India needs to urgently build a robust, scalable emergency response system that can crowd-source resources of all kinds from within the country and from around the world.
Recent action by Bengaluru cyber cell wherein they blocked the nodal account of a fintech startup, destroying the value of the startup, demonstrates the urgent need for safe-harbour regulations for protecting fintech and to increase training for the cyber cops.
Cyberterrorism is now real and will grow in severity. Urgent steps need to be taken to protect ourselves and to evolve a response protocol.
Pakistan had to acquiesce to importing sugar and cotton from India, against the wishes of its internal stakeholders. India needs to secure its supply chains to avoid a similar situation.
From technology comes wealth. Hence there is an urgent need for technology acquisition in an institutionalized manner and also focus on urgently acquiring Embraer of Brazil.
India, Australia, the US & Japan continue to face cyberattacks from China. Can the Quad grouping provide an effective platform for cybersecurity alliance?
Smart cities, or their new avatar, Smarter Cities, are touted as a panacea for all ills of a city.
Education being a service with an inelastic demand, is a perfect candidate for being the economic activity around which new cities can be built.
As Information Technology is playing an increasingly important role in India's economy, it becomes imperative to identify the issues of Digital Sovereignty and to formulate appropriate policies to ensure our Digital Sovereignty.
Extreme automation is leading to massive job destruction globally. But can India escape this phenomenon through focused policy interventions such that, unlike in the past, GDP growth also leads to job creation?
Governments need to move from the current framework of a Tax Oriented Administration (TOA) to a Service Oriented Administration (SOA), wherein, a significant amount of government revenues come from services rendered rather than from taxes
There are several critical reasons for which cryptocurrencies need to be highly regulated in India unless it is a sovereign cryptocurrency.
The cocky challenges to India by digital monopolies need to be addressed quickly
The budget appears to have done an excellent balancing act between the acute pressures of government spending needed at this time of the pandemic. However, the budget seems to continue the regime of penalising all non-UPI stack digital payment mechanisms.
India needs to build a messaging interoperability platform that would allow messages to be exchanged cross-platform, providing true choice to digital citizens globally. It would also provide the tool of digital diplomacy for its foreign policy.
Phishing has become such a sophisticated form of social attack that even seasoned journalists are taken for a ride.
It is time we start working towards an ‘atmanirbhar’ digital India, and formulate regulations that protect citizens from predatory digital monopolies.
Basic economics shows that indirect taxation distorts the economy and how direct taxation is discriminatory in nature, as many are outside the purview of direct taxes.
Children born with congenital disabilities, believed to have been caused by the exposure of their parents to gas leakage in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, along with supporters take part in a candlelight vigil to pay...PTI Photo
CJI NV Ramana pays tribute to Dollar Seshadri in Tirumala.PTI Photo
Darren Devlin Sidoel of SC East Bengal scores a goal during match 13 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between Odissha FC and SC East Bengal, at Tilak Maidan Stadium in Goa.ISL/PTI Photo
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan addresses a protest meet, organised by Left Democratic Front (LDF) against the central government, in Thiruvananthapuram.PTI Photo
India's badminton player Pusarla V. Sindhu talks to the media during a press conference ahead of the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.