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Narendra Modi is now followed by 50 million netizens on Twitter

New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): Indian PM Narendra Modi is very much active on social media platforms and this is evident from the popularity he is gaining on Twitter where he is now followed by 50 million netizens.

Rapper Hard Kaur's Twitter account suspended after she posts videos supporting Khalistan movement

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): Rapper Hard Kaur's Twitter account has been suspended after she posted videos supporting Khalistan movement.

Rahul Gandhi touches 10M followers on Twitter, to celebrate 'milestone' in Amethi

New Delhi/Amethi, July 10 (IBNS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he will celebrate the "milestone" of touching 10 million followers on micro-blogging site Twitter during the visit to his former constituency Amethi on Wednesday.

Bhagwat and top six RSS leaders join Twitter

Nagpur, Jul 1 (UNI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, along with six top leaders of BJP's ideological mentor, joined the microblogging site Twitter on Monday.

Sushma Swaraj vacates official residence, Twitter users appreciate her and say she will remain in their hearts

New Delhi, June 29 (IBNS): As Sushma Swaraj, who served as the External Affairs Minister in the tenure of the previous NDA government at the Centre, left the official residence here on Saturday, Twitter users appreciated her move and many said that she will remain in their hearts. Swaraj had endeared herself to entire India cutting across partyline and communities for addressing any SOS message of distress or inconvenience posted on Twitter tagging her. 

Rahul tweets Army dog squad image performing yoga, captions it 'New India'

New Delhi, Jun 21 (IBNS): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday triggered a controversy by tweeting images of the dog squad of the Indian Army performing yoga and captioning it as "New India."

After swearing-in, PM Modi changes social media profile picture and cover photo

New Delhi, May 31 (IBNS): After taking oath as the Prime Minister for the second term, Narendra Modi has changed the profile picture and cover photo of his own Twitter handle and Facebook profile.

Jammu Press Club, Google hold workshop on social media, fake news

Jammu, Mar 9 (UNI) In a bid to create awareness among tech-savvy people, the Press Club of Jammu in collaboration with Google on Saturday organised a daylong workshop here.

Twitter Policy head Crowell deposes: Parl panel asks it not to 'undermine' Indian polls

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) Bringing end to intense battle of wits between two sides, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology finally allowed Colin Crowell, Vice President & Global Policy Head of the Twitter to depose before the 31-member panel.

India summons Twitter boss Jack Dorsey on Feb 25 to answer on bias allegations

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IBNS): Indian authorities on Monday declined to hear representative of the micro blogging site Twiiter and again summoned the US-based company's chief executive Jack Dorsey on February 25, said reports.

Twitter CEO, senior officials won't appear before parliamentary committee, cite 'short notice'

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IBNS): Citing "short notice" of the hearing, Twitter CEO and senior officials have turned down a meeting with the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology, media reports said.

Committed to remain unbiased, says Twitter India facing allegations of political bias

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Days ahead of its scheduled meeting with the 31-member Parliamentary panel amid accusations of its anti-right wing bias, micro-blogging site Twitter on Friday said it is committed to remain unbiased with the public interest in mind. 

Rahul Gandhi meets Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, says it's personal visit

Panaji, Jan 29 (IBNS) :Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday held a brief meeting with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the latter’s office in Porvorim.

Twitter CEO faces social media outrage after he holds placard in India slamming

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IBNS): Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has landed himself in a social media storm and faced backlash on the very microblogging platform he heads over his recent action in India when he was seen holding a placard stating 'Smash Brahminical Patriarchy'.

PM Modi loses Twitter followers after micro-blogging site changes policy

New Delhi, July 13 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Twitter account has lost several followers after the micro-blogging website changed its policy recently.