2G Case: Shahid Balwa Wants to Depose as Witness

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 […]

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 […]

SC rejects corporate honchos’ 2G pleas

The Supreme Court Tuesday junked a batch of petitions by corporate honchos seeking the recall of its April 11, 2011 order barring the Delhi High Court from entertaining any plea against the orders of the 2G trial court. The court, while rejecting the plea seeking a stop on its monitoring of investigation into 2G scam […]

2G case: Bail plea hearing of five accused deferred

A Delhi court on Monday deferred the hearing on the bail pleas of five accused in the 2G spectrum scam. The hearing on the bail pleas of Asif Balwa and Rajiv Agarwal, both directors of Kusegaon Fruits & Vegetables Pvt Ltd, and Cineyug Films director Karim Morani was deferred till October 17. The hearing on […]

2G auction in continuity with NDA policy: Raja

Defending his role in the allocation of 2G spectrum, former communications minister A. Raja Monday said the decision to auction the scarce radio frequency was a continuity of the policy of the previous National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government. “I have only implemented what I have inherited. Dayanidhi Maran (communications minister from 2004-07) resigned, so I […]

Court slams 2G co-accused for not producing legal documents

The Delhi High Court Friday slammed a private firm allegedly involved in the 2G scam for not having complete legal documents related to the dubious transaction of Rs.200 crore as a loan amount to Kalaignar TV which the prosecution has said was a bribe. Justice Ajit Bharihoke pulled up the defence counsel directors of Kusegaon […]

2G case: No bail for Balwas, Rajiv Aggarwal

A special CBI court Tuesday turned down the bail pleas of Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa and Rajiv B. Aggarwal in the 2G spectrum scam case. While Shahid Balwa is the promoter of Swan Telecom, the other two are from Kusegaon Realty. CBI special judge O.P. Saini rejected the bail applications of all three, named as […]

2G scam: Five corporate honchos’ bail verdict Monday

The Delhi High Court will, on Monday, pronounce its verdict on the bail plea of five senior corporate executives accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum case. The five accused are Vinod Goenka of Swan Telecom, Sanjay Chandra of Unitech and three officials of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group — Gautam Doshi, Hari Nair and […]

Kanimozhi’s bail plea verdict on May 20

In temporary relief for the politically battered first family of Tamil Nadu, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday deferred till May 20 its verdict on the bail plea of DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar in connection with their alleged involved in the spectrum case. CBI Special Judge O.P. […]

Raja, 11 others formally charged in 2G spectrum case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday filed its first chargesheet of 127 pages with 80,000-page annexure against nine people and three firms in the case involving the allocation of second generation (2G) telecom spectrum. The chargesheet, brought in seven steel boxes, was filed in the special court of CBI Judge O.P. Saini. Among those […]