Unocoin founder arrested for running Bitcoin trading kiosk

Anirban Ghoshal

Cryptocurrency firm Unocoin’s co-founder Harish BV has been arrested by sleuths from the central crime branch for running ....

24 October, 2018

Indian auto sector plans to implement blockchain for vendor management

Anirban Ghoshal

Automobile companies and component makers are looking to implement a blockchain solution for vendor management purposes in what ....

11 July, 2018

India's defence ministry plans to speed up decision-making with new IT systems

Anirban Ghoshal

As India looks to increase domestic production of arms and armaments, the country's defence ministry is working on a project ....

12 March, 2018

How AI can fuel the Indian digital economy

Charlie Lee

With China, the US and South Korea making tremendous advances in artificial intelligence research, it was time India had a strong ....

26 February, 2018

Insurance industry may adopt blockchain technology

Anirban Ghoshal

The increasing focus on blockchain has prompted top executives and associations from the banking, financial services and insurance ....

20 February, 2018

Govt plans to use AI tools for digital forensics: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

The government is planning to use artificial intelligence-based tools for a digital forensics project currently under way at the ....

15 February, 2018

Budget 2018: Founders of Ola, Snapdeal, MobiKwik and others share their views

Shweta Sharma

Although the Budget 2018 was a decidedly populist one focused the rural economy, finance minister Arun Jaitley emphasised the ....

5 February, 2018

Budget 2018: Artificial intelligence, IoT, 3D printing, 5G get a thumbs up

Anirban Ghoshal

Niti Aayog, the main policy think tank of the government, will direct the Centre’s efforts to research on new technologies ....

2 February, 2018

Budget 2018: What’s in it for startups?

Manu P Toms

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made a series of proposals in his Budget for 2018-19 that generated considerable interest ....

2 February, 2018

Budget 2018: Jaitley denounces cryptocurrency, welcomes blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian government doesn’t consider cryptocurrencies legal tender but will adopt the blockchain technology to encourage ....

2 February, 2018

Budget 2017 lacks clarity on educational initiatives, say ed-tech startups

Disha Sharma

In the Union Budget 2017-18, the government outlined its efforts to digitise education and make it available for all. The startup ....

2 February, 2017

Budget 2017: Govt could do more for startups earning less than Rs 1 crore

Anshuman Verma

If I were in Mr Arun Jaitley's place today, I would be looking out for Mr Arun Jaitley! He is good. So is our honourable Prime ....

2 February, 2017

Budget 2017: What's there for startups

Deepti Chaudhary

Indian startup community was left hankering for more from the Union budget presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday. Jaitley ....

1 February, 2017

Wallet cos want us to acquire them, but we don't see much value: Sunil Bharti Mittal

Arti Singh

The payments space in India has been hotting up. Following the government's high note ban in November, the usage of digital wallets, ....

13 January, 2017

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar bill


Thousands of crore rupees will be saved by routing government subsidy through the Aadhaar system, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ....

11 March, 2016

Eco Survey: Exit valuation for startup investors still low


India may boast of being home to around 19,400 technology-enabled startups, but exit valuation for the investors looking to cash ....

26 February, 2016

Budget 2016: Good but not great, say startups and investors

Nishant Sharma

Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2016-17 on Monday and gave due mention, for the first time, to the term ....

1 March, 2016

Government to announce startup-friendly taxation regime in budget

Varun Arora

In a bid to encourage entrepreneurship, the government will announce friendly taxation regime for startups during the budget, ....

16 January, 2016

Govt launches new $305M VC fund under SIDBI


Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today launched two funds by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), a fund of ....

19 August, 2015

India's e-commerce space may grow 50% in next 5 years: Economic Survey


As Internet penetration in India is on the rise, the e-commerce sector in the country is likely to witness a growth of over 50 ....

27 February, 2015

Budget almost a non-event for startups; service providers slapped with higher tax

Diksha Dutta & Priyanka Sahay & Peer

The Union Budget was as good as a non-event for the bustling startup ecosystem and the Finance Minister blissfully ignored any ....

28 February, 2015