2G case: Swamy vs Chidambaram

Special court has dismissed Swamy's petition to make Chidambaram a co-accused in the scam.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: February 4, 2012 3:17 pm

Following is the chronology of the events in which a Delhi court rejected the plea of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to make Home Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case.

December 15,2010: Swamy moves Special CBI court seeking prosecution of then telecom minister A Raja in 2G scam and his (Swamy’s) appointment as a public prosecutor.

January 7,2011: Court holds Swamy’s complaint against A Raja “maintainable”.

March 25,2011: Swamy’s complaint transferred to Special court set up at the instance of the Supreme Court to try all cases related to 2G scam.

August 23,2011: Swamy moves SC for the CBI probe against Home Minister and then Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the 2G case.

August 26,2011: Swamy tells Special CBI court that he will file a plea before it to make Chidambaram a co-accused.

September 8,2011: The Supreme Court directs Swamy to submit his correspondence with the CBI in connection with his plea to investigate Chidambaram’s alleged role in the 2G scam.

September 15,2011: Swamy tells court he will bring in new facts that Chidambaram and Raja had a role in deciding 2G spectrum prices and entry fee.

September 22,2011: CBI defends Chidambaram in the apex court,blames Department of Telecom (DoT).

October 10,2011: The apex court reserves order on Swamy’s plea for a probe into the alleged role of Chidambaram in the 2G scam.

January 7,2012: Swamy places on record various certified copies of the documents in support of his private complaint against Chidambaram.

January 21,2012: Special Court reserves order for February 4.

February 2,2012: The Supreme Court refuses to ask CBI to probe role of Chidambaram in 2G case and leaves it to the Special Court to decide the matter.

February 4,2012: Special Court dismisses Swamy’s plea to make Chidambaram a co-accused.

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