Nripendra Misra, former chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), had charged former telecom minister A Raja with cherry picking from his recommendations, instead of accepting them in their entirety.
Though the special CBI court on Thursday acquitted former telecom minister A Raja and all others who were charged in the 2G spectrum scam of January 2008, the irregularities with regard to the allocation of licences and spectrum clearly captured in various notes of officials, senior ministers in the then UPA government, and the report of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) remain unexplained.
However, Sinha, through his book, where he tells the story of his growing-up days and beyond through 26 short stories, convinces one that any ordinary person can pen down his/her memoir by narrating stories of an ordinary life with a touch of nostalgia interspersed with interesting vignettes.
Jio has a fully-4G Volte network and therefore can provide unlimited voice calls on its feature phones for free.
BJP president Amit Shah’s recent remark calling Gandhi a ‘chatur baniya’ has once again triggered a debate about Gandhi’s relevance in present times.
The story of the courtiers of the Mughal era has an uncanny resemblance to today’s politics
CONTEMPORARY HISTORY is an important and interesting stream, but the pertinent question is, what is the right time to write it? It is commonly held that there should be a distance between the writer and the history he writes, or else bias creeps in.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) seems to have dialled trouble, once again, for itself. Around three months after it gave a clean chit to Reliance Jio’s promotional tariff as being non-discriminatory and non-predatory, it wants to define these terms.
Shashi Tharoor explores whether we would have been better off if the British had not ruled India, and if development during the Raj benefited only the British
Kanhaiya Kumar’s autobiography reveals the mind of a confused and directionless person and not of a revolutionary as he’s made out to be
Would India have been as advanced a country as it is today
had the British never ruled over it?
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will issue show-cause notices to all mobile operators for the high level of congestion in their network that is leading to call failures to and from Reliance Jio’s network beyond the permissible limits.
For all assumptions of the next century belonging to India, here comes a dampner
Incumbents need to fight Jio in the marketplace through tariffs and customer service. To be fair, they have begun doing so. But the focus should be purely markets rather than regulation
Jio’s complaint has been that the incumbent operators are not providing it the required amount of points of interconnect
Hindutva or Hind Swaraj is not exactly a book that qualifies as a piece of researched, literary work. It is more in the nature of a manifesto, at best an essay, at worst a rant
Since RJio’s tariffs are much lower than incumbents, expect another round of battle if subscribers want to port out to it
DoT, Trai to plug deficit prospectively, keep off for now
In yet another instance of a patent infringement spat between a domestic handset manufacturer and a global technology provider…
Mittal, who took over the office recently, is the third Indian to hold the position in the nearly 100-year history of the organisation.
The current government’s approval of policies like spectrum sharing and trading has led to this process of consolidation
Standardising digital trade and ensuring that technology-led development does not lead to job losses, will be the key agenda for Sunil Bharti Mittal, the newly elected chairman of the Paris headquartered International Chamber of Commerce.
The problem: 4G services can be provided by 1800, 800, 2300 & 700 (post-auctions)
Amid claims of ancient India’s lofty scientific achievements, a book explores the grounded reality of ‘philosophical’ Indians’ tryst with technology
As the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government completes two years in office, communications & IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad feels that the contours of Digital India are in place.
Allows telcos to offer better voice/data quality
But will hit manufacturing of parts locally