Transparency over privacy: Draft data bill will weaken RTI, say experts

The RTI Act exempted Ten categories of information from disclosure to prevent harm to certain interests and ensure the smooth working of the government.

published on : 6th February 2023

Anti-encroachment drive, BJP's new weapon to persecute J&K people: Mehbooba

The PDP chief called the exercise an "onslaught" on the people and claimed that the government must first take back the land occupied by China.

published on : 1st February 2023

New Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 'at the earliest', Centre tells SC

According to an affidavit submitted by the Centre, MeitY has floated the Digital Data Protection Bill, 2022, and initiated the process of consultation with the public and other stakeholders.

published on : 17th January 2023

An opportunity to redesign draft data protection law 

A modern privacy regulation must be a harm-based one. It must shift responsibility of privacy harms to data fiduciaries and processors.

published on : 11th January 2023

J&K's BJP unit hits out at Mehbooba Mufti for making remarks on national flag

The BJP leader said the fact is every single resident of J-K is picking up Tiranga and Mufti and her "few supporters are lone case who are still objecting to raising Tiranga".

published on : 8th January 2023

Data safety first cybersecurity rule

Let’s look at the sunny side of a country that aspires to be a $5 trillion economy. The number of Indians engaged in online transactions stands at a staggering 346 million.

published on : 20th December 2022

Deadline for public comments on draft digital personal data protection bill till Jan 2: Centre

The draft DPDP proposed exemption only for government-notified data fiduciaries and data processing entities when it comes to data collection, sharing, and giving information around data processing.

published on : 17th December 2022

Rift in BJP widens over Srinagar mayoral post

A group of BJP corporators led by Nazir Gilkar addressed a press conference at the party office at Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar on Monday to announce withdrawal of support to Mayor Mattu.

published on : 1st December 2022

DPDP achieves objectives of data protection, ease of business, national security: MoS IT Rajeev

The bill comes in place of the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 which was withdrawn by the government from Parliament in August.

published on : 19th November 2022

DPDP bill achieves objectives of data protection, ease biz, national security: MoS IT

The bill comes in place of the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 which was withdrawn by the government from Parliament in August.

published on : 18th November 2022

Jolt to PDP as ex-minister quits party

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of Mehbooba Mufti has suffered yet another jolt as senior leader and former minister Abdul Haq Khan announced his decision to quit the party.

published on : 7th November 2022

Surprised by priorities of media's prime time debates: Mehbooba

Mehbooba also said that seizing of passport, questioning by the Enforcement Directorate or eviction notices do not surprise her

published on : 22nd October 2022

J-K administration asks Mehbooba to vacate official bungalow 

The PDP chief has confirmed receiving the notice and said she was considering legal options to challenge it. 

published on : 21st October 2022

Mehbooba Mufti demands probe into militant's death in Shopian

According to police, Ganai was also killed early on Wednesday in firing by militants when police launched an anti-terror operation in Naugam area of the district.

published on : 19th October 2022

Mehbooba lauds Rahul Gandhi for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra', targets BJP for 'trampling' democracy 

Mehbooba Mufti claimed that BJP is afraid of secularism and democracy. The saffron party has divided the country in the name of religion and regions for its vested political interests.

published on : 9th October 2022

Mehbooba Mufti alleges being placed under house arrest; police say no restrictions

Mehbooba Mufti has been placed under house detention on a few occasions earlier.

published on : 5th October 2022

Will block Srinagar-Jammu highway if fruit-trucks are not allowed smooth passage: Mehbooba

Mehbooba said horticulture is the backbone of the union territory's economy, but attempts are being made to "damage" it.

published on : 27th September 2022

PDP's self-rule formula can resolve J&K issue: Mehbooba

On the next assembly elections, she said only Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and their industrialist friends know about the timing of the elections.

published on : 13th September 2022

Mehbooba's daughter Iltija Mufti advocates dialogue with Pakistan, Hurriyat

She accused the BJP of launching a disinformation campaign in the country by projecting Article 370 as a hurdle in the development and giving rights to women and marginalized sections.

published on : 12th September 2022

Congress continues to suffer ahead of J&K polls as one more leader joins Azad camp

Former minister Taj Mohiuddin, however, made it clear that Azad-led grouping will not ally with the BJP, but with National Conference or PDP.

published on : 28th August 2022
1 2 3 >