2G case: Trial completes one year, over 100 witnesses examined

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The high-profile accused like former telecom minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi completed a year in the ongoing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case, yielding the recording of over 3,000 pages of depositions in examination of over 100 witnesses. The trial which has started Nov. 11 last year, was set after special CBI judge O P Saini… Read more »

2G auction in continuity with NDA policy: Raja

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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… Read more »

CBI to give Radia tapes to 2G accused

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will by July 12 provide taped coversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia to all those accused in the 2G spectrum scam case, the probe agency said in court Thursday. The investigation agency, while responding to the plea by the accused, said before special CBI judge O.P Saini: “The accused… Read more »

2G case: No bail for Balwas, Rajiv Aggarwal

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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… Read more »

2G scam: Morani’s bail plea dismissed

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A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Cineyug Films’ founder Karim Morani, named as co-conspirator of 2G spectrum allocation scam, saying his health report was normal. “In view of the medical condition of the accused being normal and stable, I am satisfied that no case for… Read more »

2G scam: Five corporate honchos’ bail verdict Monday

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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… Read more »

Five more named co-accused in 2G phone spectrum case

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday named five more people, including Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi’s daughter Kanimozhi, co-accused in the case involving the award of second generation (2G) phone spectrum. The supplementary chargesheet, the second thus far, filed by the premier probe agency in a special court here also names as co-accused… Read more »

Raja, 11 others formally charged in 2G spectrum case

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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… Read more »