BJP has re-opened old wounds of ethnic conflict in Assam by pushing the Citizenship Bill soon after NRC in the state. Protests in Assam over the Bill reflect people’s natural anger. From here, it’s just a few more steps towards insurgency. BJP promised development to the region, not renewed conflict.
Data protection bill undermines privacy. Modi govt shouldn’t rush it through Parliament
The Personal Data Protection Bill should stick to what it was meant to do — protect privacy. In its current form, it lets government and private agencies use personal data without the consent of owners for a range of reasons. Modi government shouldn’t rush this through Parliament like other contentious bills.
Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it
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