Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicOnline abuse

Topic: online abuse

IIT Kharagpur student spoofed IDs, faked profiles, morphed nudes to harass Delhi minors, arrested

The accused, Mahavir Kumar, stalked and blackmailed 50 students and teachers of a prominent school in Delhi. He was arrested from his Patna residence after a 2-month probe.

Muslim women ‘on sale’ — website targets journalists, activists, taken down after outrage

The website ‘Sulli Deals’ sought to target Muslim women journalists, activists, analysts, artists and researchers. A majority of them were Indian.

Why paying hackers a ransom for your data isn’t the best idea

New Delhi: The pandemic year 2020 was unprecedented on many counts. Chief among them is how much of the world moved online entirely —...

When abuse generates revenue, India gets ‘Hindustani Bhaus’ as icons

Bullying has become a major part of the online culture. Be it Kangana Ranaut bullying Sara Ali Khan or Shubham Mishra wanting to rape a female comedian.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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