In a setback to former Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his elder brother and Sun TV group head Kalanithi Maran, the Madras High Court dismissed the petitions filed by them to quash charges.
The Madras High Court Friday restrained the Income Tax department till October 22 from proceeding further on the re-assessment of former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran's income for 2008-09 and 2009-10, based on the CBI chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.
The SC dismissed Maran's plea and asked him to face trial in the case connected to the alleged setting up of "illegal" telephone exchanges to benefit his brother Kalanithi's Sun TV Network.
The Madras HC set aside a lower court order discharging all the accused, including the Maran brothers, in the alleged illegal telephone exchange case.
A special CBI court here discharged Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi and other accused in the "illegal" telephone exchange case.
The SC pulled up the CBI and the ED for not investigating all cases relating to 2G spectrum allocation and directed them to complete it within six months.
Shakeel Ahmad said the "theory" by Modi and CBI that P. Chidambaram and then Dayanidhi Maran did something in tandem in the Aircel-Maxis case is too far-fetched.
The CBI today strongly opposed the discharge petitions filed by Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran in the illegal telephone exchange case.
The Delhi High Court issued notice to Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others on CBI plea challenging their acquittal in the Aircel-Maxis case.
The Delhi High Court issued notice to Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others on an ED plea challenging their acquittal in the Aircel-Maxis case.