Topic: Mass surveillance
Many democracies understand the need for lawful surveillance against serious crimes. Few provide the executive such sweeping powers like India does.
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.
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Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.
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.
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