350% surge in Cyber crimes in last 3 years

India’s registered cyber crimes leapt 350% in three years but the legal system is struggling to cope with more and more lawbreakers exploiting the anonymity of the internet. National Crime Records Bureau statistics show number of recorded cases of cyber crime jumped to 4,356 from 966 in the three years up to 2013, with India…

Sec 66A arrests: NDA on same page as UPA

The NDA government took over from the UPA more than eight months ago but it appears to be deja vu for activists fighting against the constitutionality of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, which empowers police to arrest people for social media posts. Following the previous government’s line, the NDA regime has lent its…

Media shouldn't cross 'limits': SHRC member

Speaking at the valedictory of a refresher course on ‘Human Rights’, at UGC-Academic Staff College, he said that the terrorist attack which left 12 people dead could not be justified in any manner. While the attack should be condemned vociferously, discussions should also explore the limits of media, and whether it has been crossing its…

Media shouldn’t cross ‘limits’: SHRC member

Speaking at the valedictory of a refresher course on ‘Human Rights’, at UGC-Academic Staff College, he said that the terrorist attack which left 12 people dead could not be justified in any manner. While the attack should be condemned vociferously, discussions should also explore the limits of media, and whether it has been crossing its…