As the Joint Parliamentary Committee on The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 is yet to finalize its report. The panel scrutinizes the Bill, explores its various facets and functions of the Data Protection Authority (DPA), the apex oversight body envisaged in it.
The session was to discuss the scope of new biotechnologies in potentially improving public health capacity and to explore ideas for giving fresh impetus to research into infectious diseases. The discussion highlighted the role of funding in establishing a robust and sustainable research ecosystem.
India’s proposed data protection law would create an enormous task for the new agency formed to regulate it. Given stretched resources, the new Data Protection Authority should take a strategic approach.
India-US relations have transformed in the last two decades. Yet, there is an aspect of this relationship that has been largely neglected: the need to bridge growing divergences in each countries’ approach to the digital economy. This paper outlines these divergences and suggests ways forward.
The Indian government has presented data localization as a way to boost growth and help law enforcement access data for investigations, but some measures are far more effective than others.
Faster and more trackable than cash, newly minted, state-managed digital currencies are poised to revolutionize how the world buys, sells, and invests.