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Supreme Court extends 2G auction deadline to Jan 11 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by Jan 11, 2013.The apex court said it will initiate contempt proceedings ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends 2G auction deadline to Jan 11 (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by Jan 11, 2013.The apex court said it will initiate contempt proceedings ... Read more...

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DoT to start spectrum auction Nov 12


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The government Monday said it planned to start e-auction of 2G spectrum Nov 12 and laid out an information memorandum, detailing the rules and regulations ... Read more...

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2G: SC wants auction undertaking for extending deadline


August 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the department of telecommunication (DoT) that it would consider its plea for more time to auction and allocate 122 cancelled ... Read more...

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SC to hear plea for more time for 2G licence auction


August 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear Friday the central government's plea for another extension of time for commencing the auction and allocation of ... Read more...

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Court allows Raja to make Tamil Nadu trip


August 17th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A special court, hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case, Friday allowed prime accused and former telecom minister A. Raja to visit Tamil Nadu for three ... Read more...

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India adds 1.7 mn GSM subscribers, Uninor loses 1.1 mn (Lead, Correcting headline)


August 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor lost 1.1 million subscribers even as the country's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.25 percent in July adding 1.7 million new ... Read more...

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1.7 mn GSM subscribers in India, Uninor loses 1.1 mn


August 16th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor lost 1.1 million subscribers even as the country's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.25 percent in July adding 1.7 million new ... Read more...

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More time sought from SC for auction of spectrum (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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More time sought for auction of spectrum


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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Government wants 2G auction deadline extended to November


August 7th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The government will file an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the the deadline for the auction of 2G spectrum, Communications ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays Rs.14,000 crore spectrum reserve price (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The cabinet Friday approved Rs.14,000 crore as the reserve price for the 2G spectrum auction fixed by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom, ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays Rs.14,000 crore as spectrum auction base price


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The cabinet Friday approved Rs.14,000 crore as the reserve price for the 2G spectrum auction fixed by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom.The cabinet, ... Read more...

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EGoM defers decision on one-time spectrum fee issue


July 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Friday deferred a decision on the one-time spectrum fee to be paid by incumbent telecom operators."No decision ... Read more...

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EGoM’s reserve price revision still high: GSMA


July 21st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The price range recommended by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) for 2G spectrum is still very high in terms of international best practices and would ... Read more...

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Telecom EGoM to recommend lower reserve price to cabinet for approval (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Friday decided to recommend to the cabinet a reserve price lower than what the sector regulator has ... Read more...

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2G: SC to hold hearing on presidential reference (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday decided to hold hearing on the presidential reference to answer whether all natural resources other than the telecom spectrum could be ... Read more...

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EGoM on telecom approves spectrum mortgaging


July 12th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Thursday approved "in principle" the mortgaging of spectrum.Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said the EGoM headed by ... Read more...

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Chidambaram expected to head EGoM on spectrum


July 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram could head the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom which has been tasked to take crucial decisions on issues ... Read more...

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EGoM on 2G spectrum auction issues deferred again


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom that was scheduled to meet under a new head, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, ... Read more...

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Raja allowed to go Tamil Nadu


June 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Wednesday allowed former telecom minister A. Raja to visit Tamil Nadu, his home state.Special CBI Judge O.P. ... Read more...

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Behura seeks court’s permission to go abroad


May 29th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Former telecom secretary and 2G scam accused Siddharth Behura Tuesday moved an application in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court seeking to go ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission to meet Thursday on TRAI recommendations


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Telecom Commission, the highest policy-making forum in the communications ministry, will meet Thursday to take a call on the sector regulator's controversial recommendations on ... Read more...

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Parts of hostile witness’s evidence can be used: Apex court (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Judges should not treat as totally erased the evidence tendered by a witness whom the prosecution terms as hostile during a trial, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Raja attends Lok Sabha


May 16th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Former telecommunications minister A. Raja attended parliament Wednesday, a day after he was released from Tihar Jail after getting bail in the 2G spectrum case.The ... Read more...

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Rahul Khullar to take charge of TRAI Monday


May 13th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar will Monday take charge as the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).His appointment has been approved by ... Read more...

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Telenor’s failure will hit India’s image: Norwegian minister


May 12th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The failure of Telenor's $3-billion investment in subsidiary Uninor will not only impact India's investment destination image but will also have political repercussions, Norway's Trade ... Read more...

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SC issues notices on presidential reference on natural resources


May 11th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notices on the presidential reference seeking clarification whether the natural resources could only be allocated by auction.An apex court ... Read more...

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Apex court to take up presidential reference on natural resources


May 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday will take up for hearing a presidential reference whether the court could interfere with a policy decision of the government and ... Read more...

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Raja turns 49, spends quiet birthday in Tihar


May 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, jailed in the 2G spectrum allocation case, observed his 49th birthday in Tihar jail Thursday, visibly upset over not being ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court allows review plea withdrawal (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the government to withdraw its petition seeking a review of the apex court verdict cancelling 122 licences that were ... Read more...

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2G case: Apex court allows review petition withdrawal (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the government to withdraw its petition seeking a review of the apex court verdict cancelling 122 licences that were allocated ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court grants bail to Behura (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday granted bail to former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura, who is currently in judicial custody, for his alleged involvement in the 2G ... Read more...

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2G case: Citing parity, Raja seeks bail (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A day before his 49th birthday, former telecom minister A. Raja moved a bail application in a special CBI court Wednesday after the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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2G case: Raja seeks bail citing parity (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A day before his 49th birthday, former telecom minister A. Raja Wednesday moved a bail application in a special CBI court after the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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