Why I gave out my number
New Delhi: The point behind it is simple: Aadhaar does not contribute to increasing any of your other digital vulnerabilities
Around 40 lakh left out of final draft list of Indian citizens in Assam
Guwahati: Around 40 lakh people in Assam have been left out of an updated draft list of Indian citizens released today. The National Register of Citizens or NRC has been updated for the first time since 1951 to account for illegal migration into Assam from neighbouring Bangladesh.
Curious case of a Jharkhand village where no one has ration card
Chandarpara (Pakur District): When Monowara lost her eldest son in 2005, it was not sadness that engulfed her home, but a sense of worry. Monowara had to start working to feed her eight other children. With no ration or widow pension, all that she could do was to wait for her then eight-year-old son to be old enough to work as a temporary labourer.
Facebook takes down Postcard News page, owner claims ‘pro-nationalist’ tag
Bengaluru: Facebook has deleted the page of Postcard.news. In response to questions about the account, a Facebook spokesperson said, “Facebook’s Terms of Service do not allow people to post content that violates someone else’s intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademark.” The spokesperson refused to respond to inquiries about the exact violation the account committed and the number of reports the company received.
Fake news websites active during Karnataka polls vanish
Bengaluru: The slew of websites that cropped up during the Karnataka election have either gone offline or changed course to show non-political content. These websites that peddled political propaganda had come into existence around March 2018, posting inflammatory content, with most of them mocking Congress party and Rahul Gandhi.
'Aren't you a man?': Kerala MLA George insults trans employee in Assembly
Syama S Prabha was happy to see MLA PC George at the Kerala Legislative Assembly. She knew him from the time of a reality show in which she was a participant and he a judge. This time, he showed no signs of recognising her and asked, “Aren’t you a man? Why are you here? Why are you dressed up? I can see your moustache.”