India  /  Published 17.08.20

Derek: red flag raised in 2019

The CPM on Monday joined the Congress in demanding a JPC probe into Facebook’s alleged interference in India’s electoral process. The CPM politburo said the WSJ expose confirms the overall...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.08.20

Congress decries Centre silence on Facebook row

The Congress on Monday said Facebook’s inaction on hate content “destabilises” India’s democracy and voiced shock at the Narendra Modi government’s silence on the America...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.08.20

Facebook: can of worms

Maken asked why a JPC probe could not be ordered over a serious issue linked to India’s democracy if the US Senate could summon Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and a Brazilian parliamentary committee co...
By Sanjay K. Jha, Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.08.20

FB: BJP, Cong in hate speech row

“Losers who cannot influence people even in their own party keep cribbing that the entire world is controlled by BJP and RSS. You were caught red-handed in alliance with Cambridge Analytica and ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 16.08.20

Pursue your big idea in India, says Mohan

Apps come and go. The ones that survive require the developer or owner to have patience and continue investing to build up a community of creators. Instagram has deep pockets and is here for the long ...
By Mathures Paul in

India  /  Published 12.08.20

Bangalore: 3 dead in row over FB post

Atleast three people were killed after police opened fire to quell a mob that went on a rampage irked over a social media post allegedly put out by a Congress legislators relative, as a city locality ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Bangalore

World  /  Published 11.08.20

FB removes 7m posts for sharing fake virus news

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it removed 7 million posts in the second quarter for sharing false information about the novel coronavirus, including content that promoted fake preventative measures and ...
By Reuters in Washington

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Covid boost for veggie home delivery

Even though the rising number of  Covid cases has drastically cut down human interactions, basic necessities like buying vegetables has got an image makeover, with the age-old handcarts replaced ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Diamonds on FB needn’t be best friends

A woman whose diamond-encrusted mangalsutra went missing from her home around two years ago spotted it on the Facebook profile of a former help whom she had suspected of having stolen it. Based ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Beleghata

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

Bad sign: Ram temple on Times Square billboard

Sir — It is deeply disheartening that a 3D portrait of a model of the Ram temple slated to be built in Ayodhya was beamed in New York’s iconic Times Square on the day of the bhoomi pu...
By The Telegraph in


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