Corporate houses line up `Electoral Trusts` to fund polls

As General Elections draw closer, at least five large corporate houses including those of Ambanis, Mittals and Birlas, have set up `Electoral Trusts` for providing funds to political parties and more than two dozen other business groups are firming up similar plans.

Additional spectrum case: Mittal tells court stay is still on

Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal today claimed before a Special CBI court that there was a stay on the hearing in the additional spectrum case.

Court adjourns additional 2G spectrum allocation case to Apr 29

A Delhi court fixed April 29 for hearing the matter in additional 2G spectrum allocation case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as accused.

Bharti-Zain deal: Will it benefit Sunil Mittal?

After two failed attempts, Sunil Mittal has finally made his way into Africa. But will it benefit him this time?

Bharti-Zain deal: Will it benefit Sunil Mittal?

After two failed attempts, Sunil Mittal has finally made his way into Africa. But will it benefit him this time?

Foreign buy plans still on hold: Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel`s overseas acquisition plans are still on hold, its chief executive said on Thursday.

Bharti Airtel hits 1-year low; plunges 7% on bourses

Shares of Bharti Airtel hit their one-year low level, nosediving nearly seven percent on the bourses after the company reported a drop in its average revenue per user.

Talks with MTN over for now: Mittal

Telecom czar Sunil Mittal on Monday said the deal between Bharti and MTN is off the table for the moment, as it was not possible to proceed with the transaction in the absence of "critical approval from South African government".

Sunil Mittal meets PM; discusses Bharti-MTN deal

Amid talks with MTN for a possible deal, Sunil Mittal today met the PM and discussed dual listing and exemption from open offer to be availed by MTN.

MTN wants to finalise merger talks with Bharti: Report

South Africa`s leading telecom services provider MTN wants to finalise merger talks with India`s telecom giant Bharti Airtel as soon as possible, a media report has said.

Sunil Mittal meets FM on proposed deal with MTN

Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil
Mittal on Monday met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and is
understood to have discussed proposed deal with South African
firm MTN.

Bharti not to sweeten MTN bid: Sunil Mittal

Bharti Airtel is not looking to sweeten its offer to buy a stake in South Africa`s MTN, the Indian firm`s head said in a media interview, even as MTN shareholders have said they want a better price.

Bharti-MTN extend talks period by a month till Sept 30

Claiming that merger discussions with South African firm MTN are progressing "satisfactorily", Bharti Airtel on Thursday said that the period for exclusive talks has been extended by yet another month till September 30.

Mittal optimistic about deal with MTN

Sounding optimistic about clinching
the deal with South Africa-based mobile telecom giant MTN, Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal today said "things can always happen at the last minute."

Mittal for greater business-politics ties

Sunil Mittal said it is time for greater business-politics ties like Nandan Nilekani`s foray.