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Data Protection and privacy must be treated as sacrosanct

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Quick Edit The revelation that Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’s cellphone was hacked after he received a video from a WhatsApp account reportedly belonging to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) once again highlights the dangers to privacy posed by spywares.... More »

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Indian authorities must prepare contingencies forthwith

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Quick Edit India is upping the level of alert at its airports in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic in China. Authorities have already told airlines operating direct flights from China and Hong Kong to start making in-flight announcements asking flyers with ... More »

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Supreme Court must frame guidelines on number of pleas

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Quick Edit The Supreme Court has rejected death row prisoner in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case Pawan Gupta’s claim that he was a juvenile at the time of the crime. This is not the first time that the age issue has come up before the courts and is clear... More »

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Involve private sector for indigenous defence development

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Quick Edit In a significant move, the Indian Air Force will now commission a squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets with the capacity to carry the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile at its Thanjavur airbase in Tamil Nadu. This is the first time that South India ... More »

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Statues shoot up, hospitals go to seed

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Quick Edit The statue building frenzy in Maharashtra has caught the attention of the Bombay high court which noted the irony of the state government building a Rs 1070 crore statue for BR Ambedkar but neglecting the very people he represented. The court was ta... More »