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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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2G case: Ex-official denies deposing falsely


September 11th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A former telecom official told a special court here Tuesday that he did not depose falsely in the 2G case and claimed that he ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross-examines former official


September 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Accused in the 2G spectrum case and former telecom minister A. Raja Monday began the cross-examination of key witness and former official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Raja told PM about 2G policy without file work


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja informed the prime minister about the licence distribution policy without mentioning some of the related issues in the department of ... Read more...

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2G: Trial begins against Essar-Loop promoters


July 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The trial of promoters of the Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G case started Thursday in a CBI special court here.Two bank officials ... 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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EGoM to recommend spectrum price, but cabinet to take call


July 20th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Friday decided to make specific recommendations on the reserve price for the 2G spectrum auction, spectrum ... Read more...

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Court allows Raja, Kanimozhi to vote in presidential poll


July 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed 2G case accused former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi to cast their vote in the presidential poll ... Read more...

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2G spectrum base price decision deferred till Friday (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Wednesday deferred a decision on the crucial reserve price issue till Friday, raising doubts yet again ... Read more...

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DoT meets telcos, seeks views on rollout obligations (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) which Friday met all the operators, discussed the issue of network rollout obligations and asked them to submit their views ... Read more...

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Court sets aside 200 SMSes cap


July 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday set aside the order of the telecom sector regulator capping SMSes at 200 per day per person for personal communications.The ... Read more...

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DoT to meet operators on spectrum reserve price


July 13th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) is meeting all the operators Friday to get their final opinion on spectrum pricing ahead of the Empowered Group of ... Read more...

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EGoM on telecom approves spectrum mortgaging (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Thursday approved "in principle" the proposal to allow telecom firms to mortgage spectrum to raise funds ... Read more...

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Court allows Kanimozhi to attend agitation in Tamil Nadu


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A Special CBI court hearing 2G spectrum allocation case Tuesday allowed DMK MP Kanimozhi to participate in a two-day agitation conducted by her party in ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi allowed to attend father’s birthday bash June 3


May 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A CBI special court here hearing the 2G case has allowed DMK MP Kanimozhi to visit Tamil Nadu to attend her father and party chief ... 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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Will file complaint on Aircel-Marxis deal, Swamy tells court


May 26th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Saturday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that he wanted to file an additional private ... 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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Order on framing charges against Essar, Loop promoters May 25


May 11th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday fixed May 25 for its order on framing charges against the promoters of the Essar Group ... Read more...

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Telenor’s India unit posts $806mn quarterly loss


May 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Norway-based Telenor's India unit Tuesday reported an operating loss of 4.68 billion Norwegian kroner ($806 million) burdened by a huge impairment charge on its Indian ... Read more...

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Essar denies all charges in 2G case


May 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Essar Group Monday strongly opposed all charges against it in the second generation (2G) telecom airwaves case and told a CBI special court here ... Read more...

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GSM players to contest TRAI theory of minor tariff hike


May 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The heads of some telecom firms will meet Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday to contest the regulator's contention that there would be only a minor ... Read more...

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2G: Arguments on charges against Essar, Loop Thursday


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Arguments on charge against honchos of Loop Telecom and Essar Group will commence Thursday in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here hearing ... Read more...

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Telecom honchos to meet Sibal


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chiefs of top telecom firms, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, will meet Wednesday evening Communications Minister Kapil Sibal to discuss their concerns following the ... Read more...

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Telecom shares plunge on 2G spectrum price hike move


April 24th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The share prices of telecom firms fell sharply Tuesday, a day after the regulator proposed a high reserve price for the 2G spectrum to be ... Read more...

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2G: Arguments on charges against Essar, Loop promoters from May 3


April 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday said arguments on the framing of charges against some top corporate honchos from Loop Telecom and ... Read more...

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Have not changed statement to save myself: Former telecom secretary


April 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi April 20 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Friday told a special Delhi court hearing the 2G case that he has not changed his statement given to ... Read more...

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2G: Lawyers warned about irrelevant questions


April 18th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Wednesday warned defence counsel to not waste court time by asking irrelevant questions to witnesses during ... Read more...

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Did not depose falsely against Raja: Ex-telecom secretary


April 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Tuesday told a special Delhi court hearing the 2G case that he did not depose falsely against former telecom ... Read more...

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Tata Teleservices applications received late: Mathur


April 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Monday told a CBI special court that applications of Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited (TTML) and Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) ... Read more...

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2G: Enhancing FDI limit was to encourage foreign investment


April 12th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Thursday told a CBI special court that the object of enhancing Foreign Direct Investment limit was to encourage foreign ... Read more...

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Officials told Raja to auction 2G airwaves, court told


April 10th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Tuesday told a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here that telecom commission members had suggested auctioning the ... Read more...

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‘Raja was told to reconsider cut-off date for 2G licences’


April 9th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Monday told a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court that he had asked then telecom minister A. Raja to reconsider ... Read more...

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Loop, Essar promoters move bail pleas in 2G case (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Some top corporate honchos from Loop Telecom and Essar Group appeared before the special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the 2G ... Read more...

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2G: Ravi Ruia, three others appear before court


March 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Corporate honcho Ravi Ruia of the Essar group and three others Saturday appeared before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court hearing of the ... Read more...

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