Kuwait to install cameras against crime, terrorism

Kuwait will be installing surveillance cameras in public places such as malls, supermarkets and hotels to boost security because of concerns about crime and terrorism, following parliament`s unanimous adoption of a bill Tuesday.

UK terrorism law watchdog calls for major surveillance overhaul

Britain`s terrorism law watchdog called on Thursday for a major overhaul of the framework governing the use of mass surveillance, posing a potential challenge to the government in its bid to hand more powers to police and spies.

Belgian prosecutors investigate Germany over spy claims

Belgian prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations of widespread surveillance by Germany, which is alleged to have helped the US spy on Berlin`s allies in Europe.

Edward Snowden: World is rejecting mass surveillance

Legislation ending the US government's bulk collection of telephone data is "a historic victory for the rights of every citizen," former intelligence analyst Edward

Man under surveillance by terror investigators is shot dead

A man who was under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed after he lunged with a knife at a police officer and an FBI agent outside a pharmacy, authorities said.

FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the US carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology - all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government.

Congress seeks Delhi govt's explanation on 'leaked Cabinet note'

Congress on Saturday sought Delhi government's explanation on reports that it was mulling purchasing high-end equipments for surveillance, as it expressed apprehension that the ruling AAP may use such a facility to snoop on its political opponents.

Beijing has over 30,000 surveillance cameras

Beijing has more than 30,000 surveillance cameras to help curb "immoral" and illegal activities, making the Chinese capital a highly-monitored city.

6,020 CCTV cameras to be installed in Mumbai by Sep 2016

A project to install over 6000 CCTV cameras in Mumbai at a cost of Rs 949 crore to beef up surveillance in crucial places of the city will be completed by September next year, a Maharashtra Home department official has said.

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.