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Make judicial system accessible, affordable and understandable to the common man: Vice President

Submitted by dhananjay on Sat, 02/27/2021 - 23:32

New Delhi : The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today said that inordinate delay, cost of legal processes and inaccessibility are impeding the effective delivery of justice to the common man. Referring to Gandhiji’s talisman, Shri Naidu said that the “the poorest man in want of justice” must be the prime motivator of legal practitioners in their thoughts and actions.

RBI Cautions against unauthorised Digital Lending Platforms/Mobile Apps

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 12/23/2020 - 22:34

Mumbai: There have been reports about individuals/small businesses falling prey to growing number of unauthorised digital lending platforms/Mobile Apps on promises of getting loans in quick and hassle-free manner. These reports also refer to excessive rates of interest and additional hidden charges being demanded from borrowers; adoption of unacceptable and high-handed recovery methods; and misuse of agreements to access data on the mobile phones of the borrowers, says RBI in today's press release.

MEITY issues order for blocking 43 mobile apps

Submitted by dhananjay on Tue, 11/24/2020 - 23:08

New Delhi : Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India today issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act blocking access to 43 mobile apps. This action was taken based on the inputs regarding these apps for engaging in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.

Government blocks 118 mobile apps

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 09/02/2020 - 23:27

New Delhi : The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India invoking it’s power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view of the emergent nature of threats has decided to block 118 mobile apps (see Appendix) since in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order, says