Nishant Shah The Indian Express Group

Nishant Shah-

Digital native

Sunday 22 December '13

The Section 377 debate shows that the digital public sphere can make a difference
I Just Pinged to Say Hello

Saturday 23 November '13

A host of social networks find us more connected than ever before, but leave us groping for words in the digital space.
Open Secrets

Sunday 27 October '13

We need to think of privacy in different ways — not only as something that happens between people, but between you and corporations.
The Selfie Gene

Sunday 22 September '13

Could the explosion of self-images on the internet be more than narcissism?
Out of the Bedroom

Sunday 25 August '13

The internet produces pornography that is new, strange and unprecedented. How can you regulate it?
The way we grieve now

Sunday 28 July '13

How the internet becomes a shrine for those who have passed away
The Stranger with Candy

Sunday 16 June '13

Beware of online threats, as the distinction between friends and foes is false on the internet
World Wide rule

Saturday 15 June '13

An account of the exploits of the digital world, which could have packed so much more
It's Common Practice

Sunday 12 May '13

Technologies are no longer abstract. They’re habits.
Geek to the Rescue

Saturday 27 April '13

Where code trumps socio-political realities
Travel Buddies

Sunday 21 April '13

A list of apps to help you wander with ease.
Off the Record

Sunday 7 April '13

Social networks track our world but not relationships.
Harlem Renaissance

Sunday 10 March '13

Internet memes are bringing us closer again
One For All

Sunday 17 February '13

The importance of making information accessible and universal.
For the Commons

Sunday 27 January '13

Aaron Swartz fought the good fight, one in which all of us have a stake.
Web of Sameness

Sunday 13 January '13

The social Web has been an ominous space at the start of 2013.
Tomorrow, Today

Sunday 30 December '12

Our present is the future that our past had imagined.
Not Just Fancy Television

Saturday 8 December '12

A hitchhiker’s guide to the internet and how it has restructured our reality
20 2day

Sunday 9 December '12

SMS has lived a full life in the last two decades, from being a rarity to becoming ubiquitous to gently fading out. But it has changed the way we communicate forever .
So Much to Lose

Sunday 2 December '12

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you have been a witness to the maelstrom of events that accompanied the death of the political leader Bal Thackeray.


The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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