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Cabinet approves PLI scheme for telecom sector worth Rs 12,195 crore

February 18, 2021 7:12 am

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government expects that the scheme will lead to enhanced production of more than Rs 2,44,200 crores of telecom equipment in the country, export worth Rs 1,95,360 crores over the next five years.

MPs raise concern over delay in North East telecom project

March 18, 2018 1:25 pm

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey had approached telecom minister last December expressing concern over 3-year delay in the project. He alleged that senior officers in Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) department are "deliberately delaying" the project.

Ravi Shankar Prasad launches free Wi-Fi service at 2 Varanasi ghats

February 09, 2015 1:15 pm

Telecom Minister promises to provide the facility for 407 tourist spots across country soon.

AAP raises fresh questions on Ravi Shankar Prasad's retainership fee

December 19, 2014 7:27 pm

Yogendra Yadav asked why the minister has still not issued a notice to Reliance Jio in a 4G matter.

DoT panel for slab-based fines for telcos’ violations

March 06, 2014 2:25 am

Telecom minister Kapil Sibal had asked the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to work on rationalising penalties.

India opposed to any control on internet: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal

March 14, 2014 11:40 am

'Private sector control too will create problems of accountability and transparency'.

Sibal: Seeking clarity from telecom regulator just a procedural move

October 11, 2013 5:12 am

‘Govt confident of holding 2G spectrum auctions in current fiscal’.

SC dismisses Swamy plea against PC verdict

September 25, 2013 12:18 am

Swamy had filed the curative petition against the order of the court dismissing his review petition.

SC refuses to hear plea against Maran

September 21, 2013 1:13 am

A bench led by Justice B S Chauhan expressed reservations against the plea’s purpose and refused to entertain it.

2G scam: DMK demands documents filed by DoT be examined

September 20, 2013 11:28 am

A Raja also demanded communication between Dot and CAG to be examined.


Telecom Minister lauds mobile companies for spreading mobile technology

January 10, 2016 1:22 pm

Mumbai, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday appreciated the mobile companies for spreading mobile technology in the entire country. He said the responsibilities of the mobile operators do not end there; their main responsibility is to provide good service and for this the government is ready to take any strict actions. He further stated that if mobile operators can provide mobile services to villages, they should also provide better services as it is their responsibility.