Centre urges Supreme Court to modify its 2012 order in 2G case

2024 • 12min • News • National


Published On: April 24, 2024 - The government has petitioned the Supreme Court for permission to allocate spectrum for specific purposes, such as satellite communication, defense and PSU use, and metro or railway operations, instead of the auction route as mandated in 2012 following the 2G scam. The 2G scandal significantly impacted the UPA II government, with many political analysts attributing it as a major factor contributing to the downfall of the Manmohan Singh administration in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The opposition is now pointing out how the BJP had opposed the 2G policy in the first instance saying the policy of first come first serve was wrong