SC agrees to hear telecos plea seeking time to pay AGR dues
Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 11:27 AM
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the modification applications of Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices on AGR dues next week. This implies that the telcos do not have to pay their statuary dues by January 23, till the apex court's further directions, granting them some relief. Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel face statutory dues of Rs.53,039 crore and Rs.35,586 crore, respectively.