Latest posts by Subhashish Panigrahi
India is home to over 780 languages and approximately 220-250 languages have died over the last 50 years.
Many lives were saved from the devastations of the extremely severe Cyclone Fani because of a planned evacuation carried by the local administration with support from thousands of volunteers.
People in India have been banned from downloading TikTok, a hugely popular quick video-sharing app based in China.
After a campaign season complete with hashtag battles between candidates, Indians are gearing up to take to the polls for the 2019 general elections.
A video by a detergent brand showing a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy playing during a Hindu festival has divided viewers. The ad has already reached 10 million views.
"For 29 years, I have lived in the shadow of this law, and now, just like that, it’s gone."
India's biometric ID system takes more heat, after Google admits it coded helpline numbers into Android phones
With a growing list of incidents of system malfunctions and personal data leaks, Aadhaar has failed to gain public trust.
New federal guidelines in India which states that journalists can lose accreditation if found spreading "fake" or "uncomfortable" news raises an issue of media-surveillance.
Nina Paley's ‘Seder-Masochism’ Film Explores Patriarchy in the Book of Exodus Through Animated Ancient Idols
"My interpretation of Exodus is that it's the establishment of complete patriarchy, the elimination of any remaining goddess-worship from older times."
Half of the world’s languages are dying, but we can help preserve the age-old cultural heritage contained in them by documenting the languages around us in digital form.
The ruling followed multiple citizen petitions that challenged the government's move to make Aadhaar -- India's national digital ID system -- mandatory for various social welfare benefits.
"We are not saying no to Hindi...[the] question should be why 'only' Hindi."
"The linguistic evidence for the #AryanMigration theory is very strong. [Now there is something] for those that need hard science."
It has yet to be included in Google Translate, but Odia was the first Indian language to make an appearance on Wikipedia, 15 years ago.
Many of the new users do not yet know how to differentiate between authentic sources and fake or malicious ones.
Over the past year, free and open source communities in India have built a campaign to increase public understanding of online privacy issues both with online and public outreach events.
Do you use free and open source software?
"If you set fire to things to protest the scarcity of water, then the protest goes from agitation to irony."
"Thousands of cases pending, criminals roaming scott free. That's fine. Lets arrest people who download #torrents"
Tulu is spoken by 3-5 million people in the Indian states of Karnataka and Kerala, plus a sizeable diaspora living in the US and the Gulf countries.
Some of the noted guests addressing the gathering include Wikimedia Foundation's newly promoted Executive Director Katherine Maher and Punjabi-language poet Surjit Patar.