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At end of first phase, Modi wins hashtag war over Congress

The top five most mentioned Twitter accounts in tweets as on Thursday were those of Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) with 16,395 tweets, followed by @BJP4India (BJP’s verified Twitter account) with 11,875, @RahulGandhi with 5,398, @INCIndia with 4,202 and @AmitShah with 3,496.  The mainstream social media war, going by Twitter trends, is between Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

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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. […]