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MPs raise concern over delay in North East telecom project

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

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

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

16 yrs after father’s arrest forced him out,Sukh Ram’s son back as minister

The two-month-old Virbhadra Singh-led Congress Cabinet in Himachal Pradesh was expanded on Saturday with the induction of former telecom minister Sukh Ram’s son Anil Sharma.

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

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

DoT panel for slab-based fines for telcos’ violations

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


Sibal: Seeking clarity from telecom regulator just a procedural move

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

SC dismisses Swamy plea against PC verdict

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

SC refuses to hear plea against Maran

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

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

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Telecom Minister lauds mobile companies for spreading mobile technology

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.