Centre Should Own Up for 2G Scam: Yechury

KHAMMAM: CPM politburo member Sitaram Yechury has said that the cabinet should take collective responsibility in the 2G spectrum scam. He also said that the Union telecom minister Kapil

Published: 04th February 2012 04:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:49 PM   |  A+A-

KHAMMAM: CPM politburo member Sitaram Yechury has said that the cabinet should take collective responsibility in the 2G spectrum scam.

He also said that the Union telecom minister Kapil Sibal, who had earlier announced that there was no loss to the exchequer, should not continue in his office after the Supreme Court cancelled the licences.

Addressing a press conference here on Friday, Yechury said that though they informed the government about the huge loss to the exchequer of 2G allocations, Sibal dismissed it.

But he (Kapil Sibal) has to answer now, he said.

Responding to a question on Telangana statehood issue, he said that his party was always in support of the linguistic states.

But he suggested to ask the Central government who were the authority to create new states

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