2G Scam | 23 June 2011

2G Scam | 23 June 2011

Daily News Analysis: 2G scam | CBI grills London witnesses

In a bid to tighten the noose around Union textile minister Dayanidhi Maran, the CBI sleuths recorded statements of two London-based merchant bankers who have been cited as key witnesses by former Aircel owner Shivasankaran. (read more...)

Money Control: Is SC’s decision to deny bail to 2G scam accused justified?

The Supreme Court’s decision to deny bail to Kanimozhi and Sharad Kumar has raised a critical question about how the judicial system use the right to bail. Is it being unnecessarily, unfairly denied? Is this a serious lacuna in our judicial system? What do we need to do about it? (read more...)

Money Control: CBI sends reminder to TRAI for assessing loss in 2G scam

The CBI was unable to assess the price of 2G spectrum allocated to telecom players between 2001 and 2008, when most of the old players like Bharti , Vodafone and Idea were allocated spectrum. (read more...)

The Times of India: HC seeks report on health of Morani

The Delhi high court on Thursday sought a report from Tihar Jail authorities and the CBI on the health condition of 2G spectrum case accused Cineyug Films director Karim Morani, who is seeking interim bail. (read more...)

Hindustan Times: PMO will release papers on 2G spectrum

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has decided to provide information regarding correspondence between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former telecom minister A Raja related to the 2G spectrum scam. In a statement, the PMO said as the Central Information Commission (CIC), after consulting the appli cant, had reframed the request as requiring disclosure of the aforementioned correspondence and copies of the same would be made available to the applicant in this case. (read more...)