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Raja wrote to PM on 2G policy: Witness


September 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 2G case witness Wednesday told a special court here that former telecom Minister A. Raja wrote a letter to the prime minister on the ... Read more...

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Government may allow foreign players to bid alone in 2G auction


September 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government may allow foreign players to participate in the upcoming 2G auction without an Indian partner and form a joint venture later, a senior ... Read more...

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Exploring stake sale in telecom towers arm: Ambani (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Reliance Communications will consider a stake sale in its telecom towers arm next year as part of a medium-term plan to reduce debt that has topped ... Read more...

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Exploring stake sale in telecom towers arm: Ambani


September 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Reliance Communications will consider selling a stake in its telecom towers arm as part of a definite medium-term plan to reduce debt that has topped nearly ... Read more...

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India should ensure investment safety: German envoy (Interview)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India should ensure policy and judicial stability that will help counter the negative sentiments of late about investment climate in the country and ease flow ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official says Raja took policy decisions


July 31st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Being the then telecom minister, A. Raja was the "final authority" to take decisions on policy matters, former department of telecommunications (DoT) official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Shanghai buses to have Wi-Fi


July 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 10 (IANS) Commuters in China's commercial capital will soon be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi service inside its city buses.Shanghai Bashi Group, the bus operator, said it intends ... 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 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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Telecom honchos meet key ministers against TRAI’s proposals (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chiefs of Indian and foreign telecom companies Wednesday met key ministers and officials and voiced their concerns over the regulator's proposals, especially the high ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court examines review petitions (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday examined the petitions of the central government, former communications minister A. Raja and seven telecom companies seeking a review of its ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court examines review petitions


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday examined the petitions of the central government, former communications minister A. Raja and seven telecom companies seeking a review of its ... Read more...

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2G: Companies knew date of LOIs issuance beforehand, claims witness


March 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A prosecution witness in 2G spectrum allocation scam Friday told the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court that various telecom companies knew the date ... Read more...

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Russia, India to discuss Sistema licence during BRICS summit


March 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Russian and Indian leaders will discuss the issue of Sistema Shyam Telecom Ltd (SSTL), which provides services under the MTS brand but stands to lose ... Read more...

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Raja seeks review of apex court’s 2G verdict


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Jailed former telecom minister A. Raja Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking the review of its Feb 2 judgment in 2G case on the grounds ... Read more...

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CBI probe sought into Chidambaram’s role in 2G scam (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) Friday moved the Supreme Court (SC) seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into Home Minister P. Chidambaram's role ... Read more...

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3G roaming: High court dismisses DoT plea (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismiised a plea seeking a stay on a tribunal order that restrained by the Department of Telecom (DoT) from imposing ... Read more...

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3G dispute: Court refuses to stay TDSAT order


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay an order of telecom tribunal TDSAT restraining the Department of Telecom (DoT) from enforcing a ban on ... Read more...

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2G: PM holds meet to discuss apex court verdict fallout (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday held a crucial meeting with key cabinet colleagues to discuss the 2G issue in the wake of the apex ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel’s quarterly net profit declines 22.4 percent (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel Wednesday reported a 22.4 percent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs.1,011.3 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31 owing to ... Read more...

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Indian air carriers should have professional management: Minister


February 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Airlines in India should have a professional team for better management, Union Minister for Corporate Affairs M. Veerappa Moily said here Tuesday.When queried about bailing out ... Read more...

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India hangs up on investor confidence, says Time


February 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian Supreme Court's decision to cancel 122 controversial mobile phone licenses has opened up a new round of scepticism about India as a destination ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea dismissed, relief for Chidambaram (Afternoon Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A trial court here Saturday dismissed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case, ... Read more...

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Tie-up with secular party for next Lok Sabha poll: Karunanidhi (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The DMK party would align with a secular party having the nation's interest in mind in the next Lok Sabha elections, party president M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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UPA misused telecom policy: BJP


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed the UPA government for "misusing" the telecom policy and said the Supreme Court order on the 2G ... Read more...

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Indian banks can absorb 2G licence losses: Fitch Ratings


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian banking sector should be able to weather the loan losses from the cancellation of second generation (2G) spectrum licences by the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Sibal must quit, says CPI-M


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday demanded the resignation of cabinet minister Kapil Sibal after the Supreme Court ordered the cancellation of 2G telecom ... Read more...

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BJP steps up demand for Chidambaram’s resignation (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded the immediate resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the Supreme Court left the decision of a ... Read more...

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Landmark judgement, says CPI-M on Supreme Court verdict


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court order cancelling 122 licences granted to telecom companies during the tenure of former communications minister A. Raja was a landmark judgement, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should resign: BJP


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought the immediate resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram."If the government has any standards left, they should ask ... Read more...

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We can be proud of Supreme Court: Swamy after 2G order


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Janta Party leader Subramanian Swamy Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court order cancelling 122 licences granted to telecom companies during the tenure of former communications ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to decide three 2G matters Thursday (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Three issues related to the 2G case, including Home Minister P. Chidambaram's alleged role in the scam, are expected to be decided by the ... Read more...

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Telecom cos may have to pay for excess spectrum


January 19th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Telecom companies which provide services on the GSM platform may have to shell out a one-time fee for holding spectrum in excess of 4.4 Mhz, ... Read more...

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Mandatory carbon disclosure for telecom sector welcomed


January 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Saturday welcomed the Indian government's order making it mandatory for telecom companies in the country to disclose carbon emissions and usage of ... Read more...

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