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India vulnerable to cyber crime, must upgrade defence: Study

-The Times of India NEW DELHI: Demonetisation and the subsequent push for digitisation has escalated risks relating to cyber crime and India needs to urgently upgrade its defences by setting up a cyber security commission on the lines of the Atomic Energy and Space Commissions, according to an IIT Kanpur study shared with Parliament's committee on finance. Noting that the government has initiated a number of programmes to enhance the participation of...

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Things are getting worse: Vegetable vendors counting losses -Manas Mitul

-The Indian Express Say Digital Wallets have helped but can’t replace cash. - Shakuntala Vani (51) from Kandivli may not possibly have any black money. She sells vegetables for a living. Having managed somehow since the government demonetised currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominations on November 8, says Shakuntala, her family is now on the brink of starvation. – Chote Lal (55) from Thakur village never used Digital Wallets in...

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Rural distress -TK Rajalakshmi To rural India, which is already reeling under multiple crises, demonetisation has come as yet another blow. WHEN the Prime Minister made the decision to withdraw Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes, he did not quite factor in the impact it would have on agriculture. Despite the rhetoric the concept of Digital Wallets has not yet entered rural India unlike in much of the country’s urban areas, and much of rural and...

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No, the poor aren't sleeping peacefully -Salil Tripathi The rich and the middle class have their Digital Wallets and credit cards; they can afford to wait two weeks, even 50 days, for their money to be exchanged One has to be astonishingly callous or exceptionally removed from reality to think that the poor are sleeping peacefully and only the rich are frightened, needing sleeping pills in the wake of the great currency-exchange drama playing out in India. For that’s...

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