'Court remarks not strictures against PM'

“There is no stricture from the Supreme Court at all. If judges cannot ask questions, then who else will? We know how to deal with questions and we will answer them,” Subramanium said.

“Whatever was said (in the court) was part of a debate which takes place when a matter is adjudicated,” the SG told agencies and TV channels.

The SG was speaking after the court heard a petition filed by former MP Subramanian Swamy seeking a direction to the Prime Minister for grant of sanction to prosecute A Raja.
The SG said the Prime Minister would come clean on the 2G spectrum scam.

Refuting Swamy’s charges, he said every communication from the PMO on 2G spectrum allocation was dealt with highest propriety. Subramanium said all documents relevant to Swamy’s request will be produced in court and added that “all letters of Swamy were dealt with.” 

Swamy earlier told the court that he wrote five times to the Prime Minister but received only one response from Manmohan Singh’s office, and another from Raja explaining why his request was being rejected. 

At one stage, the SG told the court that Swamy had not attached documents with his petition and added that “every letter of Swamy has been dealt with”. He told the court that even he had tendered an opinion in the case, wherein he said that “investigation must proceed appropriately”.

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