Why can’t India use the internet?

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) –  According to a Pew Research Center poll, as of 2015 only 22 percent of India’s adults had internet access. Despite hosting an enormous population, much of India is without internet access, which prompted the Centre for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS) to conduct a study. The study took place…

India’s whitespace allocation opens up possibilities

The Indian government has allocated spectrum to eight organisations for testing TV whitespace technology, opening up opportunities for use of unlicensed spectrum in the country without the need for auctions. H Nwana, executive director of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA), told Mobile World Live he welcomed the decision for carrying out experiments using TV whitespace-like rules, following…

This attack on Nivedita Menon

A notable feature of the university protests that have rocked the nation in recent times is the prominent presence of women. Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula’s mother Radhika was hounded by the media, and her personal life vilified in the attempt to prove that Rohith was not a Dalit. The faculty members from Jawaharlal Nehru…