#67Years on our “Tryst With Destiny”

67 Years ago, Jawaharlal Nehru declared through his ever inspiring speech “Tryst with Destiny” our Independence. It’s always a bitter sweet experience reading what he had written then in the context of where “the star of freedom in the east” …

Nehrus, Gandhis, Patels and Bose

It’s been 67 years and we are still facing this challenge, we are still trying to fulfill our destiny.

The India of today has many more Nehrus, Gandhis, Patels and Boses who are empowered with tools such as the internet …

Nehru beckons us

Today we face a moral conundrum – the protection of civic liberties vs. national security. We unfortunately live in a world that has, and continues to, constantly sacrifice liberty for security, and stripped away the ideals we built our nation …

The Centre for Internet and Society

As a citizen I understand that we must do what we need to do to protect ourselves and that such systems are primarily designed to protect the interests of the country. But if the recent past is any indication, the …

Judicial process

This could be the biggest threat to democracy this nation has ever faced unless a strong judicial process that regulates and controls the access and usage of such a system is implemented.

Another extremely discomforting piece of information from the CIS:

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Mumbai police

The above is exactly the kind of example which the citizens of this country should be afraid. Is there any warrant or legal process that the Mumbai police are following in “monitoring” Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites? And …