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A. Raja

Chennai Corner

Mar 18, 2011 Pushpa Iyengar

A. Raja is still a hero to some in his Perambalur constituency. In his Tihar jail cell, he can whoop with joy that at least 10 people in his constituency filed applications in his name for the assembly elections

Chennai Corner

Feb 11, 2011 Pushpa Iyengar

“Raja is only a pawn. The kingpins have to be brought to book,” Amma charges, delving deeper into the Karunanidhi clan’s get rich scheme

Chennai Corner

The arrest of former telecom minister A Raja gives a whole new twist to politics in Tamil Nadu. Will the DMK have to pay the price at the hustings?

The CBI's First Information Report

Feb 02, 2011

The FIR registered by the CBI on October 21, 2009 in the 2G spectrum scam referred to some "unknown officials of DoT" and "Unknown private persons/companies" as the accused.

"It Is Better to have A. Raja In The Telecom Ministry. He Will Behave Himself. Trust Me, He Will Behave Himself"

Outlook magazine has unearthed 800 new tapped conversations involving the lobbyist Niira Radia in the 2G spectrum scam.

10 December, 2010

800 New Radia Tapes

Some of the key conversations in the second lot of tapes unearthed by Outlook

18 November, 2010

The 14 Page Document

The controversial document purporting to be an official account of intercepted phone conversations that mysteriously cropped up with various media houses and was put up and then taken off from the

#117 Ratan Tata: Jul 07, 2009 20:29:07

'I met Raja today. I went to see him today and he is alright. He is a happy man. The Chief Justice has given his clearance on him and he’s happy. He’s really happy with that'

18 November, 2010

#110 Ratan Tata: Jul 07, 2009 11:47:02

'I understand that Maran is going hammer and tongs for Raja. And I hope Raja doesn’t trip or slip' '...the chief justice has issued a statement that no minister called the high court judge.'

18 November, 2010

#33 A Raja: May 24, 2009 11:05:11

'Tell Sunil Mittal, you have to work along with Raja for another five years'

18 November, 2010

#30 A Raja: May 23, 2009 14:29:41

'So who planted in the minds of the Congress saying that Azhagiri doesn’t know English?… I know…'

18 November, 2010

#11 A Raja: May 22, 2009 13:20:29

'Congress has been totally confused as to who they need to speak to'

29 November, 2010

Bad Strategy

A.K. Agrawal

The House of Tatas actually benefits the most if the Radia tapes remain in the public domain. By moving the Supreme Court to have these tapes removed would make many people will feel that the Tatas have something to hide

18 November, 2010

The Radia Tapes

All the 140 available audios -- a work in progress with transcripts getting added on an on-going basis and names being identified, added and corrected

26 November, 2010

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Bihar Assembly result has an effect on Tamil Nadu politics as the Congress changes its tune and says the alliance with the DMK is here to stay.

20 November, 2010

PMO's Affidavit

A copy of the 11-page affidavit listing a dateline of the action taken by the PMO-- and thus that there was no inaction -- on the sanction sought by Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy to prosecute A. Raja

18 November, 2010

The Raja-Radia Tapes

Four transcripts that were submitted to the SC along with audio recordings in May 2009 covering the cabinet formation, DMK politics and who'd get telecom portfolio

18 November, 2010

The 2G Tapes

A petition before the Supreme Courts shows the rot within. It is not just the 2G Spectrum but the entire Republic of India that seems to be up for sale, with the dealers being a group of powerful telemarketers— corporate houses, lobbyists, bureaucrat

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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