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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 30, 2016 11:09 AM

Every Town had its Jio Dara

by Ayswarya Murthy — last modified Dec 21, 2017 04:24 PM

Strap: In the hills of Darjeeling, residents facing an indefinite internet shutdown were thrown an unexpected lifeline in the form of 'Jio dara', a feeble signal from Sikkim towers that nevertheless kept a small line of communication open between the besieged towns in the region and the rest of the world.

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Education and Employment Opportunities Tossed out of the Window

by Roshan Gupta — last modified Dec 20, 2017 03:41 PM

Strap: Schools, students and teachers remember how they survived 100 days of internet shutdown.

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Darjeeling’s e-commerce Crumbles after 100 days sans Internet

by Avijit Sarkar — last modified Dec 20, 2017 03:16 AM

Strap: The shutdown on ground and that of the internet have together hurt the economy critically

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Days to Derail Work of Two Generations?

by Mahesh Kumar Shiva — last modified Dec 21, 2017 04:18 PM

Strap: How an internet shutdown hurt a family woodwork business.

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Internet Shutdowns: A Modern-day Siege

by Ayswarya Murthy — last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:29 PM

Strap: Technology activists, lawyers, politicians and NGOs weigh in on the spate of internet shutdowns in India in 2017.

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Sorry, Business Closed until Internet is Back On

by Nalanda Tambe — last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:25 PM

Strap: Exporters say they lose face with international clients when internet shutdowns block deliveries.

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Stock Brokers Don't Love an Internet Shutdown

by Binita Parikh — last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:20 PM

Strap: For a trade that rides on price volatility and fast reactions, an internet shutdown is a costly slowdown.

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The Rising Stars in Music Loath Losing their Only Platform

by Umar Shah and Mir Farhat — last modified Dec 21, 2017 03:59 PM

Strap: The music from Kashmir wants to find a way out, but shutting internet down only adds to the bitterness.

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Internet and Banking: A Trust Broken

by Roshan Gupta — last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:10 PM

Strap: Some cut down their daily meals and some lost their jobs as the banking sector took a major hit during internet shutdowns.

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Was there an Unofficial Internet Shutdown in BHU & NTPC?

by Saurabh Sharma — last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:05 PM

Strap: In Varanasi and Raebareli, residents allege internet bans, while govt denies it all.

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