Activists(Search results - 204)
India NewsSep 14, 2021, 7:26 PM IST
Mandya SP lands in trouble after 9 trees axed at her official residence, activists demand judicial probe
In yet another case of officials bending rules according to their convenience, Mandya SP Dr Ashwini is accused of allowing the chopping of 9 Ashoka trees at her official residenceAfter the incident came to light, the forest officials say the police department indeed had sent a letter seeking permission but the forest department was yet to clear it. Activists now demand a judicial inquiry into the incident.
India NewsSep 1, 2021, 9:50 PM IST
Declare cow as national animal; nation will prosper when cows are protected: Allahabad HC
Stating that posing with two cows for a photograph is not enough, the judge said that serious efforts are needed to ensure the welfare of cows.
World NewsAug 20, 2021, 10:46 AM IST
Facebook unveils curbs for Taliban-seized Afghanistan; blocks militants' accounts on WhatsApp, Instagram
The company said users can now shield their posts from people they don't know after recommendations from activists, journalists and civil society groups.
Top StoriesAug 2, 2021, 12:27 PM IST
Lakshadweep to build 370 five-star villas, replicate Maldives model; activists ask 'what about the corals?'
What drags the development plan into controversy is that there has been opposition from scientists and marine biologists who term the project as a threat to the lagoons and beaches.
Top StoriesJul 30, 2021, 12:14 PM IST
SC to hear plea of senior journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar seeking independent probe on Pegasus issue
The plea seeks an inquiry headed by a sitting or retired judge of the apex court to investigate the reports of the government using Israeli software Pegasus to spy on politicians, activists, and journalists.
TechnologyJul 19, 2021, 5:21 PM IST
IT Minister in Parliament: Claims on Pegasus use have no substance, questions timing of report
Making a statement in the Lok Sabha over the reported use of spyware Pegasus, Ashwini Vaishnaw clarified that any form of illegal surveillance is not possible with the checks and balances present with the legal framework and its robust institutions.
TechnologyJul 19, 2021, 12:56 PM IST
Israeli surveillance firm rejects claims about Pegasus spyware misuse
Some nations in the list of vetted customers mentioned by media reports are not even clients, said NSO Group while rejecting the claims about the misuse of the Pegasus spyware.
TechnologyJul 19, 2021, 12:04 AM IST
How does Pegasus spyware work? Can you detect it on your phone?
Vinod Bhattathiripad, cyber forensic expert and honorary chief technology advisor of Kerala Police Director General of Police, demystifies the controversial Pegasus Project.
Top StoriesJul 18, 2021, 11:03 PM IST
Govt: Claims of snooping using Pegasus are conjecture, an attempt to malign Indian democracy
The government of India has rejected the claims surrounding state-sponsored surveillance on specific people and asserted that it has no concrete basis or truth associated with it whatsoever.
TechnologyJul 18, 2021, 10:21 PM IST
New Pegasus scandal erupts; Phones of 50,000 people targeted using Israeli firm's spyware
According to an investigation carried out by multiple media outlets, the phone numbers of several journalists and activists were on the leaked list of potential targets for surveillance.
Top StoriesJun 18, 2021, 3:59 PM IST
Delhi riots: SC refuses to stay bail to activists, says need to examine HC interpretation of UAPA
The Delhi Police had moved the Supreme Court after the Delhi High Court granted bail to Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, and Asif Iqbal Tanha. The Supreme Court refused to stay the Delhi High Court's order.
Top StoriesJun 17, 2021, 2:36 PM IST
Delhi riots case: Court orders immediate release of JNU and Jamia student activists from jail after HC bail
The activists had moved the Delhi High Court for their immediate release from the jail after the trial court had reserved the order on the Delhi Police plea seeking more time to verify documents of their release.
Top StoriesJun 15, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
Delhi riots: Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, Asif Iqbal Tanha granted bail in UAPA case
There is a difference between the "constitutionally guaranteed right to protest" and terrorist activity, the Delhi High Court said Tuesday, as it granted bail to three activists arrested more than a year ago in connection with riots in the national capital over protests against the controversial citizenship law.
Top StoriesFeb 15, 2021, 12:22 PM IST
Greta ‘toolkit’ probe: Delhi court issues non-bailable warrants against activists Nikita Jacob and Shantanu
According to Delhi Police, Mumbai-based lawyer Nikita Jacob has been absconding ever since her name surfaced in the 'toolkit' controversy. A non-bailable warrant has been issued against her and another accused Shantanu.
Top StoriesFeb 15, 2021, 9:00 AM IST
Delhi Police defends Disha's arrest, activists call action sinister
Defending its action of arresting the 21-year-old, the Delhi Police claimed that it was Disha who shared the 'Toolkit' with Greta Thunberg and later when the incriminating details of the document accidentally got into the public domain, she asked Greta to remove it from Twitter.