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Report: One in two Indian adults experienced cybercrime in last 12 months

The NortonLifeLock recently released a report titled “2021 Norton cyber–Safety Insights Report”. Key Findings of the report 59% of Indians, that is, more than one in two adults in the country have experienced cyber crime in the last twelve months. The report says that seven in ten Indian adults believe that remote work atmosphere created ..

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What is Brain Fingerprinting to be used on Hathras Rape Case?

The Brain Fingerprinting or Brain Electrical Oscillation Signature is a neuro psychological method used to interrogate an accused in the crime by studying his or her brain responses. Background On November 21, 2020, the CBI officials arrived at the Gandhinagar based forensic science laboratory with the accused. The accused were alleged of rape and murder ..

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Manodhairya Scheme

The fund proposed for Maharashtra’s Manodhairya Scheme has more than halved from 2018-19 (80 crore INR) to 2019-20 (30 crore INR). Workings of the Scheme The Manodhairya Scheme is a victim compensation scheme introduced by the Maharashtra government. It provides financial support and rehabilitation to the victims. Under the scheme, the police are required to ..

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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Both the houses of parliament have approved the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill amends the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 seeks to protect children from offences such as sexual assault, sexual harassment, and pornography. Features of the Bill Penetrative Sexual Assault The 2012 act provided punishment of imprisonment ..

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Union Cabinet approves Amendment in POCSO Act of 2012

The Union Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act of 2012 to make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children. To discourage the trend of child sexual abuse by acting as a deterrent, Section-4, Section-5 and Section-6 are proposed to be amended to provide the ..

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