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Rajya Sabha passes 3 labor code bills amid Opposition boycott

23 Sep 2020

Rajya Sabha passes 3 labor code bills amid Opposition boycott

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed three of the four labor code bills, even as the Opposition continued its boycott of the Parliament.

Noida: 126 arrested after cops bust fake call center

21 Dec 2018

Noida: 126 arrested after cops bust fake call center

On Friday, police busted a fake call center in Noida and arrested 126 people for duping US citizens.

NASA hacked! Employees' personal information, social security numbers stolen

20 Dec 2018

NASA hacked! Employees' personal information, social security numbers stolen

It has emerged that US space agency NASA was hacked earlier this year.

CBSE makes Aadhaar mandatory for Classes 9, 11 exams

02 Oct 2017

CBSE makes Aadhaar mandatory for Classes 9, 11 exams

In a first, the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has made Aadhaar number mandatory for the students of Classes 9 and 11 for the board exam registration from 2017-18.

Ludhiana government website publishes details of 20,000 Aadhaar holders

08 Aug 2017

Ludhiana government website publishes details of 20,000 Aadhaar holders

On one hand, activists are fighting the Centre over its mandatory Aadhaar rules citing privacy concerns; on the other, ironically, government authorities just keep making their case stronger.

Trump's election panel halts controversial voter data request

11 Jul 2017

Trump's election panel halts controversial voter data request

A commission set up by US President Donald Trump to investigate potential election fraud has halted efforts to collect sensitive voter data from states due to legal roadblocks.

UIDAI denies reports of leak of 13cr Aadhaar holders' details

03 May 2017

UIDAI denies reports of leak of 13cr Aadhaar holders' details

UIDAI has rejected reports of leak of 13 crore Aadhaar numbers and 10 crore bank account numbers, as claimed by the Centre for Internet and Society.

Government has made public up to 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers

02 May 2017

Government has made public up to 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers

The Centre for Internet and Society found that just four government websites have made public 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers, plus 100 million bank account numbers.

Water ministry website publishes Aadhaar details of scheme beneficiaries

25 Apr 2017

Water ministry website publishes Aadhaar details of scheme beneficiaries

In the first instance of Aadhaar data privacy breach by a central ministry, the Union Water and Sanitation Department was found to have uploaded on its website Aadhaar numbers of beneficiaries of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin.

Aadhaar details of millions leaked by Jharkhand govt website

23 Apr 2017

Aadhaar details of millions leaked by Jharkhand govt website

The Aadhaar details of over one million people have been leaked by a website maintained by the Jharkhand Directorate of Social Security. They said the issue was due to a programming error.