As the debate over the reach of Aadhaar and the security of the world’s largest biometric database continue, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made facial recognition mandatory for all services that require Aadhaar authentication including banking and mobile operators and government welfare schemes. The authentication will happen by taking on-the-spot pictures in addition to the photo submitted for KYC formalities. The feature is meant to complement the existing authentication procedures for iris…"Now you will have to get your face verified to link Aadhaar"
The Bombay high court had last week asked the ministry to consider issuing a direction to the media to stop using the word ‘Dalit’. The Press Council of India (PCI) will take a call on whether media can use the term ‘Dalit’, officials in the ministry of information and broadcasting said on Tuesday. The Bombay high court had last week asked the ministry to consider issuing a direction to the media to stop using the…"Press Council to take a call on whether media can use the word Dalit: Ministry"
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP is desperately looking for new partners. It was a week of huge surprises. After the grand show of Opposition unity in Karnataka, it was evident that PM Narendra Modi and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee would not be comfortable in each other’s company. But what one witnessed later, at Santiniketan, belied all apprehensions. The bonhomie on stage and on the sidelines showed an entirely different equation between…"Don’t be surprised if you see Mamata Banerjee ally with Narendra Modi in time to come"
The incident occurred on May 21 when the victim, who is six month’s pregnant, was going for a routine check-up at a hospital in Manesar with her husband Gurgaon: A 23-year-old pregnant woman was allegedly raped by an auto driver and his two accomplices in Manesar, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on May 21 when the victim, who is six month’s pregnant, was going for a routine check-up at a hospital in Manesar…"23-year-old Pregnant Woman Gang-raped After Hospital Visit in Gurgaon"
This appeal is directed against the final judgment and order dated 09.07.2010 passed by the High Court of Judicature, Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad in Criminal Petition No. 2347 of 2008 whereby the High Court allowed the petition filed by the respondent herein under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (in short “the Code”) and quashed the criminal proceedings pending against him in CC No. 44 of 2007 (Crime No. 36 of 2005)…"NO FIR AGAINST ADVOCATES AND DOCTORS:SUPREME COURT"
Six policemen were killed and one suffered serious injuries when Maoists blew up a vehicle, carrying seven policemen, in the Dantewada district of south Chhattisgarh on Sunday. The improvised explosive device (IED) blast took place near Cholnar village, around 20 kilometres from Kirandul town, Dantewada. The Dantewada Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr..P.Sunder Raj gave confirmation that five out of the seven policemen who were travelling in the vehicle died on the spot of the…"Six policemen killed, one injured in Chhattisgarh as Maoists blow up police vehicle"
The CBI is likely to approach Interpol for a Red Corner Notice against absconding billionaire jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi who are allegedly the brains behind the over $2 billion scam in Punjab National Bank, agency sources said. Modi along with his wife Ami, a US citizen, brother Nishal a Belgian, and uncle Choksi, Gitanjali group’s promoter, had fled the country before the bank approached the CBI with a complaint against his companies for…"CBI likely to approach Interpol for red corner notice against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi"
A 30-year-old lawyer is battling for his life in a hospital after he lost control of his bike while trying to avoid going over potholes on the Wadala CST road near Bombay Port Trust toll naka.Prashant Pashankar, a lawyer by profession, was on his way to Fort in south Mumbai, when his bike skid and he was dragged for 50 metres near Wadala. The road where the incident took place is extremely uneven and riddled…"LAWYER TRIES TO AVOID POTHOLE, LANDS IN HOSPITAL"
In a staggering credit card fraud, Bank of Muscat lost $40 million in less than 24 hours last week. This was made possible after hackers breached a heavily secured system of credit card companies in Pune and Bangalore. Thanks to the sharing culture on social media, it has become as easy to be fall prey to a cybercrime as it is to press the ‘like’ button on Facebook. Phishing emails purportedly from friends, or even…"12 WAYS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM CYBER CRIME"
In the wake of the recent incident of a lady advocate being assaulted by members of the Bar at the Tis Hazari Courts in Delhi on May 4, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice D. Y. Chandrachud and Justice A. M. Khanwilkar on Friday directed the Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court to constitute committees to tackle complaints of sexual harassment in all district courts. The bench also required…"SC Directs All High Courts, District Courts To Constitute Sexual Harassment Complaints Committees In Two Months"