India is cutting people off from the internet in the middle of its election

India is cutting people off from the internet in the middle of its election

Hong Kong (CNN Business)India is in the middle of the world’s largest election , with more than 900 million people eligible to vote between April 11 and May 19. Despite this grand exercise in political freedom, some Indians are being denied access to the internet for days at a time as they prepare to cast their ballots. Since voting began last month, shutdowns of mobile internet have been reported in the Indian states of Rajasthan, West Bengal and Indian-administered Kashmir, according to the Delhi-based Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), adding to more than 30 recorded already in 2019. According […]

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