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.
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
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.
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.
The ICIJ said the 'Paradise Papers' reveal the offshore activities of some of the world's most powerful people and companies
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would examine whether central vigilance commissioners and vigilance commissioners met the criteria of having "impeccable integrity".
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).
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
The return of Niira Radia: Eight years after the tapes, Vaishnavi founder's name pops up in the Panama Papers
Niira Radia has now surfaced in the "Panama Papers" exposé
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.
Gentlemen, beware the femme fatale: The silly lesson India's learning from the Indrani Mukerjea case
This story has stopped being about the murder of Sheena Bora long back
But more than anything else the current reaction to the Essar scam shows us how inured we have become to scams.
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 />
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.
CBI chief Ranjit Sinha was dragged into fresh controversy in the 2G spectrum allocation case for meeting controversial 2G beneficiaries accused in the case
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 />
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.
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.
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'.
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.