Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Vodafone Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nick Read (C) during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Vodafone Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nick Read arrives at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla with Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Group Vittorio Colao during the announcement of merger between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, in Mumbai.

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Idea-Vodafone merger

(left) Kumar Mangalam Birla; Sunil Sood, Vodafone India

Vodafone retro tax When the income-tax department levied on India’s leading mobile service provider a retro tax of Rs 11,000 crore, tremors went down in many world markets about India’s intentions.


Former cricketer Saurav Ganguly, Sanjay Gupta, CEO of Star India, Vivek Mathur, Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone India and cricketer Kapil Dev during the launch of 'Vodafone Sports' in Mumbai.

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Vodafone India Business Operations head Sanjoy Mukerji and Mandira Bedi pose along with Vodafone's advertisement character 'Zoozoo', at a demonstration of its 3G services at a press briefing in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, an Indian worker carries a Vodafone sign to erect it on a street lamp post in Mumbai. Bombay High Court has upheld a tax department demand for Vodafone Group to pay 120 billion rupees in taxes for its 2007 acquisition of one of India's largest mobile phone companies. A Vodafone executive said the company will "think seriously" about appealing the ruling to India's Supreme Court.

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