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Department of Telecommunications

28,200 mobiles blocked for cyber crimes

20 lakh mobile numbers linked to tainted handsets must undergo reverification

11 May 2024 1:34 AM

In big relief, government may allow telcos spectrum waiver

A bench comprising Justices M.R. Shah and A.S. Bopanna granted the DoT time to reconsider the levy

06 Oct 2021 6:53 AM

AA Edit | Spectrum auction a failure?

Out of 2,308.8 megahertz airwaves that were on offer, just a little more than one-third — 855.6 MHz — was purchased

06 Mar 2021 4:34 AM

Vodafone pays Rs 1,000 crore to DoT towards AGR dues

The apex court rejected the argument of incumbent telecom operators that the AGR only included licence and spectrum fees.

19 Jul 2020 8:42 AM

DoT gives IT, ITes firms work-from-home breather amid coronavirus outbreak

Nasscom had requested the government to relax the work-from-home norms to facilitate business continuity

14 Mar 2020 5:06 PM


Telcos pay Rs 8,000 crore more

Reports said Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) CEO and MD Ravinder Takkar again met telecom secretary Anshu Prakash.

04 Mar 2020 1:57 AM

Telecom stocks bounce back on hopes of relief

Vodafone Idea shares closed at Rs 4.19 on the BSE, up by 38.28 per cent after hitting a high of Rs 4.49 in the intra-day trading.

20 Feb 2020 3:52 AM

Lost your mobile phone? No worries, govt will help you locate it

Ravi Shankar Prasad will now launch the web portal to report theft of phones in Maharashtra today.

13 Sep 2019 12:58 PM

Home Ministry to convene high-level meeting to check 'keypad jihadis'

It is a virtual battleground where a bloody war is fought, but with words. However, this has an impact on young minds, officials opined.

10 Jun 2018 6:05 PM

Delhi Police write to DoT to scrap 121 helpline no

Police said that the number was ‘creating confusion’ and leading to a ‘spike in the number of blank calls’ received by the DoT’s emergency number 112.

03 Oct 2017 2:36 AM


Phone exchange scam: Police recover 37000 pages of call log

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has said the scam caused a loss of `49 crore to the Indian government.

17 Aug 2017 2:06 AM