During a recent cyber security event, Gulshan Rai, DG, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) allegedly made startling claims about two organisations that have relentlessly spoken up against draconian new additions to the country’s infotech laws that could limit free speech, laws that Rai’s organisation, CERT-In, is seen to support.
He did a far better job of gaining knowledge of the larger sweep of history than any of his contemporaries. The confidence with which we condemn Nehru exposes the narrowness of our certainties more than it detracts from his achievements
Aatish Taseer's new novel, The Way Things Were, is an Indian classic spanning the eventful decades between the Emergency and the advent of Modi, set in Lutyens' Delhi. The novelist in conversation with the Editor of Open magazine