Must women play football in saris?

A women’s sports tournament in West Bengal was cancelled last month after Muslim cleric objected to the participants’ uniforms. It was another sign of how women are still not free to dress how they want. On March 14, women football players from all over the country assembled for a seven-a-side exhibition football match at Harishchandrapur…

New digital age and importance of privacy of data

Privacy should not be limited to headline grabbing revelations about surveillance, Snowden and Sony; these conversations need to be mainstreamed to every citizen-consumer. A few months ago, I was invited to sit on a jury looking at innovative uses of social media platforms and community-oriented apps. The awards criteria included originality, implementation, scalability and impact.…