How WhatsApp can easily fix the Fake News problem

How WhatsApp can easily fix the Fake News problem

2018-07-04T10:06:00+00:00 On

WhatsApp, India’s largest communication platform used by an estimated 65% of the country’s online population, has come under scrutiny for providing a conduit to distribute ‘fake news’ after multiple cases of lynchings came to light. While the company has urged ‘society and…

Supreme Court removes immunity of ED official probing Aircel Maxis case

Supreme Court removes immunity of ED official probing Aircel Maxis case

2018-06-27T15:18:04+00:00 On

The Supreme Court bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Sanjay Kaul has removed the ‘immunity’ enjoyed by Enforcement Directorate official Rajeshwar Singh and said the government can go ahead with any probe into his conduct, and remove him, if it wants…

Chief Justice refuses urgent relief on SC/ST Atrocities judgment

Chief Justice refuses urgent relief on SC/ST Atrocities judgment

2018-04-02T14:53:45+00:00 On

Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra refused to hear a petition filed by a Dalit activists’ organization seeking urgent relief from the a recent judgment by another bench that imposed restrictions on the powers of the police in cases filed under the…

Jaitley not to withdraw defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal

Jaitley not to withdraw defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal

2018-04-02T15:10:16+00:00 On

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to withdraw the defamation case filed against Aam Aadmi Party Supremo Arvind Kejriwal, according to sources. Instead, the legal team of Arun Jaitley, himself a lawyer, will mention the matter before the Chief Justice of the…

Documentary on misuse of India’s anti-cruelty section 298A goes live on Netflix

Documentary on misuse of India’s anti-cruelty section 298A goes live on Netflix

2018-03-22T16:58:46+00:00 On

Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj, a crusader against the misuse of anti-domestic violence laws in India, said that her documentary ‘Martyrs of Marriage’ is now available on Netflix. Bhardwaj has won tens of thousands of fans and followers in India for her work towards…

Delhi Police installs first 100 station CCTV cameras for Rs 44 lakh

Delhi Police installs first 100 station CCTV cameras for Rs 44 lakh

2018-03-13T18:48:55+00:00 On

Delhi Police, the arm of the central government that is responsible for keeping law and order and providing security to important persons in the national capital, has spent Rs 43,94,441 for installing the first 10 CCTV systems at its police stations. The…

Supreme Court recognizes right to refuse medical treatment

Supreme Court recognizes right to refuse medical treatment

2018-03-09T11:38:43+00:00 On

The Supreme Court has passed a far-reaching judgment today allowing terminally ill patients the right to refuse treatment and die, subject to certain safeguards and conditions. The Supreme Court has also approved the right to refuse medical treatment and the concept of…

Aadhaar Face Recognition to help Govt identify people using only a camera

Aadhaar Face Recognition to help Govt identify people using only a camera

2018-01-15T15:21:06+00:00 On

Going by indications from the Unique ID Authority of India, Aadhaar numbers could soon be linked to people’s images, allowing the government and corporations to identify people from their photographs and videos. “UIDAI introduces yet another landmark technology for authentication – Face…

Judges blow the whistle on alleged improprieties in Supreme Court

Judges blow the whistle on alleged improprieties in Supreme Court

2018-01-12T13:30:35+00:00 On

Four of the most Supreme Court judges today held a press conference for what they said was to “discharge their debt towards the nation” and to put it on the record that they had not “sold their souls”. They alleged that there…