Submitted by Karthik on 12 February, 2013 - 00:40
Submitted by Karthik on 6 February, 2013 - 01:25
Well, India may not be one of the worst place to be born into on this planet. Worser might be a closer approximation if you go by a "quality-of-life" index published in The Economist.
Submitted by Karthik on 2 July, 2012 - 22:10
The Economist has a fascinating visual piece correlating India's states and union territories to equivalent countries of the world in terms of economy and population.
Submitted by Karthik on 12 June, 2012 - 23:16
After the low key response to the June 9 protests, Anonymous India has labelled it only "Phase 1" of their plans and have announced "Phase 2". The second phase has been dubbed "Operation RTI" and appears to be an elaborate recce to unearth information related to Internet censorship in the country. The plan is to get "citizens of India" to file RTI applications pertaining to any communications between government officials and companies such as Google and Facebook.
Submitted by Karthik on 7 June, 2012 - 13:13
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Submitted by Karthik on 29 May, 2012 - 00:14
Recently, WSJ's Tripti Lahiri has blogged a couple of times on the legal status of the slaughter and consumption of beef in India. Apparently, the law directing states to protect the cow was (perhaps seemingly) enacted to organise agriculture and agriculture on modern and scientific lines.
Submitted by Karthik on 21 May, 2012 - 16:17
ZSecure, a security consulting company which made a few ripples last year when it announced vulnerabilities detected on HDFC's website, has made a similar discovery, this time with payback.in. Payback is a firm providing loyalty (reward points) programs for customers, in partnership with a number of well known brands.
Submitted by Karthik on 17 May, 2012 - 14:18
Since the beginning of this month, certain ISPs have been blocking access to streaming video and torrent sites on their networks. As of today, just about every ISP in the country is reported to be blocking the following sites:
Submitted by Karthik on 15 May, 2012 - 15:41
DNA has a story on the government setting up a website (and a call centre) to allow for RTI applications to be submitted and tracked online.