Rohith Jyothish researches on issues at the intersection of labour process, technology and society in South Asia. He is an Assistant Editor at the scholarly journal, Big Data & Society. He has assisted or taught courses in Indian Politics, Politics of Development and Political Economy of Development in India.
Previously, he worked in public policy organisations in management, research and founder trustee roles for around 8 years.
Latest posts by Rohith Jyothish
If failing to comply, social media platforms could lose intermediary immunity, which means they could be prosecuted for content posted by its users.
Women footballers rise above the challenges of discrimination, sexual harassment, and unequal pay.
While the government has guaranteed essential services to be exempt from the lockdown, poorer sections of the population have been left in the lurch even in the capital.
Legal scholars and social scientists are likely to pore over this significant judgment for its far-reaching impact on civil liberties and socio-economic issues.
A decent outing for the national team at next year's AFC Asian Cup might help lift some of the gloom surrounding the sport.
In 2017, the Supreme Court of India ruled that privacy of Indian citizens is a fundamental right -- how will that affect the country's national ID system?
The fallout from revelations of data exploitation by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica has taken hold in India, where political leaders are accusing one another of using similar means to manipulate...
Instead of improving the Aadhaar system, India's unique ID authority is going after journalists who write about its flaws.
The Indian government deems the newly implemented Goods and Services Tax a success, but many small businesses have been adversely affected and protests are mounting.
A series of citizen petitions attempting to challenge the implementation of India's Aadhaar biometric ID system preceded the historic court decision.
Critics of the Aadhaar biometric ID system are being criticized by state agencies and trolled by anonymous handles on Twitter.
"Repeat after me: Aadhaar is surveillance technology masquerading as secure authentication technology."
Over the last few months, the Indian twittersphere has been awash with citizens concerned about government websites leaking millions of individual digital ID numbers. On May 1, the Centre for Internet and...