Congress demands full disclosure on debit card data breach

New Delhi, Oct 21 : Ridiculing Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the potential breach of debit cards security, the Congress on Friday demanded full disclosure of the extent of the breach and compensation to the affected card holders. Over three million debit cards issued by various public and private banks are said to have been […]

Signature campaign against Uniform Civil Code

Hyderabad, Oct 21 : A signature campaign by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board against the Uniform Civil Code gathered pact on Friday with thousands of Muslims in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh signing it. Muslim families signed the forms prescribed by AIMPB, opposing any move to interfere with Sharia or Islamic laws. The forms […]

German parliament approves controversial espionage law

By Joseph Nasr and Sabine Siebold BERLIN, Oct 21 : German lawmakers on Friday approved a law the government says will tighten oversight of the BND spy agency, while critics in a country particularly sensitive to violations of privacy insist the reform does exactly the opposite. The most controversial section of the law is a […]

Naga students urge NSCN-IM to stop ‘tax collection’

Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 21 : A student body has urged the NSCN-IM to stop its unlawful “tax collection” from various educational departments in Arunachal Pradesh. At a meeting with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM), the Arunachal Naga Students Federation (ANSF) said the tax collection was creating hurdles in the development of […]

Ex-Thai premier to fight fine over rice subsidy case

Bangkok, Oct 21 : Former Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday vowed to fight the current government’s demand for her to pay $1 billion in compensation for a loss-ridden rice subsidy programme. Yingluck, who appeared for a hearing in the Supreme Court, said she will use all legal channels to fight for justice in the […]