Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicSocial media

Topic: Social media

Modi’s social media missive withdrawn & how Rahul turned book launch into a political event

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Forgive Trevor Noah, he is no worse than you once were

How many friends would you have if you imposed the same standard of retrospective justice on them?

Modi govt plan to create social media analytical tool is a sign of an Orwellian state

The proposal is not only a brazen infraction of fundamental rights but paves the way for the creation of a police state.

Twitter’s fake-account purge more of public relations onslaught than a problem solver

Twitter and Facebook can make automated registration impossible, but they aren’t doing it.

Chomping pakodas to bootlicking – the list of things the Army chief wants to prohibit

The directives address social behaviour, promotions, use of social media, financial and budgetary constraints and others.

Brand IIT is the collateral damage in the shameful trolling of Sushma Swaraj

IITs represent an inclusive space wherein diverse opinions and viewpoints can cohabit peacefully.

Social media monitoring hub: Tender date extended for fourth time

Opposition and activists say Modi govt is trying to snoop on citizens, wasting public money on the project.

Indian firms offer staff social media lessons as online bigotry threatens bottom lines

The reputational risks to companies of an increasingly polarised political and social discourse online are relatively new in India.

11 of family dead in Burari, 48 die in Uttarakhand bus crash, and 5 lynched in Maharashtra

Front Page There’s definitely something fishy about the death of 11 family members in Burari, Delhi, Sunday, with 10 of them found hanging and one lying...

How tech companies are successfully disrupting terrorist social media activity

The difficulty social media companies face is that if a terrorist group is blocked from one platform they get active in another one.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.