A portal for progress?

The government launched the Digital India programme in July last year aiming to transform the entire ecosystem of public services through the use of information technology. According to the programme’s official website, the vision is to ‘transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.’ The pharmaceutical sector followed suit with the launch of…

ICANN and Human Rights

The topic of human rights on the Internet has been one of significant interest, right from finding mention in the WSIS Declaration of Principles in 2003, to the UN Human Rights Council’s First Resolution on Internet Free Speech, which declared that the rights available to people offline must also be protected online. These have subsequently…

10 Railway Stations Across India With Free Public Wi-fi

CHENNAI: Indian Railway’s arm Railtel, which provides internet services via its extensive fibre network along with Google announced the launch of free high-speed public Wi-Fi service at nine new railway stations. After the maiden launch at Mumbai Central, users in Pune, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada, Kacheguda (Hyderabad), Ernakulum Jn (Kochi) and Vishakhapatnam, will be…