Madras High Court lifts ban on short-video app TikTok

Payal Ganguly

The Madras High Court on Wednesday lifted the ban it had imposed three weeks ago on short-video app TikTok in connection with ....

24 April, 2019

Supreme Court asks Madras HC to decide on TikTok ban by April 24

Payal Ganguly

The Supreme Court has directed the Madras High Court to decide on the fate of short-video app TikTok by April 24 or else the lower ....

22 April, 2019

A day ahead of hearing, Supreme Court refuses to stay ban on TikTok

Payal Ganguly

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay a Madras High Court division bench order to ban social media platform TikTok. The ....

16 April, 2019

What online retailers, lobby groups want govt to change in draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

A number of e-commerce companies and industry bodies have submitted their responses to the Department for Promotion of Industry ....

1 April, 2019

Startups, angel investors want clarity on investing in subsidiaries, mutual funds

Payal Ganguly

Indian entreprenereurs and angel investors want the government to allow startups to invest in a bunch of areas they think are ....

29 March, 2019

RBI to set up innovation hub for fintech firms

Binu Paul

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it will set up a fintech innovation hub, for which it is preparing soon-to-be-released guidelines. The ....

26 March, 2019

Karnataka govt lifts ban on ride-hailing firm Ola

Payal Ganguly

Two days after suspending its cab aggregator licence for operating bike-taxi services, the Karnataka government lifted the ban ....

25 March, 2019

Startups face hurdles over compliance with govt’s geotagging ruling

Payal Ganguly

A notification issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in February this year asking companies to register themselves, including ....

19 March, 2019

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against Amazon, Flipkart for flouting FDI norms

Payal Ganguly

On Monday, a Delhi High Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon, dismissed a public interest litigation that sought ....

19 March, 2019

Angel tax going away will boost funding next year: IAN's Padmaja Ruparel

Payal Ganguly & Kavya Kothiyal

India’s burgeoning angel investment ecosystem has lately been the focus of policymakers, chiefly around the issue of the ....

14 March, 2019

Govt extends deadline for responses to draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

The central government has extended the deadline for submitting responses to the draft national e-commerce policy from 9 to 31 ....

8 March, 2019

SEBI approves framework for listing startups

Ankit Doshi

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday approved the framework for enabling technology-oriented startups and ....

1 March, 2019

IndiaTech suggests steps to strengthen rights of founders at 'high-growth' startups

Payal Ganguly

IndiaTech, a domestic lobby for technology-focussed companies and investors, has submitted proposals to the capital markets regulator ....

26 February, 2019

Data localisation in focus as govt unveils draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has issued a draft national e-commerce policy that aims to regulate cross-border data flow, fight piracy ....

25 February, 2019

Indian lawmakers summon Facebook officials to discuss protecting citizens' rights


An Indian parliamentary panel has summoned representatives of Facebook Inc, its messaging services WhatsApp and photo-sharing ....

22 February, 2019

Angel tax: Govt relaxes norms for exemption but conditions apply

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government on Tuesday sought to relax the provisions of  the ‘angel tax’ that ends up taxing startups ....

19 February, 2019

Government to use artificial intelligence for good governance: Suresh Prabhu

Vignesh Ananthraj

The government will use artificial intelligence (AI) for good governance as well as protect citizen's privacy and ownership ....

19 February, 2019

Karnataka transport dept confiscates Ola, Rapido bike taxis in Bengaluru

Binu Paul

The Karnataka transport department has confiscated nearly 200 bike taxis in Bengaluru connected to ride-hailing apps Ola and Rapido, ....

18 February, 2019

Why India’s e-pharmacies are still awaiting a policy prescription

Binu Paul

The dozen-odd startups that constitute India’s nascent e-pharmacy sector currently operate in a regulatory grey area and ....

15 February, 2019

CCI examining whether Google abused Android to block rivals


India's antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Inc's unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile ....

12 February, 2019

Parliament panel summons Twitter CEO amid allegations of bias


An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Inc's chief executive to appear before it later this month, after ....

11 February, 2019