Editorials, GS-3, Uncategorized

Nothing Free or Basic About it

Article Link Facebook’s Free Basics app, which aims to provide ‘free Internet access’ to users who can’t afford data packs, has run into trouble in India since the last two weeks. After regulator TRAI issued a paper questioning the fairness of zero-rating platforms, it also asked Reliance Communications (the official telecom partner for Free Basics)… Continue reading Nothing Free or Basic About it

Big Picture, GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Developments in Arunachal Pradesh: Row over Governor’s role

Watch debate here! Summary: Arunachal Pradesh is headed for a constitutional crisis, with the governor’s office accused of favouring the Congress’s rebel MLAs and the BJP in the state. According to experts, Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa’s decision to advance the winter session of the assembly by a month and issue directions to vote on a… Continue reading Developments in Arunachal Pradesh: Row over Governor’s role