Jagmeet Singh

Jagmeet covers startups, tech policy-related updates, and all other major tech-centric developments from India for TechCrunch. He previously worked as a principal correspondent at NDTV. You can reach out to him at mail[at]journalistjagmeet[dot]com.

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Krafton India launches gaming incubator to expand local ecosystem

Krafton India has launched a gaming incubator in the South Asian nation as it seeks to expand the local ecosystem and support the domestic talent looking to enter the fast-growing gaming market. Calle

India’s national logistics portal exposed sensitive personal data, trade records

India’s state-owned logistics portal has fixed misconfigurations and vulnerabilities that exposed sensitive personal data and various state and private trade records. Called the National Logisti

India gov’t to propose setting up a separate body for vast data management, draft bill shows

With data being considered the new oil, India, the world’s second-largest internet market after China, is looking to establish a dedicated entity to manage the data it generates and set up rules

WhatsApp users in India can now pay businesses with credit card, other UPI apps

WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature in India that will allow users in its largest market to pay businesses using a variety of payment options from within the instant messaging app. The Meta-owned ap

Somani’s Offline secures $2M to build community for top Indian startup founders

Utsav Somani, who helped AngelList launch in India and oversaw its local operations for five years, is gearing up to find more ways to help founders. On Wednesday, the entrepreneur said he had raised

China’s Honor returns to the Indian smartphone market

Honor is a top five smartphone maker in its native China. After more than three years the company is returning to India with the Honor 90, its first new device for the world’s second largest sma

Tesla plans to almost double component sourcing from India to $1.9B this year, says minister

Tesla is planning to nearly double its component sourcing from India to up to $1.9 billion this year, the nation’s trade minister has said, underscoring the growth of electric-vehicle component manu

India’s Kale Logistics raises $30M in global expansion push

Kale Logistics Solutions, an Indian startup offering a vertical SaaS platform to assist logistics needs, has raised $30 million in a fresh funding round, as the 14-year-old startup eyes expansion in t

Intuit launches generative AI-powered digital assistant for small businesses and consumers

Intuit, the U.S. financial and accounting software giant, has unveiled its first customer-facing generative AI-powered solution: a digital assistant to assist small businesses and consumers. Called In

India warns of malware attacks targeting its Android users

India has warned its citizens of an advanced malware targeting Android users, capable of accessing sensitive data and allowing hackers control over infected devices. The Controller General of Defence

India’s Aditya-L1 solar probe successfully lifts off toward the sun

India has successfully launched its first space-based solar observatory mission — just 10 days after the landing of its spacecraft Chandrayaan-3 on the lunar south pole. Called Aditya-L1, the spacec

Amazon inks logistics deal with India’s post and railway services, announces generative AI for SMBs

Amazon’s march to the Indian market is taking to the rails and the mail. The e-commerce giant today announced new deals with India Post and Indian Railways to boost delivery for small businesses

India to launch solar observatory mission Aditya-L1 this week

India is launching its first space-based solar observatory mission called Aditya-L1 to study the sun — just days after the successful landing of the country’s moon rover mission Chandrayaan-3.

Byju’s exposed sensitive student data, including loan details

Byju’s, the edtech giant and India’s most valuable startup, has fixed a server-side misconfiguration that was exposing sensitive data of its students. The Indian startup exposed some stude

WhatsApp now lets users create groups without names

WhatsApp today introduced a feature that lets users create groups on the instant messaging app without needing to name them — an update over the existing way that requires users to specify group nam

India’s Chandrayaan-3 makes successful landing on the moon

Chandrayaan-3, the latest iteration of India’s ambitious mission to the moon, has successfully landed on the lunar surface — making history after its predecessor failed in 2019. The landing, w

India’s Kombai raises $4.5M to simplify UI coding with AI

Kombai, a startup that aims to help front-end developers easily convert UI designs to code using AI, has emerged from stealth and announced a $4.5 million in a seed funding round led by Stellaris Vent

Watch India’s Chandrayaan-3 moon landing live

Chandrayaan-3, India’s latest mission to the moon, is set to undertake its key final stage today as the unmanned spacecraft attempts a soft landing on the lunar surface — 40 days after its lau

India, the world’s largest smartwatch market, is getting new smart rings

The world’s largest smartwatch market is about to get two new smart rings. While wrist-worn wearables are still wildly popular in India, a pair of domestic manufacturers are banking on consumers

Micromax eyes a steer into electric vehicles

Micromax Informatics once had a firm grip on the local mobile phone market in India, for a time passing stalwarts like Samsung, icons like Apple and many more to be the biggest handset maker of them a
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