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Indian government to announce a new draft e-commerce policy in a few weeks
News & Analysis

Indian government to announce a new draft e-commerce policy in a few weeks

The new policy could entail provisions for a regulator in the sector dominated by Amazon, Flipkart.

MHA notification: When governments create systems of surveillance, we have everything to lose
News & Analysis

MHA notification: When governments create systems of surveillance, we have everything to lose

Surveillance is no new issue in India, the desire to control is universal, no matter who is in power.

Centre has agreed to allocate Rs 5,439 lakh to scheme for empowerment of rural women: WCD MoS Virendra Kumar
India

Centre has agreed to allocate Rs 5,439 lakh to scheme for empowerment of rural women: WCD MoS Virendra Kumar

The Centre has approved Rs 5,439.14 lakh for a new scheme aimed to empower rural women through community participation Virendra Kumar said, Women and Child Development, Minister of State.

WhatsApp lynchings: Govt may sue the platform if it does not tackle fake news
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WhatsApp lynchings: Govt may sue the platform if it does not tackle fake news

WhatsApp could be in trouble if it does not take further steps to tackle the spread of fake news.

After triple talaq, Centre to oppose 'nikah halala' in Supreme Court, says practice violates principles of justice
India

After triple talaq, Centre to oppose 'nikah halala' in Supreme Court, says practice violates principles of justice

The government is to oppose the practice of 'nikah halala' in the Supreme Court, which allows a man to remarry his wife only after the latter is divorced again, when the top court examines its legal validity in the coming days, a senior Law Ministry functionary said on Friday.

Budget 2018: Government may peg fiscal deficit above 3.2% of GDP for FY2018-19
Business

Budget 2018: Government may peg fiscal deficit above 3.2% of GDP for FY2018-19

Budget 2018 is likely to focus on enhancement of spending rather than a reduction of direct taxes, and therefore, the chances of achieving the fiscal target of 3.2 percent for FY 2017-18 and 3.0 percent for FY 2018-19 appears low

Skill India: Serious conflict of interest in NSDC's functioning, says govt panel
India

Skill India: Serious conflict of interest in NSDC's functioning, says govt panel

A panel set up by the government has found "serious conflict of interest" in the functioning of the National Skill Development Corporation, recommending that the government review its role and create a strong oversight mechanism

Kulbhushan Jadhav row: Delhi High Court dismisses plea asking to approach ICJ to free former naval officer
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav row: Delhi High Court dismisses plea asking to approach ICJ to free former naval officer

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the government to approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for securing the release from Pakistan of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.