Chhattisgarh govt launches mobile app to promote e-governance

The Chhattisgarh state on Wednesday has launched a mobile app— “Chhattisgarh Jansampark”— intended to provide government-headed news and information to the people. The official application launched by the chief minister and minister-incharge for Information Technology Raman Singh will furnish the reports and information related to the important day-to-day activities of the state government, its various…

The death of taste

The controversy that has erupted in the wake of Tamil writer Perumal Murugan declaring himself dead, disowning all entire writing, and requesting readers to set fire to all his novels, not just Mathorubagan (One Part Woman) brings with it some very important questions about freedom of speech and expression in India. We must thank Murugan…

Freedom to laugh writes Aditi Mittal

Events around the world in the past month have bought into light ‘TheFreedom of Speech’ question. It is ironic and meta at the same time to debate the nature of freedom of speech. Like we’re talking about what you’re allowed to talk about while telling you to shut up. That’s why having the opportunity to write/say…