Tapping

  • MHA accuses Vodafone of secretly sharing data with British agency 11-03-2014 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: Major telecom player Vodafone has been accused by the Union Home Ministry of secretly sharing subscriber data with a British intelligence and security organisation, a charge denied by the company. According to documents of the Internal Security Division of the Home Ministry, Vodafone is alleged to have given...
  • 'Happy Feet 2' choreographer taught Aamir Khan tap dancing in 'Dhoom 3' 06-12-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Aamir Khan, who has impressed with his tap dancing number in 'Dhoom 3', learned the skill from acclaimed Australian choreographer Dein Perry. Aamir, who plays a negative role in the movie, flew all the way to Australia to learn the grungy tap dance, which is high on...
  • NSA collects 5 billion cell phone records globally per day 05-12-2013 11:21 AM

    Washington: America's secretive National Security Agency is collecting nearly five billion cell phone records a day about the precise locations of individuals, including non-US citizens, a media report said on Thursday. The startling revelations by The Washington Post are based on the classified documents leaked by Edward Snowden, a former...
  • Nitish tapping BJP leaders' phones, says Sushil Kumar Modi 20-11-2013 11:48 AM

    Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi charged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with ordering tapping of phones of the party's leaders and carrying out sting operations to settle political scores. "Rattled by persistent criticism of his government, the Chief Minister has stooped low to the extent that he has been...
  • It is time that people got outraged at the government's comprehensive surveillance powers

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    There are nine Indian agencies that have the authority to monitor our calls, emails and chats but none of them is under independent oversight. There...

  • No official found guilty in phone tapping case will be spared: Virbhadra Singh 27-07-2013 01:43 AM

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said no official found involved in illegal phone tapping and intruding into privacy of people would be spared. "Whosoever is responsible for granting permission for phone tapping without following due process or was directing this illegal act, will not be spared whatever...
  • Case registered in mass phone tapping in Himachal 27-06-2013 05:10 AM

    Shimla: The vigilance and anti-corruption bureau of Himachal Pradesh n Wednesday evening lodged a first information report (FIR) in the infamous "phone tapping" case pertaining to the previous BJP regime, an official said in Shimla. "A case has been registered against unidentified people under various sections of the Indian Telegraph...
  • British spy agency taps cables, shares with US NSA: Report 22-06-2013 05:13 PM

    London: Britain's spy agency GCHQ has tapped fibre-optic cables that carry international phone and internet traffic and is sharing vast quantities of personal information with the US National Security Agency, the Guardian newspaper said on Friday. The paper, which has in recent weeks been publishing details of top-secret surveillance programs...
  • India sets up extensive surveillance system to tap phone calls, emails 20-06-2013 12:22 PM

    New Delhi: India has launched a wide-ranging surveillance programme that will give its security agencies and even income tax officials the ability to tap directly into e-mails and phone calls without oversight by courts or parliament, several sources said. The expanded surveillance in the world's most populous democracy, which the...
  • Govt to install setup against phone tapping soon 17-06-2013 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: Unauthorised tapping of telephones will soon be a matter of past as the government has decided to operationalise a "foolproof" Central Monitoring System (CMS) which will put an end to all illegal interception. The CMS, which enables security agencies to monitor phones and internet communications of suspected persons,...
  • ACB likely to submit report on phone tapping on Saturday 15-06-2013 01:36 AM

    Shimla: The Himachal Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau is expected to submit its report On Saturday in the phone tapping case during the previous BJP government. "The probe has been completed and final report is being prepared for submitting it to the government," highly placed sources said. Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau...
  • Obama defends phone surveillance, says no one can have 100 pc privacy 08-06-2013 08:11 AM

    US President Barack Obama defends the internet snooping programme saying they are keeping a tab on websites like Google and Facebook to identify those with terrorist links. ...
  • Internet tapping aimed at non-Americans, says Official 08-06-2013 12:18 AM

    Washington: Information collected through a US government surveillance program that taps into the servers of internet companies targets only non-US persons living outside the United States, a senior administration official said on Thursday. The US law that allows the collection of data under this program does not allow the targeting...
  • What you should know about NSA phone data program 07-06-2013 07:58 AM

    Washington: The government knows who you're calling. Every day. Every call. Here's what you need to know about the secret program and how it works: Q: What happened and why is it a big deal? A: The Guardian newspaper published a highly classified April US court order that allows the...
  • US agency collecting phone records of millions of citizens: report 07-06-2013 07:44 AM

    San Francisco/New York: The US National Security Agency is collecting telephone records of millions of Verizon Communications customers, according to a secret court order obtained and published by the Guardian newspaper's website. The order marked "Top Secret" and issued by the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court directs Verizon's Business Network...
  • Jaitley CDR case: Court grants bail to two accused 31-05-2013 06:50 PM

    New Delhi: A court in New Delhi on Friday granted bail to a Delhi Police constable and a private detective, arrested for allegedly buying a SIM card on fake proofs to procure the call detail records of BJP leader Arun Jaitley and others. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Sanjay Bansal enlarged...
  • Jaitley phone-tapping case: All accused get bail 30-05-2013 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: All four accused in the Arun Jaitley call detail records case were granted bail by a Delhi court on Thursday. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Bansal granted bail to Delhi Police constable Arvind Dabas, 35, and three private detectives, Anurag Singh, 37, Neeraj Nayar, 36, and Nitish Singh, 30,...
  • 'Goa hospital faces water shortage because of stolen taps' 22-05-2013 04:10 AM

    Panaji: The Goa Medical College (GMC), the state's top health facility, regularly faces water shortage because people steal taps installed in the hospital premises, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday. The water shortage is putting patients and their kin to hardships, especially during the scorching summer season. "The reason...
  • Officials involved in phone-tapping won't be spared: Virbhadra 18-04-2013 02:27 AM

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said his government would not wreak political vendetta but would not deviate from the policy of zero tolerance towards corruption. Speaking at the convention of the district Shimla Congress Committee in Shimla, the chief minister accused the previous BJP government of...
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