A whopping 4.69 crore mobile subscribers in the country are using their cellphones without verified addresses and this situation can work to the advantage of terrorists, a member said in the Rajya Sabha.
Concerned over increasing employment of migrant labourers in Shimla, the district administration issued direction that no employer should engage any migrant labourer visiting the district in petty non-formal jobs unless he provides his identification details to police.
The Supreme Court on Friday refused
to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to all state
governments and union territories to verify the authenticity
of caste certificates of their Schedule Tribe employees.
Government on Thursday asked telecom
operators to provide a "fool-proof" plan for verification of
customers in Jammu and Kashmir before a decision to revoke the
pre-paid mobile services ban there could be contemplated.