Kashmiri Journalists and Activists Face Twitter Censorship at Indian Government’s Request

Kashmiri Journalists and Activists Face Twitter Censorship at Indian Government’s Request: Dozens of people who have tweeted about the conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir or shown sympathy for Kashmiri independence movements online may soon be censored on Twitter, at the request of the Indian government. The US-based social media company sent notices to users explaining that the Indian government had…

Right to privacy crucial element of consumer rights in Digital India; here is why it is not absolute

Right to privacy crucial element of consumer rights in Digital India; here is why it is not absolute: I have written, spoken extensively about, and legally fought for a framework of legal rights for consumers and citizens—a critical issue as technology transforms and disrupts our lives, business and relationship between citizen and the government. I…

India should not retreat from quality of polity, freedom of speech: ex-World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu

India should not retreat from quality of polity, freedom of speech: ex-World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu: India should not retreat from the quality of polity and the freedom of speech, the keystones of democracy, former World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu said in Mumbai on Friday. “Indian leaders may be concerned about the increasing…