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Disclose info on 2G scam consultations: CIC to govt

The Central Information Commission has directed the Law Ministry to disclose whether former Attorney General G E Vahanvati was asked by the government to participate in a meeting where a controversial press note in 2G scam was allegedly drafted by then Telecom Minister A Raja.

Attorney General clears Hindustan Zinc stake sale via auction

Government's 29.5 percent stake in HZL is worth Rs 16,000 crore at current market valuation.

Govt mulling EC proposal to ban opinion polls during elections

The government is considering a proposal of the Election Commission to ban the publication of opinion polls during elections.

Marines case: Italy asks its nationals in India to remain cautious

Apprehending backlash after it refused to send back 2 marines, facing trial for killing 2 Indian fishermen in Kerala, Italy has advised its citizens to be "vigilant and cautious".

Raja's letter to PM not based on discussion with me: AG

Attorney General G E Vahanvati on Wednesday told a Delhi court that former Telecom Minister A Raja's letter to the Prime Minister regarding the DoT's policy to be adopted for 2G spectrum allocation was not based on discussion with him and the then External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

Cabinet may consider Vodafone tax issue next week: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said the Cabinet is likely to take a view on the Rs 11,200-crore Vodafone tax case next week.

Cabinet to take call on Vodafone tax dispute: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said the Union Cabinet will take a final call on settlement of the Rs 11,200-crore Vodafone tax case after seeking opinion of the Attorney General.

2G scam: JPC report may be delayed

The drafting of the JPC report on 2G scam could be delayed with key UPA ally DMK insisting on calling former Telecom Minister A Raja as a witness.

Vahanvati says 2G press note cleared by him was altered

Attorney General G E Vahanvati on Tuesday told a parliamentary panel probing the 2G case that a press note which he had cleared for inviting application for spectrum allocation in 2008 was altered before its release, sources said here.

Vodafone tax: Govt can recover dues, advises Attorney General

Attorney General G E Vahanvati is believed to have advised the Finance Ministry that it could go ahead with recovery of tax dues from British Telecom giant Vodafone following controversial retrospective amendments to the Income Tax Act.

CBI to approach AG for fresh opinion following differences

CBI will approach Attorney General G E Vahanvati for fresh opinion after its legal department differed with the agency's findings on cross- holding of shares of Essar in Loop Telecom in connection with the 2G scam, contending there is no ground for a case against it.

AG denies that CBI questioned him on 2G scam

Attorney General G E Vahanvati denied in the Supreme Court that he was questioned by the CBI about his purported legal opinion to the Department of
Telecom on the issue of grant of 2G spectrum.

No sanction to prosecute Raja as no complain filed: Govt tells SC

GE Vahanvati said request "made by Swamy in his letter was misconceived & PM was not obliged to act."