New Delhi: Former Union telecom minister A Raja, who has been facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, has moved a Delhi court seeking bail.
The accused in the 2G spectrum scam has been behind bars for 15 months. He moved the court for the bail hours after former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura was granted bail by the court.
Notably, as many as 14 people were arrested in the 2G scam case and all but Raja are already out on bail.
A notice in this regard has been given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to respond to Raja’s bail application. The matter will be heard on May 11.
New Delhi, Feb. 4:
With the BJP determined not to soften its stand against the UPA in Parliament and in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the Congress on Saturday asked the principal Opposition party to apologise to the nation for its “campaign of calumny, vilification and innuendo” in the 2G scam issue.
It said that the matter should be allowed to rest.
The Congress spokesperson, Mr Manish Tewari, said, “Now that both courts have spoken — the Supreme Court and the trial court — on substantively the same issue, the matter should be allowed to rest.”
There is nothing at all in the 2G matter for the Government to be ashamed of or take moral responsibility, he added.
“Insofar as policy is concerned, the court has pronounced on the first-cum first-served (FCFS) policy, which was put in place by the NDA. The court has not… Continue reading