Monday, 4 July, 2022
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Topic: Hate content

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.

Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account permanently suspended after she calls on Modi to ‘tame’ Mamata

Actor Kangana Ranaut says Twitter has only proved my point, 'they're Americans & by birth, a white person feels entitled to enslave a brown person'.

Facebook ‘under tremendous political pressure’ to manage content, top official says

There are conflicting views about what should & shouldn’t be circulating on internet, particularly when it is not illegal, says Nick Clegg, Facebook V-P, global affairs & communications.

Justice for SSR campaign is now a free-for-all abuse circus. BJP IT cell has been overtaken

Behind the campaign to get ‘justice’ for Sushant Singh Rajput is a troll army that has replaced middle-class Indians who were grieving the loss of a young Bollywood actor.

Don’t pull each other down: Ratan Tata’s message against online hate & bullying

In a post on Instagram, Ratan Tata urged social media users to maintain unity and practice 'more sensitivity' and kindness towards each other.

Will the Facebook ‘Supreme Court’ make FB and Instagram a safer place?

Mark Zuckerberg led-Facebook has announced a new oversight board for content moderation.

Telegram — a free speech Russian platform is a haven for far-Right terror groups

The content related to far-Right attackers on Telegram aims to create a cult of personality around mass shooters venerating them as ‘saints’.

On Camera

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Ghouse Mohammed and Riyaz, arrested for the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal Teli | ANI

Why we should know where Udaipur killers lie on the staircase of radicalisation pyramid

Udaipur’s violent executioners had reached the highest point of radicalisation where the only option left before them was to kill their innocent victim.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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