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  • Pak SC orders arrest of PM Ashraf in corruption case Jan 15, 2013 03:41 PM IST

    Pak SC orders arrest of PM Ashraf in corruption case

    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.

  • Foreign telcos can't claim damages from govt in 2G case: AG Dec 05, 2012 08:34 PM IST

    Foreign telcos can't claim damages from govt in 2G case: AG

    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.

  • Was Chidu note on spectrum to PM a covert nod to Raja? Sep 21, 2011 02:28 PM IST

    Was Chidu note on spectrum to PM a covert nod to Raja?

    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.

  • TRAI's expert report on 2G supports our case: CBI to court Sep 15, 2011 10:35 PM IST

    TRAI's expert report on 2G supports our case: CBI to court

    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.

  • Never paid any bribe or gratification to anyone: Tata Aug 03, 2011 08:30 PM IST

    Never paid any bribe or gratification to anyone: Tata

    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.

  • CBI questions A Raja, 2 others in 2G scam Jul 18, 2011 05:45 PM IST

    CBI questions A Raja, 2 others in 2G scam

    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.

  • Can't record minutes of all meetings with ministers: FM Jul 08, 2011 09:59 PM IST

    Can't record minutes of all meetings with ministers: FM

    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.

  • DMK-Congress relation is a closed chapter now: Sashi Kumar Jul 07, 2011 10:09 PM IST

    DMK-Congress relation is a closed chapter now: Sashi Kumar

    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.

  • RIL apologises to Chidambaram for 'derogatory' remarks Jun 15, 2011 09:54 PM IST

    RIL apologises to Chidambaram for 'derogatory' remarks

    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.

  • 2G: Behura's bail reserved, says PM backed policy May 27, 2011 06:52 PM IST

    2G: Behura's bail reserved, says PM backed policy

    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.

  • 2G trial: The wait for bail continues for Balwa & company May 18, 2011 05:29 PM IST

    2G trial: The wait for bail continues for Balwa & company

    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.

  • CBI not probing national security aspect in 2G case: Swamy May 18, 2011 02:48 PM IST

    CBI not probing national security aspect in 2G case: Swamy

    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.

  • CBI opposes Swamy's appointment as prosecutor in 2G scam May 04, 2011 07:31 PM IST

    CBI opposes Swamy's appointment as prosecutor in 2G scam

    The CBI, in its reply, said its investigation into the case is independent and not inspired by Swamy's complaint.

  • Budget 2011-12: Telecom Sector Feb 14, 2011 05:59 PM IST

    Budget 2011-12: Telecom Sector

    The Budget 2011-12 will be presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on 28th February 2011.

  • Raja remanded to 4 more days of CBI custody Feb 10, 2011 08:55 PM IST

    Raja remanded to 4 more days of CBI custody

    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.

  • CBI gets 5-day remand of Raja, others in 2G scam case Feb 03, 2011 04:57 PM IST

    CBI gets 5-day remand of Raja, others in 2G scam case

    The three were arrested for allegedly abusing their official position and favouring some telecom companies in grant of licences by manipulating the procedures.

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