1. Will Vodafone hang up its business in India?  BBC News
  2. India's top court orders telecoms to 'immediately' pay dues  Aljazeera.com
  3. Clear dues by midnight, DoT tells telcos after SC rebuke  Onmanorama
  4. SC wrong on telecom but govt must share the blame  The Financial Express
  5. Vodafone Idea shares tumble 23% after India orders it to pay billions in dues  TechCrunch
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A new ruling by the Supreme Court could signal the end of the road for the UK telecoms giant.A new ruling by the Supreme Court could signal the end of the road for the UK telecoms giant.

Will Vodafone hang up its business in India? - BBC News

Analysts worry that the court's move could harm both India's government and the companies.Analysts worry that the court's move could harm both India's government and the companies.

India's top court orders telecoms to 'immediately' pay dues | News | Al Jazeera

The order issued by the UP (West) Telecom Circle asked 'all telecom service providers' to clear dues by 11.59 pm Friday.. Telecom dues. Vodafone. Airtel. Supreme court. DoT.The order issued by the UP (West) Telecom Circle asked 'all telecom service providers' to clear dues by 11.59 pm Friday.. Telecom dues. Vodafone. Airtel. Supreme court. DoT.

Clear dues by midnight, DoT tells telcos after SC rebuke

Shares of Vodafone Idea fell by more than 23% on Friday after India’s apex court ordered the country’s second-largest telecom operator and Airtel, the third-largest telecom network, to arrange and pay billions of dollars in dues in a month. In a strongly worded judgement, the Supreme Court rejected telecom networks’ application to defer paying historic […]Shares of Vodafone Idea fell by more than 23% on Friday after India’s apex court ordered the country’s second-largest telecom operator and Airtel, the third-largest telecom network, to arrange and pay billions of dollars in dues in a month. In a strongly worded judgement, the Supreme Court rejected telecom networks’ application to defer paying historic […]

Vodafone Idea shares tumble 23% after India orders it to pay billions in dues – TechCrunch

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“From CNBC Awaaz Supreme Court likely to hear telecom companies AGR case on Friday. Telecom companies has filed modification Petition in Supreme Court for extension of time to make AGR Payment. @aseemmanchanda @shail_bhatnagar”

Yatin Mota on Twitter: "From CNBC Awaaz Supreme Court likely to hear telecom companies AGR case on Friday. Telecom companies has filed modification Petition in Supreme Court for extension of time to make AGR Payment. @aseemmanchanda @shail_bhatnagar"

AGR dues: Bharti Airtel wrote to DoT offering to pay Rs 10,000 crore by February 20. Vodafone India, which owes around Rs 53,000 crore did not comment on the issue.AGR dues: Bharti Airtel wrote to DoT offering to pay Rs 10,000 crore by February 20. Vodafone India, which owes around Rs 53,000 crore did not comment on the issue.

SC order on AGR dues: DoT scrambles for cover, Airtel Bharti says will pay Rs 10,000 crore by Feb 20 | Business News,The Indian Express

As India’s top two telecom companies scramble to find thousands of crores in funds to pay AGR dues, their only hope is if the central government comes to their aid and devises atleast a time reprieve. The “ball is squarely in the government’s court,” said lawyer Mukesh Butani in response to the emergent situation prompted by a Supreme Court miffed that its October 2019 order had not yet been complied with. Senior lawyers Sidharth Luthra and HP Ranina agreed.Government withdraws letter directing no coercive action against telcos for failing to pay AGR dues by January 23 deadline

Telecom AGR Case: There’s Still Scope For A Government Rescue, Say Legal Experts

"We will draw up contempt against everyone," said Justice Arun Mishra."We will draw up contempt against everyone," said Justice Arun Mishra.

Why the SC rapped Department of Telecommunications desk officer over AGR order | Deccan Herald

The Indian Supreme Court has rejected a plea from Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel to defer disputed spectrum licence fee payments, making the collapse of Vodafone Idea a realistic outcome.The Indian Supreme Court has rejected a plea from Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel to defer disputed spectrum licence fee payments, making the collapse of Vodafone Idea a realistic outcome.

Indian Supreme Court takes another step towards telco duopoly – Telecoms.com

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Vodafone Idea share price rose in early trade today after the telco narrowed its Q3 loss to Rs 6,438.8 crore compared to Rs 50,922 crore loss posted for the quarter ended September 2019. The firm said it accounted for most of the liabilities of Rs 44,15Share price of Vodafone Idea surged up to 14.95% to Rs 5.15 compared to the previous close of Rs 4.48 on BSE

Vodafone Idea share price rises 15% after Q3 loss narrows to Rs 6,438 crore

India's Supreme Court has rejected an application to delay the payment of billions of dollars in backdated taxes and penalties that bankrupt Vodafone Idea.India's Supreme Court has rejected an application to delay the payment of billions of dollars in backdated taxes and penalties that bankrupt Vodafone Idea.

Vodafone's India operation on brink of bankruptcy after court ruling : CityAM

According to an industry source, the Indian conglomerate has a diversified businesses and revenue streams that include cement, fibres, financial services and non-ferrous metals. The groups consolidated revenue is about $48 bn, while telecom comprises only about 10% of the group revenues. “When we talk, it seems as if telecom is very big but its only 10%,” said the industry executive. According to an industry source, the Indian conglomerate has a diversified businesses and revenue streams that include cement, fibres, financial services and non-ferrous metals. The groups consolidated revenue is about $48 bn, while telecom comprises only about 10% of the group revenues. “When we talk, it seems as if telecom is very big but its only 10%,” said the industry executive.

Aditya Birla flagship companies well shielded - The Economic Times

Mandar Deshpande, an Indian accounting and finance services officer, is the 'desk officer' who faced much of the Supreme Court's ire over non-payment ..Mandar Deshpande, an Indian accounting and finance services officer, is the 'desk officer' who faced much of the Supreme Court's ire over non-payment ..

AGR case: DoT's 'desk officer' issued order after senior official's nod, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Read more about Vodafone Idea posts Rs 6,439-cr Dec-quarter loss; subscriber base falls 21% on Business Standard. Posts sixth straight quarterly loss in Q3Posts sixth straight quarterly loss in Q3

Vodafone Idea posts Rs 6,439-cr Dec-quarter loss; subscriber base falls 21% | Business Standard News

Tribune News ServiceNew Delhi, February 14 The Supreme Court today asked telecom companies, including Airtel and Vodafone Idea, to explain why contempt proceedings should not be initiated against theIssues contempt notices | Operators told to pay by Feb 14-15 midnight

Is there no law left? SC blasts DoT, telcos over Rs 1.47 lakh crore unpaid dues : The Tribune India

Telecom operators were required to clear their dues by January 23 as per the apex court judgement of October 24, 2019 in the matter.Telecom operators were required to clear their dues by January 23 as per the apex court judgement of October 24, 2019 in the matter.

Ordered to Clear Dues by 11:59pm Tonight, Airtel Says Will Pay Rs 10,000 Crore by Feb 20 - News18

The company has said that it is in the process of self-assessment to comply with the court order on repayment of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues, and that it expects to complete the same shortly.The company has said that it is in the process of self-assessment to comply with the court order on repayment of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues, and that it expects to complete the same shortly.

Bharti Airtel says will deposit Rs 10,000 cr by February 20 in AGR case - Moneycontrol.com

The DoT began issuing of notices to telecos to “make the payment of outstanding dues of license fee and spectrum usage charge by 14.02.2020, 11.59 p.m., positively.” The DoT began issuing of notices to telecos to “make the payment of outstanding dues of license fee and spectrum usage charge by 14.02.2020, 11.59 p.m., positively.” 

AGR dues: Bharti Airtel to pay ₹10,000 crore by February 20 - The Hindu

SC Comes Down Heavily On TELCOs For Not Paying AGR DuesSC Comes Down Heavily On TELCOs For Not Paying AGR Dues

SC Comes Down Heavily On TELCOs For Not Paying AGR Dues, Asks Withdrawal Of Centre‘s Order Not To Take Coercive Action