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State Specific Ban On Social Media, Feasible?

“The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.” - George Bernard Shaw A thought that every rational citizen in India today can relate to, but alas the Government of India (GOI) fails to understand. Rather than using social media [...]

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi Arrested: A Mockery Of Democracy

The Indian government is systematically clamping down the voices that formed the India Against Corruption movement. Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi who had started a campaign against corruption through his website ‘www.cartoonsagainstcorruption.com’ was arrested [...]

President Obama Tweets, What About Us?

Image Courtesy: profacts.be Social media will only work when you put in genuine efforts to make it work and be what you are. Humans prefer humans and not logos. This thought holds true for brands as well as government bodies. You read it right. Government [...]

Twitter Backlash: #arrestmenow Against Mamata Banerjee

When the Chief Minister of West Bengal gets a Kolkata professor arrested for allegedly posting ‘cartoons’ ridiculing her, you know it’s the end to ‘Freedom of Expression’. Prof Ambikesh Mahapatra, who teaches at Jadavpur University in Kolkata, has been [...]

Indian Government’s Growing Love For Social Media

They say in Hindi “jo bhi hota hai acche ke liye hota hai” meaning what ever happens, happens for good. The support for Anna’s movement with India Against Corruption may have gone haywire today but it got the government to be alert. In the whole fight not [...]

Indian Officials To Be Trained On Social Media In UK

One can feel the intensity and seriousness of the Government with regards to Social Media when you read the article that was published yesterday by IBNLive. Even if you are not bothered to read it then let me do the needful. According to the IBNLive, [...]