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Critics of Aadhaar project say they have been harassed, put under surveillance

14 Feb 2018

MUMBAI Researchers and journalists who have identified loopholes in India's massive national identity card project, Aadhaar, have said they have been slapped with criminal cases or harassed by government agencies because of their work.

Critics of India's ID card project say they have been harassed, put under surveillance

13 Feb 2018

MUMBAI Researchers and journalists who have identified loopholes in India's massive national identity card project have said they have been slapped with criminal cases or harassed by government agencies because of their work.

Government ignored warnings over GST rollout: sources

16 Dec 2017

MUMBAI The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the complex technology required for a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) to work smoothly was not ready for launch, several people who worked on the project said.

India government ignored warnings over GST roll out: sources

15 Dec 2017

MUMBAI The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the complex technology required for a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) to work smoothly was not ready for launch, several people who worked on the project said.

India government ignored warnings over GST roll out-sources

15 Dec 2017

MUMBAI, Dec 15 The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the complex technology required for a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) to work smoothly was not ready for launch, several people who worked on the project said.

Indian telecom regulator backs open internet

28 Nov 2017

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India's telecoms regulator made long-awaited recommendations on Tuesday to ensure an open internet and prevent any discrimination in internet access in the country.

Aid groups seek $434 million to help up to 1.2 million Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

04 Oct 2017

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Humanitarian organisations helping Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they need $434 million (327.25 million pounds) over the next six months to help up to 1.2 million people, most of them children, in dire need of life-saving assistance.

Rohingya refugees scoff at Myanmar's assurances on going home

04 Oct 2017

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh were sceptical on Tuesday about their chances of ever going home to Myanmar, even though the government there has given an assurance it would accept people verified as refugees. | Video

World Food Program seeks 75 million dollars for Rohingya crisis

01 Oct 2017

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The World Food Program (WFP) appealed on Sunday for 75 million dollars in emergency aid over the next six months to help alleviate the suffering of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar.

'Wave of humanity' puts aid agencies to the test in Bangladesh

29 Sep 2017

DHAKA/KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh How do you feed and shelter nearly half a million traumatized people who have made their way, over the course of just one month, to a spit of monsoon-soaked land where 300,000 refugees are already living in squalor?

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