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2G Scam | 21 May 2011

2G Scam | 21 May 2011
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First Published: Sat, May 21 2011. 12 16 PM IST
Updated: Sat, May 21 2011. 12 16 PM IST
The Times of India
Kanimozhi’s new address is Tihar Jail No. 6
New Delhi: Dressed in an orange salwar suit, Kanimozhi stepped into Tihar Jail around 4.30pm on Friday after a Delhi court ordered her arrest “forthwith”. Hours ago, outside the court she had told reporters: ”I was expecting it.” (read story)
Hindustan Times
Kani lodged in 15ftx10ft cell
New Delhi: Once a jet-setting member of the DMK first family, Kanimozhi — chargesheeted in the 2G spectrum scam and remanded to judicial custody on Friday by a special court —was taken to Tihar Jail in a police van around 4.45pm. Her husband, other family members and party colleagues — who were in their own cars -— followed her till the jail’s periphery. (read story)
India Today
With Kanimozhi’s arrest, CBI guns for more beneficiaries
New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi has become the latest in a gradually growing line of influential persons to be jailed in the 2G spectrum scam case. (read story)
The Economic Times
Kanimozhi: Smile vanishes as the poet is sent to prison
Chennai: A gentle smile always plays on Kanimozhi’s face, no matter what the question or allegation thrown at her. Even when she was summoned to court on May 6 as a co-conspirator in the multicrore 2G spectrum scam , she smiled and said the law would take its course. But the smile faltered on Friday when the law did take its course and the court denied her bail. The 43-year-old poet-politician , who projected herself as the intellectual face of the DMK, was arrested and sent to Tihar Jail. (read story)
The rise and fall of Kanimozhi
Chennai: Kanimozhi’s arrest brings to an end, at least temporarily, her much-hyped rise in the DMK family. (read story)
The Telegraph
Bail denied, Kani breaks down in court
New Delhi: Kanimozhi today broke down and hugged husband G. Aravindan as she was led away to the court lock-up, minutes after the judge had dismissed her bail plea and ordered “forthwith” arrest. (read more)
The Indian Express
DMK’s first daughter Kanimozhi sent to jail
New Delhi: A CBI court today ordered the immediate arrest of DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum scam, calling the allegations against her “very grave” and the “magnitude of the crime enormous”. She was “in conspiracy with accused A Raja as far as grant of licence and allotment of spectrum to Swan Telecom is concerned”, the court observed, dismissing her bail plea. (read story)
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First Published: Sat, May 21 2011. 12 16 PM IST
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