Aug 29, 2011 04:55 PM IST
A Delhi court will decide on September 15 whether to put former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others on trial for their alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, which according to CBI has said caused a loss of Rs 30,984 crore to the public exchequer.
- Aug 26, 2011 10:23 PM IST
The pre-trial arguments for framing charges against the accused in the 2G case saw former telecom minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi's lawyer suggest they want Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to appear as a witness.
- Aug 26, 2011 05:51 PM IST
In a move that could portend fresh trouble for former Telecom Minister A Raja, the CBI has registered a Prelimnary Enquiry (PE) to probe the alleged bunglings in the allocation of franchisees of WiMax services by state-run operator BSNL.
- Aug 25, 2011 06:15 PM IST
The CBI registered a preliminary enquiry for alleged manipulation in awarding BSNL's Wimax Franchise to companies friendly to A Raja. CNBC-TV18’s Malvika Jain reports on against whom the enquiry has been filed and the allegations CBI is looking into.
- Aug 24, 2011 09:29 PM IST
Former Telecom Minister A Raja today told a Delhi court that dilution of equities by alleged beneficiaries of 2G spectrum scam to foreign firms was cleared by the government and did not constitute any offence.
- Aug 24, 2011 08:07 PM IST
Here's a bit of news that may boost A Raja's chances.
- Aug 24, 2011 05:33 PM IST
Jailed former Telecom Minister A Raja today told a Delhi court that he would get Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, then Finance Minister P Chidambaram and present Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal summoned as witnesses to prove government did not incur any loss in the 2G allocation.
- Aug 16, 2011 05:16 PM IST
Anti corruption campaigner Anna Hazare will share space with A Raja and Suresh Kalmadi both accused in the high-profile scams in Tihar jail.
- Aug 11, 2011 04:00 PM IST
Former Telecom Minister A Raja today rejected CBI's contention that he had taken unilateral decision on 2G spectrum, saying the PMO had given the nod for spectrum allocation to new operators in January, 2008.
- Aug 09, 2011 12:00 PM IST
The Supreme Court today issued notice to the CBI seeking its response on the bail pleas of Unitech Wireless' Managing Director Sanjay Chandra and Director of Swan Telecom Vinod Goenka, accused in the 2G scam case.
- Aug 08, 2011 08:17 PM IST
Telecom firm Unitech Wireless (Tamil Nadu) Limited, accused in 2G spectrum allocation scam, today told a Delhi court that there was no evidence to show that it had conspired with former Telecom Minister A Raja and others to get radio waves despite being an ineligible firm.
- Aug 05, 2011 07:35 PM IST
Swan Telecom today sought its discharge from the 2G case by claiming in a Delhi court that it cannot be held a co-conspirator with former Telecom Minister A Raja as besides it, many firms, including Tata Teleservices and Datacom, were also ready with demand drafts of Rs 1659 crore to get licenses.
- Aug 04, 2011 04:21 PM IST
The BJP has claimed that the Prime Minister was given advance information on all the major charges against A Raja. This suggests that he was aware of what Raja was doing and was either complicit or negligent. But is that accusation fair?
- Jul 30, 2011 05:40 PM IST
R K Chandolia, former private secretary of A Raja, today alleged before a Delhi court that the CBI pressurised its witnesses to depose against him in the 2G spectrum case after his arrest.
- Jul 29, 2011 01:52 PM IST
R K Chandolia, former aide of ex-Telecom Minister A Raja, today sought implication of corporate leaders and lobbyist Niira Radia in the 2G case as accused, saying they had participated in the alleged "covert deal" between the Tata group and Kalaignar TV.
- Jul 29, 2011 12:54 PM IST
R K Chandolia, the former private secretary to A Raja, today claimed innocence in the 2G case before a Delhi court, saying that he merely followed the instructions of his "master", the former Telecom Minister.
- Jul 28, 2011 05:34 PM IST
Former Telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura today sought to implicate Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2G spectrum scam, claiming that the PMO was kept in the loop by the then Telecom Minister on the first-come-first-served policy in the award of licenses.
- Jul 28, 2011 04:02 PM IST
The opposition and sections of the press interpreted A Raja’s defence in court as suggestion or proof that the Prime Minister and then Finance Minister were aware of his actions on the 2G front and approved. But is that a correct and fair interpretation or is it willful misreading?
- Jul 28, 2011 01:10 PM IST
Income Tax Department today said that it has questioned former Telecom Minister A Raja and others in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation case and will soon come out with its report.
- Jul 27, 2011 08:41 AM IST
Former Telecom Minister A Raja today sought to drag in the 2G spectrum scam Arun Shourie, who held the same portfolio in the NDA Government, by telling a court here that both of them followed identical policy of spectrum allocation.
- Jul 26, 2011 09:38 PM IST
Former Telecom Minister A Raja today told a Delhi court that CBI lacked "contemporaneous record" to support its allegation that his then personal secretary R K Chandolia tried to influence the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) officials on his behalf in 2G case.
- Jul 26, 2011 09:05 PM IST
Former Telecom Minister A Raja today sought to make then Finance Minister P Chidambaram a witness in 2G case, saying he was privy to matters relating to dilution of equities by Swan Telecom and Unitech Wireless to foreign firms.
- Jul 26, 2011 07:20 PM IST
An Income Tax department team will fly down from Chennai on Wednesday to question former Telecom Minister A Raja in Tihar jail here, for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.
- Jul 26, 2011 06:37 PM IST
In a revelation, Raja said that it is correct that he had amended the press release, which is one of the allegations against him. But it was after he had taken legal opinion from the then Solicitor General, Mr. Wahan Wati, reports Malvika Jain of CNBC-TV18.
- Jul 26, 2011 03:52 PM IST
After embarrassing the Prime Minister and Finance minister P Chidambaram with his dramatic courtroom allegations in the 2G scam, former Telecom Minister A Raja softened his stance on Tuesday saying he had been misquoted by the media.