"One year into the pandemic, it is clear that our fears were well-founded. In India, financial inclusion infrastructures have proven to be a tool for revenue capture rather than distribution."
Cc @anivar @jaijit @pritikrishtel @busydot https://twitter.com/MishiChoudhary/status/1407045329975980032
Support @SFLCin , thread
Institutional support has been really hard for @SFLCin as no FCRA approval after the publication of communications surveillance in India report that they released. Speaking truth to power whether cos or govt is hard. Individuals can really keep the fight going.
#JeanDreze, said in an email to this newspaper: “I accepted this assignment with some hesitation, because I am a little sceptical of unilateral policy advice disconnected from wider deliberation. But hopefully, some consultation processes will evolve.”
Vaccination as leadership Marketing
Indians are forced to carry Prime Failure's image on vaccine certificate.
Now universities are also forced to carry same in their home pages.
Compulsory gratitude works about as well as compulsory love.
EXCLUSIVE: UGC Asks Universities, IITs & Colleges to Put Up Banners Thanking PM on Day1 of 18 Above Vaccination https://thedialogue.co.in/article/DIgaoJgONSbJd8JBj1j0
Congrats @shailajateacher ! . World recognized you even though @cpimspeak missed their opportunity to utilize your leadership.
Even after 2+ days of this announcement & UNI reporting most Indian media houses yet to cover this news.
Whereas only 3% of Africans have been vaccinated.
Everyone, everywhere has a right to be safe.
Also - He didn't "become" Revenue Secretary automatically.
Also, The Appointments Committee of Cabinet is now just 2 people and they approved
Hard to swallow facts @jgopikrishnan70 ? AB Pandey didn't chair the meeting, guess who did? https://twitter.com/jgopikrishnan70/status/1404789392007262214
Intermediary immunity is a statutory status that gets determined for every case.
Whether Twitter has substantially complied with the provisions of the Rules relevant to that case, is to be judicially determined for each case.
Not like this where you wake up one day & lose it! https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1405016845036396544
@inhouseconomist and I write for the @TheWireScience on how #darkpatterns and #sludge in online betting/#gambling platforms facilitate risky behaviours. Regulations direly needed from a consumer protection and public health lens. https://science.thewire.in/health/india-online-gambling-dark-patterns-mental-health-behavioural-science/
Poor Ram. Hanuman got his few years ago and has also got LPG subsidy, #PMKISAN, #PMAY (~few lakhs!) subsidies https://thewire.in/government/uidai-aadhaar-lord-hanuman-pakistani-spy https://twitter.com/rahulabhatia/status/1403712264952193027
From Ramnath in #PMKISAN, Hanuman became - Chhitendra Gupta, S/o Ramayan Gupta.
Guess few lakhs this one.
Deaths registered on the civil registration system (CRS) in MP in the month of May:
Patanjali singed an MoU with Ministry of Agriculture to track 360 degree farmers data using farmer's registry. They plan to use AI, ML, IoT and they will build an app for farmers.
[email protected] is having a press briefing on "What’s happening in India’s online space? Combatting an epidemic of censorship". Speakers include David Kaye (Ind. Chair of GNI, former UN Special Rapporteur of Freedom of Speech), Siddharth Varadarajan (Editor of Wire),
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