Surveillance in Odisha district after bird flu in Andhra Pradesh

Surveillance has been intensified in poultry firms of Ganjam district following outbreak of bird flu in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Even I was under govt watch as Maharashtra minister: Sharad Pawar

Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago.

Human Rights Watch sues US over surveillance

 Human Rights Watch said Wednesday it filed a suit alleging the US Drug Enforcement Administration illegally collected records of its phone calls to foreign countries for years.

Indian diplomatic staff in Pakistan `tailed` by intelligence agencies: Govt
Indian diplomatic staff in Pakistan `tailed` by intelligence agencies: Govt

Indian High Commission staff in Pakistan are being subjected to "intrusive surveillance" and "tailing" by intelligence personnel of that country, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.

Surveillance stepped up in Mizoram for swine flu

Mizoram stepped up surveillance in view of Swine flu (H1N1) cases detected and a number of people killed in some parts of the country, state health department officials on Saturday said.

'Terror boat' politics: BJP slams Congress of speaking same language as Pakistan
'Terror boat' politics: BJP slams Congress of speaking same language as Pakistan

Hitting out at the Congress over its allegations on Narendra Modi-led NDA government on the suspected Pakistani 'bomb' boat probe issue, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra on Sunday said such action of the principal opposition party is 'supplying oxygen to Pakistan' adding that 'Congress has hit a new low' by giving such comments.

Rogingya refugees in Hyderabad are under watch, police concede

Hyderabad Police are putting in place "full-fledged surveillance" and collecting information about Rohingya Muslim refugees who have been living in the city after fleeing Myanmar.

American, Israeli companies selling high-tech surveillance devices to most repressive govts

A British watchdog group has said that American and Israeli companies are selling top surveillance technology and devices to some of the world`s most repressive governments.

US spies on mobile phones from the sky: Report

 US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed on Thursday.

Centre taps over 1 lakh phones a year; many more by states

More than one lakh phone tapping orders are issued by the central government every year, but the total number of such interceptions can be of a 'staggering scale' after taking into account the directions from state governments, a new study has found.

9/10 internet users intercepted by NSA were unintended targets

Nine of 10 internet users, both Americans and non-Americans, whose accounts were intercepted by the NSA were not the intended surveillance targets but were caught in a net cast by the US spy agency for somebody else.

US lawmakers pass bill to curb NSA

The US House of Representatives approved late Thursday a bill that would restrict the electronic surveillance powers of the National Security Agency (NSA).

US hikes surveillance on Pakistan border

The top US military commander in Afghanistan says the US has increased its surveillance over the Afghan-Pakistani border since Pakistan began pounding a militant stronghold with airstrikes, but so far officials have not seen any militants fleeing the latest offensive.

US releases email, tries to debunk Snowden claims

The US government released an email Thursday written by Edward Snowden, in a bid to debunk his claim that he raised concerns about mass spying programs before fleeing and engineering huge media leaks.

Post-Tiananmen China wields iron fist in golden glove

China`s Communist Party has a tighter grip on power than ever, analysts and activists say, courtesy of its economic boom and vast surveillance mechanisms, rather than the tanks and bullets of the Tiananmen crackdown.

Japan begins work on surveillance unit near disputed islands

Japan broke ground today on a coastal surveillance unit near a string of islands at the centre of a bitter territorial dispute with China, a report said.

Snowden calls for international deal on data surveillance

Strasbourg: Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said on Wednesday there should be an international agreement on data collection to protect against the mass surveillance of citizens.

Obama says plan will end NSA bulk data sweep

President Barack Obama put forward a plan to end bulk collection of telephone records, aiming to defuse a controversy over the government`s sweeping surveillance activities on millions of Americans.

Obama meets Internet bosses on surveillance

US President Barack Obama met bosses from Facebook, Google and other Internet giants Friday to discuss plans to overhaul US spy agency surveillance practices which have infuriated the industry.