Rimjhim Ray

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Dear Mark Zuckerberg, India Doesn't Need You To Play Messiah

Internet.org is a collection of apps and services hand-picked by you and your partners for Sukha Bhai and Chameli Mausi and little Ram. You decide that they do not watch YouTube, not use Google, never access Wikileaks. Of course they will have Facebook and services you think are fit for them. You will show them a walled garden with the key firmly in your hand. And you will argue you are doing this for the greater good. We do not doubt your intentions but we are horrified by the implications.
11/08/2015 8:12 AM IST

The Friend From Pakistan

Pakistani? Gosh, I should have been more careful about sharing my number! This, mind you, was just a few months after the failed Glasgow bombing. And years of insurgency back home meant I shared Great Britain's distrust of the Wasims of the world. Especially if he belonged to PoK. Wasim for a change stopped talking and noticed my discomfiture.
03/04/2015 8:07 AM IST