Jan 15, 2013 03:41 PM IST
Pakistan today plunged into a fresh political crisis with the Supreme Court ordering the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for allegedly receiving bribes in power projects.
- Dec 05, 2012 08:34 PM IST
In a setback to foreign telecom players such as Sistema and Telenor, Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati is believed to have reiterated his earlier stand that such players cannot claim damages for cancellation of their 2G licences by an order of the Apex Court.
- Sep 21, 2011 02:28 PM IST
A note from P Chidambaram to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dated 15 January 2008 — exactly five days after Andimuthu Raja made his controversial award of 122 new telecom licences — seems to suggest that the two, willy-nilly, accepted Raja’s decision as a given.
- Sep 15, 2011 10:35 PM IST
CBI today told a Delhi court that the opinion of an expert committee, set up by telecom regulator TRAI to access annual value of the spectrum, was in "consonance" with its own figure of loss of Rs 30,000 crore in the allocation of licenses for the radio waves.
- Aug 03, 2011 08:30 PM IST
Tata group Chairman Ratan Tata today rejected allegations of giving bribe to former telecom minister A Raja to secure 2G spectrum allocation and said charges being made in the court proceedings were an attempt at diversion.
- Jul 18, 2011 05:45 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned former telecom minister A Raja, former telecom secretary Siddartha Behura and Gautam Doshi with regards to Loop Telecom's association with Essar, sources said.
- Jul 08, 2011 09:59 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee today sought to clear the air over non-recording of minutes of a meeting between his predecessor P Chidambaram and former Telecom Minister A Raja in regard to 2G spectrum allocation saying it is not possible to record minutes of all the meetings between ministers and there was no need for it.
- Jul 07, 2011 10:09 PM IST
Sashi Kumar, the chairman of Asian College of Journalism talks to CNBC-TV about what the developments in the Maran case means for the minister and the DMK party.
- Jun 15, 2011 09:54 PM IST
Subramanian said that Raja had been severely reprimanded for his "irresponsible and baseless statement". As a corporate entity RIL tendered its "profuse apology" and regretted the incident.
- May 27, 2011 06:52 PM IST
A Delhi court today reserved its order on the bail plea of former Telecom Secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in 2G spectrum scam case, who countered the conspiracy charge against him by saying he was implementing a policy backed by the Prime Minister.
- May 18, 2011 05:29 PM IST
The 2G trial court on Wednesday reserved its judgement on the bail plea of Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa and Rajeev Agarwal. CNBC-TV18 learns that while the order on Shahid Balwa will be pronounced on May 24, the order on Asif Balwa and Rajeev Agarwal will be pronounced on May 21.
- May 18, 2011 02:48 PM IST
The CBI had said that Swamy's allegation regarding possession of disproportionate assets by Raja and issues relating to the national security aspect are not directly related to the 2G scam.
- May 04, 2011 07:31 PM IST
The CBI, in its reply, said its investigation into the case is independent and not inspired by Swamy's complaint.
- Feb 14, 2011 05:59 PM IST
The Budget 2011-12 will be presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on 28th February 2011.
- Feb 10, 2011 08:55 PM IST
Former Telecom Minister A Raja was today remanded to CBI custody for four more days by a special CBI court along with Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa for questioning in connection with their role in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.
- Feb 03, 2011 04:57 PM IST
The three were arrested for allegedly abusing their official position and favouring some telecom companies in grant of licences by manipulating the procedures.