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Only 12 of 31-MP House panel that summoned Jack Dorsey have verified Twitter handles

The parliamentary panel on IT has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on 25 February over complaints about the portal's 'anti-Right bias'.
Aravinda Tegginamath | Twitter

Rafale attack on Narendra Modi that’s keeping Rahul Gandhi and media busy

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File photo of BSP chief Mayawat

Who trolls Mayawati on Twitter and what it says about Indians

Mayawati’s entry on Twitter ran into a wall of hate, with trolls swarming her timeline with casteist slurs and abuses on the four-time chief minister.

Stopping Akhilesh is a petty and desperate move by BJP

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After ‘smashing Brahminical patriarchy’, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey to face Brahmin MPs

Jack Dorsey has been summoned by a Parliamentary panel over Twitter's 'bias' against Right-wing handles. But its powers are limited, given its report has mere "persuasive value".
Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey in New Delhi | Vijay Verma/PTI

Why India’s Parliament should avoid standoffs with Twitter on unimportant issues

Jack Dorsey has no stake in upholding the dignity of India’s Parliament. Our parliamentarians, on the other hand, are sworn to it.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter Inc | Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Twitter CEO or top officials, no one else will do: Parliamentary panel issues summons again

The parliamentary committee took serious note of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey not appearing before it for the earlier summons.
File photo of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Narendra Modi | Jack/Twitter

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.
File photo of Robert Vadra | robert.vadra1/Facebook

What Robert Vadra’s colourful social media profile tells us about him

Vadra has been trying to change his image over the years, and he seems to have learnt some lessons from Salman Khan.
In this May 4, 2014 file photo Priyanka Vadra is seen during a road show in Amethi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is now on Twitter

The Congress leader joined Twitter earlier Monday, but has not tweeted anything yet.

OnCamera

An army soldier guards near the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama

Here are Pakistan’s new strategies behind the Pulwama terror attack

Pulwama suicide attack, use of a Kashmiri attacker, and a pre-attack video is an attempt by Pakistan to reassert its equities over Kashmir dispute.
most favored nation

Revoking Pakistan’s MFN status: Proportionate reply or Modi exploring diplomatic steps first?

A day after the horrific attack in Kashmir’s Pulwama that killed at least 37 CRPF personnel, Narendra Modi government withdrew ‘Most Favoured Nation’ status for Pakistan, in place since 1996.

Defence

An army soldier guards near the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama

Pulwama attack raises questions on Kashmir’s intelligence and security structure

Attack on CRPF convoy required getting explosives, rigging the vehicle and training. How did multiple security agencies in J&K fail to pick up on this?
A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation | Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Modi’s BJP is sliding down the Rafale slope. It must stop outraging and come clean

All the Modi govt needed to do was come clean on Rafale – ‘We dismissed bureaucratic objections as we wanted deal done quickly for IAF’.