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Decoding Modi Wave 2.0: BJP Wins By Majority In Lok Sabha Elections As TsuNaMo Sweeps India

The Indian General Elections of 2019 are shaping up to be another resounding victory for the incumbent party. The Bharatiya Janata Party has successfully executed an election wherein they have not only held on to their strongholds, but also made…

5 Visualizations On Lok Sabha Elections 2019 That Summed Up The Election Frenzy

As soon as the election results had begun its counts, Tweeples began to make live updates in forms of interesting visualizations. This is an interesting way of clipping together data with election results and providing insightful information. According to the…

Data Science Behind Exit Polls 2019: AIM Gives A Sneak Peek

Indian politics has always had a love-hate relationship with Exit Polls. While it undeniably makes for great television, it sometimes inflates expectations for the parties who are predicted to win. Now, the exit poll predictions for the Lok Sabha 2019…

BJP Vs Congress Manifestos: Are India’s Biggest Political Parties Ready To Embrace Emerging Tech In 2019?

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections approaching fast, two of the most prominent parties in India — the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National Congress (INC) — have released their manifestos. With the eye on most popular and…

WhatsApp Launches Fact-Checking Research Project As BJP & Congress Scout Electoral Battlefield

Facebook is slowly beginning to crack down on underhanded tactics used by Indian politicians to promote themselves using their platforms. This has taken the form of both outright banning and more subtle changes that will impact the state of the…

Up To 70% Jobs May Become Irrelevant Due To AI, Says Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan

At a time when the BJP-led Central Government is pushing the effective use of technology across the country, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan this week sounded the alarm bells saying that emerging technology was making human jobs obsolete. Speaking at a…

How Twitter Is Trying To Preserve Democracy In An Algorithm-Driven Age

“Twitter is interfering with Indian politics.” As the Lok Sabha elections are looming closer in India, this statement is being bandied about by media and even on WhatsApp groups. This is the latest in the series of political developments regarding…

Budget 2019: A 360-Degree View Of The Latest Announcements In Emerging Technologies

After path-breaking announcements in the field of artificial intelligence, data analytics and other emerging technologies in the year 2018-19, industry insiders had many hopes from this year’s interim budget. However, apart from a handful of key announcements, the interim budget…

Autonomous Vehicles, AI Are Key To Generating More Value In Agriculture: President Ram Nath Kovind

Reinforcing what the Narendra Modi-led government has been propagating in during their tenure, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind this week said that a “strong bond” was crucial between agriculture and technology. Speaking at the 13th edition of CII Agro Tech India-2018…

Top 6 AI Collaborations Between NITI Aayog And Tech Giants In 2018

2018 has been a very important year for the adoption of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science in the public sector. The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) had unveiled a discussion paper earlier…

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