2G Scam | 2 September 2011

2G Scam | 2 September 2011


CBI to probe Shourie’s tenure, question Jaswant

New Delhi: There is some relief for former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case while the licences granted during the regime of Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) could be investigated. (read story)

The Times of India

BJP slams CBI for selectively ‘picking evidence’

New Delhi: BJP reacted sharply to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) turning the spotlight on the National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) term in office, saying the agency is ignoring evidence connecting home minister P Chidambaram to the 2G scam and instead gunning for the Opposition. (read story)

CBI names NDA in spectrum row

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday told the Supreme Court that irregularities were committed in allocation of spectrum during the NDA regime also, as well as under UPA’s Dayanidhi Maran. (read story)

Hindustan Times

Not enough on Maran yet, CBI tells Supreme Court

New Delhi: The CBI told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it had found no evidence so far to suggest that former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran of the DMK had coerced Aircel founder C Sivasankaran to sell his stake to Malaysia-based Maxis Communications. (read story)

Focus on NDA, Jaswant to be grilled

New Delhi: The CBI Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had begun probing the allocation of telecom licences during the NDA regime when Arun Shourie and the late Pramod Mahajan were telecom ministers. (read story)

TRAI statement takes steam out of 2G spectrum case

New Delhi: The CBI may face a major embarrassment in the 2G case as facts and opinions coming from various government departments and the telecom regulator weakens its case. (read story)

The Economic Times

Fema violation in 2G spectrum scam 10,000 crore: ED

New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate on Thursday startled the Supreme Court by informing that companies involved in the 2G spectrum scam had violated Foreign Exchange Management Act (Fema) to the tune of 10,000 crore. (read story)

The Indian Express

ED complains against Unitech for FEMA violation

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has filed a complaint against Unitech Wireless for FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act) violation of 63 crore in connection with the 2G spectrum scam. (read story)