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Implement Disposal Review Mechanism, fill up lower court vacancies: CJI Misra to HCs

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra recently wrote to the Chief Justices of High Courts with suggestions for speedy disposal of matters as well as the filling of vacancies in the subordinate judiciary. In light of the high number of pending cases in almost all the High Courts in India, CJI Misra wrote to the Chief Justices …

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Rupee slides 7 paise

Early losses in domestic equity markets also weighed on the rupee.   The dollar weakened against other currencies overseas as worries about an intensifying trade fight between the US and its trade partners continued to hurt risk appetite. The benchmark BSE Sensex fell 132.26 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 35,338.09 in early trade today.

Centre for CBI probe into serious cybercrime cases

Assam Police may refer specific cases of cybercrimes having inter-state or international ramifications to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), following an advisory sent by the Union home ministry to the state government after a spike in the number of cybercrime cases here. Assam has earned the fifth position in the number of cybercrime cases in the country in 2016, with …

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Dhanya Menon, India’s first cybercrime investigator, gets President’s Award

When Dhanya Menon opted for a certified cybercrime course, way back in 2004, everyone around including her family tried to dissuade her. ‘What on earth is cybercrime, how will you ever get a job?’ were the questions thrown at her. Dhanya was also the only woman in her class, and continued to be so for …

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Cops conduct cybercrime workshop

The Steel City police launched an anti-cybercrime drive for Under-graduate College and school students at the Jamshedpur Women’s College to prevent them from falling prey to the traps of cyber criminals. “Youths who use social media sites but are ignorant of the drawbacks of sharing private videos and photographs on online social platforms fall victim to cybercrime …

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At cybercrime station, only 26 staff to deal with over 6,000 cases

Since its inception in April last year, the only police station dedicated to cybercrimes in the state, located in the premises of the commissioner’s office in the city, has registered over 6,000 complaints. And yet the number of cases solved is an abysmal 4%. Officers say this is largely because the station is woefully understaffed. Only 26 …

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