BJP supporters wear a mask of PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Hyderabad. File photo: AFP BJP supporters wear a mask of PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Hyderabad. File photo: AFP
BJP supporters wear a mask of PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Hyderabad. File photo: AFP
India

India’s Modi once relied on Facebook and Twitter. Now, is he ‘going the China way’?

  • The government is seeking tighter control of digital media amid a wave of discontent over India’s Covid-19 pandemic response and other policies
  • As tech firms like Google and WhatsApp prepare to challenge the state’s ‘chilling’ new rules, an observer says India could be leaning towards China’s rulebook

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BJP supporters wear a mask of PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Hyderabad. File photo: AFP BJP supporters wear a mask of PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Hyderabad. File photo: AFP
BJP supporters wear a mask of PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Hyderabad. File photo: AFP
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