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Things Normal Now After Technical Issues Fixed, Says Twitter

The technical issues on twitter that affected its users across the world have been rectified, as informed by the Twitter management on January 21. The users were facing issues, while accessing and logging-in, on the microblogging site. After remaining down for users for some hours in the morning, Twitter confirmed that it has fixed the technical issue, while things are back to normal.

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 10:06 AM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Twitter, Twitter India, Technical Glitch, Access Now, India

Courtesy: ANI

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PM Modi Crosses 70 Mn Followers On Twitter; Most Followed Active Leader

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the most followed "active" politician in the world on July 29 with over 70 million followers on his social media account on Twitter. "World’s most-followed head of state on Twitter", BJP official account shared the news after "#CongratesModiJiFor70M" started trending. Meanwhile, Pope Francis has the second-highest number of followers on Twitter. PM Modi joined Twitter as Gujarat's CM in 2009.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 05:10 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Twitter, Twitter India, PM Narendra Modi, Social Media

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Twitter-Govt Row: Vinay Prakash Chosen As India's Grievance Officer

Twitter has appointed Vinay Prakash as its Resident Grievance Officer under India's new IT regulations. The nomination comes in the event of massive friction between the government and Twitter that has lasted since March when the regulations came into effect. Twitter requested a time frame of eight weeks from Delhi HC to appoint a grievance officer erstwhile and acknowledged to draft its first compliance report public by July 11.

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 01:57 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Twitter, IT Laws, Modi Government , Vinay Prakash, Twitter India

Courtesy: NDTV

Delhi Police at Twitter's office.

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"Murder Of Free Speech": Congress Over Raids On Twitter Office

The Congress party has pounced upon the BJP as the Delhi Police raided Twitter India's offices on May 24, after the microblogging site recently flagged Sambit Patra's tweet as "manipulated media". Calling the raids "cowardly" act, the Opposition alleged that the actions were the "murder" of free speech. Besides, the Congress also accused the BJP of attempting to hide the "fraudulent" toolkit's truth.

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 09:25 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Twitter India, Congress, BJP, Raid, Toolkit

Courtesy: Deccan Herald


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Twitter India Deactivates 709 Accounts Over Hate Mongering

Twitter India has deactivated handles of 709 users after the Centre reported the accounts for sharing inflammatory content. Twitter revealed that 126 handles used #ModiPlanningFarmerGenocide in their posts, and 583 other accounts were disabled for their suspicious alignment with Khalistan or Pakistan and spreading abusive and provocative content. Earlier, the Centre had issued notice to Twitter under section 69A[3] of the IT Act, which … read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 11:24 AM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Twitter, Twitter India, Central Government, Khalistani-Pakistani, IT act

Courtesy: Times Now

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Twitter India's Public Policy Head Mahima Kaul Tenders Resignation

Twitter's Public Policy Director for India, Mahima Kaul has resigned from the organization citing personal reasons. Reportedly, Mahima tendered her resignation in the first week of January. However, Twitter stated she would continue with the company till March. Interestingly, the resignation came into the light after the IT Ministry had recently lashed out at Twitter for "violating Indian law" by not taking down the tweets over "farmers … read-more

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 12:00 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Twitter, Mahima Kaul, Twitter Policy Director, Twitter India

Courtesy: India Today


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Dhoni's Tweet Thanking PM Becomes Most Retweeted In Indian Sports

According to Twitter India, MS Dhoni's tweet thanking PM Narendra Modi for his appreciation is the most retweeted tweet under Indian sports category for 2020. Reportedly, the tweet has been retweeted more than 73,500 times since August 20. In reply to PM Modi's tweet, Dhoni said, “An Artist, Soldier and Sportsperson what they crave for is appreciation". Earlier, MS Dhoni had announced his retirement on August 15.

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 04:06 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, MSD, sports, Twitter India

Courtesy: Times Now