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Supreme Court Notice to CBI on Kanimozhi’s Bail Plea

NEW DELHI: The daughter of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi , Kanimozhi, will have to remain in Tihar Jail for at least one more week, as the Supreme Court sought response of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on her bail plea in the 2G spectrum allocation case. A vacation bench, comprising Justice BS Chauhan and Justice Swatanter Kumar, refused to ... Read More »

2G scam: Who will listen to 15,000 tapped calls?

New Delhi: It was Niira Radia’s phone line that connected investigators to India’s biggest scam – the corporate lobbyist’s conversations with industrialists and politicians suggested a conspiracy that was allowing companies ineligible for spectrum and mobile network licenses to acquire them at jaw-dropping prices. Ms Radia’s conversations are being used as evidence in the 2G scam. But what has the ... Read More »

2G scam: The law calls, finally

A former minister is in jail for allegedly making a mockery of policy procedures. Industry captains are accused of subverting the rules to make humungous private gain. In the Supreme Court’s words, the 2008 mobile licence and spectrum allotment scam “puts all other scams to shame” . As the country’s principal investigating agency files charges, ET tap into the mass ... Read More »

2nd CBI chargesheet by Apr 24, bribery focus

NEW DELHI: The CBI on Friday informed the Supreme Court that a supplementary chargesheet in the 2G spectrum scam against former telecom minister A Raja and other accused will be filed before April 24 and deal mainly with the bribery aspect. Nearing the end of investigations into the irregular allotment of spectrum by Raja in conspiracy with others during 2008, ... Read More »

Criminal conspiracy charges likely against Raja

NEW DELHI: In its first chargesheet in the 2G spectrum scam, the CBI is expected to establish case of criminal conspiracy against Swan Telecom and Unitech Limited and against the co-accused already is custody – former Telecom Minister A Raja, Swan promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, former Telecom secretary Siddharth Behura and Raja’s private secretary R K Chandolia. The chargesheet is ... Read More »

Who is Sadiq Batcha?

Former union telecom minister A Raja’s aide Sadiq Batcha, who was being investigagted in connection with the 2G scam, was found dead in Chennai on Wednesday. Here are some key facts about Batcha. Batcha was managing director of real estate firm Green House Promoters. He was questioned by the CBI about certain suspicious financial transactions in his firm and his ... Read More »

All eyes on 2G probe after DMK-Cong deal

New Delhi: The three days of political drama finally ended on Tuesday with the DMK conceding 63 seats for the Congress in Tamil Nadu polls.”We are happy to announce the alliance. It’s a winning alliance and we will come back to power again,” said Gulam Nabi Azad.Now that the seat sharing deal is sealed, the questions being asked are who ... Read More »