2G: Special court gives lessons on how ministers, bureaucrats must function

towerAn elected representative must be at the helm of affairs of a government department, the special CBI court observed while acquitting all persons in the 2G case.

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2G: Why CBI has a good case to go in appeal

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The Central Bureau of Investigation which was pulled up the court in the 2G verdict has said that it has a strong case on hand to file an appeal.

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2G scam: Court calls CBI chargesheet well choreographed while acquitting Raja, others

The special CBI court has acquitted all the accused in the 2G scam case. The court which has written a detailed order however read out only the operative portion of the verdict today. Loading ad

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2G scam: Miserable failure, court says while acquitting, Raja, Kanimozhi and all others

2gscam1All persons have ben acquitted in the 2G scam case. The verdict was pronounced by O P Saini who said in his order that the prosecution has failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt the charges against the accused.

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2G scam: How the CBI arrived at the figure Rs 30,000 crore

The loss in the 2G spectrum scam was Rs 30,000 crore as per the findings of the CBI. The CAG had initially pegged the loss at Rs 1.76 lakh crore and the government of the day was stating a zero loss figure in a bid to counter the CAG.

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2G scam: Here is what the judge said while acquitting all accused

towerThe special CBI court has acquitted all the accused in the 2G scam case. The court which has written a detailed order however read out only the operative portion of the verdict today.

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We are probing Chidambaram’s role in 2G case, CBI tells SC

chidambaramThe Central Bureau of Investigation has told the Supreme Court that it is investigating former finance minister P Chidambaram’s role in the 2G case. The CBI said that it needed a month’s time to file its report in this regard.

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2G scam: A Raja’s alleged benami deals under scanner

arajaThe Central Bureau of Investigation which booked a disproportionate assets case against former Telecom Minister, A Raja is scrutinizing over 200 documents.

The documents which have been seized by the CBI after the case was booked and raids conducted at 15 different places are property papers believed to belong to Raja, his aides and family members.

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The flight carrying senior BJP leaders which developed a mysterious snag was coincidentally according to sources is registered with the DB group which belongs to Shahid Balwa and Vinod Goenka whose alleged role are being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the 2G scam. Both of them are currently on bail after a jail term. Continue reading “Co-incidence?”

Advani rally at Blore


If we need to fight corruption we need to be clean ourselves. This is what L K Advani had to say at the rally at Bangalore on Sunday.
Advani who addressed a rally amidst a heavy downpour did not take names of any tainted BJP minister in Karnataka while addressing the issue of corruption. He however said that his stand remains the same. I had said in April last corruption will be fought but I would not tolerate it in my own party. We have been strict where corruption is concerned. We acted immediately when the Lokayukta report on illegal mining was out.
That was the extent that Advani addressed the corruption issue in Karnataka. He stuck largely to the corruption in the UPA government.
I had a lot of respect for Dr Manmohan Singh when he was an official. However today I don’t respect him as he runs the most corrupt government ever.
This government has been responsible for the biggest scams the nation has seen. The 2G scam has been the biggest. Then there is CWG and Adarsh and for each of these scams, the UPA has been responsible.
While these are the major issues what I was most pained by is the nuclear deal. We entered into a deal with a country which looked down upon us. Despite the CPI(M) pulling out of the government they still went ahead with the deal.
Infact to save their government they flaunted corruption to such an extent that it led to the cash for votes scam. However our party led by example and despite three of my MP’s being approached they refused to sell out.
I would also like to point the black money issue here. When the NDA was in power we did ask the Swiss Bank very many times for details. Hoever we never got them. Today the rules are different. I don’t see why the UPA cannot bring that money back. But despite me writing to the PM thrice he has not acted on it
I am pained by this and hence decided to set out on a yatra. This yatra is aimed at waking the people up against corruption. I wish the people of India realise the gravity of the situstion.
The stage on which Advani addressed the crowd was something that every journalist watched. It was. Clear message that none of the tainted ministers were allowed on stage. R Ashok home minister and also Bangalore in chare minister wss absebt. He has an FIR against him in connection with a land denotification case. The others present on stage were Chief Minister D Sadananda Gowda, state party president K Eshwarappa, Ananth Kunar among others.