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2G case: 645 questions for Essar, Loop promoters

2G case: 645 questions for Essar, Loop promoters

New Delhi, April 11 A court here hearing 2G spectrum case supplied a questionnaire containing 645 question to Essar Group and Loop Telecom promoters who are among the accused. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini fixed the matter...
Statements of 2G accused to be recorded April 16

Statements of 2G accused to be recorded April 16

New Delhi, April 5  A here court will April 16 record the statements of the accused in the 2G spectrum case against the Essar Group and Loop Telecom promoters, who face charges of criminal conspiracy for cheating the DoT. The Central Bureau of Investigation...
SC likely to hear Kanimozhi’s plea for quashing of charges Jan 21

SC likely to hear Kanimozhi’s plea for quashing of charges Jan 21

New Delhi, Jan 8  The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Jan 21 DMK leader Kanimozhi’s plea seeking the quashing of charges against her in the 2G case being exclusively heard by a special CBI court on day-to-day basis. A bench headed by Chief Justice...
95 witnesses examined in 2G case against Essar, Loop promoters

95 witnesses examined in 2G case against Essar, Loop promoters

New Delhi, Dec 21  A court concluded the process of examining prosecution witnesses, totalling 95, in the 2G spectrum case against Essar and Loop Telecom promoters, who face charges of criminal conspiracy for cheating the department of telecommunications...
2G: Court notice to DoT, CBI

2G: Court notice to DoT, CBI

New Delhi, Dec 17  A special court hearing the 2G case issued notice to the CBI and the department of telecommunications (DoT) on a plea filed by Loop Telecom Ltd seeking directions for referring the matter to the Lok Adalat. Special Central Bureau of...
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SC’s 2G ruling brings clarity to policy making: Sibal

New Delhi, Sep 27 The government Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement that it need not follow an auction process for allocating all national resources, saying this brought “clarity” to the government’s role in economic policy-making. “Government...
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Norwegian minister meets Sibal, discusses Telenor issue

New Delhi, Feb 7 Continuing with the diplomatic drive to secure state-owned Telenor’s $3 billion investment in India, a key Norwegian minister met Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday and raised her government’s concerns on the issue. Oslo-based...
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India needs to rebuilt its telecom narrative

Telecom sits on the top of the incredible India story. But the mess, evident in the award of second generation (2G) licences, shows how at least six principal characters worked overtime to deface it. To borrow from the cricketing cliche, and but for the...
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Chidambaram had no role in fixing spectrum pricing: Sibal

New Delhi, Dec 10 Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday strongly refuted accusations by Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy that P.Chidambaram as finance minister had a role in fixing the entry fee for new players and hence should be prosecuted...
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Court allows Swamy to be recalled as 2G witness

New Delhi, Dec 8 A special CBI court Thursday allowed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to recall himself as a witness to prove Home Minister P. Chidambaram’s alleged complicity in the 2G spectrum case. While allowing Swamy’s plea to be...
5 executives get bail in 2G case, Tihar trial stayed

5 executives get bail in 2G case, Tihar trial stayed

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday granted bail to five executives who were accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case, seven months after after their custody, even as a stay was granted on shifting the trial to Tihar...
Five executives get bail in 2G spectrum case

Five executives get bail in 2G spectrum case

New Delhi, Nov 23 The Supreme Court Wednesday granted bail to five corporate executives accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case. The five are Sanjay Chandra of Unitech Wireless, Vinod Goenka of Swan Telecom, as well as Reliance...
Truce, says UPA as Pranab, Chidambaram close ranks

Truce, says UPA as Pranab, Chidambaram close ranks

New Delhi, Sep 29 The Congress-led government Thursday sought to bury a flaming row over a finance ministry note that linked Home Minister P. Chidambaram to the 2G scandal, with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee denying the note reflected his views...
2G: CBI clears Chidambaram, to dig deeper into Swan deal

2G: CBI clears Chidambaram, to dig deeper into Swan deal

New Delhi, Sep 29 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday gave a clean chit to Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case and felt three Reliance Group officials, now in judicial custody, may turn approvers. The...
Pranab declines comment on 2G

Pranab declines comment on 2G

New York, Sep 25 After a 45-minute meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee declined to comment on the 2G spectrum issue, saying the matter was sub-judice and he needed to first find out its legal implications. Like...
Pranab says he will comment on 2G issue only in India

Pranab says he will comment on 2G issue only in India

New York, Sep 24 Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is arriving here Saturday night to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh amid a raging controversy back home over a note of his ministry on the role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the allocation ...
‘Spectrum could have been auctioned if Chidambaram wanted’

‘Spectrum could have been auctioned if Chidambaram wanted’

New Delhi, Sep 21 In a new twist to the second generation (2G) spectrum case, a note to the Prime Minister’s Office from the finance ministry says this resource could have auctioned in 2008 if Home Minister P. Chidambaram, then the finance minister,...
PM’s role ‘questionable’ in 2G scam, CWG

PM’s role ‘questionable’ in 2G scam, CWG

Kolkata, August 08, 2011 The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s role was “questionable” in the spectrum saga and the now jailed Suresh...
Radia-Bhushan Tapes  CROSSED WIRES OR JANGLED NERVES

Radia-Bhushan Tapes CROSSED WIRES OR JANGLED NERVES

By Poonam I Kaushish New Delhi, May 17, 2011 Political India is beginning to resemble a leaking sieve. Wherein our netagan, power-brokers, fixers and journalist seem to have got all their connections crossed and jangled....
DoT sends termination notices to Aircel, Etisalat and SSTL

DoT sends termination notices to Aircel, Etisalat and SSTL

New Delhi, 07 April, 2011 Government has issued licence termination notices to three telecom operators -Aircel, D B Etisalat and Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) for delays in roll-out of services...