Karti had filed an anticipatory bail plea in a Delhi Court in the case which pertains to the alleged irregularities in FIPB clearance to a company in Aircel-Maxis matter.
The court asked former Telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi to file their responses before May 25, the next date of hearing.
There is also a view that DMK will be wooed by the BJP with an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. There could be a race between the Congress and BJP to align with DMK.
Former comptroller & auditor general of India (CAG) Vinod Rai, who was called the ‘Nation’s conscience keeper’ for unearthing the mega 2G scam, is in the line of fire after a special CBI court acquitt
Raja said he stood vindicated as accusations that he took Rs 200 crore bribe to allocate lucrative radio wave spectrum were false.
Special Judge OP Saini noted in his 1,552-page judgment that it was actually a confusion caused by various actions and inactions.
Subramanian Swamy snubbed the verdict in the muti-crore scam, while saying that the government needs loyal officers not sycophants.
Regarding issue of new licences, Raja had explained that it is a three-stage process -- issue of LOI, issue of licence and grant of wireless licence.
2G allotment was faulty, corrupt; investigating agency will decide further step: Communications Minister Manoj Sinha
Manoj Sinha on Thursday said the next course of action on the 2G issue would be decided by the investigating agencies.
Chidambaram said 2G spectrum case verdict established that allegation of a major scam involving the highest levels of the UPA government was never true.
DMK leader Kanimozhi welcomed the court's judgement and said it was an answer to all the allegations made against her.
Special CBI judge OP Saini said that there was no concrete evidence submitted against accused A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi.
Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said the 2G spectrum allocation scam case was never an issue of criminality.
Shashi Tharoor said the BJP should desist from smear campaigns and levelling false accusations as it did in the 2G spectrum case.
The verdict was pronounced by Special CBI Judge O P Saini citing lack of evidence against former telecom minister A Raja, Rajya Sabha MP and DMK member Kanimozhi and others.