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Controversy surrounds India’s biometric database

Controversy surrounds India’s biometric database

Questions about the security of India's giant biometric database continue to be raised by privacy advocates, Mahima Kaul reports

Digital freedom in Bangladesh: Navigating in uncertain waters

Digital freedom in Bangladesh: Navigating in uncertain waters

Bangladesh witnessed the internet take on an increasing role in its socio-political sphere in 2013, Faheem Hussain writes

Pakistan: Journalists urged to unite for protection

Pakistan: Journalists urged to unite for protection

In the sixth attack on Express Media employees unknown assailants threw a hand grenade at the gate of Express News bureau chief's house. Though no one was injured in Sunday's incident, it highlights the dangers for Pakistan's journalists, Zofeen Ebrahim reports

Australia debates repeal of parts of racial discrimination act

Australia debates repeal of parts of racial discrimination act

Recent moves to repeal sections of Australia's Racial Discrimination Act have sparked public debate and anger on both sides of the political divide, Helen Clark reports

For defectors, getting out of North Korea is only part of the problem

For defectors, getting out of North Korea is only part of the problem

An inside look into the often forgotten struggles of those who have escaped the brutal regime

Twitter trolls in India: Sexist abuse as a tool to muzzle women

Twitter trolls in India: Sexist abuse as a tool to muzzle women

The social media experience which came across as a liberating tool for women, was often equated with a living room where one could voice opinions in public sphere. However, of late, a series of incidents have sounded a note of caution against the euphoria around social media, writes Niharika Pandit

Cheering for the Pakistan cricket team is dangerous in democratic India

Cheering for the Pakistan cricket team is dangerous in democratic India

Indo-Pak cricket matches are anything but “normal” as 67 college students found when they were charged with sedition for cheering for the Pakistani team. Saurav Datta reports

India’s media doesn’t dare violate the “Modi-fied” code of silence

India’s media doesn’t dare violate the “Modi-fied” code of silence

Siddharth Varadarajan and Nandini Sundar stand out as examples of the consequences of seeking accountability and justice. Saurav Datta reports

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