2G Scam | 17 June 2011

2G Scam | 17 June 2011

India Today

BJP turns heat on Chidambaram

New Delhi: BJP president Nitin Gadkari has gone hard on Home Minister P. Chidambaram. Firing on all cylinders, Gadkari has challenged Chidambaram to come clean on the 2G issue. (read story)

The Indian Express

Radia meets CBI chief, complains of ‘blackmail’

New Delhi: Days before the CBI is to file second supplementary chargesheet in the 2G scam, corporate lobbyist Niira Radia met CBI director A P Singh, complaining of blackmailing allegedly by a top lawyer. Radia is among the witnesses in the CBI case against former telecom minister A Raja and others. (read story)

The Telegraph

Reliance says sorry to PC

New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd today offered a “profuse apology" to P. Chidambaram for remarks by one of its employees in a phone conversation with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia that suggested the home minister was a beneficiary in the 2G scam. (read story)

Hindustan Times

‘Not A Raja, but KR Raja in Radia tapes’

New Delhi: The alleged conversation between ’Raja’ and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on P Chidambaram turned out be a damp squib. This came after the home minister pointed out that it was not former telecom minister A Raja but K Ramchandran Raja, an employee of Reliance Industries Limited, who made false and defamatory statements about him during conversations with Radia. (read story)