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28 Biz Model of eCom Cos

Biz Model of eCom Cos

Biz Model of eCom Cos

With as little as Rs 90.50 lakh capital, WS Retail Service Pvt Ltd, an ecommerce company could achieve a turnover of Rs 13,921 crore in FY16 and got away by paying a meager sum of Rs 1.89 crore as income tax. The company, Flipkart, established by co-promoters Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal (unrelated) is set

20 CEL CCTV Scam


This is a unique case of corruption in which Central Electronic Ltd (CEL), which is headed by Nalin Singhal as its CMD, ensured that all the contracts were awarded to a little known firm – Indelible Technology – by playing with the eligibility criteria norms. In collusive biddings, every time only two firms participated –

16 Ease of Doing Business

Ease of Doing Business

On December 21, 2017, the Telecom Commission discussed, department of telecommunications (DoT)’s proposal to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sector through automatic route. DoT has proposed 90 days for clearance by the home ministry on “core national security parameters ie unity, integrity and sovereignty of the country”. However, no final

17 TRAI Act Amendments

TRAI Act Amendments

Telecom Disputes Settlement And Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has opposed department of telecommunications (DoT)’s move to amend the preamble of the TRAI Act, which had sought to restrict its role to adjudication only. Presently, the preamble is common for TRAI as well as TDSAT, which includes protection of consumer interest too.

18 Ease of Doing Business

Ease of Doing Business

Gearing up for the next spectrum auction, the department of telecommunications (DoT) is likely to ease spectrum cap norms – both for overall and intra-band – for access telecom service providers.

26a BharatNet 8 states for state led model

BharatNet: 8 states for state led model

Eight states – Jharkhand, Gujarat, Chattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Odisha and Telangana – have chosen state led model for the implementation of BharatNet project which shall also receive funding from the centre from the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USO). However, three states – Chattisgarh, Maharashtra and Telangana – wanted higher budgetary support to

27 ATC Group

ATC Group

The home ministry is in the habit of sending routine side information even after granting security clearances on the core national security parameters ie unity, integrity & sovereignty. For example, for investments from the US based companies in routine it states that “since it is a US company, it will be governed by the US

40 Window Dressing by BSNL

Window Dressing by BSNL

When the whole industry was shifting to 4G services about three years back, Anupam Shrivastava, CMD of BSNL kept procuring 2G & 3G technologies, and now when the industry is moving to 5G aiming launch by 2020, he wants to rollout a 4G project at the cost of Rs 26,398 crore, which BSNL says will

48 Trai consultation on NTP 2018

Trai consultation on NTP 2018

Trai has issued a consultation paper seeking comments of the stakeholders on the draft National Telecom Policy-2018 that aims to achieve certain defined goals by 2022 when India will be celebrating its 75 years of independence. The new policy aims to encourage development of networks especially suited for IoT, data centers and associated services, data