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Airtel’s Sunil Mittal Pitches for Consolidation Now, Cartelization Next?

Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal, whose firm milched subscribers for over two decades with huge roaming charges, has finally bowed to Reliance Jio’s onslaught saying he is declaring war on roaming. "I am declaring a war on roaming," he told the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. "I can promise you that during my term at GMSA, roaming charges and bill ...

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There’s Enough Cash with RBI, Says Govt; Exempts Court Fee, Co-op Store Purchases, Toll Plazas

Following hue and cry over the shortage of new currency in banks and ATMs, the government said on Friday that the payment of old and demonetised notes will be allowed now even in court fee, consumer cooperative stores with ID proof, utility bill payment, and toll plazas. While cancelling the legal tender character of the existing series of high denomination ...

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Minister Appeals Trade Unions Not to Hold Bandh, Assures Action on 9 Out of 12 Demands

Union Labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya has appealed trade unions, which have called for a nation-wide bandh tomorrow to reconsider their decision as the government is working on 9 of their 12 demands seriously. He has reiterated the government assurance to consult trade unions while taking Labour Law reforms. His earlier appeal was sent out on August 27. In his letter ...

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Give us names of foreign bank account holders by tomorrow: Supreme Court tells Govt’s Attorney General

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sternly directed the central government to provide the names of all Indian foreign account holders given by the German, French and Swiss authorities, in a sealed cover by Wednesday, sending many to scurry for cover, including many political leaders. Once given to the apex court, the fate of those with foreign bank accounts will remain ...

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