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data protection bill

Centre takes back Bill on personal data, plans a new law

The Bill sought to establish a Data Protection Authority in the country for the protection of digital privacy of individuals

04 Aug 2022 6:41 AM

Parliamentary panel recommends more accountability of social media platforms

It also recommended widening the scope of proposed data protection legislation

17 Dec 2021 7:22 AM

Modi cabinet clears data protection bill, will soon be tabled in parliament

The Personal Data Protection bill was drafted by a panel headed by a former Supreme Court judge and submitted to the government last year.

05 Dec 2019 11:19 AM

Wider debate needed on major changes in data protection law

The Data Protection Bill is going to be profoundly important in India’s tech policy landscape, going forward.

30 Aug 2019 4:26 AM

Comprehensive legislation on data privacy under formulation: Prasad

He said the Centre has taken several measures including regularly issuing alerts about threats affecting mobile phones and countermeasures.

03 Jul 2019 6:00 PM


India's data should be 'stringently domiciled': Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm, in the past too, has supported the view that critical data like financial transactions need to be stored locally.

25 Apr 2019 1:00 PM

IT Ministry gets over 400 responses on draft personal data protection bill

Some suggestions were around the costs surrounding mandatory localisation or storage of data, that the bill proposes.

11 Oct 2018 4:31 PM