SC issues notice to telcos, directors over dues

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to telecom companies and their directors directing them to explain why contempt proceedings shouldn’t be initiated against them for not complying with its order to deposit over Rs 92,000 crore.
The top court also told the Centre to immediately withdraw an order passed by its desk officer for not taking coercive action against telecom companies.
It noted that the concerned officer will be sent to jail if the order is not withdrawn within an hour.
On non-compliance of its AGR (adjusted gross revenue) order, the court further stated, “We don’t know who is creating this nonsense, is there no law left in country.”

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