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Aditya Kalra

Law enforcement needs exemptions in India's privacy bill, senior official says

11 Dec 2019

NEW DELHI Allowing law enforcement to commit "authorized privacy violations" will ensure investigations are not hindered, a senior government official told Reuters on Wednesday, amid worries that India's privacy law will increase state surveillance.

RPT-India's privacy bill seeks access to users' data from companies

11 Dec 2019

NEW DELHI, Dec 10 Changes to India's privacy bill could cause trouble for Facebook, Google and others as proposals include government powers to request user data to help forge policies.

India's privacy bill seeks access to users' data from companies

10 Dec 2019

NEW DELHI Changes to India's privacy bill could cause trouble for Facebook , Google and others as proposals include government powers to request user data to help forge policies.

India may force social media platforms to offer user verification - government sources

05 Dec 2019

NEW DELHI India's proposed new privacy bill may require large social media platforms to offer an identity-verification option, a potentially precedent-setting effort to rein in the spread of "fake news", two government sources told Reuters on Thursday.

India asks states to halt online drug sales

04 Dec 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's drugs regulator has asked all states to enforce a court directive prohibiting online medicine sales, a senior government official said on Wednesday, raising industry concerns it could disrupt some online businesses.

India considers commissions cap for Uber, Ola, unsettling industry

28 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI India plans to cap the commissions app-based taxi aggregators such as Uber and home-grown Ola earn on rides to a maximum 10% of the total fare, according to a draft proposal seen by Reuters, a move industry experts warned would hit revenue and operations.

Exclusive: India probe finds bearings collusion by SKF, Schaeffler, Tata Steel units

26 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian antitrust investigation has found that units of Tata Steel, Sweden's SKF and Germany's Schaeffler colluded on the pricing of bearings, a report seen by Reuters shows, opening them up to potential fines.

RPT-India says e-cigarette ban implies use of devices also prohibited

19 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI, Nov 18 The Indian government has told a court that its federal ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes implies that their use is also prohibited, legal documents seen by Reuters showed, in a further clampdown on the devices.

India says e-cigarette ban implies use of devices also prohibited

18 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI The Indian government has told a court that its federal ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes implies that their use is also prohibited, legal documents seen by Reuters showed, in a further clampdown on the devices.

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