17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday agreed to work in "consent, coordination and synergy" to resolve spectrum related issues.
04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on pleas of Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia against a trial court order summoning them as accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional spectrum during NDA rule in 2002.
09 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In a relief to Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, the Supreme Court on Friday set aside the order of the special court summoning them as accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional spectrum during NDA rule in 2002.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Additional Director RK Dutta will now head the CBI probe in the 2G spectrum scam after the Supreme Court directed the agency Chief Ranjit Sinha to recuse from the investigation.
19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Days after directing replacement of German with Sanskrit as third language, the government has said the students wanting to study this foreign language can still do so as an "additional" subject and has decided to continue with services of teachers hired for teaching it.
10 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader H R Bharadwaj on Monday attacked former Finance Minister P Chidambaram for blaming ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G spectrum issue and instead accused him of being "solely responsible".
07 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission (TC) has decided to send back recommendations of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on spectrum valuation and pricing for a review, saying that some of them can't be implemented in the present form.
26 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Dearth of telecom spectrum in the upcoming auction can jeopardise the Narendra Modi government's Digital India plan, the London-based GSM Association (GSMA) has warned Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
06 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Bharti group chairman Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the telecom industry wants more spectrum and the government should make it available. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), on October 15, gave its recommendation on spectrum auction for premium 900 Mhz band and 1800 Mhz band that are presently being used for 2G GSM mobile services by Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Telecom operators, whose licences are expiring during 2015 and 2016, have requested the government to allow them to continue with their existing in-use spectrum till the time adequate radiowaves are made available for auction.