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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Court pulls up Anshuman Ruia, denies permission to go abroad

Essar Group promoter Anshuman Ruia, facing trial along with others in a case arising out of the 2G scam probe, has been denied permission to travel abroad with a special court rapping him for “wasting” its time by submitting “obscure” documents. Special CBI Judge O P Saini dismissed Ruia’s plea in which he had sought […]

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CBI witnesses under rivals’ influence: Khaitan

Loop Telecom promoter I P Khaitan, facing trial in a case arising out of the probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam, today claimed before a special court that some of the CBI witnesses might have deposed against him under the influence from corporate rivals. Deposing before special CBI judge O P Saini, he said […]

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Not committed any wrongdoing: Ravi Ruia to court

Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, facing trial in a case arising out of the investigation into the 2G spectrum allocation scam, today told a Delhi court that he had not committed any wrongdoing and many facts were not properly probed by CBI. Deposing before Special CBI Judge O P Saini, Ruia alleged that the telecom […]

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Court rejects Loop’s plea to refer matter to Lok Adalat

A court here Thursday dismissed a plea filed by Loop Telecom seeking directions for referring the case against it to the Lok Adalat. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini dismissed the plea after going through the reply filed by investigating agency and the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). The CBI had opposed the […]

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2G: Court notice to DoT, CBI

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 […]

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SC exempts Mittal & Ruia from personal appearance

Bharti Cellular Limited CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia has been exempted by the Supreme Court here in New Delhi on Friday from personally appearing in the trial court in connection with alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation in 2002. A Bench comprising Chief Justice Altamas Kabir, Justice S S Nijjar […]

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Supreme Court stays proceedings in all 2G cases in the Delhi High Court

The Supreme Court expressed its displeasure that the Delhi High Court  was hearing the matters relating to the 2G spectrum scam despite its order restraining courts below the apex BSE 0.00% court from adjudicating issues arising out of the case. According to  justices G S Singhvi and K S Radhakrishnan, “Despite injunction the Delhi High Court has entertained […]

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2G: Arguments on charges against Essar, Loop Thursday

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday reiterated that Loop was a front company of the Essar Group and was used to acquire licences and spectrum for offering second generation (2G) telecom services. Special Public Prosecutor U.U. Lalit, while advancing the probe agency’s argument on charge against Essar and Loop promoters, told CBI Special Judge […]

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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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