whatsapp spam calls

WhatsApp spam calls: India seeks to protect users

The Union government promises action to protect users as India faces a massive surge in WhatsApp spam calls. #WhatsAppspamcalls #cyberfrauds #cybercrime Read more »
City planning, urbanisation

City planning: India must focus on sustainable urban development

City planning can boost India's GDP by ensuring equitable access to resources and improving liveability. Read more »
mobile phone manufacturing

Regulatory biases weigh on telecom sector growth

TRAI seeks to improve the ease of doing business in the telecom sector by simplifying the verification process for licence fees and spectrum usage charges. #TRAI #telecom #EoDB Read more »
Big tech, Digital Competition Bill

Fintech in India: Opportunities and challenges to the emerging financial ecosystem

India’s #fintech industry overcomes the uncertain regulatory environment in the country to make horizontal and vertical expansion. #techfin #PhonePe #paytm #gpay Read more »
sustainability and justice

Financial inclusion: Time to tie up loose ends

India has done well to improve financial inclusion, but 28% of rural households and 80% of MSMEs still lack access to formal finance. Read more »
artificial intelligence, AI, AI regulation

AI regulation needed, but fear of unknown should not block human progress

The calls for AI regulation and concerns about its threat stem from fears about the impact on jobs, data privacy and individual rights. Read more »
Fintech regulation

Fintech regulation: India seeks to balance innovation with risk management

Fintech regulation in India: After RBI nudge, fintech industry looks to establish self-regulatory organisations to formulate rules and standards. Read more »
Liberalised remittance scheme

RBI rules for liberalised remittance scheme cause confusion

Wealthy Indians in a bind over the new RBI guidelines for liberalised remittance scheme that prevents them from holding money in offshore bank accounts for longer than six months. Read more »
Digital india act

Digital India Act: Govt must earn the trust of stakeholders

MeitY has held a round of consultations with industry stakeholders, policy advocates, and legal experts on the broad contours of the Digital India Act. Read more »
Common services centres and e-governance

India will need unique solutions to create world-class digital infrastructure

India took the middle path for its digital infrastructure – not the western model based on large private tech platforms, or the completely distributed edge-based computing. Read more »