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The latest on the Fali Nariman Convergence Bill

The government is likely to take a positive view on the recommendations of the Fali Nariman committee on convergence. Thus spoke communications minister Ram Vilas Paswan at a seminar on convergence organised by Assocham. The committee has recommended that a super regulator be created which will...

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IT minister Mahajan gets additional charge of telecoms; Paswan gets coal and mines

Telecoms minister Ram Vilas Paswan apparently got his just reward for increasing teledensity in India during his two year tenure and piloting the Communication Convergence Bill 2001 into Parliament in a almost sneaky maneuver on the last day of the monsoon session. Paswan was shorn of his telecoms...

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Communications minister introduces Communications Convergence Bill in Parliament

Communications minister Ram Vilas Paswan finally did it. After a lot of hectic activity behind the scenes which saw the printing of copies of The Communication Convergence Bill, 2001 (CCB 2001) over the past two days, Paswan introduced the long-in-gestation bill in Parliament on the last day of the...

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Effort to introduce Convergence Bill tomorrow

Can the industry finally look forward to the Convergence Bill seeing the light of day, at least in Parliament? Well if clued-in sources are to be believed it well may. The date: tomorrow, 31 August 2001, the final day of the monsoon session of Parliament.

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