Vinod Rai welcomes Manmohan Singh's plan to pen memoirs

Retired CAG Vinod Rai has welcomed former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision to write memoirs, saying the nation needs to know what exactly transpired during his tenure and felt that people holding high offices should pen their experiences.

Did not receive any letter on PPP audit from Vinod Rai: Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said he did not receive any communication from ex-CAG Vinod Rai on the audit of PPP projects.

Zee Media refutes allegations by CBI director Ranjit Sinha's lawyer

Essel Group Chairman, Dr Subhash Chandra on Monday refuted the contention by CBI director’s lawyer in the Supreme Court that Zee Media and its newspaper DNA was after Ranjit Sinha.

2G Scam: Supreme Court directs advocate Prashant Bhushan to submit name of whistleblower

The Supreme Court, on Monday, directed Advocate Prashant Bhushan to reveal source of information regarding guest list at CBI director's residence and CBI file notings. The court has asked Bhushan to submit the name of whistleblower in the controversial visitors log-book in a sealed envelope.

2G scam: SC asks Bhushan to reveal info about CBI chief

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday directed advocate Prashant Bhushan to reveal the source of information regarding the visitors at CBI director Ranjit Sinha's residence.

'I did my duty', says Manmohan Singh on ex-CAG Rai's 2G scam charges
'I did my duty', says Manmohan Singh on ex-CAG Rai's 2G scam charges

After ex-Comptroller & Auditor General Vinod Rai's book questioned Manmohan Singh's integrity as the PM while major scams like 2G and Coalgate took place during the UPA regime, the latter refused to comment when posed with a question on Rai's charges.

Appropriate, timely decisions could've avoided much of UPA's mess: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 

New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said had the previous UPA government taken appropriate decisions at appropriate time, "much of the mess" created by 2G spectrum allocation would have been avoided.

Manmohan Singh may have made a mistake: Kamal Nath on 2G scam
Manmohan Singh may have made a mistake: Kamal Nath on 2G scam

After ex-CAG Vinod Rai attacked Manmohan Singh on 2G issue, Congress leader Kamal Nath on Friday said the former Prime Minister may have made a "mistake" in not acting despite his letter to him expressing concern over the spectrum allocation process.

CBI can't be as autonomous or independent as CAG: Vinod Rai

Raising concerns over CBI being under the "direct control" of the Prime Minister, former top auditor Vinod Rai has said that "a police dominated" agency can't enjoy autonomy or independence available to the CAG or the Election Commission.

2G scam: Kamal Nath says Manmohan may have made a mistake​

Adding political fire to former CAG claims in the 2G case, Kamal Nath on Friday affirmed Vinod Rai's statement that the Congress leader had cautioned Dr Manmohan Singh against 2G allocations.

Manmohan Singh was more interested in staying in power: Ex-CAG Vinod Rai
Manmohan Singh was more interested in staying in power: Ex-CAG Vinod Rai

Former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keen the PM's name out of audit reports.

Prashant Bhushan writes to PM against CBI chief Ranjit Sinha

Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to remove CBI Director Ranjit Sinha and initiate disciplinary and criminal action against him for allegedly abusing his official position to protect accused in high profile corruption cases including 2G spectrum and coal block allocation scam.

I am under fire from all sides: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Facing criticism for his alleged meetings with representatives of companies facing CBI probe, agency's chief Ranjit Sinha on Friday avoided making any comment saying he was already "under fire" from all sides.

JD(U) demands action against CBI chief Ranjit Sinha

JD(U) president Sharad Yadav on Friday attacked CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, accusing him of running a "gang of corrupt officers", and questioned why Narendra Modi government was "silent" though it had been elected on anti-corruption plank.

Ready to recuse from 2G probe if Supreme Court orders: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha
Ready to recuse from 2G probe if Supreme Court orders: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

After the Supreme Court on Thursday sought details regarding entry list of his residence, the beleaguered CBI director Ranjit Sinha offered to recuse himself from the coal scam investigation if the court ordered him to.

SC turns down CBI Director Ranjit Sinha's plea to gag media

The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down the plea of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to gag media from carrying news stories on documents pertaining to the entry of various people who are under its probe at his residence.

CBI denies report Director Ranjit Sinha met tel co officials
CBI denies report Director Ranjit Sinha met tel co officials

CBI dismissed reports that officials of a telecom company indicted in the 2G scam had met its Director Ranjit Sinha calling it malicious and part of a concerted design to malign the agency.

Former Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati dies of heart attack

Former attorney general Goolamhussein Essaji Vahanvati passed away on Tuesday due to heart attack.

Apprised Manmohan about spectrum allocation, Raja tells court

Testifying as a defence witness in the 2G spectrum allocation case, former telecom minister A. Raja told a special court here Wednesday that he "apprised" then prime minister Manmohan Singh about various telecom-related issues.