PM Modi calls for ideas for Digital India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for ideas to transform the nation’s economy through the ‘Digital India’ initiative. “Have ideas for a digital India and to transform our economy? Then you must participate in the ‘Innovate for Digital India Challenge’ on MyGov,” Modi wrote on the micro blogging social network Twitter. “Come, #Innovate4DigitalIndia &…

CM pays rich tributes to Kushal Konwar

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday paid tributes to freedom fighter Swahid Kushal Konwar on the occasion of his death anniversary in a function held at the Nehru Park. Chief Minister Gogoi paid floral tributes at the statue of the freedom fighter who had laid down his life for the freedom of the country. Speaking…

Defamation law challenged

A woman, who faced prosecution for defamation for making allegations against her father-in-law in a domestic violence case, has approached the Supreme Court challenging the Constitutional validity of the law’s penal provisions. Petitioner Tina Ahuja questioned the Constitutional validity of Section 199 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) and Sections 499 and 500…

21% of retail sales influenced by digital: Deloitte report

With the growing adoption of smartphones and greater number of Internet users in the nation, digital devices’ influence on in-store purchases is expected to grow significantly, highlighting the need for retailers to adopt an omni-channel strategy, according to a report by consulting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt. Ltd. The report, Navigating the New Digital…