Congress spurning BRS leader Kavitha’s invitation to join the protests for women’s reservation bill reflects its newfound, misplaced confidence after Bharat Jodo Yatra. Not wanting to align with regional rivals would make sense but for its inconsistencies in choosing partners — Left for one. Congress needs to sort out its priorities.
Govt’s ‘safe harbour’ clause in Digital India Bill is smart but can also be risky
The government’s move to review the “safe harbour” clause for internet “intermediaries” over content by third parties is smart but is also fraught with risks. It could bring in much-needed check on unregulated and fake content. It could also push the IT Act toward censorship. The right balance is needed.