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IT Ministry


Support plan for chip companies: Import curbs, local sourcing for electronics

April 29, 2022 1:33 am

“Apart from offering financial incentives to companies to set up semiconductor fabs in the country, we could potentially encourage that products made in India will have to use semiconductors made here,” the official said.

Union IT ministry forms task force to solve internet connectivity woes in Karnataka districts

September 09, 2021 7:32 am

The decision was taken by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, after his recent visit to six districts to hold the Janashirwad Yatra in Karnataka.

3D manufacturing of electronic gear may get its own PLI-like scheme

August 30, 2021 12:48 am

In meetings held over the last month, the IT Ministry had reached out to electronics component makers to understand their requirement so that a suitable policy could be designed accordingly, one of the sources said.

Days after govt deleted para on Mughals, culture section of govt website becomes a photo gallery

August 26, 2021 7:36 am

Even as the Ministry distanced itself from the issue, it also said that it was working with the agencies to "accurately portray the events"

Shashi Tharoor: Within panel’s mandate to seek clarification from IT ministry

May 27, 2021 3:36 am

Nishikant Dubey had hit out at Tharoor for writing to the ministry on the toolkit controversy and had accused him of making the committee an extension of the Congress.

New IT Rules: State, district level sensitisation drive soon

March 14, 2021 4:14 am

On March 1, district authorities in Imphal had issued a notice to news website The Frontier Manipur and “publisher/ intermediary” of “Khanasi Neinasi”, a weekly online discussion programme hosted on The Frontier Manipur’s Facebook page.

Twitter blocks 97 pc of accounts, posts flagged by IT Ministry

February 12, 2021 3:53 pm

This followed a meeting between Twitter representatives and the Information Technology Secretary on Wednesday evening where the US-based microblogging platform was issued a stern warning to comply with local laws or be prepared for action.

Vacancies for scientist posts under IT Ministry; pay scale over Rs 2 lakh

April 07, 2020 1:44 pm

The application process will be closed on April 30, 2020. The selected candidates for the post of scientist B, C can get a pay scale above Rs 2 lakh

Shreya Singhal case was one of the defining rulings of modern internet law

January 17, 2020 12:24 pm

With Shreya Singhal judgment, India showed the world how to protect plurality and innovation online. Draft Intermediary Rules by the IT ministry move away from that achievement

IT Ministry asks WhatsApp to explain breach, MHA says bid to malign govt misleading

October 31, 2019 11:08 pm

"Government agencies have a well-established protocol for an interception from highly ranked officials in central and state governments for clear stated reasons in the national interest," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.