Opinion  /  Published 28.10.19

Telecom verdict could spawn Jio, Airtel duopoly

One of the most enduring conundrums is represented by the question, which came first, the chicken or the egg? In untangling a tortuous question of law thrown up by a nearly two-decade-long dispute bet...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 24.10.19

Big blow to telecom firms, barring one

Legacy telecom players in the country — such as Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Communications and the state-owned MTNL and BSNL — have been delivered a huge blow with the Supreme Court upholding the C...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.10.19

Merger bells ring for BSNL, MTNL

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the merger of MTNL and BSNL, in a Rs 69,000-crore revival package for the telecom PSU duo that envisages a VRS covering 50 per cent of the employees, the issue ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.12.19

Panel for telco revival

A seven-member group of ministers (GoM) has been constituted to oversee the implementation of the Rs 69,000-crore revival plan for state-owned BSNL and MTNL, sources said.The high-level group will exp...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.19

Unions debunk 'attractive' VRS claim

Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad gushed about the attractive voluntary retirement scheme being offered to BSNL and MTNL employees in Parliament on Thursday, citing numbers to prove his point, but ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.10.19

BSNL-MTNL merger

The government on Wednesday approved a Rs 69,000-crore revival package for BSNL and MTNL that includes merging the two loss-making firms, monetising their assets and giving VRS to employees so that th...
By PTI in New Delhi


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