Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicElon Musk

Topic: Elon Musk

How will Elon Musk change Twitter? Time will tell if involvement is for better — or for worse

Perhaps Tesla CEO's most valuable contribution would be to change Twitter’s metabolism and culture — forcing it to move faster and take bolder risks.

Elon Musk tops Forbes 2022 rich list, Mukesh Ambani 10th, followed by Gautam Adani

The top 10 Indians in the Forbes list also include Shiv Nader, Cyrus Poonawalla, Radhakishan Damani, Lakshmi Mittal, Savitri Jindal, Kumarmangalam Birla, Dilip Sanghvi and Uday Kotak.

Twitter names Elon Musk to board after he became its biggest shareholder

Musk had publicly revealed Monday that he had had bought a 9.2% stake in the microblogging site. Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said he was 'excited' about his appointment.

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal asks users to ‘vote carefully’ after Elon Musk posts edit button poll

Endorsing the tweet shared by Tesla's CEO, Agrawal said the consequences of the 'edit button' poll would be 'important'.

Elon Musk’s Twitter investment could be bad news for free speech

The Tesla founder's decision suggests that he wants to bring the social media platform to heel.

Elon Musk takes 9% stake in Twitter to become top shareholder, shares soar

Twitter shares surged as much as 27% after Musk’s purchase was revealed Monday. The gain marked the stock’s biggest intraday increase since the company’s 2013 IPO.

Harak Singh Rawat’s expulsion underlines BJP’s crisis in Uttarakhand

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4 Indian states invite Tesla to set up shop after Elon Musk mentions ‘challenges’ with Modi govt

Telangana, Maharashtra, Bengal ministers & Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu responded to Musk's tweet, which said Tesla 'still working through a lot of challenges with govt'.

Elon Musk says Tesla isn’t in India yet due to ‘challenges with the govt’

Tesla CEO and Modi’s administration have been in talks for years, but disagreements over a local factory and the country’s import duties of as much as 100% have led to an impasse.

Toyota & Volkswagen are plotting the overthrow of Elon Musk, pour billions into EVs

The world’s two biggest automakers — each sold roughly 10 or 11 cars for every one Tesla did last year — realize the age of EV is here and are gaming out how to stay on top.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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