Rajeev Chandrasekhar

E-mobility start-up, VAAN Electric Moto, launches e-bikes in India

Union Minister of State for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Electronics and IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, launched the Van Electric Moto brand in India in a virtually held event in Kochi

published on : 22nd January 2022

We'll love to see Intel, TSMC, Samsung, other semiconductor giants invest in India: Minister of state IT

Earlier this month, the government approved a mega scheme to boost semiconductor and display manufacturing in the country.

published on : 28th December 2021

Government to follow 5-year plan to reach USD 300 billion digital economy

CII had organised a 2 day Global Electronics Summit where in different sessions were organized on Gearing up India to Manufacture for the World.

published on : 20th November 2021

Tech-driven India must evolve its laws to fight online user harm: MoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Chandrasekhar said that digital platforms need to abide by the laws and merely citing 'algorithms' cannot let intermediaries 'off the hook' if that algorithm violates fundamental rights.

published on : 10th November 2021

Algorithms of social media platforms should not violate fundamental rights: Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The remarks by the Minister of State for IT come amid allegations of Facebook's system and algorithms fuelling hate speech and fake news.

published on : 8th November 2021

Government aims to connect 40 crore people with internet in three years: MoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar

An internet exchange closer to the audience helps in improving internet speed and also revenue outgo on bandwidth expenses.

published on : 1st November 2021

Centre releases FAQs on IT intermediary rules

India enforced new IT intermediary rules earlier this year, aiming to bring greater accountability for big tech companies, including Twitter and Facebook.

published on : 1st November 2021

Private sector must be 'early warning system' on future skills requirement of India: MoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar

NASSCOM has contributed some amount of capital and is contributing, through the private sector partners, with regards to courseware.

published on : 29th October 2021

IT ministry to issue FAQs on intermediary guidelines soon: Sources

The FAQs will drive the overall objective of ensuring that Indian internet is seen as safe for consumers and attractive for investments by investors, sources said.

published on : 28th October 2021

IT Ministry sets up task force to boost internet connectivity in Karnataka districts

During the recent six district Jan Ashirwad Yatra by Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar, there were numerous requests to improve speed and access of internet connectivity in each district.

published on : 8th September 2021

India must aim for 500-600 tech firms with Rs 5000-crore turnover, says MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar

India’s growing technology industry has proven to be crisis resilient and a driver of country’s exports.

published on : 13th August 2021

BJP, CPM spar as case count for COVID-19 remains high in Kerala

The southern state on Wednesday alone recorded 22,056 fresh COVID-19 cases -- more than half of India's total coronavirus tally of 43,654.

published on : 29th July 2021

Twitter non-compliant with IT Rules on May 26, named officials as contingent arrangement later: MoS IT

Twitter has also informed the IT Ministry about its physical contact address in India, and has published a compliance report for June 2021, the government said in a statement.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar briefly loses 'blue badge' on Twitter after he changes username

According to Twitter's verification policy, if an account holder changes username, Twitter may automatically remove the blue verified badge from an account.

published on : 12th July 2021

Modi cabinet rejig: Delhi call-up after 2-year wait for Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Chandrasekhar’s appointment is being seen as a recognition of his work for the BJP during the recent Assembly polls in Kerala and Puducherry.

published on : 8th July 2021
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