October 09, 2020
Setting Usual Mudslinging Aside, India Twitter Rallies Behind an Old Man and His Small Roadside Eatery
By Sumaira Rizvi
Indian social media is full of partisan vitriol. But its support for Kanta Prasad shows all is not lost yet.
May 27, 2020
How India’s Elite Competition Poisoned the Internet
By Pallavi Shahi
Ever wonder why India has so many internet shutdowns? It’s because, to an increasing degree, online discourse is being used to incite real-world violence.
December 14, 2019
How to End the Internet Shutdown in Kashmir
By Ishfaq Majid and Shazia Kouser
There are less-restrictive alternatives that could still fulfill the government’s aims.
August 06, 2019
Can Social Media Help Heal the Wounds of Partition?
By Iftikhar Alam
72 years after partition, migrants are using social media to reconnect with their ancestral homes.
June 01, 2017
Hacking India's Elections
By Vinayak Dalmia
New technology creates opportunities for democracy -- and also threats.
September 18, 2013
Indian Social Media Usage Grows, Triggering (Limited) Change
More Indians are taking to online social media networks. But will their voices truly be heard?