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  • Raja's kin dies of heart attack Apr 08, 2011 08:38 AM IST

    Raja's kin dies of heart attack

    Deepak Pushpanatan, a young nephew of former Telecom Minister A Raja, died last night after suffering a massive heart attack.

  • Tamil Nadu Elections: Kalaignar 's Swan Song? Apr 04, 2011 09:35 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu Elections: Kalaignar 's Swan Song?

    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.

  • Promoters of Unitech Wireless 'gained' Rs 2,342 crore: CBI Apr 03, 2011 04:42 PM IST

    Promoters of Unitech Wireless 'gained' Rs 2,342 crore: CBI

    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.

  • What is the 2G spectrum scandal all about? Apr 03, 2011 11:12 AM IST

    What is the 2G spectrum scandal all about?

    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.

  • A. Raja, firms charged in 2G spectrum scam probe Apr 03, 2011 11:12 AM IST

    A. Raja, firms charged in 2G spectrum scam probe

    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.

  • Anna Hazare: I asked PM whether his team shares his values Mar 31, 2011 09:35 AM IST

    Anna Hazare: I asked PM whether his team shares his values

    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.

  • Where's the scam, Mr Sibal. It's in your imagination Mar 22, 2011 08:38 PM IST

    Where's the scam, Mr Sibal. It's in your imagination

    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.

  • SC agrees to hear plea for CBI probe into Batcha's death Mar 17, 2011 10:15 PM IST

    SC agrees to hear plea for CBI probe into Batcha's death

    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.

  • Raja overlooked DoT verdict in Tata case: Lawyer Bhushan Mar 17, 2011 01:29 PM IST

    Raja overlooked DoT verdict in Tata case: Lawyer Bhushan

    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.

  • Raja's close aide Batcha's suicide note found Mar 16, 2011 08:53 PM IST

    Raja's close aide Batcha's suicide note found

    A close aide of jailed former telecom minister A Raja, Sadiq Batcha was on Wednesday found dead in his Chennai home.

  • Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha commits suicide Mar 16, 2011 02:32 PM IST

    Raja's close aide Sadiq Batcha commits suicide

    Former telecom minister A Raja's close associate Sadiq Batcha allegedly committed suicide in Chennai on Wednesday.

  • ED claims some telcos paid A Raja money via hawala Mar 15, 2011 10:34 PM IST

    ED claims some telcos paid A Raja money via hawala

    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.

  • CBI probing if 2G scam threatened country's security Mar 08, 2011 01:34 PM IST

    CBI probing if 2G scam threatened country's security

    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.

  • A new dimension in 2G spectrum case has emerged: SC Mar 03, 2011 03:32 PM IST

    A new dimension in 2G spectrum case has emerged: SC

    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.

  • Make this call, Kapil Sibal Mar 03, 2011 09:35 AM IST

    Make this call, Kapil Sibal

    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

  • Raja's aide, HFCL MD questioned in connection with 2G scam Feb 23, 2011 08:28 AM IST

    Raja's aide, HFCL MD questioned in connection with 2G scam

    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.

  • Telecom cos question CAG report, defend 2G licence in SC Feb 23, 2011 08:28 AM IST

    Telecom cos question CAG report, defend 2G licence in SC

    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.

  • Will consider Raja's request on 2G debate: LS Speaker Feb 22, 2011 12:29 PM IST

    Will consider Raja's request on 2G debate: LS Speaker

    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.

  • PMs conduct unbecoming of an economist: Subramanian Swamy Feb 19, 2011 10:30 AM IST

    PMs conduct unbecoming of an economist: Subramanian Swamy

    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.

  • DMK's Kanimozhi may be CBI's next target in 2G scam case Feb 17, 2011 08:49 PM IST

    DMK's Kanimozhi may be CBI's next target in 2G scam case

    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.

  • Will next few months be testing times for Manmohan Singh? Feb 17, 2011 09:59 AM IST

    Will next few months be testing times for Manmohan Singh?

    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.

  • Not aware of methods used in 2G allocation: PM Feb 16, 2011 12:35 PM IST

    Not aware of methods used in 2G allocation: PM

    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.

  • CBI quizzes top officials of telecom companies Feb 16, 2011 08:18 AM IST

    CBI quizzes top officials of telecom companies

    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.

  • Uninor replies to DoT showcause notice Feb 14, 2011 11:30 AM IST

    Uninor replies to DoT showcause notice

    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.

  • TRAI's 2G pricing recos acceptable in principle: Sibal Feb 10, 2011 12:18 PM IST

    TRAI's 2G pricing recos acceptable in principle: Sibal

    Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal welcomed the TRAI's new 2G pricing recommendations, saying that the proposals are acceptable to the ministry 'in principle'.

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