2G Scam | 15 September 2011

2G Scam | 15 September 2011

The Times of India

JPC may question CAG report author on revenue loss issue

New Delhi: The principal author of the 2G audit report, R P Singh, might be called by the Joint Parliamentary Committee on telecom issues after an examination of the exchange of communication between the Comptroller and Auditor General and the telecom ministry. (read story)

The Hindu

JPC decides to summon CAG on 2G losses

The debate over the quantification of losses (ranging from 1.76 lakh crore to 65,000 crore based on four different criteria) by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India (CAG) rages on despite clarifications by the CAG to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum scam. (read story)

Hindustan Times

CBI questions Dayanidhi Maran

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing alleged irregularities in 2G spectrum allocation during 2001-07, has recorded the statements of former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran. He was questioned over allegations related to the Aircel-Maxis Communications deal. (read story)

Economic Times

CBI questions Dayanidhi Maran for over 5 hours over role in Aircel takeover by Maxis

New Delhi: DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran, who was in July this year forced to resign from the Union Cabinet following persistent demands from the Opposition for his alleged role in coercing businessman C Sivasankaran to sell his entire stake in Aircel to Maxis Communications, was on Wednesday questioned by the CBI for over five hours on various aspects of the deal. (read story)