Biometric database of Billions from India raises privacy concerns

Biometric database of Billions from India raises privacy concerns

New Delhi: The Parliament of India is now set to pass a legislation which will be giving a Federal Agencies access to the biggest biometric database of the World in the interest of national security, raising fears the privacy of a billion of people could be compromised. It is when the Ruling- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cracked down on the student protests and pushed the Hindu nationalist agenda in the State elections. Such steps, some say erode India’s traditions of tolerance and free speech. In the wake of such actions,…

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