Govt undecided on fate of existing TikTok users after court ban on app downloads

Payal Ganguly

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the Department of Telecom (DoT) haven't yet decided on ....

23 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

TikTok vanishes from Google, Apple app stores as Madras High Court keeps ban in place

Payal Ganguly

Google and Apple have blocked access to short video app TikTok in India after the Madras High Court refused to lift a ban on the ....

17 April, 2019

Fintech startups unlikely to gain from Bill to amend Aadhaar Act

Payal Ganguly

In the wake of the Supreme Court order banning mandatory use of Aadhaar ID by private firms, the central government has introduced ....

3 January, 2019

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

Why the Aadhaar verdict is a roadblock for businesses collecting KYC details

Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

When Delhi-based digital marketing professional Sudarshan Sahu requested digital wallet firm Paytm to complete his know your customer ....

26 September, 2018

SC to WhatsApp, govt: Reply to plea querying eligibility for launch of payment service

Shweta Sharma

The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Indian government and messaging service provider WhatsApp on a plea that seeks ....

28 August, 2018

Cryptocurrency firms look for a workaround after top court refuses to lift RBI ban

Shweta Sharma

Companies dealing in cryptocurrencies are desperately aiming to work around the banking ban after the Supreme Court virtually ....

4 July, 2018

Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies may have a future in India after all

Anirban Ghoshal

Amid the recent doom and gloom, there might be a glimmer of hope for the cryptocurrency community in the country.  According ....

14 June, 2018

Charting the way forward for India’s data protection and privacy law

Anil Dutt

The recent Facebook-Cambridge Analytica imbroglio has once again brought the importance of enacting and enforcing data protection ....

23 March, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking ban on WhatsApp

Team TC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking a ban on messaging app WhatsApp. A public interest litigation (PIL) ....

29 June, 2016

Supreme Court scraps law which allowed people to be jailed for offensive online posts


In a landmark judgement upholding freedom of expression, the Supreme Court today struck down a provision in the cyber law which ....

24 March, 2015