Promotion & contest

Recharge Offer





Terms and Conditions:

The Recharge Offer (Hereinafter referred to as “Offer”) is sponsored, organized and administered by One97 Communications Ltd, a company having its registered office at 1st Floor , Devika Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi - 110019 and corporate office at B-121, Sector 5, Noida, UP 201301 (hereinafter referred to as “One97”) in association with Idea Cellular Limited, a company having its registered office at Suman Tower, Plot No. 18, Sector – 11, Gandhinagar – 382 011 and corporate office at 10th Floor, Birla Centurion, Century Mills Compound, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli, Mumbai 400030 (hereinafter referred to as ‘Idea’) (One97 and Idea shall be jointly referred to as ‘Organiser’)and the Offer is open for a limited period from 6th Apr 17 00:00:01 Hrs 17 to 18th June 17 11:59:59 Hrs[……………] for pre-paid as well as post-paid category Subscribers1 & 2 of Idea for the following telecom circles.


1 An active Subscriber shall mean the Subscriber who uses the Subscriber Identity Module (“SIM”) on a regular basis for purposes other than to participate in this Offer or any other Offers offered by the Organiser jointly.



2Subscriber shall mean the rightful user of the Idea connection; pre-paid or post-paid, in whose name the mobile phone number (MSISDN) is registered with the operator. In the event the number / connection is registered in the name of a company or firm, the employee who is authorized to use the MSISDN shall submit a No Objection Certificate and authorization of the employer duly permitting the employee to use the MSISDN for participation in the Offer, receive the recharges and accept the terms applicable for the Offer.



List of Circle(s)



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These Terms and Conditions are available on the website at the following address: (“Website”). The Terms and Conditions can be amended or varied from time to time or withdrawn and therefore, please visit the Website periodically to keep yourself updated and informed.

·     For the avoidance of any doubt, please note that the benefits provided under this Offer are solely sponsored and distributed by One97 and Idea is only providing information and data in relation to the active Subscribers participating in this Offer and the Short Message Service Centre (“SMSC”) to facilitate the Offer to be participated by the active Subscribers.

·     The Offer will be available in below mentioned regional languages on SMS and on IVR:

o     Hindi/ English/ Punjabi/ Gujarati/ Marathi/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Malayalam/ Kannada/ Bengali/ Assamese and Oriya.image

·     A Subscriber, by participating in the Offer, hereby agrees to the Terms and Conditions mentioned below and any appropriate changes that may be made to this Offer by the Organiser, including due to any legal or regulatory requirement, instructions from any judicial or a quasi-judicial body or due to any natural calamity beyond the reasonable control of the Organiser, its affiliates and associates or for any other reason whatsoever.

·     For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, wherever the context so requires “You” or “Your” shall mean any natural person who is a Subscriber.


By participating in the Offer, You indicate Your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.


Also, by participating in this Offer, You:


·     Warrant that You have read understood and agreed to conform to these Terms and Conditions.

·     Warrant that prior to participating in the Offer, it shall be deemed that You have read and have agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions herein.

Unconditional Approval/Acceptance:

·     The Subscriber is aware that SMS sent by the Subscriber may not be received by Organiser instantly due to various factors outside the control of the Organiser such as Network failure, system failure, etc. Further The Subscriber undertakes not to dispute/Offer the delay caused in receiving the SMS by Organiser due to such reasons.


1.  Procedure and Eligibility to participate:


This Offer is valid for all active prepaid and post-paid Subscribers who fulfil the following criteria at the time of participation and during continuation of the Offer:


·     He/she must be a Citizen of India;

·     He/she must belong to any of the Circles mentioned above; and




2 Process

2.1. Process: 

Ø     This Offer is meant for the new and existing Subscribers of “Cricket pack & Sports pack” service provided by Idea (“Service/s”).


Ø     All Subscribers who have subscribed to the Service and give consent to participate in the Offer, will be charged Rs. 5/- per match day as mentioned under the table herein to obtain the match update and shall accumulate 10 points for each Rs. 5/- charging.


Ø     Subscribers will keep on accumulating 10 points on every match update charge of Rs. 5/-.


Ø     If Subscriber accumulates 50 points over 5 match days/event days, he/she will be entitled to recharge/bill discount worth Rs. 10/- only, which will be credited to his/her idea number. After every accumulation of 50 points, the points calculation will be reset to zero to restart fresh accumulation. The Subscriber will get Rs. 10/- recharge/bill discount whenever he reaches peak point value of 50 from zero point.


Ø     Recharge/bill discount will be done maximum within the 24 Hrs once the Subscriber reaches the peak point value of 50.


Ø     Subscribers will be communicated via sms for all the communication.


Ø     This offer is applicable for only those Subscribers who are charged Rs. 5/- as mentioned above.


3 Applicable Charges:


(i) Following charges shall be applicable for the subscription/ participation in the Service/Offer.



Sr. No



Pack Price

Trigger Price Points



Cricket ( Trigger Based)


Rs 0 for subscription

Rs.5/match day



Sports (Trigger Based)

Rs 0 for subscription

Rs.5/match day



The aforesaid charges paid by the Subscribers are towards the service and no additional charge is collected from the Subscribers for participating in the Offer.


4.  Offer Benefits:



Ø     After scoring 50 points , Subscribers will get recharge or bill discount worth Rs.10/- only.


5. One97 does not make any commitment, express or implied to respond to any feedback, suggestion and/or queries of the participants.


7.     The recharges offered in this Offer will be sponsored and distributed by One97 or by a designated third party.


8.     All recharges/bill discount will be given after deducting various taxes, license fees and charges as applicable.


9.     To be eligible to claim the Offer benefits, the relevant MSISDNs shall be required to be active Subscribers of Idea (who are using SIM on regular basis for purposes other than to participate in this Offer) during the Offer



10.     The recharges offered in this Offer are subject to availability. Organiser reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to provide alternate gratification of the same value or of any lesser value nearest to original value, for the gratification as mentioned above.


11.     By entering the Offer, You confirm and waive the applicability of rules and regulations of the National Do Not Call Registry and You agree to receive promotional messages and alerts including without limitation daily updates on the score under this Offer from the Organiser, as they may in their sole and absolute discretion decide.


12.     Subscribers may contact One97 at regarding any queries/complaints pertaining to the Offer between 9.30 AM to 6.30 PM on working days from Monday to Friday. All disputes must be addressed by the Subscribers in writing to One 97, and Idea shall neither be responsible nor shall entertain any communication in this regard. Further, any information that the Participant may request in connection with the Offer, may be provided by the Organiser’ to the Participant, at the sole and absolute discretion of the Organiser’, depending on the nature of the information requested, and any such information may be provided only during a period of 60 days from the end of the Offer. No such request shall be entertained thereafter.  The Organiser’ further clarify that any information requested by any Participant shall only concern that Participant and under no circumstances will the Organiser provide confidential information or information pertaining to other Participant(s).


13.     You acknowledge and agree that all copyright and trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the SMS content, Website and all material or content related to the Offer shall remain, at all times, owned by the Organiser and/or their respective owners. All material and content contained in this Website is made available for Your personal and non-commercial use only. Any other use of the material/ content on this Website and/ or any information disseminated by SMS or any other means of communication are strictly prohibited.


14.     The Organiser are neither responsible nor guarantee the quality of the goods or services being offered as gratification nor are they liable for any defect or deficiency of goods or services so obtained/availed, by the Subscribers under this Offer. The Organiser is also not liable for any defect/deficiency in the gratification(s) so offered or availed, by the Subscribers under this Offer. The Subscriber further understands that the goods provided as gratification will carry manufacturer’s guarantee and in case of any deficiency in the goods, participant will contact the manufacturer only. The Subscribers shall not have the right to claim any damages, loss or costs from the Organiser for delay in delivery of the gratification(s) on any grounds whatsoever.


15.     The Offer benefits are neither assignable nor transferable under any circumstance, unless specifically provided hereunder..


16.     The gratification(s) to the highest scorer shall be given subject to compliance with all applicable statutory legislations, processes and formalities in connection with the gratification(s) and on production of all such documents/papers as may be required by the Organiser before accepting the delivery of the gratification. Any failure on the part of the highest scorer to comply with directions issued by the Organiser for claim of gratification shall entitle the Organiser to forfeit the gratification(s) or roll the gratification over to the next eligible highest scorer, at their sole discretion.It is understood and agreed that eligible participants shall have to be the rightful Subscriber of the particular mobile phone number/ connection, registered as per the records of IDEA. If the eligible participant is not able to provide sufficient evidence to show that he/she is the rightful Subscriber of the particular mobile connection, Idea reserves the right to withdraw or refuse the Offer benefits.


17.     The Subscribers hereby irrevocably authorize Idea and its subsidiaries to use the data gathered during and/or after the Offer in respect of the Subscriber (including Subscriber’s name and photograph etc.) in any of its communications including marketing promotions and advertisements along with or without Idea’s brand.


18.     This Offer is subject to force majeure circumstances including without limitation, floods, natural disasters, war, act of terror, political unrests, technical snags, act of God or any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the Organiser (“Force Majeure Event”).The Organiser shall not be liable for any delay or adverse effect caused to this Offer there under as a result of a Force Majeure Event. The Organiser shall intimate the suspension of the Offer caused as a result of such Force Majeure Event to the Subscribers within reasonable time. The Organiser shall not be responsible for any claims arising out of any failure(s) which is beyond the reasonable control of the Organiser. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Organiser shall not be responsible for any claims arising out of technical failures before, during or after the completion of the Offer including but not limited to any technical failures in the mobile connectivity, delay in sending or receiving the SMS for participating in the Offer, any action that has been initiated, actioned or completed through his/her mobile phones, failure of servers or the failure to provide the correct score updates or any failures arising out of technical snags or resultant inability of the listener for participation. Organiser shall neither make any alteration in the score/data/records for the Offer played by the Subscriber.


19.     The Terms and Conditions stated herein shall not override the terms and conditions of the Subscriber Enrolment Form.


20.     This  Offer  is  subject  to  guidelines/  directions  issued  by  the  Department  of Telecommunications (“DoT”), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (“TRAI”) or any other statutory authority from time to time.



21.     The decision of the Organiser in respect of all transactions under this Offer shall be final and binding.



22.     The Subscribers hereby agree and undertake not to hold the Organiser and/or any of their group entities or affiliates, their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, vendors, responsible for or liable for, any actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, charges and expenses, either direct or indirect or remote that they may/might have suffered, sustained or incurred, or claim to suffer, sustain or incur, by way of and /or on account of this Offer. Your participation in the Offer is voluntary and You expressly agree to avail the Offer at your sole risk.



23.     The Organiser or any of their group entities or affiliates, their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that may be suffered, or for any personal loss or injury that may be suffered (including loss of life), by a Subscriber and/or any third party, directly or indirectly, by use of Services or Offer or otherwise. .


24.     Organizer reserves the right to make any amendment(s) including but not limited to extend, cancel, discontinue, prematurely withdraw, suspend, change, alter or modify this Offer or any part thereof including the eligibility criteria, the Terms & Conditions and Offer benefits at their sole discretion at any time during its validity basis or under the instructions/ suggestion by regulatory authority and/or statutory changes and the same shall be binding on the participant with notice on website and participants agree that it will be considered as sufficient notice to the participants. Participants’ continued use/participation in the Offer shall be considered as the acceptance to the changes so made. You are therefore advised to check this website regularly for any update(s) or amendment(s) made to these Terms and Conditions and/or Offer. In no event will Idea be held liable for the removal of or amendment to or disabling of access to the Offer.


25.     The Organiser may use sub-contractors or third party vendors to execute certain tasks associated with this Offer, without consent from the Subscribers.


26.     The Organiser reserves the right, at any time, to unconditionally disqualify any Subscriber who tampers with or who in any way abuses the process or Terms and Conditions of the Offer, without giving any prior intimation to the Subscriber. Failure by the Organiser to enforce any of their rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.


27.     Any attempt by a Subscriber to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Offer is a violation of laws and should such an attempt be made, the Organiser reserve the right to seek damages from any such Subscriber to the fullest extent permitted by law.



28.     The officials of the Organiser, including their directors, officers, partners, employees, consultants and agents are under no obligation to render any advice or service to any Subscriber in respect of the Offer.


29.     The provisions of this service, the Offer and any other promotional endeavour may not be used for any commercial purpose by any Subscriber.



30.     Points obtained in this Offer will be valid for this Offer only & will not be carry forwarded for new offer or used in conjunction with any other similar offer.


31.     Idea makes no representation or warranty of any kind whatsoever, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to delivery, quality, merchantability or fitness of telecom services, non-disruption or error free operation of telecom services, meeting of Your requirements or aspirations with respect to Offer, continuity of the Offer and/or any delay or failure to avail the Offer including due to technical or network problems.


32.     These Terms and Conditions are subject to Indian law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts in Mumbai.


33.     Rule Violation: Based on all the above mentioned rules, if any rule is violated due to any technical reason then no extra benefit will be granted to the participant.