Rakesh Kumar

Telcos seek nil upfront fee, deferred payment and cut in reserve price

Zero upfront fee, moratorium on payments, auctioning of the entire available spectrum of 5G bands during the upcoming auction are some of the demands made by Indian telecom operators.

19 Jan 2022

Despite government aid, Vodafone Idea woes not over

Govt having stake in lieu of AGR & spectrum dues may give short-term relief, say experts

16 Jan 2022

No role of government in Vodafone Idea decision making: CEO Ravinder Takkar

While addressing press managing director and chief executive officer Ravinder Takkar said that the government has no desire to run Vodafone Idea. In fact, it wants its promoters to run it.

13 Jan 2022

Government to hold 35.8 per cent stake in Vodafone Idea, dues liability to be converted into equity

Following the decision, the government will hold around 35.8 per cent shares, the promoter shareholders would hold around 28.5 per cent of Vodafone Group and 17.8 per cent Aditya Birla Group.

12 Jan 2022

Three telcos enough for Indian market; no scope for more: COAI

As per telecom regulatory data, Airtel has market shares to 30.35% while Vi has 23.07% and Jio has 36.58% in October.

09 Jan 2022

‘No tariff hike by telcos anytime soon’: COAI director general

In November, all the major Indian telcos — Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea — hiked prepaid tariffs by 20% to 25%.

06 Jan 2022

Government to handover legacy coal mines to World Bank for rehabilitation

As per an official, the World Bank is itself interested in these legacy mines and is ready to give a financial assistant for the rehabilitation. 

28 Dec 2021

Chip production: A long way to go

When the COVID-induced lockdown compelled every industry to shut temporarily, it disrupted the supply chain of semiconductor Industry.

26 Dec 2021

Telcos tariff hike to spur inflation

Up to 25% hike in pre-paid tariffs will hurt users, slow down digital inclusion, say experts

19 Dec 2021

EXPLAINER | Why India decided to release 5 million barrels from its Strategic Petroleum Reserve

In a coordinated move with other big global oil consumers such as the US and Japan, India last week decided to release five million barrels of crude oil from its strategic petroleum reserve

29 Nov 2021

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