25 Jan 2021
India's richest 100 earned Rs. 13 lakh crore since March-2020
India's top 100 billionaires saw their wealth increase by Rs. 13 lakh crore since March last year even as the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe job losses, Oxfam said in its latest report.
04 Dec 2020
Beating Jio, Airtel gained 3.77mn new subscribers in September: Details
After a huge gap of four years, India's second-largest telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, has outperformed Reliance Jio Infocomm in terms of monthly mobile subscriber additions.
06 May 2020
Coronavirus wiped nearly a quarter of Indian billionaires' wealth: Forbes
The outbreak of COVID-19, which has claimed over 2.5 lakh lives and put a third of the world's population under lockdown, has wrecked economies completely.
07 Mar 2020
CBI v/s CBI: Court accepts clean chit to Rakesh Asthana
A Special CBI Court on Saturday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation's charge-sheet giving a clean chit to former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in an alleged bribery case.
10 Mar 2018
RBI fines Airtel bank Rs. 5 crore for violating eKYC-norms
India's apex bank, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) slapped a penalty of Rs. 5 crore on Sunil Mittal owned-Airtel Payments Bank Limited for violating eKYC norms.
05 Feb 2018
Singtel invests Rs. 2,650cr in Airtel, lifting stake to 48.9%
India's largest telecom operator Airtel has announced that one of Singapore's biggest telecom operators, Singtel (Singapore Telecommunications), will be investing Rs. 2,649 crore in Bharti Telecom Limited, increasing its total stake to 48.9% in the company.
21 Dec 2017
OP Saini: Judge handpicked to handle the 2G scam case
A special CBI court led by Judge Om Prakash Saini acquitted politicians A Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the 2G spectrum allocation case.
23 Nov 2017
Bharti family pledges Rs. 7,000cr to university for free education
One of India's richest families, the Bharti family, has pledged 10% of their wealth, Rs. 7,000cr, to philanthropy.
27 Sep 2017
Airtel gets 5G ready. Enough to topple Jio?
Telecom major Airtel has started deploying India's first state-of-the-art Massive Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology.
12 Sep 2017
Airtel's smartphone vs. Jio's feature phone
Airtel has been gearing up to bring a phone of its own to counter the JioPhone.
23 Aug 2017
Your phone bills might reduce even more!
Falling mobile bills are set to dip further, analysts say, with a 25-30% decline over the next year.
13 Aug 2017
Your phone bill just got cheaper, with TRAI's new move
Mobile calls and data packs have now become extremely affordable and if things go as planned, we will see another cut in tariff soon.
23 Jun 2017
Telecom sector will perish if tariff war continues, say firms
The writing is on the wall; the tariff war started by Mukesh Ambani-backed Reliance Jio, if left unchecked would leave behind only one or two non-state providers at the very end, according to Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal.
23 May 2017
Paytm Payments Bank starts operations, offers zero-balance accounts
Paytm Payments Bank, in a gradual roll-out, will start operations in North India on May 23. In the first phase, it will offer accounts to users on invite-only basis.
18 May 2017
Paytm payments bank and what it means for users
Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led Paytm has been okayed by the RBI to start its payments bank; the Noida-based firm is expected to begin its operations under Renu Satti, from 23rd of May, 2017.
30 Apr 2017
H-1B visas: Sunil Mittal weighs banning big US tech companies
While answering a question on how he would react if Bharti Airtel was prevented from operating in certain geographical locations, telecom kingpin Sunil Bharti Mittal raised the question of whether India should prevent Facebook and Google from operating in the country.
02 Mar 2017
Telecom spectrum auction proposed in July-December
The government is contemplating a fresh round of spectrum auction between July - December 2017.
08 Oct 2016
Need to remove hurdles to achieve 8% sustainable growth
Speaking at the 32nd India Economic Summit, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Indian economy can achieve an 8% sustainable growth in the coming years.