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Phone Tapping & Surveillance

DGP Mukesh Gupta, SP Rajnesh Singh Booked In Chhattisgarh Illegal Phone Tapping Case

Feb 08, 2019 Ankit Mishra

Highly placed sources in the EOW informed that in this case about 12 to 15 phone numbers were under interception without proper permission.

HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For SIT Probe Into Alleged Phone Tapping Of Doval

Jan 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao also issued notice to the agency and sought its response on the plea which contended that such activities are "very dangerous for the country".

PIL In SC Against Govt's Computer Interception Order

According to the government's notification, 10 central probe and snoop agencies are now empowered under the Information Technology (IT) Act for computer interception and analysis, Ministry of Home Affairs officials said.

Computer Interception Order Proves PM Modi Is 'Insecure Dictator': Rahul Gandhi

Dec 21, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The government has said it has authorised 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt all the data contained in "any" computer system and asserted that this was being done to prevent "any unauthorised use of these powers".

Opposition Slams MHA Order On Intercepting All Computers, Govt Defends Move

The government authorised 10 central probe and snoop agencies for the purposes of interception, monitoring and decryption of any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource under.

26 September, 2018

UIDAI Sees Victory In SC Verdict, Says Aadhaar Neither Creates Surveillance State Nor Violates Privacy

Outlook Web Bureau

UIDAI said the court has upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and accepted that there is a legitimate state aim in the 12-digit biometric ID.

06 June, 2018

Mumbai: Man's Phone, Kept In His Pocket, Explodes; Incident Caught On CCTV Camera

Outlook Web Bureau

The man also sustained minor injuries due to the explosion and was later admitted to the hospital.

31 May, 2018

Indian Railways Offers To Provide 4G Handsets To All Employees, Staff Says 'No Thanks'

Srinand Jha

Unions have red flagged the plan on grounds that the top management was attempting to “foist a 24X7 surveillance system on employees through technological tools”. .

30 March, 2018

K.C. Tyagi's Son Amrish Denies Link With Cambridge Analytica, Says Firm Never Worked For JD(U)

Outlook Web Bureau

"OBI was never associated with Cambridge Analytica (CA). Any work of any nature, if any, undertaken by CA cannot be read against OBI."

23 March, 2018

Did Cambridge Analytica Try To Double Cross Congress Ahead Of Lok Sabha Elections?

Outlook Web Bureau

Both BJP and Congress have denied any association with the data management firm.

22 March, 2018

Facebook Enhancing Security Features Ahead Of Indian Elections: Mark Zuckerberg

Outlook Web Bureau

This is for the first time that Zuckerberg has publicly talked about Facebook being allegedly used for influencing polls.


21 March, 2018

China’s Move To Rate Every Citizen To Reward Or Punish Behavior Promises A Terrifying Future

Rohan Manoj

China is adopting an unprecedented exercise in totalitarian control where the Communist Party will put the lives of every one of its subjects under the microscope as part of the so-called Social Credit system.

14 March, 2018

Group Of Youth Find Hundreds Of Aadhaar Cards Dumped In Maharashtra Well, Probe Ordered

Outlook Web Bureau

While most of the cards were damaged beyond recognition, around 157 partially damaged ones, which had the unique identification number intact, were found.

13 February, 2018

15 January, 2018

After Iris And Fingerprints, UIDAI Adds Face Recognition Feature To Aadhaar

Outlook Web Bureau

The new method will also be allowed "on need basis".

05 January, 2018

Natural Tendency Of Govts To 'Desire Perfect Records Of Private Lives', Says Edward Snowden On Aadhaar

Yamini Kalra

He was responding to reports suggesting a massive security breach when details of over a billion Aadhaar card holders could reportedly be accessed in return of Rs 500.

04 January, 2018

After UIDAI Denies Biometric Data Breach, The Tribune Counters With Fact-Check

Outlook Web Bureau

Terming it as a case of "misreporting" , the UIDAI had assured that there has not been any data breach. "The Aadhaar data, including biometric information, are fully safe and secure"


04 January, 2018

Pay Just Rs 500 And Get Aadhaar Details Of A Billion Indians, Reveals Investigation

Outlook Web Bureau

...Which essentially means Uidai central server has been breached

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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