Half a dozen senior Ola executives quit; Delhi HC seeks govt response over VoIP breach

Tanmay Tiwary

Ride-hailing giant Ola sees several senior executives quit. Government likely to wait before placing the draft Personal Data Protection ....

22 October, 2019

Amazon bets on sentiments; Huawei gets lonelier as India retailers latest to turn away

Anand J

E-commerce behemoth Amazon is working on a new device that can track human emotions, according to a Bloomberg report. The product ....

24 May, 2019

Telangana and Nasscom to set up artificial intelligence centre

Anirban Ghoshal

The Telangana government has entered into an agreement with IT industry body Nasscom to set up a data science and artificial intelligence ....

21 February, 2018

Paytm's Sharma, Mahesh Murthy on cloud 9 as Musk hints at summer launch for Tesla

Dearton Thomas Hector

It was just a 23-character tweet. But it came from Elon Musk, the maverick founder of electric vehicles giant Tesla Motors. And ....

8 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

One year of Startup India: Report card

Arti Singh

Exactly a year ago, on January 16, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 'Start-up India, Stand up India' initiative. ....

16 January, 2017

Paytm to be one of the final two marketplaces, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Manu P Toms

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of Paytm, has risen to the occasion to make the most of the demonetization and the cashless ....

9 December, 2016

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son to visit India; big announcement on Ola expected

Manu P Toms

SoftBank Group Corp chairman and managing director Masayoshi Son is coming to India early December when the Japanese telecom ....

21 November, 2016

RBI eases norms for foreign investment in startups

Aman Malik

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Foreign Venture Capital Investors (FVCIs) registered with the Securities and Exchange ....

21 October, 2016

For founders, it's easier to get into IIT than get tax benefits under 'Startup India' programme

Keshav Sunkara

Many startups in India have one or more founders who studied at one of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology after clearing ....

20 July, 2016

Ola reaches out to the last-mile urban commuter with e-rickshaws

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown urban transport aggregator Ola has added electric rickshaws, or e-rickshaws, on its mobile app, with Prime Minister ....

5 April, 2016

Startups get five-fold hike in budget funding


A five-fold hike has been made by the government in its budget for funding start-ups in the next fiscal, a move which is in line ....

10 March, 2016

Industry department ties up with Qualcomm to launch startup contest


Ahead of the Make in India Week, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has launched a start-up contest to ....

4 February, 2016

Net Neutrality: 528 startup founders petition PM Modi

Priya Prasad

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Zomato co-founder Deepinder Goyal, Sheroes' Sairee Chahal and Practo co-founder Abhinav Lal ....

25 January, 2016

The $1.5B Indian startup fund puzzle

Arti Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Startup India, Standup India' went down as a star-studded jamboree of entrepreneurs ....

22 January, 2016

Deconstructing Startup India: What Narendra Modi didn't say

Team TC

The biggest takeaway from the government's shindig with entrepreneurs last weekend is that it is trying to make life a bit easier ....

18 January, 2016

Quick peek at measures announced in Startup India

Team TC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the much-anticipated 'Startup India, Standup India' action plan in a bid ....

16 January, 2016

Govt to seek inputs from VCs, incubators for 'Startup India' action plan


The detailed action plan for propelling start-ups to be unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 16 would include various ....

28 December, 2015

Govt to unveil 'Startup India' action plan on Jan 16: PM Modi


Seeking to boost entrepreneurship at the grassroots level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Action Plan of the 'Start-up ....

27 December, 2015

Social media helps govts take corrective action: PM


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is an avid user of social media, today said from Facebook headquarters that it has huge strengths ....

28 September, 2015

Google to power free Wi-Fi at 500 railway stations: PM

Team TC

India will provide free internet access at 500 railway stations with Google's assistance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a ....

27 September, 2015