MD Sanjay Chandra […]

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Special court reserves verdict in 2G scam case

A special court today reserved its verdict in the 2G spectrum allocation scam cases involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others as accused, six years after the CBI filed the first charge sheet. Special Judge O P Saini, who is exclusively dealing with the cases arising out of the 2G spectrum […]

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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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Raja arbitrarily subverted procedures for dual technology: CBI

Former Telecom Minister A. Raja had “arbitrarily” subverted procedures while giving approvals for dual technology licences to favour accused Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL), the Cenral Bureau of Investigation on Monday claimed in a special court. During the final arguments in 2G spectrum allocation case, special public prosecutor Anand Grover said that Raja had not […]

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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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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 case: Sadhick Batch’s driver fears for life

2G spectrum allocation scam case, 2G case, Sadhick Batch,  Green House Promoters, A Raja, Public Prosecutor Chenthil Kumar,  CBI in Delhi A prosecution witness on Monday broke down in a Delhi court, hearing the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, saying he is facing life threat and does not wish to come here again. Prosecution witness M Krishnamoorthy, former driver of late […]

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JPC questions CBI for showing leniency to PM and Chidambaram

The leniency shown by the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Attorney-General Goolam Vahanvati, Home Minister P. Chidambaram and the former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, and its clear reluctance to investigate their roles in the 2G scam, on Tuesday prompted members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee(JPC) to call for the immediate arrest […]

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