Tag: MeitY

Consumer Affairs Ministry urges action against illegal betting and gambling ads violating CCPA norms

In response to the surge of illegal betting and gambling promotions, particularly during cricket seasons like the Indian Premier League (IPL) and election periods,...

GST authorities to block 60 offshore online gaming platforms to MeitY

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) authorities have advised the Information Technology Ministry to block 60 offshore online gaming platforms in an attempt to...

NLU-Delhi report on online gaming regulation to be submitted to MeitY soon

Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has shifted gears from the idea of a self-regulatory body for online gaming, considering instead the...

India gaming show 2024: Pune hosts global gathering of gaming enthusiasts and industry leaders

The India Gaming Show 2024, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Indian Digital Gaming Society (IDGS), with support from the Ministry...

Indian Government considers discontinuing BGMI amid security concerns

The future of Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) in India is uncertain as the Cyber Security Division of the Indian Government has recommended discontinuing the...

NCPCR asks Meity to take immediate action against 114 illegal offshore betting websites

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has directed the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(Meity) to take urgent action against 114...

Govt rejects SROs, to form own regulator for online gaming: Indian Express Report

The Indian government is set to take charge as the primary regulator for the online gaming industry, discarding plans for an industry-led self-regulatory organization...

Ministry of Home Affairs cautions on rising gaming app frauds

In a recent advisory, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has raised concerns over the surge in fraudulent activities associated with gaming apps. The...

Karnataka Govt and ABAI drive Bengaluru GAFX 2024 with the theme ‘Augmented Intelligence’

In a much-anticipated gathering of the Animation, Visual Effects, Games & Comics (AVGC) industry, Bengaluru GAFX is slated to take place from January 29...

Online Gaming Regulatory approval faces deadlock as MeitY explores Direct Control

The process of appointing self-regulatory bodies (SRBs) for the online gaming industry in India has reached to a stall, prompting the Ministry of Electronics...

Mahadev Book mirror site uses Virat Kohli’s brand persona illegally for promotions

Despite government agencies being on the heels of Mahadev Book's illegal betting network operators, the promotions by it are still running as before with...

No action against illegal betting platforms three months post addition of new provisions to IGST Act

Even after the new provisions were added under section 14A of IGST Act three months ago in order to block illegal offshore gambling websites...

Reports: Upcoming GoM meeting to discuss ways to curb money laundering through online gaming

A meeting of the newly formed Group of Ministers (GoM) comprising Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister for Electronics and IT...

Illegal betting platforms continue with rampant promotions despite multiple advisories by govt

Online gaming is dubbed as one of the fastest growing industries in India with millions of active players. However, there are some illicit platforms...

Dabang Delhi partners with illegal betting app Fun88’s surrogate brand

Professional Kabaddi team Dabang Delhi have now partnered with Fun88News, a surrogate website for illegal betting site Fun88. The move comes as an aggressive...

Report: GoM to meet on December 15 over regulation of online gaming

On December 15, Group of Ministers (GoM) will reportedly gather for the meeting regarding the regulation of online gaming. This will be the first-ever...