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 […]

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

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 […]

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If I committed crime, so did Tatas: Chandolia

Targeting the Tatas and lobbyist Niira Radia, former communications minister A. Raja’s ex-personal secretary R.K. Chandolia Friday said if he could be accused in the 2G spectrum scam, then so should they. Chandolia began his arguments in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court by opposing the charges against him and saying he was […]

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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 […]

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CBI to give Radia tapes to 2G accused

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 […]

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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 […]

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2G scam: Morani’s bail plea dismissed

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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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Judicial custody for five co-accused in 2G telecom spectrum case

Five senior corporate executives named as co-accused in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case were sent to 14 days of judicial custody Wednesday after a city court denied them bail and then interim relief. Those whose pleas for bail and interim relief were dismissed by Special Judge O.P Saini are: Vinod Goenka of Swan […]

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