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  • 2G case: Court to decide on framing of charges on Sept 15 Aug 29, 2011 04:55 PM IST

    2G case: Court to decide on framing of charges on Sept 15

    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.

  • 2G row: PM can be summoned as a witness, say legal experts Aug 26, 2011 10:23 PM IST

    2G row: PM can be summoned as a witness, say legal experts

    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.

  • Raja may be booked in BSNL's WiMax deal Aug 26, 2011 05:51 PM IST

    Raja may be booked in BSNL's WiMax deal

    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.

  • CBI sets enquiry on BSNL officials, StarNet Comm & WiMax Aug 25, 2011 06:15 PM IST

    CBI sets enquiry on BSNL officials, StarNet Comm & WiMax

    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.

  • Dilution of equities to foreign firms legal: A Raja Aug 24, 2011 09:29 PM IST

    Dilution of equities to foreign firms legal: A Raja

    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.

  • TRAI tells CBI didn't recommend 2G spectrum auction Aug 24, 2011 08:07 PM IST

    TRAI tells CBI didn't recommend 2G spectrum auction

    Here's a bit of news that may boost A Raja's chances.

  • Raja wants to examine PM, FM, telecom minister as witnesses Aug 24, 2011 05:33 PM IST

    Raja wants to examine PM, FM, telecom minister as witnesses

    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.

  • Anna Hazare shares jail with Kalmadi; Kejrewal with Raja Aug 16, 2011 05:16 PM IST

    Anna Hazare shares jail with Kalmadi; Kejrewal with Raja

    Anti corruption campaigner Anna Hazare will share space with A Raja and Suresh Kalmadi both accused in the high-profile scams in Tihar jail.

  • 2G scam accused have informal talks with the judge Aug 11, 2011 04:00 PM IST

    2G scam accused have informal talks with the judge

    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.

  • 2G: SC seeks CBI's reply on bail pleas of Chandra, Goenka Aug 09, 2011 12:00 PM IST

    2G: SC seeks CBI's reply on bail pleas of Chandra, Goenka

    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.

  • No evidence to establish conspiracy with A Raja: Unitech Aug 08, 2011 08:17 PM IST

    No evidence to establish conspiracy with A Raja: Unitech

    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.

  • Swan says it is not co-conspirator Aug 05, 2011 07:35 PM IST

    Swan says it is not co-conspirator

    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.

  • 2G scam: PM less than alert and vigilant? Aug 04, 2011 04:21 PM IST

    2G scam: PM less than alert and vigilant?

    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?

  • A Raja's PS accuses CBI of pressurising witnesses to depose Jul 30, 2011 05:40 PM IST

    A Raja's PS accuses CBI of pressurising witnesses to depose

    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.

  • Chandolia seeks to drag Radia, corporate leaders in 2G case Jul 29, 2011 01:52 PM IST

    Chandolia seeks to drag Radia, corporate leaders in 2G case

    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.

  • I only followed my master Raja's instructions: Chandolia Jul 29, 2011 12:54 PM IST

    I only followed my master Raja's instructions: Chandolia

    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.

  • A Raja informed PM about change in FCFS policy: Behura Jul 28, 2011 05:34 PM IST

    A Raja informed PM about change in FCFS policy: Behura

    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.

  • Can Raja's defence be treated as evidence against govt? Jul 28, 2011 04:02 PM IST

    Can Raja's defence be treated as evidence against govt?

    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?

  • I-T questions Raja, to come out with report soon: CBDT Jul 28, 2011 01:10 PM IST

    I-T questions Raja, to come out with report soon: CBDT

    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.

  • Raja tries to drag Shourie in 2G scam Jul 27, 2011 08:41 AM IST

    Raja tries to drag Shourie in 2G scam

    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.

  • No record to show my secretary influenced DoT: Raja Jul 26, 2011 09:38 PM IST

    No record to show my secretary influenced DoT: Raja

    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.

  • Chidambaram bound to come as witness in 2G case: A Raja Jul 26, 2011 09:05 PM IST

    Chidambaram bound to come as witness in 2G case: A Raja

    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.

  • I-T team from Chennai to quiz Raja on July 27 Jul 26, 2011 07:20 PM IST

    I-T team from Chennai to quiz Raja on July 27

    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.

  • I amended the press release, says Raja Jul 26, 2011 06:37 PM IST

    I amended the press release, says Raja

    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.

  • Chidambaram must testify in 2G case: Raja Jul 26, 2011 03:52 PM IST

    Chidambaram must testify in 2G case: Raja

    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.

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