2G Spectrum Scandal

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2G Spectrum Scandal rocked the political scene of India during the second term of United Progressive Alliance rule headed by Manmohan Singh. It pertains to the alleged loss to the exchequer to the tune of Rs.30,984 crore and a presumptive loss of Rs. 1.76 lakh core in the allocation of 122 2G licences to telecom companies. A special court acquitted all the accused, including former Telecom Minister A. Raja, citing lack of evidence.