Independent Research and Policy Advocacy

India’s proposed data protection regulator needs strong safeguards

By Malavika Raghavan & Srikara PrasadOn August 30, Paytm Mall allegedly suffered a massive data breach after being targeted of a group of hackers. The allegations were made by Cyble, a US cyber-risk intelligence firm. These were immediately denied by Paytm Mall, which, in turn, threatened to take legal action against Cyble. Meanwhile, customers and vendors have no way of verifying whether a breach occurred, or if their data has been compromised,

Govt needs to revisit priority sector lending policy for more effective financial inclusion

There has been much discussion recently about the distorting nature of various indirect subsidies such as those being offered via price controls on fuel and fertiliser.

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