2G Scam | 13 July 2011

2G Scam | 13 July 2011

Daily News & Analysis

CBI noose tightens around Dayanidhi Maran

New Delhi: After former textile minister Dayanidhi Maran’s departure from the Union cabinet, the CBI has accelerated its probe against him. In the past one week, the federal investigating agency have recorded statements of about 20 witnesses, who have given their testimony to establish former telecom minister’s wrongdoing during his tenure. (read story)

The Economic Times

CBI seeks court’s nod to produce more witnesses

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation sought the trial court’s permission to bring 10 more witnesses and transcripts of a corporate lobbyist along with 28 more documents, to strengthen its case in the 2G scam. The CBI said on Tuesday that it wanted to bring wife and kin of a key accused as additional witnesses in 2G spectrum allocation scam case. (read story)

The Times of India

New Delhi: On a day when the central bureau of investigation (CBI) was supposed to submit Niira Radia tapes in the 2G court, the agency said it wants to bring in 10 more witnesses, including the wife and kin of a key accused in the case and 28 additional documents to bolster its stand. (read story)


Chennai Police summons Sun Network chairman Kalanidhi Maran

Chennai: Chennai Police has summoned media mogul and Sun Network chairman Kalanidhi Maran after a film distributor filed a complaint of cheating and criminal intimidation against Sun Pictures.(read story)


CBI accelerates case against Maran

New Delhi: Post-Dayanidhi Maran’s resignation from the Union Cabinet, the CBI has speed-up its investigation into the controversial Aircel-Maxis deal and has recorded statements of more than a dozen witnesses. The CBI is on an evidence collection spree so that the Preliminary Enquiry can be converted into an FIR. (read story)