big tech regulation in India

Big tech continues to skirt laws; savvy regulation need of the hour

Unbridled market power of big tech poses problems for smaller companies which get lost in the sea of vendors, and users whose privacy and consumer rights are compromised. Read more »
draft telecom bill

Telecom Bill 2022 draws flak for breach of privacy, TRAI powers

The Telecom Bill 2022 in its present form will empower the department of telecommunications at the cost of users, sector regulator. Read more »
Ecommerce

Ecommerce boom: India must ensure that small players too benefit

The biggest downsides of the ecommerce boom are the digital exclusion of MSMEs, IPR infringements, and the gaps in the current regulatory and enforcement mechanisms. Read more »
India's banks face climate risk

Climate change: De-risking India’s banks, NBFCs

IBA should undertake classification of areas and businesses based on their climate change risk profile to help India’s banks, NBFCs future-proof their business. Read more »
startup entrepreneurs

India must stop mass migration of startup entrepreneurs

To stop mass migration by startup entrepreneurs, the government and the law enforcement agencies must start treating them with empathy and respect. Read more »
cryptocurrencies, crypto

Cryptocurrencies: India may firm up rules around OECD framework

The OECD framework for regulation of cryptocurrencies will enable timely tracking of information and ensure that regulatory and tax compliances are adhered to across jurisdictions. Read more »
India's electronics industry needs policy support

Electronics industry: Policy choices for manufacturing success

Sacrificing domestic electronics industry for short-term export gains based on import-dependent assembly is perilous for India’s technological sovereignty. Read more »
FTA

Indian electronics industry: Learnings from 25 years of globalisation

Policymakers must continue efforts to improve the design and implementation of policies to increase domestic value addition by electronics industry. Read more »
draft telecom bill

Draft telecom Bill: Govt must address privacy, licensing concerns

The draft telecom Bill skirts concerns over the draconian surveillance provisions built over the archaic laws of the British era that threaten the fundamental rights of citizens. Read more »
POCSO, legal

DPCO 2013: Delhi High Court rejects NPPA interpretation on price monitoring

The Court has held that Para 20 of the DPCO 2013 does not envisage a deprivation of the right to increase the MRP of a drug annually in case of an incidence... Read more »