• Pappu, Feku, Nayak: The spoof market has it all this election season April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: There's no dearth of drama when it comes to Indian politics, be it in the real arena or even online. This election season, the internet is going viral with 'Pappu-Feku' spoofs. While the election fever is reaching its peak with mega rallies and grand road shows, the election...
  • After street fights, BJP and AAP take their battle to social media March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The battle between AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and BJP prime ministerial candidates Narendra Modi has spilled on to social media as a Twitter war has broken out between supporters of the two leaders. Twitter hashtags #NaxalAAP and #ViolentBJP have been trending ever since supporters of the two parties...
  • Will Modi's social media popularity lead him to the PM's post? September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is the most popular politician in the social media with over 22 lakh Twitter followers. He has surpassed his political rivals and has been successful in creating more waves than the others on the web with countless people interested in Modi on the...
  • Narendra Modi the most popular Indian politician on Twitter July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: With elections not far away, the turf wars have begun, especially on Twitter. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has beaten Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor to become the most popular Indian politician on the social networking website. The Modi fanclub is overjoyed. "Modi is...
  • Ambassadors Nancy Powell and Nirupama Rao take IBNLive readers' questions June 28, 2013

    Nancy Jo Powell United States Ambassador to India and Nirupama Rao, Ambassador of India to the United States take readers questions on World View. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Many use the social media to search for their loved ones June 22, 2013

    New Delhi: While rescue teams search for people in different parts of Uttarakhand, many people are also using social media to get information about their loved ones. A lot of photographs and helpline numbers have been uploaded on websites like Google and Facebook. Social media has brought people together in...
  • What Valentine's week does to Roman-Singh couples February 15, 2013

    So, we've all seen the mush on social networking sites all through the Valentine's week. That's the right term for it, right? Valentine's week is what includes the promise day and the teddy day and oh! the hug day. I am a self-confessed Valentine Grinch, of sorts. And this video...
  • Penguin debuts a new self-publishing imprint in India February 8, 2013

    Here's some great news for upcoming writers in India, Penguin Books India has announced the introduction of its new venture Partridge, a new self-publishing imprint launched in partnership with Author Solutions, Inc. Partridge will provide new opportunities for Indian authors to get published and discovered, both in India and around...
  • Fans continue to stand by Shah Rukh Khan on Twitter January 28, 2013

    The hashtag #WeStandBySRK was one of the top trends on Twitter, with fans showering their support for 'King Khan'. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: People unite through social media for protests December 22, 2012

    There is a nationwide outrage over the issue of women's safety after the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi. The movement has also gone viral. As the nation was numbed by the horror, protests spilled on to the streets across the country, and internet users, too, are...
  • Delhi rape: I live in hope things will change, I die in fear they never may

    Un'news'ual |  Ruchira Singh
    Dear Delhi, I belong here. Please let me feel safe in my own home. Speaking strictly from whatever little experience of life I have ...

  • Chakravyuh has tried to look at Naxalism from 360 degrees: Prakash Jha October 24, 2012

    Director Prakash Jha and actresses Esha Gupta and Anjali Patil speak about their latest film 'Chakravyuh, the film is set in the background of Naxalism. It also stars Abhay Deol, Arjun Rampal and Manoj Bajpai as leads. ...
  • DUSU polls: Congress's NSUI beats BJP's ABVP September 15, 2012

    New Delhi: After days of campaigning and a record voter turn-out in the Delhi University Students Unions (DUSU) elections this year, the results are finally out. The newly elected President Arun Hooda and Vice President Varun Khari both are from the National Students' Union Of India (NSUI). Hooda beat ABVP's...
  • DUSU polls: NSUI, ABVP locked in tough fight September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections that are due on September 14 this year will see a total of 38 candidates from different political affiliations contesting for different posts. Campaigning was at its peak in the campus before the polls, with candidates covering every corner to reach...
  • 'Journalism will not teach to write fiction' September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Set in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, Nilanjana Roy's book 'Wildings' revolves around a pack of telepathic stray cats, a kitten named Mara and the incidents that followed. Goes without saying, the novel is a very imaginative narrative and builds high level of curiosity in the reader. The debutante author...