The virality of Covid-19 remains the same, be it night or day. Centre imposing futile night curfew disregards professionals who work through the night.
Microsoft recently fired dozens of journalists responsible for curating and editing news stories to be replaced with automated systems.
Amitabh Bachchan's one of those active uncles on WhatsApp groups--the compulsive text 'forwarders' who shrug off all responsibility from what they share.
Once it was decided that Modi government would get a free pass on the question of a probable Chinese incursion, every Congress leader – from Nehru to Manmohan – was blamed for seceding territory.
It is now routine in strongmen democracies to shoot the messenger if you don't like the message, and the messenger inevitably is the journalist.
Even celebrities like Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra love some low-stake social media solidarity. But to do justice to George Floyd, we must fix our own house first.
Political activism and education have never been in opposition in Assam—what classrooms and textbooks teach, spill on to the streets.
Wearing masks to protect against Covid-19 infection will be crucial to bring back public life. But politicians must first set a precedent.
Activists have to wade through a sea of abuse, BJP IT Cell warriors, WhatsApp forwards and UAPA-like laws, but they are still a firewall against the state.
Social media has reacted strongly against a classist Instagram campaign by Kent RO systems, with even its brand ambassador Hema Malini slamming the new ad.