Today, trial court dismissed the Swamy’s plea against Home Minister P Chitambaram to make him a co-accused over 2G scam.
Special CBI judge OP Saini delivered his judgment after 1 this afternoon to a packed court-room and has ruled that all the allegations filed against P Chidambaram as tried for criminal culpability in the telecom scam have been rejected.
Announcing his judgment, Judge OP Saini said, “Prayer of Swamy to make Chidambaram an accused is dismissed”.
Reacting on the rejecting of a petition filed against Chidambaram to be made a co-accused in the telecom scam, which was allegedly fathered by A Raja during his infamous term as Telecom Minister, Mr Swamy said that he was surprised by the order and that he announced in his statement that he would approached to High Court within three months against Special CBI Judge OP Saini’s order in the 2G scam.Swamy said, “I am surprised because my evidence against Chidambaram was complete.” Read More
On the hearing of plea filled by Subramanian Swamy over 2G scandal, the Supreme Court’s bench of justices has cancelled all 121 licences given by ex-telecom minister A Raja under 2 G scandal-tainted 2008 sale.
S Tel, Videocon, Idea Cellular, Tata Teleservices, Loop Telecom, Etisalat DB is the companies those telecom licenses have been scrapped and along with them apart from Uninor and Sistema Shyam companies licences has also cancelled.
Under allocation of spectrum in 2G band all the telecom companies have got the benefits profitable by unconstitutional action taken by the DoT for the grant of UAS (unified access service) licences that increase their equity shares in many thousands. And the Courts have asked these companies to pay money in form of fine over the violation of norms. Read More
DVAC raids former DMK leader Raja’s home
Under the disproportionate premises case, the former DMK minister N K K P Raja’s residence and business premises has raided today morning.
The raid has been conducted by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption officials at several places in Erode and Chennai.
As like Raja who was the handlooms minister in the erstwhile DMK government, many DMK leaders and former Ministers besides MLAS’s residents were also raided by police and DVAC and they were alleged over land grab charges or disproportionate to known sources of income or assets.
These were include former DMK Ministers Veerapandi S Arumugam, K Ponmudy, K N Nehru, M R K Panneerselvam, T M Anbarasan, K P P Samy, Durai Murugan, KKSSR Ramachandran, former MLA B Ranganathan and sitting MLA J Anbazhagan. Read More
Janata Party chief Subramaniam Swamy who had claimed that P Chidambaram and A Raja both were in fixing 2 G scam, is now in behalf of opposition party, demanding to rescue the Union Home Minister, P.Chidambaram, from both houses of Parliament.
However on the Swamy’s petition, the CBI handed over the all documents to him that it got related to P. Chitambaram. And CBI court allowed Swamy to recall himself as a witness to prove Chidambaram’s alleged in the 2G spectrum allocation in 2007-08.
While asking Law Minister Salman Khurshid about it, he ignoring Swamy’s plea, said the court had not passed any order against Chidambaram and that it was a procedural step to allow Swamy a right to be heard on his complaint.
“There is nothing in the court order that raises any questions about Chidambaram or the government,” Khurshid added. Read More
Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy who had already alleged that Union home minister P Chidambaram and former Telecom Minister A Raja acted together in fixing 2G, has demanded to the Delhi trial court for CBI investigate on Chidambaram’s role in the 2G scam.
Today the court will declare its order on petition filed by Swamy in scam.
However, CBI officials and then finance ministry officials had been accepted and ready to be examined to prove Swamy’s case.
To pin point P.Chidambaram , Swamy said that Chidambaram, as the then finance minister, had permitted Swan Telecom and Unitech, who had secured the 2G licenses for low prices, to sell their shares to foreign companies.
Although, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s name had come in this case as Swamy said, Manmohan singh had also been known about participation of both in 2G scam. Read More