Opposition led by Congress Thursday upped the ante against the government on the bugging issue demanding a judicial probe and a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter which, they said, has put NDA`s credibility at stake.
A new Senate proposal to curb the government`s bulk collection of Americans` telephone records and increase transparency about the program has White House backing and may get more traction with critics who have dismissed other bills as too weak.
Government will not accept breach of any Indian law relating to privacy of people by US agencies under their surveillance programmes and the same has been conveyed to US government, Parliament was informed Friday.
Six suspected Naxalites, who were recently arrested from a Dalit colony in the district where the marriage of a Dalit boy to a Hindu girl triggered violence in three villages in 2012, were on Friday detained under the the National Security Act.
Six suspected Naxalites, who were recently arrested from a Dalit colony in the district where the marriage of a Dalit boy to a Hindu girl triggered violence in three villages in 2012, were today detained under the the National Security Act.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI spied on five prominent Muslim-American activists, including an Indian-origin attorney, according to the leaked documents which showed use of objectionable religious slurs against these individuals.
A board whose members were appointed by President Barack Obama largely endorsed a set of NSA surveillance programs that have provoked worldwide controversy since they were leaked, while saying some aspects raise privacy concerns meriting new internal intelligence agency safeguards.
A day after it came to light that the United States` National Security Agency had been authorised to spy on India`s Bharatiya Janata Party, the government on Wednesday summoned top US diplomats here and raised the issue.
A Left MP on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "scrap" the Aadhaar project launched by the UPA government in the wake of reports that US security agency NSA was allegedly "collecting the biometric data of Indian citizens".
Taking note of concerns voiced over government`s development projects being affected by the internal security situation, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked chiefs of security agencies and paramilitary forces to quickly prepare a roadmap to strengthen the security architecture.