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This Holi, follow these simple tips to safeguard your phone and privacy

Holi is here and we are sharing some tips to keep your phone safe from water damage and colours. Also, do not forget to tighten your device's privacy settings if carry it along.

Extra-marital affair not ground for taking action against govt staff: Rajasthan HC

Earlier this month, former Rajasthan-cadre IPS officer Pankaj Chaudhary was dismissed from service for an alleged extra-marital affair. He has challenged his dismissal at the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).


YouTube bans comments on videos of young children to try block predators

YouTube has struggled to keep up with paedophiles’ sometimes subtle methods for leaving suggestive remarks on videos of children.

No blanket powers to 10 agencies to intercept; every action requires prior approval: MHA

There is no new law, no new rules, no new procedure, no new agency, no blanket powers, no blanket authorisation and it is the same law, same rule, same procedure and the same agencies, an MHA official said.

Ill fares Aadhaar

There is little to show by way of Aadhaar benefits for the poor. And the costs are staring at us.

More Equal Than Others

The Aadhaar judgment divides the people of this country into those receiving state assistance, and others. The former will get socio-economic rights if they do as they are asked to do. Privacy is a luxury they can ill afford.


Government extends timeline for inputs on data privacy till January 31

The Ministry of Electronics and IT has extended the deadline to provide inputs on data privacy to January 31

SC seeks govt reply on privacy policy for social media sites like WhatsApp, Facebook

The Delhi High Court had restrained WhatsApp from sharing with Facebook user information existing upto September 25 last year.

Delhi HC asks Centre, Google: Does right to privacy include right to be forgotten?

Does right to privacy include right to delink from the Internet the irrelevant information, the Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and Google.

Govt mulls new regulatory policy to balance security and privacy

The government is working on a new regulatory framework for lawful interception and monitoring of telephone calls

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What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

There are still many unanswered questions about aadhaar despite the Supreme Court's verdict of more than 1,400 pages. Usha Ramanathan tells us the concerns that the poor of India still have, what making aadhaar voluntary means and whether the linking

What Justice Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict

What Justice DY Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict, many agree, will have implications in the future. He was the judge who did not agree with the majority opinion of the bench on many key issues. Here's what he said.