Twitter Could Let Users Highlight Political Lies, Manipulative Posts

India, Feb. 21 -- Twitter has finally decided to do something real to tackle the menace of political lies and fake news coming from political officials and leaders. After claiming for years that it ca... Read More

Jammu & Kashmir Cyber Police Probes Over 1K Social Media Handles

India, Feb. 21 -- The Jammu & Kashmir cyber police is reportedly probing more than 1,000 social media handles and has summoned ten people for questioning for alleged misuse of social media. "We are p... Read More

Swiggy Raises $113 Mn Series I Round Led By Prosus

India, Feb. 20 -- Food delivery giant Swiggy has raised $113 Mn as part of its Series I funding round led by existing investor Prosus N.V. The latest funding round also saw participation from existing... Read More

Google, Facebook & Co Take Data Bill Concerns To Parliamentary Committee

India, Feb. 20 -- The Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill draft, which had gathered criticism from many corners, will now be taken for discussion by top industry bodies before a Joint Parliamentary Co... Read More

EC May Finally Get Its Wish As Govt To Soon Link Aadhaar With Voter ID

India, Feb. 19 -- The government is likely to make legal amendments soon to ensure linkage of Aadhaar with the voter ID. The amendment will allow the Election Commission (EC) to link unique identifica... Read More

Microsoft Sets Up India Engineering Hub In Noida To Drive Digital R&D

India, Feb. 18 -- Tech giant Microsoft has announced the launch of its third engineering hub in the country in Noida after Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The India Development Centre (IDC) NCR will follow ... Read More

CBDT May Not Extend ESOP Tax Concessions To All Startups Under DPIIT

India, Feb. 18 -- The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has reportedly rejected the proposal from various stakeholders to extend tax concessions on employee stock options (ESOPs) to all startups re... Read More

Government Proposes 50 GW Energy Parks To Boost Cleantech Ecosystem

India, Feb. 17 -- The Indian government may soon set up ultramega renewable energy parks of a total of 50 gigawatts in Gujarat and Rajasthan to set up solar, wind and wind hybrid power plants. The pr... Read More

SEBI Approves Regulatory Sandbox As Testing Ground For New Business Models

India, Feb. 17 -- Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has announced to approve regulatory sandbox for live testing of new products, services and business models by market players on select c... Read More

Falcon Edge's Latest India Fund To Back Ecommerce, Fintech, SaaS Startups

India, Feb. 17 -- US-based investment firm Falcon Edge Capital has set up a new venture capital fund of $300 Mn for India. Backed by limited partners (LPs) from the UAE, the new fund will also invest ... Read More