Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicInterception

Topic: interception

Who legally authorises data interception & on what grounds: A study of 5 democracies

Data compiled by Global Network Initiative, which aims to protect internet privacy, shows India has no judicial oversight over how government intercepts electronic communications.

Even after privacy verdict, India is easy game for internet monitoring

All the state has to demonstrate is an ongoing investigation for state security, defence and public order, to force open the data lying with intermediaries.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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