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Sidhu’s appointment as Punjab Congress chief smacks of high command’s arrogance

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Modi govt lists 17 new bills in Monsoon session, Opposition to raise issue of Covid management

The Opposition parties are also planning to give an adjournment notice over 'phone tapping' of their leaders and corner the govt over fuel prices.

Pegasus: Phones of 40 journalists from Indian Express, Hindu, HT & Wire tapped, says report

According to reports, phones of two serving union ministers, three opposition leaders, one constitutional authority, current and former heads of security organisations were also allegedly bugged using the Israel spy software Pegasus.

Access, not technology was the key to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ hack

The Jeff Bezos hack reveals non-technological aspects of 21st century hacking and what it takes to uncover secrets of the world's richest man.

WhatsApp, in letter to Modi govt, expresses ‘regret’ over Pegasus snooping issue

WhatsApp said it will ensure better safety measures after it confirmed last month that Pegasus spyware was used to spy on Indian journalists and human rights activists through its app.

The rise of Pegasus and why India should know the problem with hiring ‘internet mercenaries’

Pegasus, the spyware behind India’s WhatsApp snooping incident, has been used in over 45 countries and comes with a hefty price.

The WhatsApp hack was possible because cyber warfare is a lawless land

WhatsApp was hacked by a software developed by Israeli firm NSO, which is a small part of the unregulated environment of hackers, developers & sovereign govts.

WhatsApp reports software glitch after hack attack, urges users to update app

WhatsApp said commercial Israeli spyware was used to hack into people's phones, and has the hallmarks of a private company that works with governments.

US markets react sharply to escalating trade war with China

China announced to increase tariffs on $60 billion worth American imports and WhatsApp voice calls used to inject Israeli spyware on phones.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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