Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa told a Delhi court that PM, then external affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee and then Solicitor General Goolam E Vahanvati were aware of all the policy decisions taken in the 2G scam.
Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa on Monday accused the Tata as the "highest contributor" in the "so-called" loss of over Rs 30,000 crore to the state
exchequer in the award of licenses for the spectrum.
Calling himself the "oldest friend" of Nationalist Congress Party president and Union minister Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said he was,
however, an "enemy" of the Maratha leader`s "opportunistic" politics.
Swan Telecom promoter Shahid
Usman Balwa retracted from his statement made in a Delhi
court that PM Manmohan Singh should have been made
as a witness in the 2G spectrum case saying the media has
reported it "out of context".
Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav
Thackeray on Friday alleged that tainted D B Realty managing
director Shahid Balwa was granted many favours by Union
Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar.
BJP on Friday made light of
allegations that its president Nitin Gadkari had used a
helicopter belonging to 2G scam accused Shahid Balwa, saying
none of its leaders travelled with the Managing Director of DB
Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly Eknath Khadse on Thursday alleged that Union Minister Sharad Pawar had travelled on a plane owned by a company of Shahid Balwa, under arrest in the 2G spectrum allocation scam,.
Dynamix Realty, a subsidiary of
DB Realty, which has come under the probe agencies` scanner
in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, had deposited Rs 4.5 crore
in the bank account of the son of Congress MLA Kripashankar