India’s security apparatus far from satisfactory

The concept of national security is often defined in excessively narrow terms and taken to simply connote the preservation of territorial integrity and sovereignty of the state. Accordingly, the safeguarding of national security is felt to be largely dependent upon the state’s military capabilities, the efficacy of its internal security system and its ability to…

Delhi's date with crime fiction

From violence against women in crime novels to decoding the world of prolific Pakistani crime writer Ibn-e-Safi, the inaugural edition of Crime Writers Festival here will touch upon an array of issues shaping contemporary crime writing in India. Promoted by Siyahi, a literature promotion group, the two-day festival beginning this Saturday will be held at…

Delhi’s date with crime fiction

From violence against women in crime novels to decoding the world of prolific Pakistani crime writer Ibn-e-Safi, the inaugural edition of Crime Writers Festival here will touch upon an array of issues shaping contemporary crime writing in India. Promoted by Siyahi, a literature promotion group, the two-day festival beginning this Saturday will be held at…

Cyber-Cell to Get More Manpower

Taking cognizance of increasing cybercrimes in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has decided to grant additional manpower and facility to the cell formed to tackle the menace, besides proposing to set up a regional office of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the metropolis.
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Landmark judgment on cybercrime fines Indian banks and telecom firms for online frauds

Rajesh Aggarwal, Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Government of Maharashtra, who also functions as adjudication officer under Section 45 of the IT Act 2000, recently delivered a landmark judgment that will completely change the way Indian organizations look at cybercrime and will compel them to improve means and mechanisms for protecting their customers from cybercrime. Read…