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Etisalat says won’t participate in 2G auction


September 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Telecom service provider Etisalat Wednesday said it will not participate in the 2G spectrum auction in November."Following the publication by India's Ministry of Communications and ... Read more...

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Etisalat advises subscribers to ‘port out’


March 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 telecom licenses, Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Friday advised its customers to shift to other telecom operators via mobile ... Read more...

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Etisalat to shut down India operation


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Telecom service provider Etisalat DB Wednesday said it will shut down its services in India following the Supreme Court ordering cancelling of 122 spectrum licences, ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani was not chief of Tiger Traders, two firms: 2G witness


February 9th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Reliance Group chief Anil Ambani was not the chairman of any of the three companies, including Tiger Traders, which were allegedly linked to 2G case ... Read more...

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Etisalat writes off $827 mn, evaluates India options


February 9th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based telecom firm Etisalat Thursday wrote off its investments worth $827 million in the mobile company Etisalat DB and said the company is evaluating ... Read more...

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2G: Witness can’t recall Raja favour for Balwa firm (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A former aide to jailed former communications minister A. Raja Tuesday told a special court hearing the 2G case here that he did not remember ... Read more...

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Jailhouse rock for the high and mighty (2011 in Retrospect)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The year 2011 saw the law finally catching up with the high and mighty, with many politicians, corporate honchos and bureaucrats being jailed on ... Read more...

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Raja hatched 2G conspiracy: Former aide (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister A. Raja's former additional private secretary Aseervatham Achary Monday told a special court here that the DMK leader hatched the ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi back in Chennai, gets rousing reception


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Five days after she got bail in the 2G spectrum scam, DMK MP Kanimozhi Saturday reached Chennai to a rousing reception as hundreds of party ... Read more...

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Payment to Kalaignar TV was for advertisements: India Cements


June 24th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) City-based cement major India Cements Ltd Friday denied any role in the 2G scam by saying that the payments it made to Kalaignar TV were for ... Read more...

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2G case: No bail for Balwas, Rajiv Aggarwal (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A special CBI court Tuesday turned down the bail pleas of Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa and Rajiv B. Aggarwal in the 2G spectrum scam case. ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s bail plea verdict on May 20 (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In temporary relief for the politically battered first family of Tamil Nadu, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday deferred till May 20 ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s bail plea deferred till May 20 (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In a temporary relief for the first family of Tamil Nadu, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Saturday deferred till May 20 ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar quizzed by income tax department (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Kanimozhi, DMK MP and daughter of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, along with Kalaignar TV Managing Director Sharad Kumar Thursday appeared before income tax (IT) ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi appears before IT officials


May 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Kanimozhi, DMK MP and the daughter of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, Thursday appeared before income tax (IT) authorities in response to summons issued by ... Read more...

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Relief in DMK camp over Kanimozhi court hearing


May 7th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Saturday heaved a sigh of relief with the special CBI court reserving for May 14 its decision on the bail plea of ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Balwa’s plea to restrain media


May 4th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A trial court Wednesday disposed of a petition of Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa filed for restraining media from reporting court proceedings on ... Read more...

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Shahid Balwa’s bail plea defered till Saturday


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A court here Tuesday deferred to May 7 its order on the bail plea of Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, who is among the ... Read more...

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Will take legal action to establish truth in 2G case: DMK (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Wednesday said it would take legal action to establish the truth in the 2G spectrum allocation scam in which Kanimozhi, its ... Read more...

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DMK to take legal action to establish truth in 2G scam (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Wednesday said it would take legal action to establish the truth in the 2G spectrum allocation scam in which Kanimozhi, its ... Read more...

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DMK high level committee to meet tomorrow


April 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 26 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) high-level committee will meet on Wednesday to discuss the further course of action in the wake of inclusion of party MP Kanimozhi's name ... Read more...

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DMK convenes high-level meeting Wednesday after CBI chargesheet


April 25th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Making apparent its unhappiness, Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Monday said that wide publicity was given to the filing of a chargesheet against the party's Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Arrest Kanimozhi, cancel Kalaignar TV’s license: Jayalalithaa


April 25th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai/New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) naming Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi' s daughter and DMK MP Kanimozhi as a co-conspirator in its supplementary chargesheet ... Read more...

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Now, Karunanidhi’s daughter co-accused in 2G spectrum case (Roundup)


April 25th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, April 25 (IANS) In another major embarrassment for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, his daughter Kanimozhi was Monday named co-conspirator in the high-profile second generation (2G) ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi charged with conspiracy in 2G scam case


April 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter and DMK MP Kanimozhi has been named as a co-conspirator in the supplementary chargesheet filed by the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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CBI likely to file supplementary charge sheet in 2G scam


April 25th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to file a supplementary charge sheet in the multi-crore 2G Spectrum scam today.The charge sheet to be filed in ... Read more...

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2G scam: Another CBI chargesheet likely on Monday


April 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The CBI is likely to file a supplementary chargesheet Monday against the family members of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and the owners of ... Read more...

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CBI giving final touches to spectrum supplementary chargesheet


April 19th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is giving final touches to a supplementary chargesheet focusing on kickbacks paid to get second generation spectrum and telecom ... Read more...

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I have not heard of Shahid Balwa, says Digambar Kamat


March 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 8 (IANS) Young billionaire Shahid Balwa, one of the main accused in the 2G scam case, may have made headlines in the national media for weeks on end ... Read more...

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2G scam: Pawar denies links with Shahid Balwa


February 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday rubbished media reports, which linked him to Dynamix Balwas (DB) group Managing Director Shahid Usman Balwa, who has been arrested ... Read more...

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UAE-based Etisalat denies involvement in Indian 2G scam


February 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10(ANI): United Arab Emirates-based telecommunications services provider, Etisalat, has denied that its involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam in India.It comes after Shahid Usman Balwa, Vice-Chairman of Etisalat ... Read more...

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Balwa to appear before Delhi court Thursday (Third Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Shahid Balwa, managing director of DB Realty, named in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, was brought to Delhi Wednesday evening by the CBI after a Mumbai court ... Read more...

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Balwa taken to Delhi, company says ‘wrongly implicated’ (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Shahid Balwa, managing director of DB Realty, was Wednesday taken to Delhi after a Mumbai court Wednesday granted a two-day transit remand to the CBI in the 2G ... Read more...

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Balwa innocent, claims DB Realty


February 9th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) A day after its managing director Shahid Balwa was arrested, DB Realty Ltd Wednesday said he had been "wrongly implicated" in the 2G scam."We reiterate that neither Balwa ... Read more...

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Etisalat, RCom sign infrastructure sharing pact


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Etisalat DB, a joint venture between Dubai-based telecom major Etisalat and Mumbai's Dynamix Balwas group (DB), and the Anil Ambani-promoted telephony operator Reliance Communications (RCom), have entered ... Read more...

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