Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: Clubhouse

Cops identify 6 youth from Clubhouse chat on Muslim women, say lockdowns upped online activity

Delhi Police said some of the IDs were also part of 2-3 similar Clubhouse groups last year, recordings have been sent for analysis to identify all voices that passed lewd remarks.

Delhi Police call 18-yr-old from UP for questioning, suspect him of creating Clubhouse group

Suspect identified as Rahul Kapoor went by the username 'Bismillah' & allegedly created the group 'Muslim gals are more beautiful than Hindu gals' on Clubhouse.

What is consent, asks ‘Liberal Doge’, booked for sexist-casteist slurs & ‘auctioning’ women online

Ritesh Jha is ‘absconding’, claim Mumbai Police sources, but he denies it. On Wednesday, he was named in FIR filed by Hindu woman who was ‘auctioned’ on Clubhouse.

12th pass ‘orphan’, BCom & law students — 3 arrested in Clubhouse ‘rape threat’ case

All three were allegedly either participants, speakers or moderators of the two Clubhouse rooms in question. A fourth accused, Ritesh Jha, is 'absconding'.

‘For fun, releasing frustration’: Clubhouse users who made rape threats, slurs against Muslims

Users who made comments like ‘rape is an art’ likely to be arrested soon. ThePrint accessed recordings and spoke to them, as well as to users who were at the receiving end.

After ‘auction apps’, lewd Clubhouse chat targets Muslim women. Delhi Police file FIR

A video recording of the chatroom, posted on Twitter, showed around 18-20 participants. The police registered an FIR Tuesday after the Delhi Commission for Women sought action.

Clubhouse vs Twitter Spaces is heating up. But not a cola war yet

The best thing to do for those who lost interest in Clubhouse and were never keen on Spaces is to return to some “old-fashioned” Discord.

This buzzy, new app is beating Instagram, Zoom, WhatsApp and TikTok

Technology titans, political figures and leaders in entertainment are driving another wave of exponential growth for the app, not only in the U.S. but also around the world.

Clubhouse mixes podcasts, Spotify, Houseparty, Zoom. But not all can check in

The absence of visual cues on Clubhouse — no videos, no text-based comments or likes — is refreshing. From Indie musicians to tech entrepreneurs, everyone is lining up.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.