Complaints of frequent 'call dropping', excess billing and non-transparency by some private telecom operators was on Monday made by a group of BJP MPs to Union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who promised to look into the issue.
Samajwadi Party and CPI said the government should make its stand clear on telecom major Vodafone`s disclosure that India was among 29 nations that sought access to its network to intercept calls, text messages and e-mails last year.
In January-August 2012, India added only about 14.52 million mobile subscribers as against 141.65 million in 2011, clearly representing a steep decline in net addition of mobile subscriber in the country.
A senior functionary of a
leading telecom company has come under the radar of
investigators for allegedly tipping off arrested IAS officer
Ravi Inder Singh about his phones being tapped by the security
The enforcement squad of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation has lodged FIRs against managers of Vodafone and Airtel after it detected power theft by the two companies in Azamgarh, officials said on Friday.
The government on Tuesday opposed the demerger scheme of Vodafone Essar proposing transfer of tower business to another group company in the form of gift saying the move would result in evasion of tax payment.