2G Scam | 9 June 2011

2G Scam | 9 June 2011

The Economic Times

HC rejects Kanimozhi’s bail plea; Kani to stay behind bars

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed the bail plea of Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi , citing her political connections and expressing fear that she may influence witnesses and interfere with ongoing investigations. The court also dismissed the bail plea of Kalaignar TV managing director Sharad Kumar. (read story)

The Hindu

“Kanimozhi was active brain behind Kalaignar TV"

New Delhi: Justice Ajit Bharihoke of the Delhi High Court, while rejecting bail to DMK MP Kanimozhi, said on Wednesday that the CBI probe into the 2G spectrum case revealed that she had close association with the accused and former Communications Minister, A. Raja, and was an active brain behind the operations of Kalaignar TV. (read story)

The Times of India

32 accounts with dodgy transfers under lens

New Delhi: A foreign financial intelligence unit (FIU) has revealed to India that two prime accused in the 2G telecom scam are holding substantial assets in private investment firms in tax havens abroad. (read story)

Balwa seeks nod to attend company meet

New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, an accused in the 2G spectrum scam, has sought permission from a special CBI court to attend the Extra-ordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Etisalat DB, a joint venture firm between UAE-based Etisalat and his DB Realty group. (read more)


Maran falls out of DMKs favour now

Chennai: Although the DMK is no longer in power, the party’s first high level committee meeting after the electoral debacle scheduled for Friday assumes political significance as it has been called in the wake of the latest allegations against Union Textiles minister Dayanidhi Maran and the denial of bail to party MP Kanimozhi by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. (read story)

Hindustan Times

Anil meets 2 ADAG officials in Tihar jail

New Delhi: Chairman of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) Anil Ambani on Wednesday visited the Tihar jail to meet two of the three senior executives of his company who were chargesheeted by CBI in the 2G spectrum scam. (read story)