SIM cards are still sold in black

To avoid duplication of identity e-KYC is implemented; however, fake SIM cards are still sold in the market. SIM cards are still sold in the market without e-KYC verification for a higher price. This is despite the Aadhar Act  2016 mandating telecom companies to come up with the new Electronic Know Your Customer (e-KYC) authentication […]

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Vehicle theft shoots up city’s crime charts

Bengaluru records 12 cases of two-wheeler thefts per day. Two-wheeler thefts in the city have been rising this year since February. Data from the Police Commissioner’s Office shows that a total of 2799 cases have been reported till date. In 2019, between March and December 4449 cases had been reported. In 2020, when the Covid-19 […]

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Mother’s imprisonment leads to child’s trauma say psychiatrists

The National Commission for Protection of Child report (NCPCR) says 60 percent of imprisoned mothers rarely met their children and 13 percent never met them at all. Children staying apart from their imprisoned parent may develop social aggression. Separation of mothers may lead to a change in the social pattern and juvenile delinquency say experts. […]

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Human trafficking increases during the pandemic

NGOs say that trafficking restarted after the first Covid-19 lockdown was lifted and it mostly happened through open borders of neighbouring countries. Kolkata: Human trafficking in India has seen an increase throughout the pandemic say NGOs Mau Bhattacharya, Master Trainer and Programme Manager of Uddami India Foundation, has worked to lessen the frequency of trafficking […]

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‘Let the man come to court’: Delhi HC on Sushil Kumar

The two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was arrested in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case that led to the death of another wrestler Sagar Rana. The High Court was hearing a plea to restrain the media.   New Delhi– The Delhi High Court, refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the media trial […]

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Elections 2021: MLAs full of cash and criminal cases

A report shows that since the 2009 general election, the number of winners with declared criminal cases has increased from 30 percent in 2009 to 43 percent in 2019. Delhi: A majority of elected Members of Legislative Assemblies across the five states of Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala were found to be […]

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Professional athletes run into legal trouble

Sushil Kumar was the latest high-profile name added to a long list of athletes that have run into legal trouble. Jammu: Sportspersons often become idols of millions of people worldwide due to their hard work, talent, and inspiring stories.  However, not every individual can live up to the expectations that come with being an idolized […]

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