Data Protection
Opinion  /  Published 17.08.22

Take a fresh look

There is a curious irony to the Government of India withdrawing the personal data protection bill in Parliament and stating instead that a “comprehensive legal framework” would be legislat...
By Arghya Sengupta

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.22

Get it right: Withdrawal of data protection bill

The Narendra Modi government executed another somersault earlier this week when it opted to withdraw the controversial data protection and privacy legislation framed in 2019. Data privacy has been a h...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 04.08.22

Data bill: Big Tech seeks talks

IT industry players have appreciated the government's move to withdraw the personal data protection bill and have sought participation in the consultation process for the fresh draft. The industr...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.22

Centre pulls data protection bill

The Narendra Modi government has withdrawn a controversial data protection and privacy bill containing draconian provisions that sought to override an individual’s right of consent before proces...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.08.22

Data Protection Bill withdrawn

The government on Wednesday withdrew the Data Protection Bill from the Lok Sabha after a joint parliamentary committee suggested over 90 changes to it. According to government sources, considering th...
By PTI in New Delhi


Lifestyle  /  Published 28.04.22

Protect your data with Samsung’s rugged T7 Shield portable SSD

In case you have got important photographs and documents, it’s time for you to backup. You can, of course, choose Cloud storage, which can be expensive depending on how much data you want to use...

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.22

Data war: collection, protection

The Narendra Modi government is known to be allergic when it comes to honouring deadlines. The Centre recently missed the deadline for fully vaccinating India’s adult population. It has now fail...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.21

Above the rest: Data Bill

It is not personal. Or, at least, it is not just personal. That is what a joint committee of Parliament concluded in its final report on the personal data protection bill. The draft legislation, which...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.12.21

Data privacy worry over government reach

The report of the joint parliamentary committee on the contentious Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 was tabled in both Houses on Thursday, and its 93 recommendations amplified concerns about the cen...
By Pheroze L. Vincent, R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.21

Memory trap: Internet

Most people have had embarrassing moments and made mistakes they are not proud of. Many of them learn and change. But what if the world refuses to accept their evolution? What if humankind forgets how...
By The Editorial Board


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