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Govt Suspends ‘Aarogya Setu Mitr’ Website Following Legal Petition

The Indian government has suspended the AarogyaSetu Mitr portal after facing stiff opposition from powerful pharmacy associations. The portal, which promoted online sale of...
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Aarogya Setu App Gets 30 Million Installs on JioPhone

After releasing for smartphones a few months back, the Indian government recently released Aarogya Setu app for feature phones running on KaiOS. According to...
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Indian Government Open-Sources Aarogya Setu Android App Code

In a bid to put an end to the incessant privacy and security concerns, the government of India has open-sourced the Aarogya Setu Android...

Government Eases Aarogya Setu Compliance Requirements for the Private Sector

Following protests from privacy advocates, criticisms from legal scholars and a strong recommendation from powerful tech industry body, Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology (MAIT),...
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Aarogya Setu App Launched for JioPhone Users

In line with the rumors, India's COVID-19 contact tracing app Aarogya Setu has been rolled out for JioPhone users in the country. The app...
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This Programmer Hacked the Aarogya Setu App to Not Collect Location and Bluetooth Data

In its attempts towards contact tracing for COVID-19 patients in the country, the Indian government launched the Aarogya Setu app. The app, which started...
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Aarogya Setu Hits 100 Million Users Within 41 Days Despite Privacy Concerns

India's COVID-19 contact-tracing app, Aarogya Setu, has been installed by more than 100 million (10 crore) netizens within just 41 days of its launch....

Making Aarogya Setu Mandatory is “Utterly Illegal”: Justice Srikrishna

The government's directive mandating the installation of Aarogya Setu on every smartphone in the country is "utterly illegal", according to former Supreme Court Judge,...

Government Issues New Safeguards for Aarogya Setu Data Following Privacy Concerns

In an effort to assure citizens that the Aarogya Setu app doesn't pose any risk to their online privacy, the Indian government on Monday...

Not Installing ‘Aarogya Setu’ is Punishable by Jail, Say Noida Police

In a saga that gets more dystopian by the day, police in an UP district has reportedly issued a circular ordering all residents to...

Indian Government Denies Security Vulnerabilities in Aarogya Setu App

A day after noted cyber-security researcher, Baptiste Robert aka Elliot Alderson (@fs0c131y), claimed that a serious security vulnerability in the controversial Aarogya Setu app...
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Xiaomi will Pre-install ‘Aarogya Setu’ on its Smartphones if Govt Orders: Manu Kumar Jain

Reports from multiple mainstream newspapers last week suggested that the Modi government might make it mandatory for smartphone vendors to pre-install the Aarogya Setu...
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MAIT Raises Red Flags Around Mandatory Aarogya Setu Install Orders

When the Indian government made it mandatory for all public and private sector employees to use the Aarogya Setu app earlier this week, it...
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Aarogya Setu Mitr Offers Free COVID-19 Related Consultations

The Indian government has launched a new portal named Aarogya Setu Mitr on the Aarogya Setu app using which people can book free online...
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Aarogya Setu Mandatory for Public, Private Sector Employees

The Indian government has made it mandatory for all public and private sector employees to use the Aarogya Setu app yesterday when it issued...
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Aarogya Setu May Become Mandatory for New Phones in India: Report

Earlier this month, the Indian government launched its coronavirus tracking app 'Aarogya Setu'. According to reports from LiveMint and News18 citing industry sources and...