Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: CCTV

Privacy, consent, data — what Delhi govt ignores when giving parents live classroom footage

Arvind Kejriwal's Delhi govt needs to conduct a privacy assessment and find out what value does live streaming of classrooms add to children’s security.

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’.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.