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Niira Radia tapes: Delhi High Court paves way for proceedings in defamation case by scribe
India

Niira Radia tapes: Delhi High Court paves way for proceedings in defamation case by scribe

The Delhi High Court has paved the way for holding proceedings in a trial court in a defamation case filed by a journalist against a media house for publishing controversial tapped conversations.

2G spectrum scam verdict: Star witness Niira Radia's deposition was 'of no use' to prosecution
Business

2G spectrum scam verdict: Star witness Niira Radia's deposition was 'of no use' to prosecution

Niira Radia’s deposition proved to be a damp squib in the quest for answers

2G scam judgment: What was the scam? Detailed account of modus operandi of India's biggest corruption scandal
India

2G scam judgment: What was the scam? Detailed account of modus operandi of India's biggest corruption scandal

Raja sold licenses/2G spectrum to a handful of arbitrarily selected (120 out of 575) companies in January 2008 at a bargain basement 2001 price. In doing so, he not only violated the law, committed several improprieties, but caused a loss to the exchequer of at least Rs 40,000 crore.

2G scam judgment: Reporter who broke scam explains how A Raja pulled it off as Manmohan blinked
India

2G scam judgment: Reporter who broke scam explains how A Raja pulled it off as Manmohan blinked

A Raja took over as Telecom Minister in May, 2007. At the time, I was assigned the telecom beat, in addition to several other ministry beats. Inadvertently, through the coverage of routine telecom events, the modus operandi of a scandal so massive, it would go on to rock the nation and de-stabilise the political fortunes of the ruling UPA government, began to unfold.

Paradise Papers: India's most powerful people and companies figure in tax haven list
India

Paradise Papers: India's most powerful people and companies figure in tax haven list

The ICIJ said the 'Paradise Papers' reveal the offshore activities of some of the world's most powerful people and companies

SC to examine if vigilance commissioners appointees have 'impeccable integrity'
India

SC to examine if vigilance commissioners appointees have 'impeccable integrity'

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would examine whether central vigilance commissioners and vigilance commissioners met the criteria of having "impeccable integrity".

2G spectrum scam: Court adjourns Subramanian Swamy's plea against Tata, asks for more material
India

2G spectrum scam: Court adjourns Subramanian Swamy's plea against Tata, asks for more material

The court directed the complainant to file the documents "as and when" he receives it while adjourning it sine die (with no appointed date for resumption).

Ratan Tata-Cyrus Mistry spat: How Niira Radia returned to Tata fold in full swing
Business

Ratan Tata-Cyrus Mistry spat: How Niira Radia returned to Tata fold in full swing

The only female lobbyist among Delhi's top notch power brokers, known for her workaholism, grasp of human psychology and technical jargon, is playing it super safe in her second ride with the rich and powerful

Live telecast of DDCA trial: It's reality TV folks; have you ordered popcorn yet?
Politics

Live telecast of DDCA trial: It's reality TV folks; have you ordered popcorn yet?

The Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952, clearly states that only state governments and Centre are allowed to order a commission of inquiry and Delhi, a Union Territory, can only do so in partnership with Centre.

More yawn than firestorm:  Essar 'scandal' is hardly a Radiagate
India

More yawn than firestorm: Essar 'scandal' is hardly a Radiagate

But more than anything else the current reaction to the Essar scam shows us how inured we have become to scams.

2G trial: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha defends filing separate affidavits
Economy

2G trial: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha defends filing separate affidavits

The CBI chief reasoned that the case of each of the petitioners stood on different footing and complete facts and that circumstances must be brought before the apex court.<br />

2G trial: SC tells CBI director to respond to allegations in 'black and white'
Corporate

2G trial: SC tells CBI director to respond to allegations in 'black and white'

The apex court took serious objection to the CBI director's submission that he would not like to file an affidavit on the averments and would counter the allegations orally.

2G, Coalgate scam and more: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's controversial guest list
India

2G, Coalgate scam and more: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's controversial guest list

CBI chief Ranjit Sinha was dragged into fresh controversy in the 2G spectrum allocation case for meeting controversial 2G beneficiaries accused in the case

2G scam: Ex-Niira Radia firm under scanner as CBI probes Tata Realty-Unitech deal
Corporate

2G scam: Ex-Niira Radia firm under scanner as CBI probes Tata Realty-Unitech deal

CBI will probe whether the advance given by Tata Realty was used by Unitech for real estate projects or for a telecom licence pertaining to the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam.<br />

2G case: A Raja accepts meeting Niira Radia at his residence
India

2G case: A Raja accepts meeting Niira Radia at his residence

Former Telecom minister A Raja, an accused in the 2G case, on Monday accepted having met former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia along with then Tata group chairman Ratan Tata at his residence in connection with work of Tata group, but categorically denied having any telephonic conversation with her.

Pranab backs Modi, convinced with govt's stand against Subramanium
India

Pranab backs Modi, convinced with govt's stand against Subramanium

In a major boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee has reportedly backed the BJP government over its decision to reject former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium's appointment as a Supreme Court judge.

Modi govt worried I won't toe their line: Gopal Subramaniam
Politics

Modi govt worried I won't toe their line: Gopal Subramaniam

The controversy surrounding the appointment of Gopal Subramaniam as a Supreme Court judge has refused to die down with the Intelligence Bureau now red-flagging his appointment citing 'personality oddities'.

SC row: Gopal Subramaniam denied 2G smear in letter to Sibal
India

SC row: Gopal Subramaniam denied 2G smear in letter to Sibal

The CBI input was provided after the new government had requested the agency to to investigate if Subramanian had met a lawyer in the 2G case. This after reports emerged that he had met with a lawyer in his chambers despite not having a role in the case.