India  /  Published 01.09.20

Rahul: assault on democracy

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Facebook and WhatsApp of a “brazen assault” on India’s democracy and social harmony, asserting that no foreign company could be allowed to interfere i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.20

Red Stream to bridge CPM’s digital gap

The CPM seems to have woken up to the “better late than never” adage as it prepares to take the social media bull by the horns in a more organised way before the 2021 Assembly polls. Its ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Covid boost for veggie home delivery

Even though the rising number of  Covid cases has drastically cut down human interactions, basic necessities like buying vegetables has got an image makeover, with the age-old handcarts replaced ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 01.08.20

RBI denies granting UPI persmission to WhatsApp

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has denied in the Supreme Court that it had granted permission to popular messaging service provider WhatsApp “to go live for full scale operations” on the ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Visva-Bharati school exam on WhatsApp

Visva-Bharati has resumed its school certificate exams, which were postponed following the outbreak of Covid-19 in March, through a WhatsApp video call from Monday. Equivalent to other Class X board ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

Poisoned darts: social media posts

Weapons can be truly unconventional in the modern age. For instance, popular social media platforms — WhatsApp and Facebook can be cited as two examples — are vulnerable to weaponization b...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.20

Now, lodge an FIR over WhatsApp

Now, Ranchi residents can lodge first information reports (FIRs) over WhatsApp without having to visit police stations, the police have decided in the wake of rapidly increasing Covid-19 cases among p...
By Our Correspondent in

Technology  /  Published 28.06.20

Restore lost contacts

The contacts on my Samsung smartphone have got deleted. Is there a way to get them back?Roshni BhatiaThis keeps happening on some models of Samsung phones. You have to first ensure that sync is turned...
By Surit Doss in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.11.18

Ranchi lab in Whatsapp push against fake news

Do you get provocative forwards on WhatsApp that make you angry at certain communities or political parties? Most likely, they are fake videos and messages created by vested interests to make you reac...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Technology  /  Published 01.10.19

Galaxy Fold in India: Future of technology

A fold is not a flip. There was a time when the “folding phone” snapped shut at the end of calls. For Samsung, it means a display that actually bends; a smartphone with a front screen that can be ...
By Mathures Paul in


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