Tag Archives: Congress

Jyotiraditya Scindia’s break with the Congress and his future in the BJP

March 9, 2020 will be remembered as the day of one of the most massive shake-ups in the recent history of Indian politics. Four-time Member of Parliament, a former union minister and a personal friend of the Gandhi siblings, Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the Congress. Though there had been talk of Jyotiraditya Scindia joining the BJP for the past six ... Read More »

“BJP Destroying Future”: Congress Slams Centre After 1 Crore Trees Cut

Environment Ministry permitted cutting of over 1 crore trees in the last 5 years (Representational image) NEW DELHI:  The Environment Ministry permitted cutting of over 1 crore trees in the last five years for development work, it informed Parliament on Friday. Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State (MoS) for Environment Babul Supriyo said the ministry gave ... Read More »

Team Rahul Gandhi’s future uncertain as new winds blow in Congress

Inducted into key roles with much fanfare and hope, top members of team Rahul Gandhi face an uncertain future as the party deals with the aftermath of its dismal performance in the Lok Sabha election and resignations pour in. Gandhi recently quit as the Congress president, taking responsibility for the drubbing, and many of his closest aides followed him. His ... Read More »

US Police Cite baby victims in Encryption Plea to Congress

using robust encryption is stopping nation and local police across the united states from completely investigating murders, intercourse offences against kids, drug instances and baby pornography, in keeping with law enforcement officials who will testify earlier than a residence panel. The officials plan to come back to Tuesday’s hearing armed with emotional pleas, evidence of stalled investigations and statistics to ... Read More »

Apple, FBI to Clash Again in US Congress Over Encryption

Apple Inc and the FBI will return to Congress next week to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement access to encrypted devices, a congressional committee announced on Thursday. Apple’s general counsel, Bruce Sewell, and Amy Hess, executive assistant director for science and technology at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will testify on separate panels before a ... Read More »

Apple, FBI Stake Out Conflicting Positions Before Congress

The US government calls it a “vicious guard dog” that hurts national security. Apple says it’s critical to protecting consumer privacy against increasingly sophisticated hackers. As the debate over built-in iPhone encryption has deadlocked in the courts, law enforcement and the world’s second-largest cellphone maker agreed on one point Tuesday: It’s now up to Congress to set boundaries in a ... Read More »

Apple, FBI Clash in US Congress Over iPhone Encryption

The battle between the FBI and Apple over encryption moved to Congress on Tuesday, with both sides arguing security is at risk in the legal wrangling over accessing a locked iPhone. FBI chief James Comey defended his agency’s efforts to force Apple to help unlocking a iPhone in the San Bernardino attacks probe, saying that law enforcement’s job may be ... Read More »

Apple, FBI Set to Face Off Before Congress on Tuesday

Apple Inc and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation will make their cases before a congressional panel on Tuesday regarding a court order to force the technology company to give the FBI data from the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. On Thursday, Apple filed a motion to vacate the court order, maintaining its stance that Apple ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Smartphone ‘Biggest Scam of Millennium’, Says Congress MP

Alleging that ‘Freedom 251’ smartphone scheme was a “fraud”, Congress MP Pramod Tiwari in Rajya Sabha Friday strongly objected to the presence of BJP leaders at the launch of the scheme to sell smartphones at a price of Rs. 251 and sought a reply from the government. “I am making a definite allegation. This government is going to do a ... Read More »

Apple Says Debate Over iPhone Encryption Should Be Decided by Congress

Senior Apple executives said on Friday that the right place to find a solution to the encryption debate was in the US Congress, rebuffing the Justice Department’s successful pursuit of a court order to unlock an iPhone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. The executives, speaking to reporters on a press call, said they were stunned that the ... Read More »