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'Suspend Mahathir Mohamad's account or get called out for being an accomplice for formal call for murder': France tells Twitter

Paris/IBNS: France has asked Twitter to suspend former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's account following his tweets justifying the killings in the country saying that Muslims "have the right to kill millions of French people" to avenge the past.

Twitter's defence on geotagging Leh in China 'inadequate': Parliament panel

New Delhi/IBNS: The parliamentary Joint Committee examining the Personal Data Protection Bill has said Twitter's explanation on showing Ladakh as a part of China is inadequate, amounting to criminal offence, said media reports.

Amazon to skip parliament committee on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019; says experts overseas

New Delhi/IBNS: Amazon has declined to appear before a parliament committee examining the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, saying its "subject matter experts are overseas" and cannot come to India owing to travel risks, causing  "breach of privilege of parliament", said an NDTV report.

'Attempt to disrespect sovereignty and integrity of India unlawful and unacceptable': Govt warns Twitter over location settings showing Leh in China

New Delhi/IBNS: The government on Thursday told social media giant Twitter Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were "integral and inalienable parts of India governed by the Constitution of India" after location settings showed Leh as part of China, reported the media.

PM Narendra Modi's Twitter account hacked, now secured

New Delhi/IBNS: One Twitter account linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hacked in the wee hours of Thursday, the micro-blogging site said.

Supreme Court issues notice to Prashant Bhushan for tweeting against judiciary

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to advocate Prashant Bhushan seeking his response on why action should not be taken against him for levelling allegations against the judiciary in micro-blogging site Twitter, media reports said.

Did Twitter block Amul for lampooning China? Micro-blogging site cites 'security processes'

New Delhi/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter on Saturday cited "security processes" after it had temporarily blocked Amul, the Indian dairy major known for its topical spoof ads, following posting of a "Made in India" advertisement by the company, urging consumers to boycott Chinese products in line with the popular post-Covid-19 sentiments.

Jyotiraditya Scindia removes 'BJP' from Twitter bio, triggers speculations

Bhopal/IBNS: Former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has reportedly removed the name of his outfit "Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)" from the bio of his Twitter handle, leading to a widespread speculation over his switching sides in politics.

Kuwait rejects online anti-India propaganda, reposes faith in friendship of two nations

New Delhi/IBNS: Days after Twitter deleted fake handles attributed to royal family members of the Gulf countries which were used to target and  spread false news about India, Kuwait has now rejected attempts to spoil ties with the nation through ‘foreign sponsored’ social media posts.

Rahul Gandhi 'dismayed' after White House unfollows PM Modi on Twitter

New Delhi/IBNS: After the White House on Wednesday "unfollowed" the Twitter accounts of President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he was "dismayed" by the development.

Twitter suspends fake handle of Oman Princess spreading anti-India rumours, Pakistan's ISI's role suspected

New Delhi/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter has suspended a fake account that was allegedly used by Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to spread false news about India in the Gulf region, media reports said.

PM Modi is the only world leader followed by White House on Twitter

New Delhi/IBNS: US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have often spoken about the unique partnership between their two countries and the bonhomie shared by the two leaders has been on display on several occasions, including in Texas and Gujrat, recently.

Twitter celebrates #EveryWoman by honouring late Sushma Swaraj as the #TwitterDiplomat

New Delhi/IBNS: This International Women's Day Twitter wants to celebrate #EveryWoman/ #प्रत्येकमहिला with a custom emoji on the service; encouraging positive conversations. Well, in line with its theme, in India the microblogging service decided to honour late Sushma Swaraj as the #TwitterDiplomat:

Election Commission asks Twitter to remove Kapil Mishra's 'India v Pakistan' tweet

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission has asked micro-blogging site Twitter to remove Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kapil Mishra's tweet where he had compared the upcoming Delhi assembly elections with a fight between India and Pakistan.

Jyotiraditya Scindia removes Congress from Twitter bio

Bhopal/IBNS: Triggering speculation, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has removed the name of his party Congress from the bio of his Twitter handle.