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Amartya Sen: ‘World is facing pandemic of authoritarianism’

Economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was awarded the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade on October 18. The ceremony took place in Frankfurt, Germany without any invited guests due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Sen participated in… Continue Reading →

Who made Aarogya Setu ? A list

Aarogya Setu’s developers have made the entire list of contributors public on GitHub, along with source code of the Android version of the app. It includes government and industry/academia “leaders”, many of whom had come out in the public for their involvement… Continue Reading →

Adani – the company that dare not speak its name

Geoff Law Oct 30, 2020 Australia’s media and journalists’ union on Adani Adani boasts that work on its Carmichael coal mine in Queensland is ‘well underway’, but the company’s behaviour betrays an attitude of deep insecurity. In August 2020, Adani Australia launched legal proceedings against… Continue Reading →

FIR against J&K lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat over tweet on Navratri

Rajawat dismissed the FIR as ‘a fractured piece which will not survive in the court’, adding that it was registered by way of ‘sheer abuse of law and under pressure from BJP and other saffron organisations’. | Jammu | October 25,… Continue Reading →

Hacker Arrested in Noida For Stealing Money By Cloning Fingerprint

By Shashank Shekhar in Noida Like a predator, cybercriminals are looking for new prey every day. Hackers are now siphoning off money from your bank account by cloning fingerprint and withdrawing money through Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS). The revelation… Continue Reading →

Launch of the Jury Report from the People’s Tribunal on Aadhaar-related Issues

In August 1906, the Asiatic Law Amendment Ordinance was signed into law in the Transvaal, in South Africa. It was a humiliating and discriminating law, forcing Indians in the Transvaal to register with the ‘registrar of Asiatics,’ submit to physical… Continue Reading →

Legal notice to Kerala government for making Aadhaar mandatory for ILGMS log in

S.R. PraveenTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM:, SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 Representational photo.   Activists say it is against Supreme Court judgment The petitioners in the Puttaswamy case that challenged the constitutionality of Aadhaar in the Supreme Court have sent a legal notice to the State government… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar-related project bid process unfair: 3 IT firms

Furquan Moharkan, DHNS, New Delhi,  SEP 29 2020, 01:04 IST The three tech majors — Wipro, IBM and Dell — in various letters to the CVC and UIDAI, have raised objections to the participation of HP-Enterprise in the bidding process. Credit: iStock…. Continue Reading →

WhatsApp Leaks, Privacy and Alleged Intrusion by Government!

24 September 2020  The ongoing probe by investigation agencies into the use of drugs by Indian movie stars and celebrities has suddenly turned the focus on individual rights and privacy, especially when you use social media and chat apps. The… Continue Reading →

Karnataka HC-‘State cannot use Aarogya Setu to deny services to citizens’

    September 22, 2020    The government and its agencies “cannot say that until and unless you download this app [Aarogya Setu], you will not get these services,” Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court Abhay Oka observed while hearing Anivar A…. Continue Reading →

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