Loop Telecom Limited (LTL), facing trial in a case arising out of the probe into the 2G spectrum scam, today told a special court that the conduct of Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in the matter was found to be "inconsistent" by the telecom appellant tribunal.
A Bench, comprising Chief Justice H L Dattu and Arun Mishra, said the plea cannot be looked into as the officer himself has not approached the apex court.
Advancing final arguments in the case in which promoters of Essar Group and Loop Telecom are facing trial along with others, Special public prosecutor Anand Grover referred to the documents and statements of prosecution witnesses to buttress the agency's claim.
Undoubtedly, from the very nature of office held by him, the Prime Minister of a country can not personally look into the minute details of each and every case placed before him and has to depend upon his advisors and other officers.
The BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate underlined that those at the helm should adopt zero tolerance policy against corruption rather than indulging in blame-game.
Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani has been allowed exemption from personally appearing as a prosecution witness in the trial court till the second week of August.
In a statement given to CBI on February 16, 2011, Ambani has said he "does not" admit that Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd, facing trial in the case along with its promoters, was a Reliance ADA Group company and that he has lost his "prestige" in the entire saga.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court to cancel Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra's bail in the 2G spectrum scam case saying that a taped conversation between him and former CBI prosecutor AK Singh to muddle up the case has been found to be genuine.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official Suresh Kumar Palsania, who meticulously investigated the 2G spectrum scam, died on Wednesday night due to a blood disorder. 44-year-old Palsania, who was termed as one of the bright officers of the agency, died at a private hospital in South Delhi due to a terminal illness.
Advisor to Prime Minister Dr Sam Pitroda feels Indian telecom companies are obsessed with valuations and market capitalisation.
Raja arrives to a rousing reception
A Raja, the prime accused in 2G spectrum scam, on Wednesday came to Parliament a day after being released from Tihar jail where he was lodged after his arrest in the case on February 1 last year.
The 2G case took a new twist on Wednesday with Siddharth Behura, the former telecom secretary being granted bail. After this development, former telecom minister, A Raja, one of the prime accused in the 2G case, has applied for bail after a 16-month stint in jail.
On 2 February 2012, the Supreme Court of India issued its judgment on one of the important cases on this matter. It declared that all 122 licenses issued in 2008 were illegal and ordered them quashed within four months.
After Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P Chidambaram co-accused in the 2G spectrum scam case was dismissed, a relieved Congress said it's a victory of the truth.
The 2G Trial Court has once again issued summons to the accused in Loop Telecom license matter, reports CNBC-TV18's Malvika Jain.
Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy has submitted copies of what he calls documentary evidence on Home Minister P Chidambaram's involvement in the 2G spectrum scam before a Special Judge in Delhi. The case has now been adjourned to Januray 21.
The trial on 2G spectrum scam case has been adjourned for the day after CBI's star witness and former telecom minister A Raja's ex-aide Aseervatham Achary complains of illness.
It looked like the market was trying to behave a little better this week, preparing for the arrival of Santa Claus over the weekend.
A special CBI court on Wednesday accepted CBI's chargesheet against Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G spectrum scam case.
Achary in his testimony said that Sanjay Chandra, Shahid Balwa and Vinod Goenka used to meet a Raja when he was environment minister in relation to environmental clearance required for big real estate projects in which these companies were involved.
The 2G spectrum scam seems to be back in the news as the charge-sheet in the Loop Telecom conspiracy is likely in the next few days, reports CNBC-TV18's Malvika Jain.
Lengthy arguments on framing of charges in 2G spectrum scam case today irked the Special CBI Judge who told defence lawyers to be brief as otherwise the proceedings would become "endless".
Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee is all set to reopen examination of the CAG report on the 2G scam by calling an official who had conducted audit of the controversial allocation of airwaves in 2008.
Reliance Group today claimed that CBI’s inference that there may be undisclosed beneficiaries of the group in the 2G spectrum scam is unsupported by any evidence.