15 Nov 2013
New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, the Department of Space is mulling bringing a new law to keep the scarce S-Band spectrum out of commercial use and reserve it for strategic and societal purpose only.
06 Nov 2013
New Delhi: A government panel on Wednesday recommended raising the reserve price for mobile phone spectrum auctions by 15 percent more than the price suggested by a federal regulator in the 1800 megahertz band, and by 25 percent in the 900 megahertz band.
20 Nov 2013
New Delhi: The government is considering a proposal to spend an additional Rs 25,000 crore over 10 years to provide Wi-Fi services in rural areas.
25 Sep 2013
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom is likely to conduct the third round of spectrum auction by January and expects to garner a minimum revenue of about Rs 11,000 crore this fiscal, a top official said.
28 Oct 2013
Chennai: The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) on Monday commenced the process of recording the statement of Dayalu Ammal, wife of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi, in the 2G spectrum case.
02 Oct 2013
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced that additional portfolios would be distributed amongst state ministers on October 7, when the six-day Assembly session will commence from next week.
17 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Leaving direct taxes untouched, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday slashed excise duty on cars, SUVs and two-wheelers, and capital goods and consumer durables to boost manufacturing and growth.
09 Sep 2013
New Delhi: The telecom regulator on Monday recommended sharp cuts in reserve prices for the next round of spectrum auctions after previous efforts at selling the airwaves failed.
24 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The government on Friday sought Parliament's nod for an additional expenditure of Rs 7,500 crore, which will include Rs 1,000 crore towards 'Nirbhaya Fund' for safety of women and a similar amount for setting up the proposed all-women bank.
08 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Calling itself a long-term player in India, UK-based Vodafone Group has said the country is moving in the right direction on the regulatory front though issues like spectrum usage charges and the tax case were still a concern for the company.