2G Scam | 20 May 2011

2G Scam | 20 May 2011

The Economic Times

JPC to summon CAG Vinod Rai

New Delhi: The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Thursday probing the 2G spectrum allocation scandal has decided to ask Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai to appear before it on May 30 to spell out how the auditing body presumed a loss of 1.76 lakh crore in the 2G spectrum allocation. ( read story )

The Times of India

CBI, ED team Mauritius-bound on money trail of 12 telcos

New Delhi: A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials will leave for Mauritius on Sunday in connection with the money trail of a few private telecom firms in the tax haven during ex-telecom minister A Raja’s tenure. ( read more )


Tata Sons’ statement on Shahid Balwa’s allegations

New Delhi: After Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa accused Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of going soft on Ratan Tata in connection with the 2G spectrum scam, a spokesperson from Tata Sons came out with a clarification refuting all allegations. ( read story )

The Indian Express

Court order on Kanimozhi’s bail plea after 1 pm

New Delhi: Suspense over DMK MP Kanimozhi’s bail plea is likely to be decided in the afternoon on Friday by a Delhi court trying the 2G spectrum case in which her party MP and former Telecom Minister A Raja is in jail. ( read more )