Indian, foreign firms at odds over govt move to regulate internet content

Payal Ganguly

A clear split is forming between Indian and foreign firms over how the government should regulate content over the internet. In ....

6 February, 2019

Personal Data Protection Bill to be tabled after 2019 general elections

Payal Ganguly

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 is likely to be tabled in the June session of Parliament, after the 2019 general elections, ....

4 January, 2019
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WhatsApp officials meet MeitY on traceability of fake news

Payal Ganguly

Executives from instant messaging app WhatsApp met with officials at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) ....

7 December, 2018

Govt tells WhatsApp to follow the law, set up Indian entity

Anirban Ghoshal

On a day when WhatsApp chief executive Chris Daniels began his India tour, the government sent the Facebook-owned instant ....

21 August, 2018

Indian govt to keep one eye on data privacy while tapping emerging tech

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian government intends to harness big data, analytics and artificial intelligence for real-world applications while ensuring ....

13 August, 2018

Over 100 govt departments in India adopt Microsoft’s cloud services

Anirban Ghoshal

More than 100 government departments have subscribed to at least one of Microsoft India’s cloud services in the last 12 ....

28 June, 2018
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Open data ecosystem to give India’s GDP $22-bn boost by 2022

Anirban Ghoshal

An open data ecosystem in the country will add $22 billion to India’s gross domestic product by 2022, The Economic Times ....

22 May, 2018

Govt drafting policy for e-wallets, m-banking to mitigate cyber fraud risk

Mansi Taneja

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is drafting a policy on mobile wallets and mobile banking to mitigate ....

7 February, 2017