Despite mounting evidence against Telecom Minister A Raja about his controversial role in allocation of 2G spectrum to firms at a price much below the market price, the UPA government appears to be shielding him. Raja’s decision to grant new licenses resulted in a loss of around Rs 60,000 crores to the national exchequer.
Canary Trap brings you this timeline of Raja’s dubious role in the entire issue.
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Documents available with Canary Trap reveal that CBI DIG Vineet Agarwal had sought call detail records of Nira Radia and some other middlemen from Directorate General of Income Tax through a letter on November 16, 2009.
The CBI inquiry so far has completely shocked the government. As a result, the man leading the investigations into the scam was transferred. Is the removal of Vineet Agarwal a part of the government’s efforts to bury the inconvenient facts that has emerged from the inquiry till now?
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The report, Shadows in the Cloud: Investigating Cyber Espionage 2.0, is the result of a collaborative investigation by the Information Warfare Monitor and Shadowserver Foundation.
The recovered data that was stolen from sensitive locations in India was analyzed by the researchers. One of the document was an encrypted diplomatic correspondence. Other documents belonging to the Indian government included two marked as “SECRET”, six as “RESTRICTED”, and five as “CONFIDENTIAL”.
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