02 Mar 2015
Mumbai: A special CBI court on Monday dropped charges against Gujarat Additional Director General of Police Geeta Johri in connection with Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, for want of mandatory sanction from Maharashtra government for her prosecution.
17 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Telecom players will bid aggressively in the forthcoming spectrum auction and the government may be able to raise Rs 90,000 crore through the sale of radiowaves, credit rating agency Crisil said.
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Successful spectrum bidders, including Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone, have made over Rs 7,000 crore towards upfront payments -- a move that will help the government narrow its fiscal deficit target for the fiscal ending on Tuesday.
16 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Eight private telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, RCom, Reliance Jio and Uninor on Monday submitted applications to bid for spectrum in the auctions starting March 4.
14 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Chiding private telecom operators for repeated call drops on their network, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said lack of spectrum is no excuse for not resolving this problem.
19 Dec 2014
New Delhi: To cope with heavy rush in the upcoming festive season, private carrier Jet Airways today said it will enhance connectivity on the domestic routes with 12 additional daily flights from Tuesday.
23 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Centre is willing to give additional forest land for development of the famous Sabarimala temple in Kerala provided the state government gives the barren land elsewhere for afforestation.
28 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a base price of Rs 3,705 crore per megahertz (MHz) for 3G spectrum auction, a move which would help the government garner over Rs 1 lakh crore along with sale of other mobile frequencies.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for creation of five posts of additional solicitors general, one each for the High Courts of Punjab and Haryana, Patna, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Gujarat.
05 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The spectrum auction resumed on Thursday with seven rounds of bidding for all fours bands by telecom operators in first few hours, after bids worth over Rs 60,000 crore on first day on Wednesday.