Periyar followers doing intellectual terrorism, says Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Udupi : Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev said his statements on Periyar E V Ramaswamy were being manipulated to mislead dalits on social media. The hashtag, #ArrestRamdev, begun trending on Twitter on Sunday after Baba Ramdev in a recent TV interview had declared that the followers of social activist Periyar E V Ramaswamy were following intellectual […]

Mangalore : A drug addict has thanked city police for saving his life

Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Mangaluru : In a heartfelt letter addressed to Mangaluru police commissioner Dr P S Harsha, a 20-year-old boy who was addicted to drugs has thanked the city police for saving his life. In the letter written by the boy, he states that he could not concentrate on studies or in activities due to his drug […]

Note ban: Temporary dip in Modi’s followers on Twitter

Saturday, November 12th, 2016
Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter followers dipped temporarily by over 3 lakh after he announced withdrawal of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes. But subsequently, the official twitter handle of the Prime Minister added over 4 lakh followers, thus making up for the losses. According to statistics on Twitter Counter, Modi (@narendramodi), one […]

Police Commissioner’s twitter handle active again

Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Police Commissioner’s twitter handle active again

Mangaluru : After being inactive for over five months, the twitter account of Mangaluru Police Commissioner (compolmlr) has become active again. The account was opened by the then Police Commissioner R. Hithendra on January 1, 2015. The same day Mr. Hithendra was transferred. S. Murugan, who took over, posted only a few tweets. Following the […]

Google, Facebook, Twitter eye Rs 500-crore social media poll pie

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Social Media

New Delhi: As political parties throng social networking platforms to woo voters, internet giants like Google, Facebook and Twitter are looking for their slice of an estimated Rs 500-crore digital spending pie for this Lok Sabha polls. Out of the 814 million Indians eligible to vote in this elections, more than 200 million are estimated […]

Twitter removes 6 fake PMO accounts

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

New Delhi  : Pushed by India, Twitter has removed six micro-blogging accounts which resembled that of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) amid government’s assertion that action would be taken against those allowing objectionable content. In a communication to the PMO, Twitter has said it has “removed the reported profile(s) from circulation due to violation of […]

Northeast exodus Government may take legal action against Twitter

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

New Delhi: The government has threatened to take legal action against social networking sites like Twitter who have refused to cooperate in the crackdown on web pages carrying inflammatory messages against Indians from the Northeast. Facebook and YouTube have already confirmed the government’s suspicion that inflammatory messages were uploaded from Pakistan. Speaking  the Telecom Secretary […]

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