IIT grad hacked Aadhaar data through Digital India app

- Abhinav Srivastava(31), an IIT Kharagpur graduate who has been arrested for hacking into the central identities data repository of the Unique Identification Development Authority of India’s (UIDAI) Aadhaar project gained access to the repository through the Digital India e-hospital initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. At the time of his arrest, Srivastava was employed with Ola after the start-up Qarth Technologies he created, with a IIT Kharagpur batchmate Prerit Srivastava, was acquired by Ola in March 2016 in order to take over an e-wallet app called X-pay developed by the start-up. Read More

Market Watch

- Jun 11, 2017 Top 4 firms lose Rs 36,772 crore in m-cap; ITC worst hit Four of the 10 most valued Indian companies witnessed a combined erosion of Rs 36,771.7 crore from their market valuation last week, with ITC and TCS taking the biggest knock. While TCS, ITC, Infosys and ONGC suffered losses, RIL, HDFC Bank, HDFC, HUL, SBI and Maruti saw rise in their market capitalisation (m-cap) for the week ended Friday. Read More

This is why Thirumurugan Gandhi arrested under Goondas Act

- The candlelight march has been held every year peacefully with volunteers carrying candles and slogans supporting Lankan Tamils. For undisclosed reasons, Chennai Police did not give permission for the candlelight march on May 21. But Thirumurugan Gandhi and others marched on Marina beach and were arrested. Read More

Aadhaar information leaks online

- This may be the first leak of Aadhaar information online, that make the privacy of many hang in the air. More and big should come in the upcoming time. Privacy is a fundamental human right, and has been declared so by the United Nations. Dhoni Aadhaar Data Leaked A twitter post popped up with Dhoni’s Aadhaar page screen shot and his photo of enrolling After former Cricketer Dhonis wife Sakshi raised privacy issues over details of the cricketers Aadhaar card being leaked on Twitter and brought it attention of , Union Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Read More

Media Bias and Terror

- The man believed to have killed three people and injured dozens in a terrorist attack outside Westminster has been named as Khalid Masood. March 26, 2017 Ohio nightclub shooting leaves 1 dead, 14 wounded; shooter at large. Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning. Police said there are still looking for the shooter, but ruled out it was not a terror attack. Read More

Jallikattu 2017

- What is Jallikattu Explained What is Jallikattu explained in details by Pushpavanam Kuppusamy தைப் புரட்சியை Highligths Tweets Most remarkable thing about the #jallikattu protests is the young women staying at the beach with no fear of harassment.Delhi should learn - sonia singh I believe that in a few days an Ordinance will be issued, and a Jallikattu held If that happens I would like to come & and witness it - Markandey Katju Read More

2017 - Important events

- January 2017 Bengaluru molestation on the New Year Eve Celebration In midnight, men in the crowd (~ one lakh+) simply went nuts. Bengaluru’s depraved men started pawing and groping at any girl they could get their hands on. Women ran for their lives. Since 90s every year incidents of girls being molested have occurred almost every year with unfailing regularity the perpetrators have never been caught. This time in 2017 its a MASS MOLESTATION, there is every indication that the perverts will get away with it. Read More

Beef politics

- Some points I found on PETA, BJP and RSS connections In 2000, PETA, entered into India, clamining protector of animals PETA is the pomoter of VEGAN Diet Thus promoted RSS agenda: cow is sacred; Cow is God, Only cow milk is good; Eating beef is SIN Recently BJP Minister declared, cow is the only animal that inhales and exhales oxygen, COW DUNG neutralizes harmful radioactive elements. But all BJP, PETA and RSS are silent about BEEF meat export, India is the world largest BEEF exporter. Read More

Ten years after Iraq Without Saddam Hussein

- Ten years ago this week, on December 30, 2006, former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was executed. Hussein was toppled soon after the U.S. invasion began in 2003. U.S. President George W. Bush launched the invasion on the FALSE premise that Hussein had stockpiled weapons of mass destruction and had ties to al-Qaeda. The invasion * destabilized Iraq and the region, * over a million people dead * millions injured * And the fighting continues in Iraq and Syria. Read More

Cyclone Vardah - The wrath of nature

- The wrath of nature took us by surprise, in the name Cyclone Vardah that ravaged Chennai on Monday, December 12. The last time similar cyclone hit on 1994 almost 22 years back. It was almost war like situation in the streets and roads, the complete infrastructure was collapsed. Cyclone Vardah, graded a very severe cyclonic storm, crossed the coast near Chennai between 3pm and 5pm on Monday, with strong winds gusting upto 140kmph, while Chennai recorded more than 10cms of rainfall. Read More