Kalaignar TV

Rs 200-crore illegal gratification transferred to KTV: ED to court

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday told a special court that Rs 200 crore "illegal gratification" was transferred to DMK-run Kalaignar TV by DB group firm through a "circuitous route" in return for grant of 2G telecom spectrum to Swan Telecom by former Telecom Minister A Raja.

Jul 27, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

TNCC chief, 3 KTV officials asked to appear in court next month

A local court on Tuesday asked TNCC chief EVKS Elangovan and three Kalaignar TV channel officials to appear before it on August 21 in a criminal defamation case filed by the city public prosecutor.

Jul 21, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

2G PMLA case: Court warns ED of imposing exemplary cost

Enforcement Directorate (ED) Monday faced the ire of a special court which warned the agency that it would impose "exemplary cost" on it for wasting court's time due to non-availability of prosecution witnesses for recording of their statements in a 2G scam-related case.

Dec 22, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Kanimozhi was active brain behind KTV: 2G PMLA case witness

DMK MP Kanimozhi, facing trial in a 2G scam related money laundering case along with 18 others, was the "active brain" behind the formation of accused firm Kalaignar TV Pvt Ltd (KTV), a prosecution witness Friday told a special court.

Dec 05, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

2G-related case: Witness says money transaction camouflaged

An IRS officer, who was working as ED's Joint Director till April 2012, today told a Delhi court that the transfer of about Rs 200 crore from Dynamix Realty to Kalaignar TV was not "simple business transaction" and it was "camouflaged" to hide the actual nature of proceeds of crime.

Nov 24, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

2G: Not involved in Rs 200 crore transaction, claims A Raja

ED had filed a charge sheet claiming that the transaction of Rs 200 crore, which was allegedly paid to Kalaignar TV, was not genuine.

Jun 05, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Contradiction in ED's charge sheet in 2G's PMLA case: Balwa

Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa today told a Delhi court that the charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate in a 2G scam-related money laundering case was "contradictory" and the transfer of Rs 200 crore to Kalaignar TV was a "prudent business transaction".

Jun 04, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

2G case: Special bench of SC to hear plea of Karunanidhi's wife

A special bench of the Supreme Court hearing 2G cases will take up the plea of Dayalu Ammal, wife of DMK chief M Karunanidhi, for exemption from personal appearance as a prosecution witness in the 2G case.

Jul 09, 2013, 11:21 AM IST

Kanimozhi was not taking interest in KTV's affairs: Witness

CBI had claimed that during the probe, Amirtham had said that Kanimozhi was taking keen interest in the day-to-day affairs of the channel.

Mar 15, 2013, 19:12 PM IST

‘Kalaignar TV got Rs 52 cr from fictitious firms’

The Kalaignar TV had allegedly received Rs 52 crore from 18 Kolakata-based firms which are suspected to be "fictitious", the JPC was told.

Jul 18, 2012, 18:41 PM IST

2G scam: HC notice to CBI on plea by KTV MD against charges

The Delhi High Court Monday asked the CBI to respond to DMK-run Kalaignar TV Managing Director Sharad Kumar's plea for quashing of criminal charges against him in the 2G spectrum allocation case.

May 07, 2012, 21:44 PM IST

2G: ED questions Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday questioned Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar in connection with its probe into his role in the alleged financial irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation case.

Apr 28, 2012, 22:29 PM IST

2G scam: ED to attach properties worth Rs 223 crore

For the first time in the 2G scam case, the Enforcement Directorate will attach immovable property worth Rs.223 crore of five companies in connection with the alleged bribe of Rs 200 crore paid to Kalaignar TV after an anti-money laundering court on Tuesday gave its nod.

Jan 10, 2012, 18:05 PM IST

2G Scam: Allegations of Rs 200 crore bribe not 'absurd': Court

The theory of ‘corporate loan’ advanced by the Swan Telecom to counter the charges of giving Rs 200 crore as bribe to the DMK-run Kalaignar TV in connection with the 2G spectrum scam was on Saturday brushed aside by a Delhi Court which said the allegations are not "imaginary", "absurd" or "unfounded".

Oct 22, 2011, 19:42 PM IST

2G scam: Kanimozhi opposes CBI plea of invoking fresh charge

DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar on Saturday opposed CBI's fresh plea of invoking an additional charge of criminal breach of trust on the ground that they were not the alleged beneficiaries of the 2G spectrum licences.

Oct 01, 2011, 18:28 PM IST

2G case: ED orders attachment of properties of 5 cos

The Enforcement Directorate Tuesday ordered freezing of bank accounts and attachment of immoveable properties of five companies in connection with the alleged bribe of Rs 200 crore paid to Kalaignar TV in 2G spectrum allocation scam.

Aug 30, 2011, 20:06 PM IST

CBI fails to establish motive : A Raja

The defence lawyer accused CBI of filing charge sheets in installments to harass Reddy saying, CBI will come after a month.

Aug 24, 2011, 22:47 PM IST

2G scam: ED will soon attach properties worth Rs 230 crore

The Enforcement Directorate will soon attach more than Rs 230 crore worth of properties in connection with the alleged bribe money which the CBI has said was paid illegally to Kalaignar TV in the 2G spectrum scam.

Aug 23, 2011, 15:54 PM IST

CBI's allegations "silly", says Kalinagar TV CEO

Sharad Kumar, CEO and MD of DMK-run Kalaignar TV, today told a Delhi court that CBI's allegations were "silly" and and based on assumptions as the so-called bribe of Rs 200 crore to the channel was inter-corporate deposits (ICD) which had no connection with 2G spectrum allocation.

Aug 20, 2011, 17:58 PM IST

Kalaignar TV funding trail leads to Kolkata

The money trail in the 2G telecom spectrum scam has led the I-T Department to 19 “non-genuine” companies in Kolkata allegedly used by Kalaignar TV to return Rs. 230 crore, taken as “loan”, to Cineyug.

Jul 12, 2011, 00:21 AM IST

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