Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is an executive agency of the Union Government of the Republic of India. It was carved out of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on 19 July 2016 as a standalone ministerial agency responsible for IT policy, strategy and development of the electronics industry.


From TikTok to CamScanner: Full list of 59 Chinese apps now banned in India

The Ministry of Information Technology said it has decided to block 59 apps in view of the emergent nature of threats.
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Aarogya Setu app crosses 75 million downloads

Aarogya Setu, a government app for tracking coronavirus patients, has recorded 75 million downloads till date, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) said on Friday. Minister of State for..
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158 govt websites hacked in last two years: IT Ministry in Rajya Sabha

As per the information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a total number of 110 and 48 websites of Central Ministries and Departments and State Governments..
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IT Ministry seeks WhatsApp's response by Nov 4 on Israeli spyware Pegasus spying on Indian journos, activists

WhatsApp has claimed that Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using an Israeli spyware Pegasus.
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Ravi Shankar Prasad cautions social media firms on platform misuse

The minister, soon after assuming the charge of IT Ministry, said the data protection bill will be high on priority but did not specify whether it will be taken up in the upcoming Parliament session.
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