Cracking the development code

In a first of its kind e-governance initiative, Rajasthan has created a pioneering IT infrastructure to create a state wide network to deliver citizen services and e-governance initiatives. Christened RajNET—this network will cover all 9,894 gram panchayats, 183 municipal areas along with all district and block headquarters. This is first of its kind network in…

Pune police inagurate social media lab

The Pune police on Tuesday inaugurated the Social Media Lab that will help monitor issues related unlawful practices and activities occurring taking place on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube among other sites as well as other websites on the internet. The police have termed the lab as an important instrument step that…

Digital Disruption of Human Rights

Earlier in the week, we explored the conceptual challenges to the universal human rights framework that have been brought by digital technology. Today, we shift from conceptual to concrete real world challenges, to explore the various ways digital technology may negatively affect actual enjoyment of human rights. I. Real World Disruption of the Practical Enjoyment of Human…