US Congress passes intelligence whistleblower protections

The US Congress has passed a law offering whistleblower protections for government intelligence employees, a move cheered by supporters of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Malaysia spends over $9 million on MH370 hunt

Malaysia has so far spent about RM27.6 million (over $9 million) on search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, an official said Monday.

Edward Snowden no whistleblower: FBI chief

FBI Director James Comey said he does not consider Edward Snowden worthy of being called a whistleblower or hero, and was baffled by reports granting him the label.

Edward Snowden offers to help Brazil in NSA inquiry

Edward Snowden, the former contractor for the US National Security Agency (NSA), has offered to help Brazil investigate the extent of NSA`s spying against the South American country in an open letter published Tuesday.

NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist radicals to discredit them: Report

The documents revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have reportedly indicated that the US` spy agency allegedly spied on the porn habits of Islamist radicals in order to find ways to discredit them.

HC gives cops 3 weeks to trace kidnapped son of whistleblower

In response to a habeas corpus petition, the Bombay High Court today directed Mumbai police to trace, in three weeks, the kidnapped son of a man who had exposed corruption in an SRA scheme in the city.

HC gives cops 3 weeks to trace kidnapped son of whistleblower

In response to a habeas corpus petition, the Bombay High Court today directed Mumbai police to trace, in three weeks, the kidnapped son of a man who had exposed corruption in an SRA scheme in the city.

Bradley Manning a whistleblower: Defense attorney

US Army Pfc Bradley Manning is a whistleblower who wanted to inform the American public about the troubling things he saw in the war zone, his defense attorney said.

US judge refuses to drop key charge against Manning

A US military judge has refused to dismiss a key charge that an American soldier "aided the enemy" by giving a trove of secret documents to WikiLeaks.

US company allegedly misled govt about security checks

US investigators claim to have evidence that USIS, contractor that screened whistleblower Edward Snowden for his top-secret clearance, misled government about thoroughness of background checks.

China plays down role in Snowden`s departure from Hong Kong

China evaded queries on role in departure of ex-CIA Edward Snowden from Hong Kong even as it asked US to explain the whistleblower`s revelations of American cyber attacks on Chinese institutions.

Snowden may have links with Chinese intelligence: US lawmaker

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who disclosed America`s secret surveillance programme, may have been working with the Chinese government to reveal intelligence secrets, a US lawmaker has alleged.

NSA whistleblower Snowden`s girlfriend says `lost at sea`

Snowden`s girlfriend Lindsay Mills said that after Snowden`s revealing of identity for leaking the US spy programme, she feels lost at sea without a compass.

Snowden`s employer became rich by maintaining govt secrets

Over the last decade, much of the company`s growth has come from selling expertise, technology and manpower to the National Security Agency and other federal intelligence agencies.

Snags seen in any US bid to extradite NSA whistleblower

Snowden, a 29-year-old government contractor, is believed to be in the southern Chinese city after leaking details of a secret US Internet surveillance programme.

Assange fears for US Internet spying whistleblower

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Friday he fears the whistleblower who exposed a vast US surveillance programme could face the same fate as the US soldier who leaked files to his website.

Surge in cases of fake drugs; whistleblower plan draws a blank

In a worrying trend, there has been an increase in cases of fake drugs in last three years and efforts by authorities to encourage whistleblowers to report such illegal activity too have failed to elicit the desired response.

China police pressure whistleblower for sex tapes

A Chinese whistleblower holding secretly filmed sex tapes featuring city bureaucrats has come under pressure from police.

Sentencing `whistleblower` troubled me, says judge

Sentencing of IAS officer Sanjiv Kumar, jailed for ten years in the teachers` recruitment scam, "troubled me" as it may send a wrong message.

Irrigation `scam` whistleblower seeks VRS

City-based irrigation department whistle blower Vijay Pandhare had blown the lid off alleged irregularities in various projects across Maharashtra.