Additional spectrum: Court to pass order on charge on Oct 7

A special 2G court today fixed October 7 for pronouncing its order on framing of charges in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case in which ex-Telecom SecretaryShyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms are accused. Special CBI judge O P Saini, who was scheduled to pass the order today, deferred it. “The order is not ready. […]

Read More…

Spectrum: Pleas vs 2G court’s jurisdiction dismissed

A special 2G court today dismissed separate pleas filed by two telecom firms, which were charge sheeted in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case challenging its jurisdiction to deal with the matter. Special CBI Judge O P Saini also imposed the cost of Rs 25,000 each on the two telecom firms M/s Hutchison Max(P) Ltd […]

Read More…

Apex court reserves verdict on monitoring spectrum probe

The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a petition seeking its monitoring of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the 2G spectrum controversy. The petition was moved by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL). The court also expanded the scope of CBI investigation into the 2G spectrum controversy by directing it […]

Read More…

Government not against court monitoring spectrum probe

The central government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was not against the court monitoring the CBI probe into the 2G spectrum scam in whatever manner it wanted. “(The) government has no objection to the court monitoring of the investigation as the government wants to establish its credentials,” Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam told […]

Read More…

2G spectrum allocation flawless, government tells apex court

The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that the department of telecommunication (DoT) acted in public interest and in pursuance of its policy decision while allocating 2G spectrum licences to telecom operators in 2008. In an affidavit filed Thursday, the government opposed a plea of petitioner Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) that either the […]

Read More…

How long will 2G spectrum probe take, asks Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the central government how long it would take to complete investigations into the 2G spectrum scam. The court also sought the central government’s response to a Comptroller and Auditor General’s ( CAG) report pointing out irregularities in allocation of spectrum 2G licences to telecom operators. The apex court bench […]

Read More…