Biometricpur: An e-governance project reshapes rural districts

In an area where terrains and forests make delivery of government schemes a big challenge, an e-governance concept of Common Service Centre (CSC), being implemented in Balrampur district in North Chhattisgarh, has not just improved services but also generated village level entrepreneurs (VLE). The administration has named the e-governance project ‘Biometricpur’ as it is implementing…

Net Neutrality puts the kibosh on data throttling

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Subramanian Swamy challenges hate speech law in SC

After challenging the validity of the criminal defamation law, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now challenged before the Supreme Court various provisions of the Indian Penal Code dealing with offences of ‘hate speech’, saying they were violative of the fundamental right to freedom of speech. According to the law, hate speech is any speech, gesture…

5 facts that explain cyber warfare

America has spent decades and trillions of dollars building up the greatest military force the world has ever seen. But the biggest threat to national security these days comes from not from aircraft carriers or infantry divisions, but a computer with a simple Internet connection. That much became clear after the catastrophic hack-most likely by…