Social Media
India  /  Published 13.07.20

Army officer moves Delhi HC on Facebook ban

A senior officer of the Indian Army on Monday approached Delhi High Court challenging a recent policy banning armed forces’ officials from using social networking platforms like Facebook and Ins...
By PTI in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 13.07.20

Urvashi Kaur decodes the DNA of her label

Natural textiles that breathe and something that lends a lot from our Indian heritage but I try to make it as contemporary, practical and functional as possible. A lot of young people then have a look...
By in

India  /  Published 10.07.20

SC looks at social media bar as bail condition

The Supreme Court on Friday decided to lay down a law on whether courts can ask a person to stop using his or her social media accounts as a condition for grant of bail in cases where the person is al...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 10.07.20

TikTok ticked for all

From fashion to cooking, diets to hair colour, TikTokers posted just about anything. There was this gang of three in lockdown-mode doing jhadu pochha at their one-room shanty lip-syncing to the lyrics...
By Anasuya Basu in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.20

Devotees miss annual Deoghar trek

Pilgrims visiting the Baidyanath dham in Deoghar are in for a disappointment, as Covid restrictions have compelled devotees to count on Facebook live streams for this year’s prayers. For lakhs ...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Trolls target girl for defection query

A case was registered against four men here on Wednesday for posting objectionable comments on social media about a 19-year-old girl who questioned Madhya Pradesh minister Tulsi Silawat for crossing o...
By PTI in Indore

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Dead dolphin turns trophy in Howrah

Pictures of kids in Howrah posing with the carcass of a Gangetic dolphin like a trophy have been doing the rounds of social media groups of animal activists since Sunday. The pictures show the kids w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.07.20

Ban on China apps interm step

The Centre’s move to ban Tiktok and 58 other Chinese apps is a temporary measure and the companies will get the opportunity to submit their clarifications. Under Rule 7 and 9 of the IT Rules, t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.20

India kicks out Chinese (apps so far)

On May 4, 2015, Narendra Modi’s website proudly announced: “PM Narendra Modi now on Weibo!” Weibo is among the 59 apps banned on Monday night. The picture on the right accompanied t...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Flood hits Assam, heavy rains forecast

As many as 21 districts and a population of over 4.6 lakh have been affected in the ongoing flood in Assam with water entering Dibrugarh town and coming threateningly close to entering the capital cit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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