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Explained: Should Aadhaar link to social media accounts? The questions before SC

The two significant questions of law that the court will look into are: whether mandatory linking of Aadhaar to social media accounts violates an individual’s right to privacy, and the balance between intermediary liability and free speech.

RCEP Explained: Opportunity, fears in regional trade deal

Negotiations on the details of the RCEP have been on since 2013, and all participating countries aim to finalise and sign the deal by November.


Explained: What’s new in India's crime report, and the data

Latest NCRB report introduces categories for cyber crimes against women, cases of insult under SC/ST Act, duration of delay in closing police & court cases

NCRB data: Insults made up 50% of crimes against Dalits, ‘traps’ of corrupt officials spiked

NCRB crime report data: The agency has for the first time published data for cases in which only the SC/ST Act was invoked without any sections of IPC.

NCRB data: Cyber crime jumped by 77% in 2017

A total 21,796 instances of cyber crime were recorded in 2017, an increase of 77% over the previous year’s number of 12,317, says the NCRB report, Crime in India 2017.

Explained: Can Brexit help cricket in South Africa?

What’s the Kolpak rule? How does South Africa come under it? Can Brexit change things? All your questions answered.


Explained: What does the series win against South Africa mean for India in the World Test Championship?

With the 3-0 whitewash of South Africa, India seems to have virtually assured itself a place in the 2021 World Test Championship final

Explained: The Infosys allegations, and why it matters

Infosys said it is investigating claims by anonymous whistleblowers about irregular accounting. Shares of the company, which fell sharply by nearly 16 per cent on Tuesday, are not out of the woods.

Explained: What determines the wealth of a nation

Global Wealth Report 2019: Wealth is defined in terms of “net worth” of an individual. This, in turn, is calculated by adding up the value of financial assets (such as money) and real assets (such as houses) and then subtracting any debts an individual may have.

Explained: Why BJP wants TDP to 'merge' with it in Andhra Pradesh

The BJP has virtually no presence in the state, while the TDP ruled it until a few months ago. The seemingly outrageous suggestion reflects the BJP's ambition, and a bid to widen the cracks in Naidu's party