Raja gets bail in 2G case after 15 months in jail

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
A Raja

New Delhi: Former telecom minister A. Raja was granted bail on Tuesday in the 2G case after spending 15 months in jail. Raja was the last of the 14 individuals accused in the case to have sought bail, having done so last week. Bail was granted by Judge O.P. Saini in the court hearing the […]

4 months time – limit fixed by SC bench to consent prosecution against Govt/state officials

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
A Raja

New Delhi: A supreme court bench, in Subramanian Swamy`s case against former union minister (DMK) A. Raja (in jail), delayed by congress rules for 12 months, to take up for consideration, has severely criticised the Prime Minister’s office, for its delay on 2-9-spectum corruption case. The Supreme Court (SC) took PM and his office to […]

2G scam: Raja defends himself against corruption charges

Monday, July 25th, 2011

New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja today defended himself against corruption charges in the 2G scam, saying he had not done anything wrong and was merely following the policies pursued by his predecessors and the NDA government. The 47-year-old DMK MP pleaded before Special CBI Judge O P Saini that there was nothing wrong […]

A. Raja’s aide in Chennai, Sadiq Batcha, dies

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
Sadiq Batcha

Chennai: Sadiq Batcha, a former assistant of DMK MP A. Raja now in custody for 2G Spectrum exposures, and a co-accused, is stated to have committed suicide Chennai at his residence Wednesday (March). Police sources stated that the incident had occurred in Vanniyar Teynampet this afternoon (Wednesday). His family members had rushed Batcha to the […]

PM interacts with TV editors on coalition scams, declines to resign

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: With the stink of economic scams surrounding him, PM Man Moahan Singh admitted today in TV Editors’ meet to some compromises being made to run a coalition with a reactionary party such as DMK, whose ministers A.Raja and D.Maran are under surveillance for telecom scandals that brought losses to the Centre in lakhs […]

Ex-law Minister S.Swamy lodges complaint against TN CM Karunanidhi

Saturday, February 5th, 2011
Subramanian .Swamy

Chennai: In his complaint to a CBI court, the former Law Minister and President of Janatha Party Subramanian Swamy has brought in Tamil Nadu CM M.Karunanidhi as a co-accused in 2G Spectrum Scandal along with the arrested DMK MP former Union Minister A. Raja as the main accused. He told reporters that he would add […]

BJP leaders refer to CM’s exit soon: CM willing ?

Saturday, February 5th, 2011
CM Yeddyurappa

Bangalore: After A. Raja’s 2G scam resignation, the B.S.Yeddyurappa’s resignation demand and discussions are gaining momentum inside BJP in view of patent corruption stink rising out of several episodes of nepotism and land grab-scams under probe in Karnataka, which has become capital of corrupt deals. CM himself, Lal Krishna Advani and Raj Nath Singh have […]

DMK in political pressure: holds General council meet

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Chennai: The entire leadership of a southern political Goliath, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) came together in one lot at the General council meeting held in Chennai today, when CBI arrested its prime leader, lawyer and longtime Telecom minister A. Raja for valid charges against him in regard to 2G spectrum losses to Indian Govt, […]

Moily denies any name in letters exchanged

Thursday, December 16th, 2010
Verappa Moily

New Delhi: Union Law Minister, Dr. M Veerappa Moily denied that A. Raja was mentioned in a letter written by former CJI Balakrishnan to him in August 2009. Moily said there was no controversy at all. In a statement issued on Dec.15 (yesterday) Justice Balakrishnan said again that no Minister’s name figured in Gokhale (the […]

A Raja in SC refutes CAG Report as “speculative”

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
A Raja

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has come down heavily upon the tainted (DMK) MP, A Raja, for what it indicated him as showing “disrespect” to the (Congress) Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh by ignoring his advice on 2 G spectrum allocation matters (to wait upon). A Raja was pulled up not heeding to PM’s suggestion […]

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