Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Pfizer CEO gets grilled at Davos; India stands vindicated for not buckling under pressure

A video of Chief Executive Officer of US-based pharma giant Pfizer Alberta Bourla dodged media’s queries on the efficacy of its Covid vaccine against transmission of the virus on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum meeting, In the viral clip from the interview, a journalist is asking Bourla some tough questions like when

IT ministry extends deadline for feedback on Digital Data Bill to Jan 2

Here's how you can submit your feedback on the Ministry's website

New IT Rules To Ensure Grievance Against Twitter, FB, YT Is Addressed, Citizens Feel Safe: MoS Chandrasekhar

The primary goal of the new IT policies is to protect Indian citizens from fake misleading information, online intimidation and predatory behaviour from cyber criminals, MoS for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar told The New Indian.

No Social Media Has Right To Violate Indian Constitution, New Appellate To Deal: Chandrasekhar

Emphasizing that social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp  are bound by Indian constitution when it comes to their content moderation, Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar spelt out the ramifications of the new IT rules today at a press briefing in the national capital. The newly introduced Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics

MLA Poaching: BJP Moves ECI; Demands CBI Inquiry

Taking umbrage over the allegations made by TRS that the BJP is indulging in buying their MLAs, a BJP delegation met the ECI on Friday.

Making Tech Accountable: US Now Takes Cue From India’s IT Rules 2021

While India’s approach to checking the unhinged perils of the digital world has been a subject of contention for the self-appointed custodians of democracy, it seems the ‘free society’ of the United States has taken a leaf out of the very approach. In June this year, Union minister of state for electronic and technology Rajeev

Why Is Cong Scared To Move Court? Prahlad Joshi Asks

NEW DELHI: Amid the Congress party expressing apprehensions over the actions of the Enforcement Directorate, Union parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said that whatever is happening is happening within the confines of the law and whenever any government does anything wrong, courts are always there. “This country has such a vibrant and healthy

MoS Chandrasekhar, UK PM Johnson Discuss Innovation, Tech

LONDON/NEW DELHI: Union minister of state for IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar met United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London to discuss the Indo-British future in technology and innovation sectors. The minister also discussed the achievements of the Digital India mission. Chandrasekhar was accompanied by a delegation of representatives from Indian startups and Unicorns along with

The Heartfelt Note That Prakash Padukone Wrote To Rajeev Chandrasekhar

BANGALORE: After the Indian badminton team made history by routing Indonesia 3-0 in the final to win their first-ever Thomas Cup trophy, the badminton legend Prakash Padukone walked down the memory lane and hailed the remarkable contribution by now Union Minister of State Rajeev Chandrasekhar and BPL CMD Ajit Nambiar. In an emotional note written

Semicon 2022: Government Signs MoUs To Boost Semiconductor Ecosystem

BENGALURU: The wheels are set in motion to power the semiconductor ecosystem in the country as the government signed multiple Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with leading names including Sony India, ISRO, ICGAR and BEL. At the Semicon 2022 in Bengaluru, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) unveiled a roadmap to catalyse the industry’s