Telcos

  • SMS-threat case: Advocate, three others arrested May 30, 2014

    An advocate and three persons were arrested in connection with the threat-SMS to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren as well as a DGP, from Telco police station area in Jamshedpur, police said on Friday. The four were arrested from Laxminagar Zone 3 of the Telco police station area last night, they...
  • SC ruling on telcos audit may apply to other areas: FICCI April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Stating that the Supreme Court's ruling to allow CAG to audit accounts of telecom firms may have 'much wider ramifications' and could be applied to other areas subsequently, FICCI on Friday said the episode raises serious questions on the sanctity of Indian contracts. The Supreme Court on Thursday...
  • Tata Steel officer shot at by unidentified assailants, critical March 11, 2014

    An officer of Tata Steel was shot at and critically injured by unknown gunmen near former Chief Minister Arjun Munda's house at Ghorabandha in Jamshedpur, the police said on Tuesday. The officer Ratnesh Raj is a manager of Equipment Maintenance Services of Tata Steel. Following the incident late on Monday night,...
  • Delhi High Court allows CAG to audit accounts of private telcos January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In an extremelly significant order, the Delhi High Court on Monday ruled that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) can audit private telecom companies under the relevant provisions of the law just days after the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi moved to have private power companies audited....
  • Mobile operators increase rates of special tariff vouchers January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Leading telecom operators, including Bharti Airtel, have increased rates of special tariff vouchers and reduced free minutes usage, barely a month after hiking the price of 2G data plans. According to market sources, Airtel has reduced free minutes by 10 to 25 per cent...
  • Sibal seeks financial assistance for telcos March 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Batting for telcos facing hurdles in raising loans in the wake of 2G scam, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday met the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister and sought their intervention to ensure that operators get finances to complete their projects. "Yes, we met...