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Google, Paytm spat a precursor to several more

Google, Paytm spat a precursor to several more

September 22, 2020

On September 19, Google suddenly removed from its Play Store the online payment application, Paytm, country’s largest digital payments company, citing breach of its anti-gambling policy. It also dropped Paytm fantasy gaming app, Paytm Games First, hours before start of the firs...

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Supreme Court gives its verdict on Aadhaar Card

Supreme Court gives its verdict on Aadhaar Card

September 27, 2018

The Supreme Court of India declared the Centre's flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid but declared some of its provisions, including its linking with bank accounts, mobile phones and school admissions, as unnecessary.

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Paytm opens its complaining booth yet again, this time against Google Pay

Paytm opens its complaining booth yet again, this time against Google Pay

September 26, 2018

Paytm has complained that Google Pay’s privacy policy amounted to “clear disregard for a consumer’s need for privacy”, following which Google Pay has tweaked its privacy policy and has now dropped the word “disclose” from its privacy clause.

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Warren Buffett returns to India with a stake in Paytm

Warren Buffett returns to India with a stake in Paytm

August 31, 2018

Berkshire Hathaway has taken a stake in Indian digital payments firm Paytm, marking return to India by the renowned U.S. investment firm run by billionaire Warren Buffett.

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The draft e-commerce policy goes India First

The draft e-commerce policy goes India First

August 9, 2018

The new draft e-commerce policy is promoting India first and this move could seriously undermine sale strategies of major e-commerce players and is a matter of concern to foreign companies like Amazon and Walmart who have actively invested in Indian e-commerce sites.

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Digital payments industry in India to be worth USD 500 bn by 2020

Digital payments industry in India to be worth USD 500 bn by 2020

February 24, 2017

The digital payments industry in India is set to reach USD 500 billion by 2020, with over 50 pc of internet users in the country using digital modes of transaction.

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India moves towards a digital economy post demonetisation

India moves towards a digital economy post demonetisation

December 2, 2016

India is witnessing a surge in digital payment, backed by government reforms and initiatives after high-denomination currency notes were discontinued in early November.

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Indian Prime Minister’s app just crossed 2.5 million downloads

Indian Prime Minister’s app just crossed 2.5 million downloads

August 30, 2016

Indian Prime Minister’s app, that allows citizens to directly communicate with the PM's office crosses 2.5 million downloads and becomes the most used app of any political leader in the world.

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