Privacy rights not above National Security – Kiren Rijiju

Both individual freedom and privacy are very important but it cannot be unqualified as everything overrides when it comes to the national interest and security, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju said today. “When it comes to national security, I personally feel that national interest overrides everything,” said Rijiju while inaugurating an […]

India sets up committee to study Chinese interest in power grid

India’s ministry of power has set up a committee to examine concerns around the participation of Chinese companies in the country’s fast-growing transmission sector. Since large Chinese firms typically have close ties to the Chinese government, concerns have been raised by both Indian companies as well as some security experts about letting them manage large […]