New Delhi : Woman had kept cash in bank locker for daughter's marriage, termites ate Rs 18 lakh New Delhi : Woman had kept cash in bank locker for daughter's marriage, termites ate Rs 18 lakh

New Delhi : Woman had kept cash in bank locker for daughter's marriage, termites ate Rs 18 lakh

New Delhi : Woman had kept cash in bank locker for daughter's marriage, termites ate Rs 18 lakh

In Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, it became very expensive for a woman to keep cash in her bank locker. The woman says that 18 lakh rupees kept in the bank locker were infested by termites. Instead of notes, only termite-eaten pieces are left in the locker. There is panic among the bank staff after the woman's allegations. At present, the bank has shirked its responsibility to the woman by citing the rules and agreement of the locker. The woman was told that as per the rules, cash cannot be kept in the locker. 

Alka Pathak of Moradabad claims that she had kept Rs 18 lakh cash in the bank locker for her daughter's marriage. The termite infestation came to light when he was called for KYC by the bank on Monday. During this time he himself opened his locker. The woman was shocked to see termite-infested pieces instead of the notes. 

Alka Pathak immediately informed the bank staff about this. By complaining to the branch manager, he has demanded compensation of his amount. Even bank officials were surprised by this incident. When the media pressed them to respond, the bank employees said that they had sent the report to the Bank of Baroda headquarters.

At the same time, Alka Pathak alleges that the bank officials are not sharing any information with her. "If I do not get response and support from the bank, I will take the help of media to raise the issue," she said.

Alka says that she has a small business. She also gives tuition to children. All the savings were kept in the locker. All the cash, jewelery etc. from the first daughter's wedding was kept there. Now he had to be taken out for the marriage of his second daughter but before that this incident happened.  

Alka Pathak said that she did not know that cash is not kept in the bank locker. He had not taken any information about this from the bank nor had he read about it anywhere.

Let us tell you that according to the Reserve Bank of India, things like cash, weapons, dangerous substances cannot be kept in the bank locker. According to the rules, jewellery, documents etc. can be kept in the bank locker.


New Delhi : IT Ministry will soon bring the draft of "Digital India Bill", preparations to crack down on cyber crime

The Electronics and IT Ministry will soon make the draft of the new "Digital India Bill" ready for public consultation to crack down on the increasing cyber crimes in the country and to strictly regulate the Internet and IT sector. . According to reports, a provision of penalty of up to Rs 500 crore for violation of rules can be included in the new proposed law. Under the aim of making India a digital nation by 2025-26, the emphasis will be on open internet and online safety for digital citizens.

Now, in order to strictly deal with cyber crimes and regulate the Internet and digital platforms in place of the 23-year-old "Information Technology Act- 2000" in the country, the government is soon preparing to make public the form of the proposed Digital India Bill.  

The number of various types of cyber crimes is continuously increasing.
According to sources, when the IT Act was made in the year 2000, there were 55-lakh internet users in the country. Today their number has increased to more than 85 crores. Along with this, the number of internet misuse, online financial fraud as well as many types of cyber crimes is also continuously increasing.  

According to news agency PTI, a provision for imposing a fine of up to Rs 500 crore on guilty institutions may be included for violating the provisions of the "Digital India Bill" proposed by the government. The proposed Digital India Authority will decide the amount of fine to be imposed on the guilty institution.

Many new intermediaries have come in the last 23 years
According to sources, in the last 23 years many new intermediaries like e-commerce, digital media, social media, AI, OTT and gaming have emerged. New provisions will be included in the proposed bill to strictly regulate these intermediaries. 

Apart from cyber crime, cyber security and hacking, the proposed law is also set to include strict rules against cyber crimes like catfishing, doxxing, cyber stalking, cyber trolling, gaslighting, phishing etc. Strict provisions will also be included against cyber crimes like revenge porn, cyber flashing, dark web, defamation, cyber bullying. There are also preparations to include new provisions to deal with children's privacy and safety on social media platforms, gaming and betting apps.

Provision of strict punishment is necessary to deal with cyber crime
Cyber ​​law expert Pawan Duggal says, this is the golden age of cyber crime, we will have to make a provision for strict punishment in the bill to deal with them. Pawan Duggal told NDTV, "The current IT Act considers all but two-three cyber crimes as bailable offences. Social media crimes are not completely covered. We have not had many convictions in cyber crime cases in the last two decades. In India, the conviction ratio in cyber crime cases is less than 1% because the challenge before the prosecution is how to present electronic evidence in the court in cyber crime cases. Online Financial Fraud, Identity Fraud. "Are not covered under the existing law. It will be necessary to include effective punishment provisions in the new law."

The draft of this proposed law has been prepared at a time when incidents of cyber crime are increasing in the country. Minister of State for IT Rajiv Chandrashekhar revealed in a written reply in Parliament on August 9 that 44,735 cyber crime cases were registered in the country in 2019. In the year 2020, cases of cyber crime increased to 50,035. One year later, in 2021, it further increased to 52,974.

It is also necessary to prevent misuse of Artificial Intelligence.
 
According to experts, it will be necessary to include provisions in the proposed bill to prevent misuse of new technology like Artificial Intelligence. Pawan Duggal says, "There should be a new fast track court setup in the country to deal with cyber crime cases. Fast track education process is necessary to strengthen people's faith in the justice system."

Prime Minister Modi has set a target of making India a digital economy of one trillion dollars by 2025-26. This bill has been prepared keeping this goal in mind.
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