Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicTelecom companies

Topic: Telecom companies

SC reserves order on issue of timeline for payment of AGR dues by telecom companies

During the hearing, the bench observed that 15 or 20 years is not a reasonable time period and the companies should come forward with appropriate time frame.

Supreme Court asks telecoms with AGR dues to submit their financial details of last 10 years

The court’s direction came after the companies claimed they were not in a position to submit fresh bank guarantees with regards to the payment of AGR dues.

SC slams telecom dept for Rs 4 lakh crore claim on PSUs, asks it to reconsider demand

The top court also directed telecom companies to file affidavits on how they propose to make payment of their liabilities towards AGR dues. 

SC is being obstinate in dealing with telecom firms. Such verdicts have contributed to slowdown

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Mohan Bhagwat says no to ‘nationalism’ — NIE, TOI & telcos worry ET, Mint

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

Gopal Gandhi on 3 Great Marathas, coronavirus hits Chinese military, says Jayadeva Ranade

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Upendra Baxi, Jayadev Ranade, Narayani Gupta, R. Jagannathan & many others.

Great Indian telecom mess: How a missed chance threatens existence of prized PSUs

Conflict over what constitutes adjusted gross revenues is behind the telecom mess, which now threatens PSUs such as GAIL, Oil India, DMRC.

India’s great telecom mess just got worse

Airtel and Vodafone Idea were already at loggerheads with the government. Now, consumers are jumping into the fray.

5G story should be about Indian tech and skills, not allowing China’s Huawei in

Although Modi government has said Huawei will only participate in 5G trials, the fear is it will be difficult to stop the Chinese firm from securing contracts.

SC agrees to hear pleas of Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Tata seeking fresh schedule of paying dues

A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde took note of submissions by a battery of senior lawyers and said it will list the fresh pleas 'sometime in next week'.

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.