22 September, 2020

Bandman’s Twist

Despite the CBI probe, Raja walks the political edge, keeps his seat

Jjitender Gupta
Bandman’s Twist
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The Key Players

  • Manmohan Singh, PM Deft attack to put pressure on an ally’s tainted minister.
  • M. Karunanidhi, DMK Supports Raja, but is also maintaining a surprising silence.
  • Nripendra Mishra, Former TRAI Head Was at loggerheads with Raja. Will he speak up now?
  • Siddharth Behura, Former DoT Secy Seen as a key Raja man, is he the fall guy?

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Unanswered Questions

  • Why is the Congress running the risk of conflict with a long-standing political ally?
  • What’s the new information that precipitated CBI action on a two-year-old scam?
  • Why did CVC wait for the retirement of DoT secretary Siddharth Behura on Sept 30, 2009, before transferring the case to the CBI?
  • Raja says the PM and FM were consulted, but no one is backing that claim or even giving an opinion on it....
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