Policy

Google is apparently in talks with Bharti Airtel to allow purchase of goods and services from the Google Play store using carrier billing, reports The Economic Times. This is not ... Continue_Reading
Maharashtra’s Nalasopara police has filed assault charges against a bank manager for allegedly filming a video of an altercation between a traffic cop and a biker, reports Afternoon DC. ... Continue_Reading
by an anonymous author The UID (Unique Identification) and NPR (National Population Register) are both government identity schemes that aggregate personal data, including biometric data for the provision of an ... Continue_Reading
SMS’s have gone out from Airtel to some subscribers, informing them that “As per instruction from DOT, airtel needs to publish telephone directory of its subcribers on its website. If ... Continue_Reading
State Bank of India (SBI) has sought permission from the Indian banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to launch contact-less debit cards, which would enable customers to carry out ... Continue_Reading
On 7th July 2014, India’s Department of Telecom sent a letter to the telecom regulator TRAI, seeking its recommendations for “delinking licenses for networks from the delivery of services by ... Continue_Reading
Government of India launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) yesterday. An estimated 1.5 crore bank accounts were opened through a nationwide enrolment drive held at 77,892 locations, which ... Continue_Reading
A few months ago, I was discussing with an online payment platform company, issues related to piracy of reports that we intend to sell. We’re not doing print, so these will essentially be ... Continue_Reading
In a blog post, Siddhartha Pahwa, CEO of Meru Cabs, has said that the company would like to collaborate with others in the industry to figure out improving the payment ... Continue_Reading
Update: There appears to be some disagreement on the nature of these restrictions, about whether they impact purchases only made in India, or they impact all purchases made using Indian ... Continue_Reading
Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) envisaged programme ‘Digital India’ received an approval from the Cabinet yesterday. The programme will be implemented in phases from now till 2018 and ... Continue_Reading
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has recommended that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting set up a commission, headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge, to examine various issues ... Continue_Reading