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Ku­mar Man­galam Birla Chair­man, Aditya Birla Group

Size of busi­ness $40 bil­lion

Case Coal al­lo­ca­tion scam

Charge Con­spir­acy to ob­tain coal block in Odisha in 2005; pro­vi­sion was for PSUs.

Sta­tus Named in FIR in Oc­to­ber 2013. PMO defends al­lo­ca­tion; CBI asks for all cor­re­spon­dence on the mat­ter.

Ravi Ruia Co-founder, Es­sar Group Anshuman Ruia Di­rec­tor, Es­sar Group

Size of busi­ness $39 bil­lion

Case 2G scam

Charge Sup­pressed facts re­lat­ing to ex­tent of eq­uity hold­ing of Es­sar Group in Loop Tele­com.

Sta­tus Ruias chargesheeted in De­cem­ber 2011; hear­ing on.

Anil Am­bani Chair­man, Re­liance ADAG, and Gau­tam Doshi Group MD,Re­liance ADAG

Size of busi­ness $15.4 bil­lion Case 2G scam

Charge Re­liance fronted Swan Tele­com which got 2G li­cence though it did not meet el­i­gi­bil­ity cri­te­ria.

Sta­tus Am­bani ap­peared as prose­cu­tion wit­ness in Au­gust 2013; Doshi ar­rested in April 2011 but granted bail; hear­ing on.

Naveen Jin­dal Chair­man, Jin­dal Steel & Power

Size of busi­ness $3.6 bil­lion

Case Coal al­lo­ca­tion scam

Charge Ac­cused of con­spir­ing with a for­mer Union min­is­ter be­tween 2006 and 2009 to get coal block in Jhark­hand.

Sta­tus Named in FIR in June 2013; ques­tioned on Septem­ber 26.

Sa­j­jan Jin­dal Chair­man & MD, JSW Steel

Size of busi­ness $5.3 bil­lion

Case Il­le­gal min­ing in Kar­nataka

Charge Paid Rs 20 crore bribe to state’s for­mer chief min­is­ter B.S. Yed­dyu­rappa.

Sta­tus Named as ac­cused in Oc­to­ber 2012; trial pend­ing in Ban­ga­lore CBI court.

Su­nil Mit­tal Chair­man, Bharti Air­tel

Size of busi­ness $6.8 bil­lion

Case Spec­trum hoard­ing

Charge Mit­tal was aware of ir­reg­u­lar­i­ties com­mit­ted by Bharti Air­tel when NDA granted spec­trum per­mit in 2002.

Sta­tus Named as ac­cused in March 2013. Next hear­ing is on Oc­to­ber 28.

Ratan Tata For­mer Chair­man, Tata Group

Size of busi­ness $100 bil­lion

Case 2G scam

Charge Tata Realty gave 2G ben­e­fi­ciary Unitech Rs 1,700-crore loan.

Sta­tus Clean chit to Ratan Tata in June 2011; in Oc­to­ber 2013, SC asks CBI to probe Ra­dia tapes on deals linked to Tata Mo­tors and Tata Steel.

Mukesh Am­bani Chair­man, Re­liance In­dus­tries Ltd

Size of busi­ness $66 bil­lion

Case Vi­o­la­tion of Of­fi­cial Se­crets Act

Charge Al­leged favours shown by the then di­rec­tor gen­eral of Hy­dro­car­bons V.K. Sibal to Re­liance In­dus­tries and quid pro quo re­ceived.

Sta­tus On Supreme Court’s di­rec­tion, CBI ini­ti­ated a pre­lim­i­nary en­quiry on Oc­to­ber 23.

Asim Ghosh For­mer MD, Hutchi­son Max (now Voda­fone)

Size of busi­ness $15.4 bil­lion

Case Spec­trum hoard­ing

Charge Aware of ir­reg­u­lar­i­ties com­mit­ted by the com­pany when NDA granted spec­trum per­mit in 2002.

Sta­tus Ac­cused in March 2013; next hear­ing on Oc­to­ber 28.

San­jay Chan­dra MD, Unitech

Size of busi­ness $760 mil­lion

Case 2G scam

Charge Crim­i­nal con­spir­acy to get li­cence de­spite be­ing in­el­i­gi­ble.

Sta­tus Ar­rested in 2011 but granted bail; case be­ing heard in spe­cial court.

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