Apr 08, 2011 08:38 AM IST
Deepak Pushpanatan, a young nephew of former Telecom Minister A Raja, died last night after suffering a massive heart attack.
- Apr 04, 2011 09:35 AM IST
Neither age nor the Tamil Nadu voter is ready to show any kindness to the old warhorse whose seven-decade long political career is in its late stages.
- Apr 03, 2011 04:42 PM IST
Promoters of Unitech Wirless , the company which benefited the most in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, gained Rs 2,342 crores, the CBI told a special court in its charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja , besides eight others and three telecom companies.
- Apr 03, 2011 11:12 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday charged former telecoms minister Andimuthu Raja, Reliance ADA Group and the Indian arm of Etisalat, in a multi-billion dollar telecoms licensing corruption scandal that has rocked the government and business establishments.
- Apr 03, 2011 11:12 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) charged three telecoms firms, former telecoms minister A Raja and several executives with a range of crimes on Saturday in a multi-billion dollar licensing scandal, potentially the biggest graft case in Indian history.
- Mar 31, 2011 09:35 AM IST
On April 5, Anna Hazare will begin a fast unto death if the Prime Minister does not commit to instituting a tougher Lokpal (or Ombudsman) Bill. Hazare believes this Bill will go a long way in reducing corruption.
- Mar 22, 2011 08:38 PM IST
One can pity Kapil Sibal. Given the thankless job of covering up the UPA's atrocious record on corruption, he has fallen back on the old political strategy of beggaring-thy-neighbour: if I can't improve my reputation, it's best to make my opponents look worse.
- Mar 17, 2011 10:15 PM IST
The mysterious death of former telecom minister A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha was today brought to the notice of the Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the plea for a CBI probe in the matter.
- Mar 17, 2011 01:29 PM IST
Prashant Bhushan, senior lawyer for centre for PIL, who has filed an intervention in the Tata petition, told the Supreme Court that a dual-tech license was granted to Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Limited (TTML) after Nira Radia hand-carried Ratan Tata’s letter to A Raja.
- Mar 16, 2011 08:53 PM IST
A close aide of jailed former telecom minister A Raja, Sadiq Batcha was on Wednesday found dead in his Chennai home.
- Mar 16, 2011 02:32 PM IST
Former telecom minister A Raja's close associate Sadiq Batcha allegedly committed suicide in Chennai on Wednesday.
- Mar 15, 2011 10:34 PM IST
The enforcement directorate has submitted its report on the 2G scam and has told the Supreme Court that A Raja took bribes from telecom companies.
- Mar 08, 2011 01:34 PM IST
The CBI has begun probing if the country's internal security too stood compromised due to the 2G spectrum allocation to ineligible telecom operators during former Telecom Minister A Raja's tenure, the agency told a Delhi court on Tuesday.
- Mar 03, 2011 03:32 PM IST
A new dimension has come out in the 2G spectrum case, the Supreme court today said after going through a government file pertaining to cancellation and restoration of license to Chennai-based telecom operator S-Tel during the tenure of A Raja.
- Mar 03, 2011 09:35 AM IST
This is the right time for a change in India’s telecom scene. It remains to be seen whether Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal will bite the bullet
- Feb 23, 2011 08:28 AM IST
The CBI questioned former telecom minister A Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha and HFCL Managing Director Mahendra Nahata in connection with its probe in the 2G spectrum case.
- Feb 23, 2011 08:28 AM IST
The Telecom companies, which allegedly benefitted in 2G spectrum allocation, questioned the findings of the CAG report and contended in the Supreme Court that the licences issued to them cannot be cancelled on its basis.
- Feb 22, 2011 12:29 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today said she will consider any request from arrested former telecom minister A Raja to participate in the debate on 2G spectrum allocation scam once it comes on her table.
- Feb 19, 2011 10:30 AM IST
One of India’s most colourful politicians and academic and intellectual, a zealous crusader, and some would say a maverick opportunist, Dr Subramanian Swamy, the national president of the Janata Party, spoke about how he viewed the PMs address to the nation on the 2G spectrum scandal after keeping mum for many months.
- Feb 17, 2011 08:49 PM IST
The 2G probe seems to be picking up pace, with the CBI tightening its noose over many high-profiled officials in the telecom space. The probe may soon reach DMK patriarch, Karunanidhi's home.
- Feb 17, 2011 09:59 AM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh finally, broke his silence on the scams that have tarnished the image of the United Progressive Alliance government (UPA) and shed light on what he's doing to deal with it. In a meeting with editors of TV channels, he says he is dead serious about bringing wrongdoers to book.
- Feb 16, 2011 12:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday asserted he was not aware of the methodology of the controversial First-Come, First-Serve (FCFS) policy followed for 2G spectrum allocation by disgraced former Telecom Minister A Raja, which resulted in a huge scam estimated to be up to Rs 1.76 lakh crore.
- Feb 16, 2011 08:18 AM IST
CBI today questioned the top officials of some telecom companies, including Managing Director of Unitech Sanjay Chandra, in connection with its probe into 2G scam and some of them were confronted with arrested former Telecom Minister A Raja.
- Feb 14, 2011 11:30 AM IST
In response to the Department of Telecom’s (DoT) showcause notice, telecom operator Uninor has sent a detailed report on February 11, reports CNBC-TV18 quoting sources.
- Feb 10, 2011 12:18 PM IST
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal welcomed the TRAI's new 2G pricing recommendations, saying that the proposals are acceptable to the ministry 'in principle'.