Mumbai: After an eight-year hiatus, the Supreme Court will hear industrialist Ratan Tata's plea asking for an inquiry into the 2010 audio tape leak involving former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia. Ratan Tata had claimed that tapes had violated his right to privacy.
The Supreme Court last heard the petition in 2014, he had filed it in 2011.
As a part of the tax investigation Radia's phone converstations with the industraialist, journalists, government officers and others were tapped more than a decade ago.
Ratan Tata requested Supreme Court a copy of the government report outlining how the tapes were leaked in August 2012. The dispute later came to be known as the "Radia tapes".