Friday, September 29, 2023



Individual info collected for census not made public or used in database like NRC: MHA

New Delhi, July 20: The Union home ministry on Wednesday said individual information collected for the census is not made public or used for preparation of any other database including the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and only aggregated data at various administrative levels is released. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that the census scheduled in 2021 and related field activities got postponed until further orders due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, adding when held, it will be the first digital census...

Never share confidential banking info, observe digital hygiene: RBI to public

Mumbai, March 7: Worried over a spurt in digital frauds in recent years, the Reserve Bank on Monday asked people to never share confidential banking information like OTP and CVV, and observe cyber hygiene practices. In a publication titled 'BE(A)WARE - A booklet on Modus Operandi of Financial Frauds', the RBI said fraudsters have been using innovative methods to defraud the common people of their hard-earned money, especially the new entrants who are not entirely familiar with the techno-financial ecosystem. Issued in public interest, the RBI booklet provides details of...