India  /  Published 27.02.21

Centre: web curbs in place since 2009

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Saturday clarified that the provision in the new digital media guidelines to block internet content in a case of emergency nature has been around as a rule...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.02.21

Mahua cries ‘surveillance’

Trinamul Congress MP Mahua Moitra on Saturday wrote to the Delhi police commissioner claiming she was being put under “surveillance” after BSF personnel were purportedly deputed outside he...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

More smart eyes to enforce road rules

Calcutta police are installing automatic number plate recognition cameras and red light-violation detection cameras at 120 sites as part of their efforts to strengthen prosecutions using cameras, inst...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.12.20

In camera: CCTV in police stations

It has been two-and-a-half years since the Supreme Court ordered closed-circuit television to be installed in police stations to check human rights abuses. Transparency comes reluctantly to India&rsqu...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.11.20

Unveiled: Covid curbs till December

The Union home ministry on Wednesday issued a fresh set of guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution against Covid-19 that will be effective from December 1 and will remain in place till ye...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 18.11.20

New Town speed cameras with a direct line to cops

Speed cameras will be installed at regular intervals on the six-lane Major Arterial Road that connects New Town with Salt Lake on one end and the airport on the other. The 10.5km-long road had been o...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

‘Covid warriors’ on puja pandal duty

Hundreds of cured novel coronavirus patients, who have been named “Covid warriors” by the state government, were on duty at many popular Durga Puja pandals across Bengal during the four da...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

World  /  Published 07.10.20

EU court blow to snooping

The European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday that unrestrained mass surveillance of phone and Internet data is unlawful, in a move that could curb the powers of spying agencies in France and ...
By Reuters in Paris

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

GPS tracking system for Haldia trucks

The East Midnapore district administration has mandated GPS tracking systems and driver background checks for all private transporters operating around 6,500 heavy vehicles daily in the industrial tow...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.09.20

Central team at steel city for inspection

A three-member team of the central health department reached the steel city on Monday afternoon amid rising Covid-19 cases in East Singhbhum. The team is set to inspect various health hubs to ascerta...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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