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Trai says cancel 69 telecom licenses, DoT agrees to only 8

NEW DELHI: The department of telecommunications (DoT) has decided to move for cancellation of only eight licences for failure of telecom operators to meet rollout obligations, against the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (Trai’s) recommendation that 69 licences be cancelled. According to data available till August 28, 2011, only Aircel (two), Dishnet (three), Etisalat (two), and Sistema Shyam(one) were issued ... Read More »

Supreme Court Notice to CBI on Kanimozhi’s Bail Plea

NEW DELHI: The daughter of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi , Kanimozhi, will have to remain in Tihar Jail for at least one more week, as the Supreme Court sought response of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on her bail plea in the 2G spectrum allocation case. A vacation bench, comprising Justice BS Chauhan and Justice Swatanter Kumar, refused to ... Read More »

Supreme Court to hear plea against Baba Ramdev eviction

The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a public interest litigation petition seeking a directive to the Centre and the Delhi Police to issue a White Paper on the alleged police action in the ‘BabaRamdev eviction incident’. The apex court will also hear the sequence of events ie the entire details of talks, negotiations and the so-called ‘deal’ between the union government and ... Read More »

Vodafone gets tax penalty breather

New Delhi, April 15: The Supreme Court today directed UK-based telecom major Vodafone to appear before the income tax department, which had issued a notice seeking penalty in the Rs 11,000-crore tax case relating to a 67 per cent stake purchase in Hutchison-Essar. However, the bench made it clear that the I-T department would take no steps to enforce the ... Read More »

2nd CBI chargesheet by Apr 24, bribery focus

NEW DELHI: The CBI on Friday informed the Supreme Court that a supplementary chargesheet in the 2G spectrum scam against former telecom minister A Raja and other accused will be filed before April 24 and deal mainly with the bribery aspect. Nearing the end of investigations into the irregular allotment of spectrum by Raja in conspiracy with others during 2008, ... Read More »

CBI facing trouble in finding lawyer for trial in 2G scam

CBI is facing difficulty in finding a capable lawyer to be appointed as special public prosecutor for holding the trial of 2G spectrum cases in which former telecom minister A Raja and corporate honchos are accused, the Supreme Court was told on Tuesday. The situation has arisen as corporates and their officers named in the case have already hired the ... Read More »

Karibasamma sees hope in Supreme Court verdict

The first euthanasia petitioner in Karnataka, Karibasamma, 70, sees hope in Monday’s verdict of the Supreme Court, allowing what has come to be termed ‘passive euthanasia,’ the withdrawal of life support to patients in a permanently vegetative state (PVS).The verdict, however, rejected outright ‘active euthanasia’ or ending life through the administration of lethal substances, and turned down the plea to ... Read More »