In 2013, Snowden shocked the world when he parted with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the US government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every phone call, text message, and email ever sent.
Mass surveillance system would look like Aadhaar as it creates systemisation of society, he told the fifth edition of 'Talk Journalism' event organised in Jaipur last weekend.
...like a great power scorned. The siege of Julian Assange is a farce. The Americans are pursuing him because WikiLeaks exposed their epic crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The documentary filmmaker, journalist, and artist on the fascinating stotries behind her new movie on the Edward Snowden case, Citizenfour
The “security” in national security means not the security of the American people but of those who run the national security state. A look at how Washington protects itself and the corporate sector.
On December 1, 2012, I received my first communication from Edward Snowden, although I had no idea at the time that it was from him.
Living in a one-superpower world (or Edward Snowden vs. Robert Seldon Lady)
Billions of us, from prime ministers to hackers, are watching a live espionage movie in which you are the protagonist and perhaps the sacrifice. Your way forward is clear to no one, least of all, I’m sure, you.
A manual for the twenty-first Century
'Russia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and Ecuador have my gratitude and respect for being the first to stand against human rights violations carried out by the powerful rather than the powerless'
India’s unequivocal denial of Snowden's asylum request within a day of it being made raises concerns over its political will overriding principled considerations.
Although I am convicted of nothing, the Obama Administration has unilaterally revoked my passport, leaving me a stateless person. Without any judicial order, the administration now seeks to stop me exercising a basic right.
What a whistleblower thinks a fellow whistleblower might have thought
Understanding the latest leaks is understanding the rise of a new fascism
Any government prepared to subject its citizens to mass surveillance is by definition the wrong one. No one can be trusted with powers as wide and inscrutable as these.
Two Nations, two dreams, one Pacific
On the ongoing conflict in Syria, protests in Turkey, Edward Snowden, and what is left of the 'Arab Spring'': 'I do not know if it is an Arab Winter, but at least an Arab Autumn'.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.