Articles by Arunava Banerjee
May 25, 2018
Sterlite protests: Over hundred missing, others being targeted, allege Tuticorin residents; police say tensions subduedTuticorin residents allege that over a hundred people remain missing after the Sterlite protests, and police are arresting and detaining youngsters.
Apr 26, 2018
Karnataka Assembly polls: Social media data less of a concern in Indian politics than fake news, say expertsWhile the Cambridge Analytica scandal has created concerns over the breach of privacy by data firms, agencies providing election management services in the Karnataka elections say that social media is not at all useful in planning out election campaigns
Apr 20, 2018
Karnataka Election 2018: JD(S), HD Kumaraswamy go digital for polls, take app route to campaign and connectThe Janata Dal (Secular) has chosen to keep their campaign in Karnataka Assembly election specific and simple using WhatsApp, Facebook and an Android game where the primary character is a caricature of HD Kumaraswamy
Apr 02, 2018
Denied job due to her gender by Air India, Shanavi Ponnusamy fights for equal employment opportunities for trans peopleShanavi Ponnusamy identifies as a transwoman but was forced to apply as a woman for a job because Air India doesn't yet accommodate transgenders as a separate category
Mar 28, 2018
Now, Karnataka voters get free water as BJP, Congress rush to capitalise on scarcity in parched Bengaluru villagesCongress party workers claim that this distribution is an eyewash and the entire region in Bengaluru is living on the mercy of water mafias.