The Times of India
Oust-Maran clamour gets louder
New Delhi: Dayanidhi Maran’s stint at the Union Cabinet got tougher on Wednesday, as the Congress needs to counter the ”soft-on-corruption” perception more strongly, given the CBI’s contention in Supreme Court. (read story)
CBI tightens case against Dayanidhi Maran
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is closing in on Union textiles minister Dayanidhi Maran in the 2G scam case.
In a status report submitted before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the investigating agency stressed that there was evidence to suggest that Maran, who took over as Union telecom minister in 2004, coerced Aircel to sell stakes to Malaysia’s Maxis Communications by sitting on its application for grant of spectrum licences. (read story)
The Indian Express
Maran aide remanded in police custody
Chennai: The chief operating officer of Sun Pictures, who was arrested on charges of cheating a film producer, was sent to police custody for further interrogation by a local court here on Tuesday. (read story)
CBI puts Maran in SC dock
The Central Bureau of Investigation has told Supreme Court that it is investigating textiles minister Dayanidhi Maran in the 2G scam, making his position in the Manmohan Singh government virtually untenable. (read story)
Will the DMK give in on Dayanidhi Maran?
New Delhi: DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran will find it difficult to continue as the Union Textile Minister after the CBI told court yesterday that it had evidence to prove that he did misuse his office in 2006 to force the sale of Aircel to an industrialist close to the Maran family. (read story)