2G Scam | 1 June 2011

2G Scam | 1 June 2011


SRK washes hands of 2G accused Karim Morani

Mumbai: Cineyug Entertainment’s Karim Morani who was arrested as a co-conspirator in the 2G scam, is known to be close to many Bollywood stars including Shah Rukh Khan. (read story)

The Telegraph

Don’t drag me into 2G: SRK

Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan today said his personal relations with Karim Morani, the Bollywood financier jailed in connection with the 2G scam, would remain unchanged. (read story)

Daily News & Analysis

CBI to scan irregularities in telecom policy from 2001

New Delhi: The CBI has started its probe into the preliminary enquiry registered to look into various irregularities in telecom policy from 2001. The agency has brought A. Raja’s predecessors in its ambit of investigation. (read story)


Now Dayanidhi Maran under the scanner?

New Delhi: Move over A Raja; it’s time for Dayanidhi Maran to face the 2G fire. With Raja’s role in the 2G scam being investigated by the CBI and the former Telecom Minister lodged in Tihar jail, the BJP today trained its guns on his predecessor. (read story)

Business Standard

CAG testifies before JPC on 2G scam

New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) today appeared before the Joint Parliamentary Committee probing the telecom spectrum scam and gave an uninterrupted briefing. He spoke on the CAG reports of 1998, 2000, 2004 and 2010 on the issue of licence allocation and policy. (read story)

The Economic Times

Auditor did not overstep mandate, Vinod Rai tells JPC

New Delhi: Comptroller & Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has told the Joint Parliamentary Committee probing the 2G spectrum scam that the auditor had acted within its mandate in calculating the presumptive loss of 1,76,000 crore to the exchequer. (read more)

Business Line

Pitroda, Montek among experts to assist & advise JPC

New Delhi: The Advisor to the Prime Minister, Mr Sam Pitroda, and the Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission, Mr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, are to assist the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the irregularities in telecom licensing, spectrum allocation and their pricing. (read story)