The status of the BharatNet project and the government’s claims need to be taken with a large dose of salt
Mandatory linking of the public distribution system to Aadhaar has made access to some basic needs, especially ration, even more difficult for some
The death of the tribal girl Santoshi Kumari, 11, in Jharkhand was caused not due to lack of availability of food, but due to the lack of access to available food
For more than three-fourths of the population that is yet to be connected, the information superhighway is a long and winding road
What makes us believe that Right to Privacy will not be restricted at the govt’s whims and fancies?
A few hours after today’s judgment, Union minister for information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad noted, “Even a fundamental right to privacy has limitations.” We are yet to see what these limitations will be.
When machines don’t recognise their thumb prints, Aadhaar turns into a device of exclusion
The state of being not connected is leading to mass exclusion of at least a billion people in India