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Court allows Raja to make Tamil Nadu trip


August 17th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A special court, hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case, Friday allowed prime accused and former telecom minister A. Raja to visit Tamil Nadu for three ... Read more...

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‘Prohibited bore guns given to 18 MPs booked for crimes’


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at ... Read more...

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African countries invite Indian investment in agriculture


June 21st, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) African nations like Zambia, Ethiopia and Mozambique invited Indian investors to invest in various sectors, especially in agriculture, saying this has the potential to provide food ... Read more...

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Raja allowed to go Tamil Nadu


June 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Wednesday allowed former telecom minister A. Raja to visit Tamil Nadu, his home state.Special CBI Judge O.P. ... Read more...

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Raja attends Lok Sabha


May 16th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Former telecommunications minister A. Raja attended parliament Wednesday, a day after he was released from Tihar Jail after getting bail in the 2G spectrum case.The ... Read more...

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2G case: Apex court allows review petition withdrawal (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the government to withdraw its petition seeking a review of the apex court verdict cancelling 122 licences that were allocated ... Read more...

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Barcelona soccer camp in Bangalore (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Former Barcelona player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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2G case: Citing parity, Raja seeks bail (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A day before his 49th birthday, former telecom minister A. Raja moved a bail application in a special CBI court Wednesday after the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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2G case: Raja seeks bail citing parity (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A day before his 49th birthday, former telecom minister A. Raja Wednesday moved a bail application in a special CBI court after the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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London Olympic contingency tickets to go on sale


May 9th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A total of 900,000 Olympic Games contingency tickets will go on sale Friday, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has ... Read more...

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2G: Supreme Court issues notice on review petition (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to petitioners Centre for Public Interest Litigation and Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on the government's plea seeking a ... Read more...

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2G: Supreme Court issues notice on review petition


April 13th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on the government's plea seeking a review of its verdict cancelling 122 2G licenses and holding that an auction ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves presidential reference on 2G order


April 10th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) As part of the government's strategy to sort out the 2G spectrum tangle, the cabinet Tuesday approved a proposal to issue a presidential reference ... Read more...

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PM satisfied with Chidambaram’s explanation


December 17th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday gave a virtual clean chit to Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the controversy over his alleged ... Read more...

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Chidambaram decided 2G spectrum prices with Raja: Swamy


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Tuesday reiterated his charge that the pricing of second generation (2G) telecom spectrum at 2001 rates was decided jointly by ... Read more...

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Sonia wanted quick end to 2G note controversy: Khurshid


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The finance ministry note on 2G spectrum had an "orphan inference" which led to disagreement between Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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Not possible to predict 2G losses: TRAI


September 6th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Sticking to its stand that it was impossible to quantify the loss to the exchequer on spectrum allocation between between 2001 and 2008, India's telecom ... Read more...

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2G scam accused move court for TRAI report


September 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) All the 14 accused in the 2G spectrum scam, including former communications minister A. Raja, moved the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here ... Read more...

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New Nepal energy rule to shake up Indian investors


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) A new power regulation by Nepal that came into effect from Monday will now reshuffle over 70 hydropower projects capable of generating nearly 20,000 MW and ... Read more...

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CBI probe sought into Orissa power projects


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) Anti-corruption group Transparency International Monday demanded a CBI probe into the awards of mini hydel power projects in Orissa to private developers.In a letter to Chief ... Read more...

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Some questions on the 2G spectrum scam


May 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The second generation (2G) spectrum scam has led to massive losses for the national exchequer. A primer on what is being labelled one of India's ... Read more...

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Your child a creative genius? Discover it at summer workshop


May 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Learn football from Bhaichung Bhutia's academy or theatre from Barry John's acting school. From dramatics and sports to painting, dancing and cooking, a range of ... Read more...

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Public Accounts Committee quizzes Ambani (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Tuesday continued quizzing people, including industrialist Anil Ambani, on matters related to the allotment of scarce telecom spectrum by ... Read more...

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Become approver, Shourie tells Raja (Second Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former communications minister Arun Shourie Friday asked his disgraced predecessor A. Raja to become an approver in the spectrum allocation scam."Raja should become an approver ... and ... Read more...

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Become approver, Shourie tells Raja (Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former communications minister Arun Shourie was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday for around three hours in connection with the 2G spectrum scam, officials ... Read more...

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Shourie goes to CBI office for questioning


February 25th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former communications minister Arun Shourie arrived at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters Friday morning for questioning in the 2G spectrum scam. Shourie, who held ... Read more...

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Salient points of what PM said in parliament (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday spoke extensively in both houses of parliament, both during question hour and while replying to the debate on the motion of ... Read more...

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2G spectrum scam: CBI questioned on three accused’s bail pleas (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The CBI was Tuesday issued a notice by a Delhi Court on the bail pleas of three accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scandal - R.K. ... Read more...

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Three accused in 2G spectrum scandal seek bail


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Three accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scandal - R.K. Chandolia, Siddharth Behura and Shahid Usman Balwa - Tuesday moved bail applications in a lower court. The ... Read more...

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Shourie to appear before CBI over 2G scam (Roundup)


February 13th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Shourie, who was communications minister during the NDA rule, will Feb 21 appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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2G scam: Shourie to appear before CBI Feb 21


February 13th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has called senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Shourie, who was communications minister during the NDA rule, to seek ... Read more...

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NDA regime first deviated on spectrum policy: Sibal (Roundup)


February 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Blaming the previous Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government for the current mess over telecom spectrum allotment, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said deviations in policy had ... Read more...

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Spectrum policy deviations began under NDA in 2003: Sibal


February 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Deviation in policies on award of spectrum for second generation (2G) phone services started in 2003 during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government, Communications Minister Kapil ... Read more...

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Engineering, architecture entrance test postponed


December 11th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Saturday announced that the All India Engineering/Architecture Entrance Examination (AIEEE), scheduled to be held April 24, 2011, has been rescheduled ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence, says Raja; meets Karunanidhi (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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