India

Resolving the Free Basics Paradox

Today the Indian communication regulator announced that it would forbid the provision of differential pricing for data services on the basis of content.

The mobile communications services industry in India: has it led to India becoming a manufacturing hub for telecommunication equipments?

The growth performance of the Indian mobile communications services industry is now reasonably well recorded. It is one of the few industries in India which has travelled significantly from being a monopolistic and somnolent industry from the innovation point of view to an extremely competitive and technologically speaking dynamic industry.

8 Economic Barriers Responsible for India’s Gender Digital Divide

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Can e-governance reduce capture of public programmes? Experimental evidence from India’s employment guarantee scheme in Bihar

Low administrative capacity and pervasive corruption constrain the performance of social insurance programs in many low-income settings. The increasing availability of e-governance, i.e., the application of information and communication technology for delivering public services,

India's gender digital divide: women and politics on Twitter

The report highlights how women who take up space online, particularly when it involves politically charged issues, are often treated as trespassers in a male space. In response to gender-based abuse and harassment, some prominent female bloggers and activists have chosen to delete their accounts.

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