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Digital India’s regulatory paradox

November 30, 2020 10:07 pm

By moving to censor online content, resorting to frequent internet shutdowns, government could end up stalling sector's innovation, growth.

Dear Sundar Pichai: There’s a lot you take on when you take on the task of digitising India. Here are a few pointers

August 08, 2020 8:43 am

Bhaskar Chakravorti writes: We may all be surprised at how quickly you might exhaust the $10 billion. It’s fine as long as you don’t run out of patience.

We need to create open protocols, networks. India can lead the way in breaking stranglehold of platforms

July 25, 2020 9:29 am

We know how dependent we are on some of the foreign platforms, despite the claim of being a software powerhouse of the world. This situation is the very antithesis of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat and a threat to the country’s digital sovereignty. We can change that.

Challenges of levying taxes on digital services

June 10, 2020 5:49 pm

As US announces investigation against countries, it may be more pragmatic to accept such levies and negotiate bilaterally.

Now, Microsoft to train government officials in AI and cloud

September 02, 2019 3:39 pm

The aim is to train 5,000 personnel over a period of 12 months. A 10-course module has been introduced for government officials across levels.

The next step in India's digital revolution is digitising govt processes

July 01, 2019 8:54 am

Creating a digital interface between government and citizens has helped curb corruption, delays in service delivery. The next step involves digitising internal processes of government

Online payment of bills: Four-fold surge in rural and semi-urban India

June 17, 2019 6:53 am

Launched in 2006, the IT Ministry’s WiFi-enabled Common Service Centres shops act as physical access points to avail government and business services online in almost all the 2.5 lakh gram panchayats.

Digital India will transform lives: Ravi Shanker Prasad

January 06, 2019 6:23 am

“There is a mission behind all this,” Ravi Shanker Prasad said. “We have to be leaders in the digital revolution and Digital India is part of that. The technology has to be low-cost and India-created. It has to transform lives of people.”

Haryana: No need to carry documents of vehicles, soft copies will do

November 25, 2018 4:09 am

Now, people can carry soft copies of their documents in mobile phone’s DigiLocker or m-Parivahan mobile applications.

WHO to adopt digital health initiative by India: Nadda

May 22, 2018 1:35 pm

India has fast tracked many initiatives aimed at achieving all the four tenets of UHC that is strengthening health systems, improving access to free medicines and diagnostics and reducing catastrophic healthcare spending.


Datamini Janunnati Pad launched: Everything you need to know about the device

April 01, 2016 1:55 pm

The uniqueness of Datamini’s Janunnati Pad lies in its true integration of barcode reader, fingerprint reader and magnetic card reader

Digital India Week: PM Narendra Modi's 15 point dream

July 01, 2015 9:19 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of Digital India can be summarised in these 15 points.

Digital India: Here is everything you need to know about the DIGILocker

July 01, 2015 2:24 pm

DIGILocker, operated by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) of the Ministry of Communications & IT, will be launched formally by the Prime Minister on July 1.


Govt. following 'Divisive India' over 'Digital India': Derek O' Brien

January 20, 2016 9:35 am

Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien on Wednesday alleged that the NDA Government is following a 'Divisive India' policy by dividing students on the basis of caste.He added that on the one hand, Centre talks of 'Digital India' while on the other it plays politics of caste with students. He was addressing students protesting against the recent suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University.