new Delhi: The Supreme Court reprimanded the federal government and corporations for delay in fee to telecom firms in AGR case. The court docket summoned the managing administrators of Bharti Airtel, Vodafone-Idea, Reliance Communication, Tata Teleservices and different telecom firms on 17 March by issuing discover of contempt of court docket. The court docket requested the managing administrators of the businesses to seem within the court docket and inform them why their firms had not deposited the cash up to now? Actually, the court docket has already dismissed the assessment petition of those firms. Earlier, the Supreme Court had ordered the fee of Adjusted Gros Revenue (AGR) of Rs 92 thousand crore to the telecom firms to the federal government. <! –
Along with this, Justice Mishra expressed displeasure that how the Department of Telecom (DoT) issued a notification that they won’t take any motion in opposition to the businesses for non-payment. The Supreme Court mentioned that regardless of our order this quantity was not deposited, we’re stunned that not a single penny has been deposited.
Justice Arun Mishra mentioned, "What is happening in the country is absolutely nonsense, we have said what we had to say." Justice Mishra mentioned that these petitions mustn’t have been filed, that is all nonsense, is the federal government desk officer higher than the Supreme Court which put a keep on our order.
Justice Mishra mentioned how the DoT issued a notification that they might not take any drastic motion in opposition to the businesses for not paying now? The Supreme Court expressed displeasure and requested whether or not the federal government desk officer is greater than the Supreme Court which put a keep on our order.
The court docket, giving today's time to the telecom officer, mentioned that he ought to both withdraw his choice on the problem of AGR giving concession from fee to firms or be able to go to jail. Justice Arun Mishra informed the federal government, 'Is there no regulation left within the nation. I don’t wish to work like this on this nation. I’m saying this responsibly. Does the Supreme Court have any worth? This is the result of cash energy. What is going on on this nation? These firms didn’t pay a single penny and your officer makes the order of the Supreme Court.
It is noteworthy that telecom firms owe a complete of Rs 92 thousand crore. The final date for repaying it’s 17 March. The AGR means adjusted gross revue, is the utilization and licensing charges charged by telecom firms by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of the Ministry of Communications.