Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicSocial media

Topic: Social media

Why ‘The List’ shouldn’t become the new four-letter word in Indian feminism

Indian feminism is acquiring a new mutant form -- mobilise online, act online -- in which decision-making is decentralised, and there is no gatekeeping on laws and ethical boundaries.

Gujarat elections: Decoding Congress and BJP’s social media war

From #VikasGandoThayoChe to #Gujarat4Vikas, the two major parties are using social media to win over voters and discredit the competition.

Me too: Indian victims of sexual assault rally behind social media campaign

The 'Me too' campaign, started by actress Alyssa Milano in response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saw a large number of Indians narrate their experiences

Talk Point: Are internet shutdowns the best way to restore peace during violent protests?

There were 42 times security agencies resorted to internet shutdowns this year to control volatile conditions in eleven states. Is this the only way to restore peace during violent protests?

Global Pulse: Sharifs could lose in their bastion in 2018, watch for Trump at UNGA

PML-N's vote share has been declining in its bastion since 2013, with a parallel increase in PTI's vote share, making a defeat for the Sharifs in NA-120 in 2018 possible.

Death for Disagreement

While Gauri Lankesh's killers are brought to justice, her courage and sacrifice should also shock our violent and abusive discourse back to civility.

“Fake” Bengal violence pix used for representational purposes – BJP IT Cell head Malviya

Amit Malviya tells ThePrint original visuals from the state were too gory to publish. Says it is a norm to use images for representational purposes. PRAGYA KAUSHIKA

GLOBAL PULSE: Fraying tolerance in London, facetime with Trump and how propaganda is spread on social media

Is London's tolerance fraying?  It may be perceived as a city with great tolerance for communities from across the world, but after multiple terror attacks...

Of the tweeple, by the tweeple, for the tweeple

Social media can be dangerous if it replaces traditional governance, politics or debate.

For whom the bell trolls

Trolling isn't nice but it isn't substantive either. That it's public is a further test of your wisdom and sanity.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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