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Politics of Disinformation

Even while proposing a statutory regulator for social media platforms under parliamentary oversight and structural reforms in platform design and treatment, one must not lose sight of the essentially political character of the disinformation problem that cannot be resolved through regulation and technological fixes alone.

Right to Contest

All progressive forces need to come together to roll back the recent moves by the Bharatiya Janata Party Governments of Rajasthan and Haryana to curtail the right to contest elections through arbitrary and restrictive criteria. Parliament has just passed an amendment to the President's address reiterating the fundamental right to contest elections. This is a battle for India's democracy.

Justifying the UIDAI: A Case of PR over Substance?

Continuing the debate on the unique identifi cation programme and the draft National Identifi cation Authority of India Bill, this comment argues that the Unique Identifi cation Authority of India can hardly claim to be consultative.

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