2G Scam | 27 September 2011

2G Scam | 27 September 2011

The Times of India

Pranab meets PM in New York; calls Chidambaram a valued colleague

New York: Against the backdrop of the raging perception of a dispute between Pranab Mukherjee and P Chidambaram, the finance minister on Sunday called the home minister a "valued" colleague and said he would speak to him soon. (read story)

The Economic Times

CBI files new charges against A Raja, others

New Delhi: CBI has filed new charges against those accused in the 2G scam, including former telecom minister A Raja, his secretary RK Chandolia and former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura. If the accused are convicted as per these charges, they could be sentenced for life. (read story)

Sonia steps in to quell war, meets Pranab, Chidambaram

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday stepped in to douse the 2G spectrum fire by holding separate meetings with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister P Chidambaram. (read story)

Daily News & Analysis

CBI wants A Raja booked for life

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is making it increasingly difficult for former telecom minister A Raja to get bail in connection with the 2G scam. The CBI on Monday slapped fresh charges against Raja, his former secretary RK Chandolia and ex-telecom secretary Siddharth Behura, all accused in the 2G case. (read story)

Zee News

2G row: Pranab, PC meet Sonia, stay mum

New Delhi: Back from the US, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi amidst a raging controversy over the Finance Ministry’s note on the role of Home Minister P Chidambaram in the allocation of 2G spectrum. (read story)