Gauhati High Court orders status quo with regard to Tarun Gogoi's security cover
Gogoi’s security cover recently was brought down from Z plus with CRPF cover category to Z. Gogoi had alleged that his security cover was downgraded as he is a vocal critic of the BJP-led government. Gogoi had moved the High Court. The court has ordered a status quo.
WEF unveils new internet security principles to help protect up to 1 bn users
While certain cyberattacks focus on specific organisations, the...
Be prepared for all contingencies, Army chief tells troops during maiden LoC visit
Accompanied by General-officer-commanding, Northern Comman...
Supreme Court to hear plea against imposition of NSA amid anti-CAA protests
Anil Baijal on Jan 10 extended detaining powers to Delhi Police under the NSA for a three-month period starting January 19. This allows police to detain a person for 12 months without trial. Sharma has made the Ministry of Home Affairs and the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Manipur parties to the plea.
Jio annual operating income may double in 2 years: CLSA
Jio added 14.8 million customers in the fiscal third quarter, and its user base stood at 370 million at the end of December.
Tech policy think tanks write to govt urging stronger encryption to strengthen cyber security in India
Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements, improved breach disclosure norms and use of open-source software while encouraging free flow of data across borders, as part of suggestions to strengthen cyber security in India.
US judge rules against outsourcing firm
The companies, led by outsourcing provider Kollasoft, were seeking to “stay the legal effects” of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ denial of 27 unique H1B visa applications as it claimed those denials were based on illegal or ultra vires rules promulgated in a February 2018 policy memo issued by USCIS.
Government allocates Rs 232 crore for infrastructure development of CAPFs
The CAPFs, which are the backbone of internal security, are pressed into service in anti-naxal, anti-terror and anti-insurgency operations across the country in addition to law and order duties in states and work in difficult circumstances away from their families.
India plans to mandate cyber security measures for power grids
Grid operators and regulatory agencies will need to have a continuity plan handy in the event of a cyber attack, according to draft rules published by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. The move is part of a overhaul of the decade-old guidelines.
Lower PF contribution may be allowed for select class of workers
A senior government official told ET that lower contribution rule under PF will not apply to all.
Why 8th straight quarter of double-digit volume growth failed to lift Asian Paints
Asian Paints’ consolidated sales growth for the quarter belied estimates, it noted.
Stocks in news: KEI, Can Fin Homes, ICICI Securities and NBCC
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Experts write to government on cyber fixes
Last year, the government said it planned to release a new Cybersecurity Strategy to keep up with the changing nature of technologies, platforms and threats. Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements.
Shriram Transport Finance NCD manages to just scrape through
Shriram Transport’s latest NCD issue was rated AA+, an investment grade level one notch below the highest AAA. While retail investors put in Rs 179 crore, HNIs put in Rs 30 crore. These NCDs offered interest rates between 8.5 per cent and 9.1 per cent depending on their tenures. Earlier in January, the Rs 2,000-crore NCD issue of Tata Capital Housing Finance was lapped up by investors.
Deviations in loan approvals done on account of ‘vintage relationship’ with clients: RBI report
The agency said this in its chargesheet against Religare Enterprises’ former promoters Malvinder and Shivinder Mohan Singh, its former chairman Sunil Godhwani and two others, in a funds-misappropriation case filed by Religare Finvest.
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