The CBI has alleged that Dayanidhi Maran misused his official position and got private telephone exchanges installed at his various residences here which were used for business transactions of the Sun Network.
Both Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are in a sense borrowing the MGR template, as the actor too acted in over 20 movies after he formed the AIADMK in 1972, till he became chief minister in 1977.
CBI on Friday strongly opposed discharge petitions filed by Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran in the illegal telephone exchange case
Former Union telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran, listed as main accused in the illegal telephone connections case, failed to appear in a CBI court in Chennai on Sunday.
Media reports say CBI is likely to appeal in the Supreme Court against the special court order
A team of Central crime branch police officials arrested C Praveen, Chief Operating officer of Sun TV Network, from his home.
Congress today said law will take its own course in the case of money laundering instituted by the Enforcement Directorate against former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran.
The Central Information Commission has directed the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to make public the stake of Kalanithi Maran in Sun TV, on a case fought by Vinod K Jose, The Caravan magazine's Deputy Editor.<br /><br />
At separate ends of the political divide, the Marans and Jayalalithaa never shared comfortable vibes. But the recent actions against the former are not only about politics.
From the looks of it, Jayalalithaa is out to score some brownie points over the Maran brothers. That there is no love lost between her and the Marans is a no-brainer. With Karunanidhi out of power, the battle of egos may just continue for some more time.
The CBI today implicated former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran in the status report of the 2G spectrum scam saying that the initial enquiry revealed that Maran deliberately sat on Aircel's licence application.
The Marans of Tamil Nadu, brothers Dayanidhi and Kalanidhi, grand nephews of former DMK Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, have lost over Rs 3,000 crore in paper wealth in just a few hours today after a news story linked Dayanidhi to another dubious telecom deal.