Watch for secretive behaviour, tendency to switch screens: govt advisory on online gaming among children

What is the news? The Centre has issued an advisory to parents and teachers on the threats posed by online gaming, observing that the closure of schools due to the lockdown has caused an increase in children using cell phones and the internet. Issued by: Ministry of Education It comes days after Rajya Sabha Chairman… Continue reading Watch for secretive behaviour, tendency to switch screens: govt advisory on online gaming among children

Gaming disorder increases during pandemic

What is the news? The pandemic spurred an increase in the use of Internet devices has resulted in an increase in gaming addiction throughout India. About the Online games and gaming addiction in India According to the All India Gaming Federation, India’s online gaming industry is expected to be worth ₹15,500 crores by 2023. A… Continue reading Gaming disorder increases during pandemic

Not always fair game

Source: The Hindu Relevance: This article explains the new amendment passed by the TN government to ban online gaming and the court verdict around it Synopsis Tamil Nadu government, driven by the desire to control the menace of online gambling, has moved legislation to ban online games like rummy and poker. Introduction: The Tamil Nadu… Continue reading Not always fair game