Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicTwitter war

Topic: Twitter war

From ‘I had idli’ to political megaphone, how tiny Twitter punches above its weight in India

Twitter has far less reach than WhatsApp or even Facebook, so why do political parties think it’s so important?

Indians worry Imran Khan winning ICC Twitter poll is another ‘Tea is fantastic’ moment

Pakistan just won another world war. That Imran Khan had inside help from India, and Indians didn’t want Virat Kohli to win the ICC poll, is a diplomatic win.

‘Rohit Shetty films do a better job’ — Chinese army’s car stunts video triggers meme fest

Viral video showing driving skills of Chinese soldiers in military cars & trucks leads to Twitter jokes as Indians say Bollywood films show 'better stunts'.

For BJP, Twitter is the trusted ally that went rogue

Using Twitter to slam Twitter may sound absurd, but it shows how dependent the BJP ecosystem is on the microblogging site.

Donald Trump’s war threat to Iran on Twitter is no joke

Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani are responding to pressures at home by lashing out at each other on Twitter. 

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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