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317439 Cyber Crime Incidents and 5771 FIRs registered through Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

Submitted by dhananjay on Tue, 03/09/2021 - 23:07

New Delhi : Ministry of Home Affairs operationalized the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal on 30th August 2019 to provide a centralized mechanism to the citizens for online reporting of all types of cyber crime incidents, with a special focus on cyber crimes against women and children. After incidents reported on this portal, their conversion into FIRs and subsequent action thereon are handled by the State/UT law enforcement agency concerned as per the provisions of the law.

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.