Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: CCTV

Amnesty flags CCTV surveillance ‘risk’ in Hyderabad but police say 1 camera equals 100 cops

Surveillance has been a focus area for CM K. Chandrashekar Rao since Telangana was created in 2014. There are an estimated 3.7 lakh cameras in Hyderabad, and 8.3 lakh in the state.

Jubilation over number of CCTVs is bizarre. India needs to make privacy laws, not become China

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Delhi has the most CCTV cameras. The real impact will be seen if crime rate goes down

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CCTV monitoring, powerless water coolers — Railways to launch 20 innovations by employees

In 2018, the Railways launched a dedicated portal to solicit the good ideas attempted by its employees across zones, aiming to implement some of them across its network.

Arvind Panagariya wants glasses for all, and Arun Sukumar on the 5G dilemma

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Manish Sisodia stresses privacy is not an issue in installing CCTVs in Delhi classrooms

Manish Sisodia says education a top priority for the AAP govt and the decision to install CCTVs in school taken only after careful planning.

‘CCTV project a voyeur’s dream, will lead to surveillance state’: Delhi govt gets legal notice

The Internet Freedom Foundation, a privacy advocacy group, has warned the Arvind Kejriwal govt of legal action if it does not stop its CCTV project.

All India Students’ Association wants CCTV cameras in DU, not in JNU

According to the manifesto released by AISA and AAP’s student wing for DUSU polls, CCTV cameras are essential to control ‘hooliganism in the varsity’.

Kejriwal’s decision to install cameras in classrooms wasn’t knee-jerk, the reactions are

The Delhi government is not installing CCTVs in perfectly functional schools but in a school system that has suffered criminal neglect for several years.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.