Editorials, GS-3, Science & Tech, Uncategorized

Internet Power to the People

Article Link By explicitly barring differential pricing or “zero rating” of data services on the basis of content, route or application, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has settled the net neutrality debate in favour of the principle of equality, spurning the blandishments of expediency. Globally, this is being seen as the most important… Continue reading Internet Power to the People

GS-1, Social Empowerment, Uncategorized

Women are agents of change

Indian women are no longer “passive recipients” of the state’s welfare schemes, but active agents of change. Real development is only possible with their economic empowerment, the Supreme Court has observed in a judgment. They had become “dynamic promoters of social transformation that can alter the lives of both women and men.” The judgment came… Continue reading Women are agents of change