2G Scam | 30 September 2011

2G Scam | 30 September 2011

Hindustan Times

2G scam heat may now affect Anil Ambani: CBI

New Delhi: The 2G scam heat may now affect Reliance ADAG chief Anil Ambani, as the CBI told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the three executives of his company arrested in the case had distanced themselves from any wrongdoing. (read story)

2G note mystery: Did Pranab offer to quit in NY?

New Delhi: When finance minister Pranab Mukherjee rushed down from Washington DC to New York to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on September 25, did he offer to resign? (read story)

The Times of India

New Delhi: CBI expects the three senior Reliance ADAG executives currently in jail in connection with the 2G scam to turn approver in what can have repercussions for people other than those chargesheeted in the case. (read story)

Pranab calls truce, Chidambaram ‘accepts’

New Delhi: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday leaned on finance minister Pranab Mukherjee and home minister P Chidambaram to patch up over a blame game on spectrum pricing, sealing an open rift right at the top in the government. (read story)


CBI says it’s investigating Anil Ambani

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has told the Supreme Court that it is investigating the alleged involvement of industrialist Anil Ambani in the telecom scam, also referred to as the 2G scam because of the second-generation spectrum involved. (read story)

The Economic Times

Unimpressed BJP wants P Chidambaram to go

New Delhi: The show of unity in the government on Thursday failed to blunt BJP offensive over the 2G spectrum scam, which said that it was not just about "bruised egos" of warring ministers, but about loss of revenue. (read story)

A Raja, others told to file replies on CBI charge

New Delhi: Imprisoned former telecom minister A Raja and other 13 accused in the 2G case appealed to a Delhi court to separately dealing with the new charge of criminal breach of trust from India’s federal probe agency. However, Special CBI Judge O P Saini refused to hear their oral submissions and asked them to file their replies to the charge on Friday. (read story)

Daily News & Analysis

Why the Pranab-Chidambaram war is still not over

New Delhi: It is an old conflict between two individuals — one who worked long years to become close to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty but never succeeded in the manner that a younger politician did with relatively less labour. (read story)