CBI has started the process of closing 14 preliminary enquiries registered by it on the basis of intercepted conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and would inform the Supreme Court about it.
The Income Tax department has found no instance of tax evasion after going through the entire range of intercepted conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on directions of the Supreme Court in connection with the 2G case.
The Supreme Court on Friday said the tapped telephone conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with politicians, corporate honchos and others needs to be scrutinised by the CBI to find out element of criminality.
The Supreme Court will take up Tuesday Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata`s plea on the right to privacy after the leakage of his telephonic conversations with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia tapped by the Income Tax Department.
CBI has begun investigation into
the alleged bribe offer made by a journalist said to be on
behalf of Corporate lobbyist Niira Radia after registering a
case following a complaint by Enforcement Directorate.
Claiming that the CBI had
"overlooked" the role of Ratan Tata and corporate lobbyist
Niira Radia in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, an application
has been moved in a Delhi Court seeking further investigation
into the matter.