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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



Suspension of the Internet: What the Rules say, what the SC underlined

January 17, 2020 9:21 am

The Rules, issued under the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, stipulate that only the Home Secretary of the Union or a state can pass an order, and that the order must include the reasons for the decision.

Jammu & Kashmir: 2G Internet, broadband partially restored in UT

January 15, 2020 1:38 am

The home department said in a three-page order that that 2G mobile connectivity on post-paid mobiles for accessing whitelisted websites including e-banking will be allowed in five districts including Jammu, Sambua, Kathua, Udhampur and Reasi districts in Jammu region.  

Opinion: The Internet is no longer a disruptive technology

January 03, 2020 5:00 pm

Internet-enabled industry disruption defined business strategy in the 2010s, but as 2020 begins, that era appears to be winding down.

Delhi: On Airport Metro line, browse internet for free while you commute

January 03, 2020 3:39 am

The WiFi network is called “METROWIFI_FREE” and can be accessed by logging in using your phone number and keying in an OTP sent to the phone.

Free WiFi to all villages connected via Bharat Net till March 2020: Prasad

December 26, 2019 3:57 pm

The digital village also promotes a financially inclusive society by providing banking, insurance and pension services at the doorstep of citizens.

First time, Internet, voice, SMS shut down in Delhi

December 20, 2019 7:12 am

As protesters, as well as local residents, reached out to the telecom companies for clarity on Twitter, Vodafone responded: “As per the directive received from the government, services are stopped at a few locations. As a result of this, you will not be able to use services till 1 pm at these locations.”

Homeless on the internet: The dot org domain offered non-profit entities a crucial digital identity

December 19, 2019 12:58 pm

Selling a not-for-profit company to a profit making company itself is a violation of promise, ethics, trust, and breach of ownership of digital property.

Shutting down the Internet — how, when, where it has been happening in India

December 18, 2019 7:03 pm

There are no detailed official data on Internet shutdowns in India. However, India is widely considered to be a world leader in cutting off access to the Net. This is how, when, and where it has been happening.

Explained: The problem with shutting down the Internet

December 17, 2019 11:27 am

Why is cutting online access to control restive populations — an increasing trend around the world — a problem?

What Hello Kitty and the LOL Cat meme teach us about fake news

December 01, 2019 8:01 am

Fake news reduces humans to entities incapable of truth-telling


Accessing and ability to afford the internet: News in Numbers

November 13, 2018 9:07 am

Accessibility and affordability of the internet has fallen globally but India bucked this trend.

Developing nations grow in terms of internet usage as developed countries flatline: News in Numbers

September 10, 2018 2:58 pm

The growth rate in internet usage is increasing in developing nations, also because there is more scope for it when compared with developed countries. But look at the numbers closely and you will once again find that the digital divide has not reduce

What we know about online shoppers in India: News in Numbers

August 13, 2018 1:59 pm

You can practically order anything off the internet these days. So how many of us actually do it? Take a look in today's News in Numbers. See more:

Net Neutrality rules approved by Telecom Commision

July 12, 2018 1:29 pm

Net Neutrality rules accepted in India by Telecom Commission: Here's what it means for Indian internet, and how we got here.

Express investigation: India tops the list of websites blocked by internet service providers

April 26, 2018 10:35 am

Other than porn and piracy, Indian internet service providers (ISPs) have installed the highest number of Internet filtering systems and blocked the maximum number of web pages, the investigation by Toronto-based Citizen Lab, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and The Indian Express found.