29 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The government will prioritise its expenditure as the outgo due to the 7th Central Pay Commission award and implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) for defence forces will lead to additional burden on the exchequer, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said yesterday.
01 Nov 2015
New Delhi: After recommending extension of the tenure of 21 Additional Judges, the Supreme Court Collegium is likely to take a call on appointing regular Chief Justices in 8 high courts in the coming days.
25 Nov 2015
New Delhi: In a first spectrum trading deal of the country, Idea Cellular today signed a pact with Videocon Telecommunications to buy its airwaves in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh West for Rs 3,310 crore.
14 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is expected to notify within a week spectrum sharing rules while implementation of trading regulations will take some more time.
21 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The government is learnt to have cleared the recommendation of the collegium, which returned after a gap of six months following a Supreme Court verdict, to grant extension to 21 additional judges of various high courts whose two-year term is ending this month.
26 Nov 2015
Mumbai: Shares of Idea Cellular and Videocon Industries rose as much as 5.2 percent today following Rs 3,310-crore airwaves deal.
13 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Telecom stocks today rose by up to 4 percent after the government allowed companies to share airwaves in the same band so as to reduce call drops. Shares of Bharti Airtel surged 4.13 percent and Idea Cellular gained 2.56 percent on BSE. Reliance Communications too jumped 3.52 percent but later pared the gains as the trade progressed.
16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Assuring the GST rate to be less than 18 percent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hinted at accepting Congress' stand on scrapping one percent additional tax, but said their demand to incorporate the rate in the Constitutional Bill is not agreeable.
08 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission is likely to discuss the issue of spectrum cap in sharing and trading guidelines on November 10. According to sources, the issue is to be deliberated upon on Tuesday as some operators have sought clarification on the current cap rules.
01 Jan 2016
New Delhi: With no clear idea on the increase in the number of commuters availing of its services during the implementation of the odd-even scheme, the Delhi Metro hopes its 70 additional trips daily for a fortnight from January 1 will suffice.