Is there a saving clause in the Vodafone-Hutch agreement that states that if Vodafone is made to pay the income tax on the Rs 45,000 crores gain made by Hutch, then Hutch will indemnify Vodafone for it?
Speaking exclusively to VK Shashikumar, Jharkhand’s former CM is loud and clear that he is a victim of corporate greed in conspiracy with venal politics.
"The group who is against me first created a hype against me that I had looted the exchequer of 4,000 crores during my tenure as minister and coal minister."
CPIL has placed before the Supreme Court two draft reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which pointed out that the 2G scam has caused a loss of over 1 lakh crore to the exchequer. Canary Trap brings you some important extracts of the CAG draft reports, which directly points a finger of suspicion towards Raja for alleged irregularities and favoritism in the allotment of spectrum.
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.
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?