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Spectrum Sale and Scams

2G Spectrum Back In News With Ex-CAG Vinod Rai’s Apology

Oct 29, 2021 Vikas Pathak

As former CAG Vinod Rai apologises to Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress, we revisit the scam that changed Indian politics, bolstered AAP and BJP.

Delhi HC Seeks Raja’s, Kanmozhi’s Response On 2G Early Hearing Plea

May 31, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Justice A.K. Chawla issued notice to Former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and others to file a response on the plea.

We Will Remember: Upset Mamata Tells Sonia After Cong Leader Attacks TMC Over Chit Fund Scam

The chit fund scam in West Bengal echoed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with Left and Congress members accusing the Trinamool Congress of looting money of lakhs of investors.

Aircel-Maxis Case: SC Refuses Urgent Hearing On Karti's Plea Seeking Permission To Go Abroad

Nov 01, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The bench said the issue of Karti Chidambaram visiting abroad is not an "important matter" requiring urgent hearing.

Delhi Court Extends Protection From Arrest To P Chidambaram, Son Till Nov 26 In Aircel-Maxis Case

Additional Solicitor General Tusshar Mehta told CBI Special Judge O P Saini, "We have to meet a deadline and he (P Chidambaram) is not cooperating."

27 June, 2018

'Everybody Is Accountable': SC Says No Probing Officer In 2G Case To Be Under Any Cloud

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC said the allegations levelled against senior Enforcement Directorate (ED) official Rajeshwar Singh, who is probing the Aircel-Maxis deal case, were serious and required to be looked into.

24 March, 2018

Karti Chidambram Granted Anticipatory Bail By Special Delhi Court In Aircel-Maxis Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Karti was on Friday given bail by the high court in the INX media case.

21 March, 2018

2G Spectrum Scam: After ED, CBI Appeal Against Acquittal, Delhi HC Issues Notice to Raja, Kanimozhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The special court on December 21 last year acquitted Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the ED.

27 February, 2018

The Travesty Of Justice In 2G, Coalgate Scams Shows Why We Badly Need A Lokpal And An Autonomous CBI

Madhav Godbole

The two judgements bear out the well-known adage that, often, courts are courts of law and not courts of justice.

04 January, 2018

‘I Remained Faithful Unlike Some Senior Cabinet Colleagues’: A Raja’s Letter To Manmohan After 2G Verdict

Outlook Web Bureau

Raja’s letter and Manmohan Singh’s reply to him has now surfaced.


22 December, 2017

A Raja Raises Possibility Of 'Hegemonic' Forces Against DMK's Rise Behind 2G 'Conspiracy'

Outlook Web Bureau

The DMK was a key partner in the UPA-I government from 2004 to 2009, when Raja held the telecom portfolio, and till 2013 in the UPA-II regime.

25 October, 2017

2G Scam Case: Special CBI Court Says Judgement Date Will Be Announced On November 7

Outlook Web Bureau

The court issued production warrants to two accused Karim Morani and Sanjay Chandra for November 7 and asked all accused to be present on the date

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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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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