The proposal to install CCTV cameras across the capital has become the latest flashpoint between the AAP government, which links the project to safety, and the Lt- Governor, who has flagged privacy concerns and made a pitch for standard operating procedures. At the centre of debate is a key question: Who controls the data collected from these CCTVs?
The bench issued the directions after receiving a letter from an AIIMS physiotherapist, claiming that on the night of June 28 a speeding vehicle had come towards his car from the opposite direction near India Gate circle forcing him to stop.
“It is a PWD project. The L-G took the decision when he was still under the impression that he was the constitutional authority. But after the SC order, the report doesn't stand. The government is free to reject the report, Saurabh Bhardwaj said.
Around 8 pm Monday, there had been a power cut in Bisrakh police station area. Police said the two-year-old was playing near her house at the time. When electricity supply was restored half-an-hour later, the girl was nowhere to be seen.
The administration of Dharam Samaj Degree College has installed CCTV cameras in each of the three men’s bathrooms in one of its building where LLB, BBA and BCA exams are underway for male students. The move was aimed at checking cheating.
After the outrage following the December 16, 2012, gangrape, AAP, which was then in its nascent stage, had promised a network of cameras in the city and this became a key electoral promise before 2015.