Decision to do so comes on the back of two recent government notifications that were aimed at removing him from the appeals process.
While private power companies may have walked away with savings of more than Rs 50,000 crore in the last September auction, they offered only token tariff concessions ranging from 1 to 4 paise per unit.
While some of these complaints were launched at the telecom tribunal before the verdict, other claims will be pursued freshly or with renewed vigour.
Modi’s opponents counter him on the issue of communalism alone, forgetting the fact that the Indian voter has always shown a preference for the non-corrupt alternative, keeping all other issues at bay.
Maya Mirchandani speaks to former Union minister Manish Tewari about the 2G scam verdict, lessons for the Congress from the Gujarat election results, Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as party president and dynastic politics in India.
There were murky goings-on during the trial which the Narendra Modi government has to answer for.
Vinod Dua discusses the 2G spectrum scam verdict and the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report on the rejuvenation of river Ganga (Namami Gange).
M.K. Venu and Anuj Srivas explain why the CBI court brought the six-year-long 2G spectrum trial to a close by declaring that all accused were acquitted.
In one particularly scathing section of his judgement, Saini slams the quality of prosecution under special public prosecutor Anand Grover and the CBI.
The real test of Modi’s will to fight corruption will be to hold the CBI responsible and ensure it appeals against the judgment of the Patiala house court in a higher court.
Former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi were among those acquitted.
Top India Inc officials facing charges include the Ruias of Essar group, Sanjay Chandra, promoter of Unitech, top officials of the Anil Ambani group and Shahid Balwa of DB Realty.
CBI is Prosecuting Him for 2G Scam but Twice in Court Modi Government Helped Essar’s Ravi Ruia Travel Abroad
Commerce and external affairs ministries gave the Essar boss official letters to help convince the court that he be allowed to travel.
The move, which is a gross violation of the Supreme Court order on 2G and auctioning spectrum, could result in potential revenue loss of up to Rs 4 lakh crore.
The court also asked why senior officer R K Dutta, who was supervising the 2G and coal scam cases, was shifted out.
This is the first time that a notice has been issued to Karti in the probe into the Aircel-Maxis deal, part of the 2G scam.
The constitution bars him from accepting government office but experts say legality hinges on terms of appointment and statutory status of new banking board.