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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Ashwini Vaishnaw


5G spectrum auction most probably in Feb 2022: Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

September 15, 2021 8:57 pm

The telecom minister further said he had spoken to all the key players in the sector after Wednesday's briefing, and that the companies are happy with the broad set of measures that have been announced.

Cabinet approves relief package for telecom sector: Key points to note

September 15, 2021 8:34 pm

From allowing a four-year break for companies from paying statutory dues to 100 per cent FDI via automatic route, here's a look at the key decisions taken by the Cabinet on telecom sector.

Railway minister flags off equipment to expedite construction of viaducts for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail corridor

September 10, 2021 12:40 am

The span launching equipment-Straddle Carrier and Girder Transporter of 1,100 MT capacity has been indigenously designed and manufactured by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) at Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, officials said.

Vodafone Idea pushes for relief in meet with Telecom Min, stock soars 18%

September 03, 2021 10:14 am

Though the government has publicly stated that it wants to see “healthy competition” in the telecom sector, there has so far been no relief forthcoming despite public appeals from both Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel.

Delhi confidential: Train Talk

August 20, 2021 2:09 am

Speaking in Odia, he also told the passengers that Prime Minister Modi has given the country its first Railway Minister from Odisha.

‘Not as simple as if Pegasus used’, says Govt, offers panel to dispel ‘wrong’ talk

August 17, 2021 7:26 am

A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana sought to know if the proposed committee would also be able to look into the questions raised by the petitioners — to this, the Centre said that the court could include it in the terms of reference of the committee.

Jyotiraditya Scindia writes to Ashwini Vaishnaw over deplorable condition of Railway Hockey Stadium in Gwalior

August 11, 2021 2:41 pm

The railway minister responded to Scindia on Twitter and said that renovations of the stadium have started recently and will be completed in the next few months. 

Defence has not had any transaction with NSO: Minister on Pegasus

August 10, 2021 8:22 am

The response came a day before the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a clutch of petitions demanding an investigation into the Pegasus issue.

Technology brought full benefit of govt schemes to common man: Ashwini Vaishnaw

July 26, 2021 8:44 pm

Addressing an event to mark seven years of citizen engagement platform, MyGov, Vaishnaw said India's youth too is reaching out proactively with its ideas and suggestions to the government through MyGov.

TMC MP is suspended, Naidu says his conduct assault on democracy

July 24, 2021 1:32 am

Santanu Sen digs his heels in, his party says faced hooliganism in Rajya Sabha