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  • India’s Draft Data Privacy Bill Introduced in Parliament

    On December 11, 2019, an updated version of India's draft data privacy bill was introduced in the Indian Parliament by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

  • September 2019 Visa Bulletin – India EB-1 Becomes Unavailable for the First Time

    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process, or if already pending, when the final step can be adjudicated. Below is a summary of the September Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates...

  • June 2019 Visa Bulletin – EB-1 India Retrogresses to January 1, 2015

    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary of the June Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from...

  • February 2019 Visa Bulletin – EB-3 India surpasses EB-2 India

    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary of the February Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from...

  • India’s Draft Data Privacy Law Issued

    On July 27, 2018, the Justice BN Srikrishna committee, formed by the Indian government in August 2017 with the goal of introducing a comprehensive data protection law in India, issued a report and draft data protection bill. The Bill has been submitted for consideration to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and is expected to be introduced in Parliament at a later date.

  • India’s Draft on Data Privacy Law Issued Today

    On July 27, 2018, the Justice BN Srikrishna committee, formed by the Indian government in August 2017 with the goal of introducing a comprehensive data protection law in India, issued a report and a draft data protection bill. The Bill has been submitted for consideration to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and is expected to be introduced in Parliament at a later date.

  • Indian Supreme Court Holds That Privacy Is a Fundamental Right

    Stephen Mathias of the law firm Kochhar & Co. reports from India that in a landmark judgment delivered in August 2017, the Supreme Court of India unanimously held that the right to privacy is a fundamental right under the Constitution of India.

  • Data Security Council of India Announces Vodafone India Limited as DSCI Privacy Certified Organization

    On July 22, 2014, the Data Security Council of India announced that Vodafone India Limited has been deemed a "DSCI Privacy Certified" organization. This is the first such certification for a telecommunications company in India.

  • Indian Privacy Law in the Works

    On October 19, 2013, the Center for Internet and Society, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and the Data Security Council of India held the last in a series of Privacy Roundtables that have been taking place across India since April of this year. Efforts are underway to advance proposed legislation for a comprehensive privacy and personal data protection regime in India.

  • Indian Government Releases National Cyber Security Policy 2013

    On July 2, 2013, the Indian government released its ambitious national cybersecurity policy. This blog post highlights some of the policy’s strategic objectives.

  • EB-2 for India/China to Retrogress

    Although immigrant visa beneficiaries from India and China have enjoyed the recent priority date advancement in the EB-2 visa category, that will likely change soon.  Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the State Department, predicts a priority date retrogression in the coming months that will last the remainder of the...

  • Outsourcers Exempt from India’s Privacy Regulations

    On August 24, 2011, India's Ministry of Communications & Information Technology issued a clarification regarding India's new privacy regulations, indicating that outsourcing service providers in India will not need to obtain consent from individuals before processing their data.

  • India Drafts New Privacy Regulations

    On April 11, 2011, India adopted new privacy regulations that regulate the collection, use and disclosure of personal information and sensitive personal data.

  • India Issues Draft Privacy Rules

    The Government of India releases draft privacy rules that would implement the Information Technology Act, 2000, and two of these rules could affect international companies that provide digital services or process data in India.

  • Satyam Crisis Highlights Data Security and Corporate Issues for Outsourcing Customers

    Scarcely a month after the world media was flooded with news of the catastrophic terrorist attacks in Mumbai, headlines are once again rife with articles on the global impact of events in India. This time, the news has focused on Satyam Computer Services (“Satyam”), previously one of India’s largest and most prestigious outsourcing providers, and...

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