Wed, Jul 19, 2023
A release from Rama Rao's office said FoundersLab will operate across various states in the country, collaborating with educational institutions, universities, and engineering colleges.
Thu, May 11, 2023
The government has become strict about fake international calls coming on WhatsApp. Regarding this, the government has sent a notice to WhatsApp and has sought an answer on the ongoing scam. According to a Zee Business report, the government will soon issue guidelines for pre-loaded apps in mobile phones and other devices.
Sun, Feb 19, 2023
The upcoming Digital India Act, which is set to replace the 22-year-old IT Act, which is currently regulating the internet, will address this area, the minister said.
Sat, Nov 26, 2022
The government has issued a draft of a new data protection bill after it withdrew the previous version of the bill from the Lok Sabha in August citing several overlapping rules in the modified version of the bill.
Fri, Nov 25, 2022
What is the plan to promote IT in the country? How secure is Internet Access in the country? How much benefit from Data Protection Bill? Watch Swati Khandelwal's exclusive conversation with IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
Sat, Oct 29, 2022
Rajeev Chandrashekhar said work has to be done to ensure that "misinformation" or illegal material or material that promotes enmity with the intention of inciting violence between different groups on the basis of religion or caste, does not go on the platform.
The government on Friday notified rules under which it will set up appellate panels to redress grievances that users may have against decisions of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook on hosting contentious content.
Wed, Sep 07, 2022
On policy issues, she further said that the National Infrastructure and Investment Fund (NIIF) needs to be more robust.
Wed, Dec 01, 2021
The electronics manufacturing industry's commitment and assurance to drive USD 300 billion revenue by 2025-26 offers "great confidence", IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Wednesday.
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad recently said in the Parliament, "The data of India cannot be stolen and strict action will be taken against any kind of fraud." Prasad said this during the Question Hour while responding to Supplementary queries.
Tue, Jan 23, 2018
The IT Minister also said that India and ASEAN members are negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement which may be firmed up by the year-end.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Talking about the centre, Prasad said it will monitor the traffic and movement of information across various networks against any suspicious activity. It will also alert the concerned parties in case it detects any malicious activity. National Informatics Centre (NIC) helps government agencies build their digital presence.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that India firmly stands for digitally egalitarian order where "we will lend our weight to those who are digitally deprived and marginalised but with logic, reason and moderation."
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