India Topic Page

Here, you can find the IAPP’s collection of coverage, analysis and resources related to privacy in India.

Additional News and Resources

Research explores India’s Aadhaar privacy safeguards

Data Security Council of India publishes FAQ on DPDPA

Children’s Privacy Research & Insights Study of Mobile Apps and Websites from India

Privacy Research & Insights Study of Mobile Apps and Websites from India

Top 6 operational impacts of India’s DPDPA – Comparative analysis with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and other major data privacy laws

Top 6 operational impacts of India’s DPDPA – Cross-border data transfers

Top 6 operational impacts of India’s DPDPA – Enforcement and the Data Protection Board

Top 6 operational impacts of India’s DPDPA – Obligations of data processing entities

Top 6 operational impacts of India’s DPDPA – Individual rights

Top 6 operational impacts of India’s DPDPA – Scope, key definitions and lawful data processing

Companies worried India’s DPDPA is too strict

India DPDPA rules, Data Protection Board appointees imminent

India developing parental consent mechanism

Specifics within India’s data protection law take shape

India’s proposed data protection bill introduced to Parliament

State of Data Privacy: Mobile Apps & Websites from India

Industry stakeholders make pitches for India’s proposed Digital Personal Data Protection Bill

India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022: Does it overhaul the former PDPB?

Indian government reiterates intent to table reworked data protection bill

India proposes telecom, online messaging bill

Call to protect customer privacy in India’s new draft data protection bill

CERT-In releases guidance on cyber-incident reporting

The evolution of India’s data privacy regime in 2021

An examination of the DPO requirements in India’s proposed Data Protection Bill

Consent manager framework under India’s Personal Data Protection Bill

Supreme Court of India rules on privacy rights of citizens, journalists, social activists

Handbook on Data Protection and Privacy for Developers of Artificial Intelligence in India

Indian biometric law stirs privacy concerns

Indian farmer database raises privacy concerns

Privacy Updates in China and India: 2 Giants Legislating Data Protection

WhatsApp sues Indian government over IT rules

Installation of facial recognition in Delhi schools raises privacy fears

DPO hiring gains momentum in India

Privacy program management in India — How to get started

Media trials in India: An unwritten carve-out to the right to privacy?

Digital marketing and privacy: Navigating the Indian landscape

India moving forward with centralized health database

How would India’s surveillance regime stack up in a ‘Schrems II’ scenario?

Op-ed: Unanswered questions in India’s proposal to regulate non-personal data

Op-ed: How the ‘Schrems II’ decision effects India

How to update your processes to be compliant with India’s privacy bill

Comparison: Indian Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 vs. GDPR

Privacy advocates question facial-recognition use at Delhi rally

Will complying with India’s privacy law mean violating GDPR?

What you should know about India’s forward-moving privacy bill

Localization conundrums: The Indian context

The Indian Supreme Court’s Aadhaar judgment — A privacy analysis