Business  /  Published 23.11.20

RBI hits 1m followers on Twitter

In a first among central banks, the Reserve Bank of India has become the first monetary authority in the world to have more than 1 million followers on its official Twitter handle.  Despite much...
By in Mumbai

Books  /  Published 20.11.20

Literary echoes in 280 characters

The desire to achieve literary immortality has often driven authors to turn their lives into a living hell. Writing, undoubtedly, is hard work; writing good books even more so. One can, therefore, und...
By Kamalika Basu in

India  /  Published 20.11.20

Twitter grilled for Kamra tweets

A parliamentary committee questioned Twitter on Thursday over the recent “obscene” tweets by stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra on the Supreme Court. Panel chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi said Twi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.11.20

Kamra: Twitter grilled on posts

A parliamentary committee on Thursday sought reply from Twitter within seven days after grilling the social media giant over recent ‘obscene’ tweets by stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra agains...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.20

Unlocked: Amit Shah’s Twitter account

Twitter on Friday said Home Minister Amit Shah’s account was locked temporarily due to an “inadvertent error” and the decision was revoked immediately. According to a Twitter spokes...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.11.20

Turkey fines FB, Twitter

Turkey has fined global companies including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube 10 million lira ($1.18 million) for not complying with a new social media law,  minister Omer Fatih Sayan said on Wednesd...
By Reuters in Ankara

World  /  Published 05.11.20

Twitter flags Trump’s tweets

Social media companies have been under fierce scrutiny over how they police rapidly spreading false information and election-related abuses of their platforms. In the weeks before Tuesday’s vote...
By Reuters in New York

North East  /  Published 03.11.20

Child singer wins Netizens’ admiration

Both Esther’s parents are into business, he said. Renthlei also said that Rahman’s office contacted them on Friday morning but a detailed discussion could not take place. “We will ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 28.10.20

Twitter: MPs seek affidavit

A parliamentary committee on Wednesday came down heavily on Twitter for showing Ladakh as part of China, saying it amounted to treason and an explanation must be tendered by the US-based parent of the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.20

‘Sack NCW chief’ cry grows louder

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has stirred a controversy with her comment that there was a “rise in love-jihad cases” in Maharashtra, drawing the ire of netizens, politicians and activists w...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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