Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicInformation warfare

Topic: Information warfare

Army chief’s warning on ‘information battlefield’ must not be ignored. There’s still time

The contribution of India's National Information Board towards 'information warfare' is yet to be known. It need funds to get back on track.

New book looks at how information warfare is shaping life and the world

'The Art of Conjuring Alternate Realities' by Shivam Shankar Singh and Anand Venkatanarayanan, published by HarperCollins India, will be released on 13 August on ThePrint's SoftCover.

Army has a new head of information warfare. But first, stop hiding facts from Indians

Lessons learnt in Kargil have been put aside to make space for a new methodology of controlling the story from India’s military frontline.

Russia is global master of deep fakes, but don’t expect China to be clumsy for long

In ‘Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse’, Nina Schick explains how China so far has exploited the internet against its citizens, but is now looking beyond its borders.

India’s electronic warfare units are archaic, but camouflage, concealment can blunt PLA

India has been left two decades behind China with respect to military capability in general and information warfare in particular. Ladakh is a wake-up call.

Pakistan-based Facebook pages posed as Kashmiri activists to push anti-India rhetoric

Posted in Urdu and English, the pages boasted a combined total of more than three million followers by the time they were exposed and pulled by Facebook.

An adversary India has paid little attention to: Pakistan army’s public relations wing

Facebook’s action against Pakistan-based pages spreading disinformation in India show its army’s PR wing headed by Asif Ghafoor is more lethal than ISI.

Swift wars are a myth, India needs to prepare for other modern forms of warfare as well

Long range missiles, terrorism and information warfare put civilians at the centre of conflicts. Nations like India need to have a plan on how to deal with them.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.