Department of Telecommunications
The ministry said that the step has been taken "since there is credible information that these apps are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India.
Transmission Terminal Equipment, PON family of broadband equipment, and feedback device are the products which have been notified under the second phase of MTCTE regime.
The fresh plea stated that telecom service providers who were liable to make payments have started making payments and the part payment is made arising out of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues.
The DoT had on Friday sent email instructions to all telcos to make the coronavirus audio clip as the 'ring back tone' to help disseminate information to masses.
The DoT source said that notices will also be sent to Tata Teleservices for recovery of full dues in a day or two.
"We don't know who is creating this nonsense. Is there no law left in country... It is better not to live in this country and rather leave the country," the bench observed.
The department has raised a demand notice to recover the due from 10 public sector undertakings
The apex court has upheld the Central Government's plea on the definition of AGR involving around Rs 90,000 crore