2G Scam | 11 May 2011

2G Scam | 11 May 2011

The Economic Times

CBI court allows 2-day exemption to Kanimozhi

New Delhi: A special CBI court exempted DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV managing director Sharad Kumar from appearing in person on May 12 and 13 for hearings in the 2G scam case. The court, on Tuesday, allowed the 43-yearold daughter of Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi to appear on May 12 before Chennai Income Tax Office to respond to summons for alleged tax evasion. ( read story )

NDTV Profit

CBI to question Essar CEO Prashant Ruia

New Delhi: Essar Group CEO Prashant Ruia will appear before the CBI in connection with the ongoing 2G spectrum scam. Mr Ruia will be questioned for a second time. ( read story )

The Times of India

Court reserves order on bail plea of 5 corporate honchos

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday concluded its hearing into the bail pleas of five corporate bigwigs for their alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The hearing was on for the past two weeks. ( read story )


Khaitans own loop telecom says Mauritius govt

New Delhi: In the recent development investigation in the 2G scam the Mauritius Government has confirmed to Government of India that Loop Telecom is fully owned by the Khaitan Family, reports CNBC-TV18’s Malvika Jain quoting sources. ( read story )

Daily News & Analysis

ADAG plotted to deny TATA spectrum, says CBI

New Delhi: CBI prosecutor UU Lalit on Monday told the Delhi high court that the Anil Dhirubahi Ambani Group (ADAG) plotted to ensure that TATA Teleservices did not get 2G spectrum. Opposing the bail pleas of five corporate executives, Lalit told the court, “Raja in conspiracy with SWAN Telecommunications made every possible attempt to ensure that spectrum was not allotted to TATA, a senior and experienced bidder." ( read story )

The Hindu

‘Dump draft report of PAC on 2G scam’

New Delhi: The draft report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam, submitted by its chairman Murli Manohar Joshi, should be consigned to the dustbin as it has already been rejected by a majority of the PAC members, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, V. Narayanasamy, said on Monday. ( read story )