2G scam

Vantage Point - The loneliness of being Anna Hazare or: What has gone wrong

Anna Hazare has been virtually dumped by those who cheered him in 2011. However, his own puritanism makes it difficult to see a practical sense in his methods. 

Mar 27, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
2G case: SC slams Centre; directs CBI, ED to complete probe within six months

2G case: SC slams Centre; directs CBI, ED to complete probe within six months

The bench observed that the investigation has been going on for long time and people of this country cannot be kept in dark in the sensitive matter like this.

Mar 12, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
2G spectrum case: ASG Tushar Mehta named Special Public Prosecutor, will lead appeal against verdict

2G spectrum case: ASG Tushar Mehta named Special Public Prosecutor, will lead appeal against verdict

Mehta will oversee the appeal against the CBI special court verdict by February 19.

Feb 10, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
A Raja accuses Vinod Rai of his 'political murder', wants him prosecuted

A Raja accuses Vinod Rai of his 'political murder', wants him prosecuted

Former union telecom minister A Raja on Saturday said that former CAG Vinod Rai should be prosecuted for "cheating".

Jan 20, 2018, 22:11 PM IST
Expelled DMK leader Alagiri takes dig at brother Stalin over party's debacle in RK Nagar bypolls

Expelled DMK leader Alagiri takes dig at brother Stalin over party's debacle in RK Nagar bypolls

The DMK lost the December 21 R K Nagar bypoll, where its candidate N Maruthu Ganesh polled 24,000-odd votes, which was way below the 57,673 votes secured by the party in the 2016 assembly elections.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
A Raja, Kanimozhi, acquitted in 2G scam, get rousing welcome in Chennai

A Raja, Kanimozhi, acquitted in 2G scam, get rousing welcome in Chennai

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) workers on Saturday gathered at Chennai Airport to welcome A Raja and Kanimozhi who were recently acquitted in the 2G scam case.

Dec 23, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
BJP's whole structure is founded on lies: Rahul Gandhi takes shots after first CWC meeting

BJP's whole structure is founded on lies: Rahul Gandhi takes shots after first CWC meeting

“BJP is busy shielding the corrupt,” alleges Rahul Gandhi.

Dec 22, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

2G spectrum case: Cop-turned-special judge OP Saini handled high-profile cases

Justice OP Saini acquitted ex-telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others, including top corporate executives, in the 2G cases while holding that it was not a scam.

Dec 21, 2017, 22:25 PM IST
2G allotment faulty, corrupt; probe agencies will decide next step: Manoj Sinha

2G allotment faulty, corrupt; probe agencies will decide next step: Manoj Sinha

Manoj Sinha added that the CVC had criticised the earlier UPA government over the 2G spectrum allotment while it had applauded the NDA for the 2015, 2016 auctions.

Dec 21, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Everybody saw 2G scam when there was none: Special CBI judge

Everybody saw 2G scam when there was none: Special CBI judge

The CAG, in its report that created an uproar when the UPA was in power, had estimated that the 2G scam had caused an astronomical loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the state exchequer.

Dec 21, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Manmohan Singh, UPA stand vindicated in 2G scam: Kapil Sibal

Manmohan Singh, UPA stand vindicated in 2G scam: Kapil Sibal

Congress leader and senior advocate Kapil Sibal on Thursday said the acquittal of all the accused in the 2G scam vindicated then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the UPA`s stand that there was no scam in the allocation of spectrum and licences to telecom companies.

Dec 21, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
DMK's name is cleared: MK Stalin takes shot at media after 2G spectrum scam verdict

DMK's name is cleared: MK Stalin takes shot at media after 2G spectrum scam verdict

The 2G spectrum scam has given the DMK enough sleepless nights, and the party would be happy to be rid of the taint.

Dec 21, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
2G spectrum case: Date of verdict to be decided on December 5

2G spectrum case: Date of verdict to be decided on December 5

The date of verdict in the high-profile 2G spectrum scam cases will be decided on December 5, 2017, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Delhi said on Tuesday while adjourning t

Nov 07, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
Supreme Court grants protection to ED officer probing 2G spectrum scam

Supreme Court grants protection to ED officer probing 2G spectrum scam

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer probing the 2G spectrum scam, Rajeshwar Singh, against complaints by any accused being investigated by him.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Supreme Court grants protection to ED officer probing 2G scam against complaints by accused

Supreme Court grants protection to ED officer probing 2G scam against complaints by accused

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection to Enforcement Directorate officer Rajeshwar Singh, who is probing 2G scam, against 'baseless' complaints by any accused being investigated by him. 

Nov 01, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
'So what!' says ex-CAG Vinod Rai on civil servants using taxpayers' money to fund private trips

'So what!' says ex-CAG Vinod Rai on civil servants using taxpayers' money to fund private trips

Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, under whose watch the auditing body had reported on the 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocation irregularities, has defended private trips by government officials at taxpayers' expense.

Aug 17, 2016, 14:43 PM IST
West Bengal polls: Mamata rakes up 2G scam, slams Congress, BJP, CPI(M)

West Bengal polls: Mamata rakes up 2G scam, slams Congress, BJP, CPI(M)

Facing Opposition heat on the Saradha scam and Naradha sting, Trianamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hit back at the Congress by raking up 2G and coal scams which surfaced during the UPA regime and accused the Modi government of undermining the federal structure.

Apr 27, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

SC asks 2G PMLA accused to raise grievances before trial court

Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the accused in 2G scam related money laundering case to raise their grievances on the charges framed against them before the trial court during the ongoing final arguments in the matter.

Mar 29, 2016, 20:30 PM IST
Shared details of 2G spectrum allocation with Manmohan Singh, others: A Raja

Shared details of 2G spectrum allocation with Manmohan Singh, others: A Raja

Former Telecom Minister A Raja Monday told a special court that all decisions taken by him regarding 2G spectrum allocation were "unanimous" and he had shared the details with then PM Manmohan Singh and other cabinet colleagues at all crucial stages.

Feb 01, 2016, 20:42 PM IST