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· March, 2017

Stories about India from March, 2017

30 March 2017

Netizen Report: India Had 31 Internet Shutdowns in 2016. How Many Did Your Country Have?

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Venezuelan independent media sites suffer online attacks, Japan may use mass surveillance to punish “preparations” for crime, and the UK calls for backdoors on encrypted messaging apps.

20 March 2017

India Fights to Bring ‘My Freedom Day’ to Its 12 Million Slaves

This year, roughly 12 million slaves in India couldn't celebrate My Freedom Day. That number could rise to 18 million, if more isn't done to help India's most vulnerable.

18 March 2017

Afghanistan's Cricket Team Sends Hope Home from India

"Finally, a great feat! [Our] tenth win in a row in T20Is. Towards the glory!"

12 March 2017

India's Cashless Villages: Not Really There Yet, But the Journey Has Begun

The Lanura village lacks basic facilities, like electricity infrastructure, water and other amenities of life. The people were stunned to learn that the village was declared a "cashless village."

6 March 2017

India’s Government Plans to Refuse School Lunches to Students Without National ID Cards

Beginning this summer, the Indian government will controversially start requiring more than 100 million school children to show their Aadhaar (national identity) card in order to claim their lunches.

5 March 2017

India Bans Two Movies For ‘Being Too Lady-Oriented’ and ‘Glorifying Homosexuality’

"According to the Cinematography Act, a film can only be banned if it compromises on national security. What security is a romantic film on a gay couple compromising?"