The apex court, which perused the confidential reports of the 10-member committee, said the scrutiny of call details of Radia with politicians, corporates and others reflect the issues concerning national security and appointments of members in Railway Board.
"It is becoming more and more intriguing," said a bench of justices while going through the entire records placed by the Union Home Ministry regarding the recording of the conversations of Radia with coporates, politicians and journalists.
Former Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata today questioned in the Supreme Court the government's motive in tapping telephonic conversations of Niira Radia with top politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen including himself.
In an embarrassment to the Centre, the Supreme Court today refused to hear its stand on Niira Radia's phone tapping after it failed to place original records of authorisation of surveillance
With Ratan Tata watching proceedings, his lawyer today pleaded for a direction from the Supreme Court to ensure that conversations tapped by government agencies in the 'Radia tapes' affair are not leaked and misused
Former Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata today went to the Supreme Court to attend a hearing in the Nira Radia case.
An NGO, which wants the taped conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia to be made public, today pleaded with the Supreme Court to order a CBI probe into her talk with a former bureaucrat
The Supreme Court today took serious note of the leakage of the report of the apex court-appointed probe team which had analysed the transcripts of tapped conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with corporates, politicians and others
Senior advocate K K Venugopal, who was reading out the excerpts of ten items emanating from the report of the apex court-appointed six member team, said there is "prima facie" suspicion in some of the aspects requiring registration of preliminary inquires by the CBI.
The Supreme Court today asked whether the Income Tax department had informed the authorities which had directed the tapping of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's telephone about the sensitive and serious nature of the conversations.
Radia, who was deposing as a prosecution witness in the case, also said she had attended meetings on behalf of Tatas with Raja at his residential office here during November 2008.
The 12 telephone intercepts include conversations between Radia and some of those accused in the 2G case.
Radia had said during investigations, "Regarding Swan Telecom, which was the only applicant to get the spectrum in Delhi circle, I would like to state that Swan Telecom as applicant was not even eligible for getting a UAS licence, in view of the cross holding clause. To the best of my understanding it was controlled entirely by Reliance Communications."
Former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia was today warned by a Delhi court for "evading" questions relating to the 2G spectrum allocation case in which she is considered as a "sensitive" and "important" witness.
Former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, is likely to appear before a Delhi court on May 28 to depose in the case.
A six-member special team has been constituted by the Supreme Court to examine the contents of tapped telephonic conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with politicians, corporate honchos and others.
Excerpts from the tapes earlier leaked in the media had sparked a political storm with the conversations bringing out the nature of corporate lobbying and also its purported impact on politics.