2G Scam | 26 September 2011

2G Scam | 26 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)

Business Standard

‘No meeting on new licences between Chidambaram, Raja in Dec 2007’

New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram, who is under attack from the opposition for his role in the 2G scam, has received a much-needed relief. (read story)

The Indian Express

CBI to approach Vahanvati on cross-holding of Essar shares

New Delhi: After its legal department differed with its findings on cross-holding of Essar shares in Loop Telecom in connection with the 2G scam, the CBI is all set to approach Attorney General G E Vahanvati, seeking his fresh opinion. (read story)

The Economic Times

CBI may file charges against Essar promoters, Ravi Ruia & VC Anshuman Ruia

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation is likely to charge two members of the promoter family of Essar Group, their relatives and a senior employee with cheating and criminal conspiracy ignoring the opinion of its legal wing that the actions of the officials did not amount to criminal offences. (read story)

India Today

2G scam comes to haunt the UPA government once again

New Delhi: Trouble seems to be mounting for the United Progressive Alliance government after the surfacing of a controversial note of the finance ministry over the allocation of 2G spectrum. The Bharatiya Janata Party has already demanded the resignation of P Chidambaram over the revelation that he, in his then capacity as Union Finance Minister, did not stop the sale of spectrum though being in a position to do so. (read story)