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Infosys refutes whistleblower's charges on Panaya deal

Infosys refutes whistleblower's charges on Panaya deal

The whistleblower is reported to have mailed the letter to the Indian market regulator Securities Exchange of India (Sebi) in Mumbai.

Feb 21, 2017, 00:31 AM IST
Snowden not a whistleblower, risked US national security: White House

Snowden not a whistleblower, risked US national security: White House

"Edward Snowden is not a whistleblower," Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.

Sep 15, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardon

Whistleblower Edward Snowden believes that US President Barack Obama should pardon him before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeaks of the scale of surveillance by the US and British intelligence agencies was not only morally right but had left citizens better off.

Sep 13, 2016, 22:32 PM IST
Scorpene submarine data leak: 'Whistleblower' to hand over disk to 'government'

Scorpene submarine data leak: 'Whistleblower' to hand over disk to 'government'

The leaked data on Indian Scorpene submarines was given by a "whistleblower" to The Australian, the newspaper said in a report, adding that the "whistleblower" would hand over the disk to the "government" on Monday.

Aug 27, 2016, 05:31 AM IST
Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova eligible for 2016 Rio Games: IAAF

Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova eligible for 2016 Rio Games: IAAF

Her participation in the August 5-21 Games is subject to formal approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Jul 01, 2016, 16:48 PM IST

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange starts fifth year cooped in Ecuadoran embassy in London

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange started his fifth year camped out in the Ecuadoran embassy in London on Sunday, an occasion his supporters were to mark with events celebrating whistleblowers.

Jun 19, 2016, 19:29 PM IST
 Black money: HSBC whistleblower offers to 'cooperate' with India

Black money: HSBC whistleblower offers to 'cooperate' with India

Claiming that "lot of information" on illicit funds is lying unused by the Indian authorities, HSBC whistleblower Herve Falciani Monday said he is willing to "cooperate" with the investigative agencies in their black money probe but would need "protection".

Nov 02, 2015, 18:18 PM IST
Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden

Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden

It may be a little difficult to believe but Edward Snowden has claimed that Osama bin Laden was still alive.

Aug 30, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

After court case, whistleblower IFS Sanjiv Chaturvedi gets promotion

Whistleblower Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi has secured a Director -level promotion, nearly two months after he approached the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in this regard.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Vyapam scam whistle-blower's wife detained; he alleges harassment

Police here detained the wife of the Vyapam scam whistle-blower Prashant Pandey briefly and seized Rs 9.96 lakh cash from her alleging it to be 'hawala' money, with her husband calling it a witch-hunt.

Jul 26, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

CIC orders disclosure of communication between PMO and DoPT over Haryana whistleblower

Asserting that people have a right to information about obstructions to political executive and bureaucratic machinery and their working, CIC has held that such records must be disclosed even if they attract exemption clauses because of larger public interests.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:04 PM IST
Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy

Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today clocks up three years inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London, after claiming that Swedish prosecutors cancelled a landmark meeting in his case earlier this week.

Jun 19, 2015, 16:57 PM IST
British nuclear submarine whistleblower out of job, says Royal Navy

British nuclear submarine whistleblower out of job, says Royal Navy

 A whistleblower who alleged that Britain`s nuclear-armed submarines have major security flaws has left his post in unspecified circumstances, the Royal Navy said on Wednesday, after an inquiry found no safety breaches had occurred.

Jun 17, 2015, 19:23 PM IST
Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

A journalist who published the first reports from Edward Snowden`s leaked documents offered a detailed rebuttal Monday to allegations that Russian and Chinese spies accessed the former intelligence contractor`s files.

Jun 15, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Lawyer reveals Snowden meeting with Argentine president

An attorney for ex-intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Saturday that the whistleblower met Argentina`s President Cristina Kirchner in April and discussed US surveillance operations.

Jun 07, 2015, 06:45 AM IST

H-1B workers have minimal skills: Infosys whistleblower

H-1B workers replacing Americans have minimal skills and little or no business knowledge, a whistleblower from Indian IT giant Infosys has said and asked lawmakers not to increase the number of much sought-after visas and plug in the loopholes in the immigration system.

Mar 18, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

'CIA sought to hack Apple iPhones from earliest days'

CIA researchers have worked for nearly a decade to break the security protecting Apple phones and tablets, investigative news site The Intercept reported on Tuesday, citing documents obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Mar 10, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Only 5% scams exposed so far: 'Vyapam' whistleblower

Only five per cent of irregularities have been exposed so far and much remains to be probed, says the whistleblower of multi-crore Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam scam.

Feb 25, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

HSBC `SwissLeaks` leaker urges more support for whistleblowers

The man who stole the trove of secret files that sparked a global scandal over banking giant HSBC`s alleged assistance to wealthy tax dodgers called Monday for more protections for whistleblowers.

Feb 10, 2015, 04:36 AM IST

UBS whistelblower Birkenfeld lodges request for return to Europe

Ex-UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld, a whistleblower in a tax fraud case involving the Swiss bank for which he was awarded $104 million after serving more than two years in prison, has lodged a request to be allowed to return to Europe.

Dec 23, 2014, 08:00 AM IST