Information Technology
Business  /  Published 08.12.18

Bengal IT hub set to expand

The Bengal government hopes to garner interest from start-ups and IT and innovation firms in the second phase of expansion at the Silicon Valley Hub before the Bengal Global Business Summit, the state...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.02.20

Delhi boost to IIIT status

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which will confer the status of Institution of National Importance (INI) to five In...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 09.02.19

Frown greets Twitter request for later date

Twitter has cited short notice to inform the parliamentary panel on information technology that top executives, including its CEO Jack Dorsey, would not be able to appear before it on Monday.But the m...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.19

Proposed IT rules hurt right to free speech

The recent proposal of the executive to amend the Information Technology Act, 2000 after the ministry of home affairs issued an order allowing 10 Central agencies to have access to electronic communic...
By Mandira Narain in

India  /  Published 14.05.19

Mamata morphed photo case: SC grants bail to BJP activist, asks her to apologise

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to a BJP activist arrested for allegedly posting a morphed image of Mamata Banerjee on social media, and asked her to apologise, while observing that freedom ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.19

What it means to work '996' in China

There is a new code for the punishing work schedule that information technology companies here expect their employees to work — ‘996’. It means ‘9 am to 9 pm, six days a week’. These have be...
By Neha Sahay in

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

The tech industry's vast digital underclass

DoorDash is the most popular food delivery service in the country, a freakishly fast-growing unicorn valued at $7 billion just six years after its founding, backed by some of Silicon Valley’s and Sa...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

IT job site

A website launched by the Bengal government on Tuesday aimed at skilled information technology sector professionals looking for jobs in the sector in Bengal post-Covid had garnered over 500 registrati...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Shot at IT sector trade union in Bengal

Bengal could soon become the fourth state in the country after Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu where information technology sector employees band together to form a functional trade union.The Ko...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 18.06.19

Tune in to tech

As a result of the mushrooming of degree engineering colleges across India as well as West Bengal, at least 60 per cent engineering seats has remained vacant over the past few years. The fact that, du...
By Jagannath Banerjee in


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