REVEAK IDENTITY OF INFORMATS
Competition watchdog needs to reveal identity of informants
Informants will also have to submit details of any pending disputes or litigation they may have against the party about which they provide information, according to notification. Experts said the move is likely aimed at curbing the filing of frivolous cases.
Soon tenants may not have to visit police stations
A source in the Inspector General of Registration (IGR) department said the data transfer ...
Will not allow misuse of data in 2019 elections: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Any attempt to influence elections by any “covert or overt” manner will ...
Government depts, states ordered to ensure Aadhaar privacy
The notice said the publishing of identity and demographic information violates provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016 is punishable
Prisoners set to get smart cards that can also be used in ATMs
The card will have the prisoner's name, age, father's name, wardbarrack cell number, prisoner identification number (PIN) and the date of admission to prison.
e-SamikSha: A new digital monitor for bureaucracy to rein in slackers
Joint secretary is sitting on a file on a big infra project. The system will let PM intervene digitally & ask the officer concerned to explain the delay.
Use email services with server in India, home ministry tells staff
The internal circular, issued by a joint secretary-level officer of the home ministry, states that while employees are free to post responses in their personal capacity.
Advisory on usage of email policy finalised: Centre to HC
The high court also directed the Centre to respond to the use of social media network by government departments within four weeks.
Vote on Account 2014: Approach of using newer solutions a recurring theme of UPA I & UPA II
Highlighting them in the budget speech was Mukherjee's way of reinforcing the importance his government attached to these initiatives.
UID: Are your biometric I-cards stacked against you?
A large number of government departments and private companies are collecting biometric data. But there is little protection against misuse.
Ministries differ on UIDAI's functioning
What the UIDAI should do is mostly resolved. But some ministries have other ideas on how it should go about it.
Standing committee points out multiple faults in UID 'Aadhar', asks government for fresh legislation
Department of Expenditure, ministry of finance, has expressed concern that lack of coordination among at least six agencies collecting information.
Gujarat launches its own UID project
The Gujarat govt has launched a UID project for residents of the state, which will be separate from the Union govt's project under Nandan Nilekani.
Facial recognition system helps trace 3,000 missing children in 4 days
The Delhi Police used the FRS software to track down the missing; the High Court had recently pulled up the Centre over the non-sharing of details.
'Applying AI in governance will let India leapfrog many developmental, infrastructural constraints'
Four committees will be promoting AI initiatives and developing a policy framework. These panels will soon propose action plans in the areas of platform for AI.
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