2G Verdict

  • The Last Word: Is SC ruling in 2G relief for the government? September 27, 2012

    The Supreme Court said that the auction route is not mandatory for allocation of every natural resource. ...
  • SC says auction of natural resources not mandatory September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a huge relief to the Central government, the Supreme Court on Thursday held the Presidential reference on 2G as maintainable and said that the auction route is not mandatory for allocation of every natural resource. The apex court also clarified that its order on 2G spectrum auction was...
  • 2G: SC allows govt to withdraw its review plea May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the government to withdraw its petition seeking review of the 2G judgement after rapping it for circulating a letter on its intention to various parties linked to the matter. The apex court granted withdrawal of the review petition on the "oral request" made...
  • SC ruling on 2G will affect other sectors: Sibal February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court judgement cancelling 122 telecom licences allocated on firstcomefirstserve basis has ramifications for other sectors like mining where the same principle is adopted, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has said. "I have been saying this repeatedly that the impact of the judgement is farreaching. It has implications not...
  • 2G verdict: AG to advise PM on review petition February 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday met senior Cabinet members Kapil Sibal, Salman Khursheed, Pranab Mukherjee and P Chidambaram to chalk a way out of the 2G mess. It was a preliminary meeting to get a clear understanding of the judgment of the Supreme Court. Talking about the meeting, Union...
  • Business irregularity will be punished: Moily February 6, 2012

    Union Minister M Veerappa Moily has said that any investor will be awarded if they invest but will also be punished if there is any irregularity. ...
  • 2G: Somnath's criticism disappoints exSC judge February 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Retired Supreme Court judge Justice A K Ganguly has hit back at former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee over the scrapping of the 2G licences. Reacting to the charges of judicial overreach levelled by Chatterjee, Justice Ganguly said he was disappointed at the logic of the criticism of the...
  • Chidambaram cannot get a clean chit: Swamy February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all the 122 2G spectrum licences issued during the tenure of former telecom minister A Raja. The apex court also had words of appreciation for Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy. Speaking to CNNIBN after the court verdict, Swamy said that he would now...
  • 2G verdict: Established players like Bharti, Vodafone to benefit February 2, 2012

    As many as 122 2G licenses cancelled in 22 circles across India in a country of 900 million subscribers, it is less than 5 per cent. ...
  • SC verdict on 2G: What it means for consumers February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all the 122 licenses issued in 2008 during the 2G spectrum allocation. A fresh auction will be held within four months. But what does it mean for the customers and the industry? The verdict has come as a huge embarrassment to the government and...
  • Always tried to play with straight bat: Justice Ganguly February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: On his final day in office, Supreme Court Judge Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly, who along with Justice G S Singvi, delivered a major blow to the government by quashing the 122 2G telecom licenses, said he "always tried to play with a straight bat." Addressing his farewell function organised...
  • SC verdict on 2G perfectly correct: KTS Tulsi February 2, 2012

    Senior advocate KTS Tulsi has welcomed the SC verdict on the 2G scam calling it perfectly correct. ...
  • 2G verdict: Kapil Sibal says; CNNIBN asks February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all 122 telecom licences allotted under the 2G spectrum on or after January 10, 2008. All additional spectrum given to incumbents on or after January 10, 2008 have also been cancelled. While cancelling the licences the Supreme Court ruled that 85 out of...