Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicVodafone Idea

Topic: Vodafone Idea

Vodafone Idea not shutting down. Modi govt can ill afford it

Both Vodafone Idea and Airtel are losing customers at a rapid rate and Reliance Jio is gaining at their expense.

Vodafone Idea will shut shop if there’s no govt relief, says Kumar Manglam Birla

Vodafone Idea had sought relief from the government after it posted the worst quarterly loss in India’s corporate history.

Jio, Airtel, Vodafone hike rates: Indians being punished by policies made after 2G scam?

India’s debt-ridden telecom players Vodafone-Idea and Bharti Airtel, along with Reliance Jio Sunday announced tariff hikes of 14-67 per cent.

Kumar Mangalam Birla has lost Rs 22,000 crore since Vodafone Idea began sinking

Kumar Mangalam Birla is the latest to burn his fingers in telecom market since Jio entered the fray in 2016 and drove two rivals to bankruptcy.

How deferring spectrum fees will help ailing Vodafone Idea, Airtel

The relief on fees comes after Vodafone Idea posted the worst quarterly loss in India’s corporate history & Bharti Airtel logged record deficit in Q2.

Vodafone Idea, Airtel sending out distress signals. But they are only paying for their sins

Both Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have pinned their losses to Supreme Court’s recent ruling. Media has described their current state as ‘bruised, battered and bleeding’.

Vodafone Idea pleads for urgent relief from Modi govt after Rs 51,000 crore loss

Vodafone Idea says its ability to continue as a going concern is dependent on obtaining financial relief from the government.

Modi govt refuses to waive Rs 92,000 crore dues of Airtel, Vodafone Idea

Modi govt expects the carriers to pay within 90 days as ordered by Supreme Court although a deferred payment plan for some dues could be considered.

Vodafone Idea seeks debt revamp as losses mount and users bolt

Vodafone Idea has warned lenders that it won’t be able to honour its commitments for long under current conditions.

Huawei confident it will be part of 5G trials in India, CEO says security issue addressed

Huawei’s India CEO Jay Chen tells ThePrint the firm does not have any links to Chinese govt — amid fears that its presence will allow Beijing to gather intelligence.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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