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Mexico to recover spectrum to expand 4G service


August 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Mexico said it will recover concessions in the little-used 2.5 GHz frequency band and resell the spectrum to expand fourth-generation mobile telecoms service.Communications and Transportation ... Read more...

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Congress, government defend Chidambaram on 2G scam (Lead)


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress and the government Thursday came to the defence of Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the opposition demanded his resignation over the 2G ... Read more...

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Congress defends Chidambaram on 2G scam


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress Thursday came to the defence of Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the opposition demanded his resignation over the 2G scam and described ... Read more...

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PM endorsed all 2G policy decisions: Balwa (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa Monday told a Delhi court that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, then external affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee and then ... Read more...

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Let’s get back to the business of growth: Chidambaram


July 27th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government's drive to improve its image amid various corruption scams continued Wednesday with Home Minister P. Chidambaram saying that growth and the reforms ... Read more...

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‘Raja favored Swam Telecom in getting 2G licenses’


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday informed a special court here that former communication minister A. Raja had approved the grant of dual technology ... Read more...

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Triggering speculation, Maran meets PM


June 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Triggering speculation in political circles, Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran, who is facing allegations of corruption, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Thursday."Maran had a ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s bail plea verdict on May 20 (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In temporary relief for the politically battered first family of Tamil Nadu, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday deferred till May 20 ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s bail plea deferred till May 20 (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In a temporary relief for the first family of Tamil Nadu, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Saturday deferred till May 20 ... Read more...

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Scams should not cloud telecom growth: PM (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Scams should not cloud the tremendous growth in the telecom sphere in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday, adding there was nothing wrong in ... Read more...

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Problems exist, but look at telecom growth: PM


February 24th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Telecom growth should not be overlooked, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, under attack for alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation, said Thursday while stressing that "if ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes former telecom commission member


February 7th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday questioned former Telecom Commission member K. Sridhar in connection with the allocation of spectrum allocation scam.According to informed sources, Sridhar ... Read more...

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CBI court sends Raja, aides to 5-day custody (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja and his two aides were sent to CBI custody for five days by a special court here Thursday a day after their ... Read more...

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2G scam: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, 11 telecom companies


January 10th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and eleven licencee companies that have not fulfilled roll-out obligations on a petitions seeking cancellation of all ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear 2G spectrum case today


January 10th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear on Monday two petitions seeking cancellation of all the licenses of 2G spectrum issued by former Communications Minister A Raja.The petitioners, Janata ... Read more...

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Parliament’s least productive session ends (Roundup)


December 13th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned Monday sine die, ending an over month-long winter session that was the least productive ever with only seven of 138 hours of business ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence, says Raja; meets Karunanidhi (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence: A. Raja


December 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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DMK will act against Raja if found guilty: Karunanidhi


December 9th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said the party will take action against former telecom minister A. Raja if he was found guilty in ... Read more...

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Day 19: Parliament again collapses without business (Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Parliament collapsed into din Wednesday - the 19th day of no business - due to persistent opposition protests demanding a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into ... Read more...

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Raja raids mere eyewash, says opposition


December 8th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids on the homes of former telecom minister A. Raja over the 2G spectrum allocation are a mere eyewash, opposition ... Read more...

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Government fears more 2G skeletons may tumble out: CPI


November 30th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Tuesday alleged the government was adamantly refusing to set up a parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum allotment because it ... Read more...

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Plea for cancellation of 2G licenses dismissed (Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy seeking cancellation of 2G spectrum licenses of 122 companies granted on a ... Read more...

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Manmohan refuses to join issues with Raja


October 25th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hua Hin (Thailand), Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday declined to join issues with Communications Minister A. Raja, who has been linked to wrongdoing in spectrum allocation. "I don't want ... Read more...

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