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Authorities weaponising sedition laws, says former Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur
India

Authorities weaponising sedition laws, says former Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur

The former apex court judge criticised the "weaponising" of the sedition laws, "abuse" of prohibitory orders and blanket shutdown of the internet

Internet shutdowns due to CAA protests cost mobile operators around 24.5 million rupees in revenue every hour
Business

Internet shutdowns due to CAA protests cost mobile operators around 24.5 million rupees in revenue every hour

Indian mobile operators are losing around 24.5 million rupees ($350,000) in revenue every hour they are forced to suspend internet services on government orders to control protests against a new citizenship law, a top lobby group said on Friday

India has lost an estimated Rs 21,000 cr over five years because of internet shutdowns; that's Rs 2.45 cr down the drain per hour
News & Analysis

India has lost an estimated Rs 21,000 cr over five years because of internet shutdowns; that's Rs 2.45 cr down the drain per hour

The debate over Internet shutdown does not only extend to civil liberties. There is also an enormous economic cost to shutdowns.

Internet shutdowns: The legality of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure
News & Analysis

Internet shutdowns: The legality of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure

A technology lawyer explains how and when internet shutdowns are enforced by state governments.

India leads the world in internet shutdowns, 67 percent of total worldwide
News & Analysis

India leads the world in internet shutdowns, 67 percent of total worldwide

Since January 2012, there have been 373 halts in India's internet service, according to SLFC.

Online censorship enforced by governments is curbing people’s power to criticise
News & Analysis

Online censorship enforced by governments is curbing people’s power to criticise

Despite people's right to criticise, there are laws which enable the govt to act against online speech.

On Air With AIB latest episode raises concern over Padmavati row, internet shutdowns
Entertainment

On Air With AIB latest episode raises concern over Padmavati row, internet shutdowns

In this episode of On Air With AIB, the comedians make relevant points about the threats filmmakers face and the issue of Internet shutdowns.

India faces greatest global loss from Internet shutdowns
News & Analysis

India faces greatest global loss from Internet shutdowns

Internet services in India are shut down to prevent unrest; in Kashmir, mobile internet services have been shut as the state has been witnessing unrest for more than three months.