Indian govt. bans WhatsApp groups for allegedly spreading misinformation and coordinating protests against Agnipath military reforms

Following protests that turned in violent across several parts of the country…

WhatsApp banned 1.6Mn Indian accounts in April for suspicious activity, policy violations

The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021…

WhatsApp is introducing a cashback program to lure users to its digital payments service

WhatsApp’s payments service continues to fall behind the leading names in digital…

India directs WhatsApp to roll back change to privacy policy (again!)

Popular social platform WhatsApp has been in a massive storm of controversy,…

WhatsApp gains NPCI approval to roll out its payment system in India, Google and Walmart suffer new restrictions

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has given the nod of…

WhatsApp plans small scale financial services pilots in India

WhatsApp is planning to introduce multiple pilot programs in India over the…

Whatsapp has reportedly received regulatory go-ahead for ‘Whatsapp Pay’ roll out in India

After close to two years of intense deliberations, and a rather failed…

Whatsapp partners with India’s Niti Aayog to promote women entrepreneurship in the country

In a bid to seriously push for a more women inclusive entrepreneurship…

Whatsapp to comply with Reserve Bank of India’s data regulation guidelines

After much resistance to Indian central bank’s guidelines, Whatsapp is now reportedly…

Indian government to again demand WhatsApp to trace origin of incendiary messages

The Indian Government is certainly not content with the measures Whatsapp has…