India  /  Published 14.01.20

JNU attack: seize phones of WhatsApp groups members, HC to cops

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the police to seize the phones of the members of two WhatsApp groups, which were allegedly used to coordinate the January 5 violence that took place on the cam...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.19

WhatsApp: Alerted Delhi in May, September

WhatsApp had informed New Delhi in September that 121 Indian users had been targeted with the Israeli spyware Pegasus, after sending an alert in May, but the infotech ministry found the information in...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Do-it-yourself steps to stop phone snoops

Smartphone and mobile device users could take some do-it-yourself steps to avoid or significantly lower the risk of becoming victims of unwanted intrusions, cybersecurity experts say.They caution that...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.03.19

Medium, message, masses

Sometime in the late 2000s, a young software engineer who voluntarily ran social media propaganda for the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party got an opportunity to attend a BJP ...
By Shivam Vij in

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.19

What it takes for voters to get at the truth

The parliamentary elections have been announced — the festival of democracy, as Narendra Modi has quipped. This celebration presupposes the power of the ordinary citizen to bring a sitting governmen...
By Anup Sinha in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Fit at 90-plus

Neighbours walking by DL Park can spot Amitendranath Tagore hunched over his study table in the ground floor of his two-storeyed house. The grandson of Abanindranath Tagore turned 98 on October 9. “...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

World  /  Published 25.01.20

Lesson from Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target

You may not think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target. Probably not, but you — and just about anyone else, potentially including senior U.S. government fi...
By AP in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

JU panel nails teacher for harassment

A Jadavpur University committee that investigated a complaint of harassment by a research scholar against her guide has concluded that the teacher “sexually harassed the complainant”.The report of...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.20

Facebook: Humane approach needed

In a speech in 2019, Mark Zuckerberg said, “... our values at Facebook are inspired by the American tradition...”. What Zuckerberg conveniently discounted is that only a minuscule portion of Faceb...
By Debarshi Chakraborty and Ishaan Banerji in

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

BRIEFS: Study matter on WhatsApp

The Assam government on Saturday directed schools to provide students with course material and give them homework through WhatsApp to prevent learning gaps, and subsequent dropouts, during the closure...
By The Telegraph in Guwahati


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