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Parliamentary panel asks Twitter to address issues in ‘real-time’, ‘engage more’ with EC

Global Vice President of Public Policy for Twitter, Colin Crowell, and other officials appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology after Thakur received complaints alleging bias against right-wing voices on the platform. A parliamentary panel chaired by BJP MP Anurag Thakur on Monday asked Twitter to address issues in “real-time” and “engage more” […]

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Malavika’s Mumbaistan: When Artists And Models Danced Together

They are both assumed to inhabit equally-colourful, but mutually-exclusive worlds. And if anyone could bring together some of the country’s leading artists and models, it could only be Shanti and Sangeeta Chopra, the gallerists, who had helmed one of the city’s leading model agencies a few decades ago. No surprises then that Tuesday evening’s party, […]

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Why PM Modi lost 1 lakh followers on Twitter

Apart from Modi, some other accounts that lost a significant number of followers in the November crackdown were those of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Kiren Rijiju, minister of state for home affairs; Bhupender Yadav, national general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and Anurag Thakur, chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on IT.  Neha Alawadhi reports. […]