Opinion  /  Published 18.09.20

Unfunny words: Modi's reply to Milind Soman

Sir — The reply of the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, to the birthday wish tweeted to him by the actor and former supermodel, Milind Soman, would have been amusing had it not been ominous...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.09.20

BJP: Swamy warning on IT cell head

BJP Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday warned the leadership of a Mahabharata-like situation if party social media head Amit Malviya was not sacked by Thursday. “By tomorrow if M...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.09.20

LAC: tweet and then delete

The public nature of the event and the presence of Madhav, not to mention the tweet and its deletion, suggested that the Narendra Modi government was trying to play the Tibet card to create some lever...
By Anita Joshua, Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar, New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.09.20

Twitter: PM's account hacked

Twitter on Thursday said the account linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal website was hacked, and it has now been restored. "We're aware of this activity and have taken step...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.08.20

Bhushan: Long live democracy

Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who said on Monday that he would submit the token fine of Re 1 imposed by the Supreme Court, described the contempt case for his tweets against the judiciary as water...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.20

Land rights: Minister Arjun Munda tweets about forest dwellers

A recent series of three tweets by Union minister of tribal affairs Arjun Munda, that his ministry, in consultation with the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change, has decided to re...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Rahul attacks govt on state of economy, unemployment

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday again attacked the Narendra Modi government over the state of the economy and unemployment, accusing it of spending public money on “image correction&rdquo...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.08.20

UP cuffs on journalist Prashant Kanojia

Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday picked up journalist Prashant Kanojia from his Delhi home for allegedly tweeting a morphed image on the Ram temple in Ayodhya, a little over a year after he was freed b...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.08.20

Fake news hits Odisha VIPs

Social media can be a dangerous source of information because a lot of unverified news is shared on the medium. But such is our dependence on social media that sometimes not only ordinary people but a...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Fake news can land you in trouble, tweets top cop

The Calcutta police commissioner on Wednesday warned everyone against sharing or forwarding any social media message without properly verifying it. “Spreading #FakeNews can land you in trouble!...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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