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Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

Majoritarian bullying: We must say no

Time was that general elections had India collectively holding its breath... then exhaling. Parties campaigned furiously, there was a mandatory two-day lull on election eve and then everyone (or nearl...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Shaktikanta Das turns butt of jokes on Twitter

New Reserve Bank governor Shaktikanta Das was roasted on Twitter after he tweeted on Wednesday that he had taken charge.Uttarakhand’s controller of communication accounts, Ashish Joshi, who like Das...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.18

Twitter's impotence against tyranny of numbers

Clichés are resilient creatures. An example of an enduring cliché would be the comparison of popular social media platforms with a double-edged sword. It is true that social networking sites such as...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.03.19

Lesson for PM on Twitter

The Prime Minister’s Office on Friday uploaded excerpts from the speech Narendra Modi had delivered in Kanyakumari earlier in the day.One PMO tweet read: “Sadly, a few parties, guided by Modi hatr...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.19

'Confidential' Kotler prize is most famous

A tweeter asked Union minister Smriti Irani: “Madam... I am confused which is more authentic — your Yale degree or this Kotler Award?”You know the answer when Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury and O...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.11.18

Kohli's peremptory demand for patriotism

Virat Kohli is old enough to know better. He is thirty years old, a modern great, one of the richest sportsmen in the world and the captain of the Indian cricket team. And yet, a few days ago, he chos...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Delhi  /  Published 08.02.20

Taapsee bests troll over Delhi elections vote

Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu on Saturday blasted a social media user who targeted her for casting vote in Delhi Assembly elections even after shifting to Mumbai for work.Taapsee, who is looking forwa...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Twitter erupts after Time magazine calls Modi 'India's Divider in Chief'

Another Twitter user, Abhishek Baxi, posted a picture of the 2014 and 2019 cover and said, 'India Today. World tomorrow.'...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.11.18

Trump third-time lucky with Diwali

Three attempts were required before President Donald Trump could get his tweet on Diwali celebrations in the White House right on Tuesday night as he forgot to mention the Hindu origin of the festival...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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