Prabir Purkayastha
whatsapp hack What is the Indian IT minister hiding on WhatsApp Hack?

Instead of ordering a criminal investigation into the hacking of WhatsApp platform and citizens’ smartphones, the Indian IT minister Ravishankar Prasad is hiding behind the plea that ‘others did it first’

Quantum Computers Quantum computers bring uncertainty knocking at our door

Google’s Sycamore has shown that a quantum computer can do a functional computation and that quantum computing does solve a special class of problems much faster than conventional computers

Rakhigarhi skeleton DNA: Indus Valley people not Rig-Vedic Aryans

New research has debunked purist far-right wing arguments about the settling of the Indian subcontinent and proved the role of migration and cross-cultural exchange in the growth of civilization

Amazon fire Amazon fires, Bolsonaro’s white nationalism and crony capitalism

The Right only denies global warming because its climate ‘science’ has ceded before capitalists.

Tech for democracy in the brave new digital world

If we can choke off the funds that can be spent on buying ads on digital platforms such as Google and Facebook, we would then have some amount of control on our elections

Trump’s Nuclear Doctrine: I Have the Biggest Stick, Submit or be Nuked

There is urgent need for a dormant global peace movement to revive. For, it is not just Russia or China which are at risk, but the whole of humanity

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