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Decision on 2G auction participation only by October: SSTL


September 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Monday said it would be able to say only next month if it would take part in the 2G auction as ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief


August 28th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Veteran Congress member Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the ... Read more...

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Etisalat advises subscribers to ‘port out’


March 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 telecom licenses, Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Friday advised its customers to shift to other telecom operators via mobile ... Read more...

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Sistema gives India 6 months to settle 2G licences row


February 28th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Tuesday put the Indian government on notice, saying it would initiate proceedings as per the provisions of the bilateral investment treaty if ... Read more...

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Qualcomm to get license after clearing Rs.410 crore dues


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian government Friday agreed to accept chipmaker Qualcomm's offer to clear the Rs.410 crore ($83.5 million) its partner Tulip Telecom owed as license fee, ... Read more...

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Etisalat sues Indian joint venture partners for fraud


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Thursday launched legal proceedings against its Indian joint venture partners for fraud and misrepresentation.Following the Supreme Court's order last month ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks initial response on 2G spectrum auction by Feb 15


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's telecom sector regulator Friday released a pre-consultation paper on allocation of airwaves in the 2G band across 22 circles by auction.It asked all stakeholders ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s alleged complicity in 2G scam to be decided Saturday


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A court here will rule Saturday whether or not Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who was the finance minister when former communications minister allocated 122 ... Read more...

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Networks hope to acquire more users, spectrum


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court cancelled 122 telecom licenses, most of the old telecom networks were cautiously optimistic Friday about garnering more users ... Read more...

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Sibal welcomes Supreme Court 2G ruling


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday said he welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to cancel 122 telecom licenses and claimed the order was vindicated that ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s junior tables bill amid opposition boycott


December 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) As the opposition continued to boycott him, a bill listed in Home Minister P. Chidambaram's name was Monday introduced in the Lok Sabha by ... Read more...

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Bring companies under Lokpal: CPI-M


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday said it favoured a strong Lokpal bill that fights corruption not only within the government but also ... Read more...

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Termination action on 35 telecom licenses by March


November 18th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The department of telecom (DoT) Friday said it is in the process of issuing notices to telecom companies pertaining to 35 licenses that failed ... Read more...

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GoM accepts Chawla panel report on natural resources


October 15th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has accepted most of the recommendations of a committee set up to suggest ... Read more...

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Swan Telecom defends itself in 2G case


August 5th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Swan Telecom, listed as an accused in the 2G spectrum, told a special CBI court Friday that it had no prior information about the documents ... Read more...

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Want immediate discussion on 2G: BJP


August 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Blaming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for trying to distance himself from the 2G scam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it wanted an ... Read more...

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Did not look the other way on 2G allocation, says PMO


July 31st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Sunday strongly rebutted allegations in a leading publication that Manmohan Singh had "looked the other way" despite knowing of ... Read more...

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Watchdog wants government to cancel more telecom licenses


July 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In what could land more mobile service firms in trouble, the telecom watchdog has recommended the cancellation of at least 53 licenses, against 13 being ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Behura bail plea


July 6th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday opposed the bail plea of former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam ... Read more...

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CBI clean chit to Tata in 2G case


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday said the Tatas had done nothing wrong to get 2G licences, thus giving a clean chit to the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes motion for forming JPC (Roundup)


March 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The process of forming a joint parliamentary committee to probe the 2G spectrum scam was completed Tuesday with the Rajya Sabha nominating 10 of its members ... Read more...

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Sibal moves motion for JPC in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday defended the government and focussed on the flawed policies framed under the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as he moved a motion ... Read more...

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Assertive PM defends government, confronts opposition (News Analysis)


February 24th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In strongly defending his government in the wake of alleged corruption scams, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday confronted the opposition charges stoutly, arguing ... Read more...

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30 member JPC set up to probe 2G-spectrum issue


February 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee moved a motion in the Lok Sabha for the appointment of a 30-member Committee, who will look into the telecom policy pursued from ... Read more...

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Business war hits spectrum row, parliament still crippled (Roundup)


December 9th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Both houses of parliament remained crippled for the 20th day Thursday over the spectrum row as an ugly business war broke out amid the government-opposition standoff ... Read more...

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Raja defends government’s spectrum policy


July 27th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Defending the policy of giving licenses without auctioning spectrum, Communications and IT Minister A. Raja Monday said his decision to issue telecom licenses at nominal rates ... Read more...

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COAI thumps DoT again on frequency allocation issue


February 25th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Even as the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is gearing itself to issue telecom licenses and radio frequencies or spectrum to nine operators, the GSM cellular forum has ... Read more...

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