Propaganda

  • Opposition parties spreading false propaganda: Mamata Banerjee May 11, 2014

    A day before West Bengal goes into the crucial final lap of the Lok Sabha election, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday appealed to voters to exercise their democratic right peacefully and fearlessly and claimed that opposition parties were indulging in false propaganda. "Some people have lost the elections even before...
  • Madonna broke gay propaganda law: Russian official August 11, 2012

    Moscow: A city councilor in Russia's St. Petersburg city has accused US pop star Madonna of violating a controversial local law banning 'homosexual propaganda' during her concert there. Vitaly Milonov, author of the law, said the city's 'public organisations' will take either the singer or gig organisers to court. "We have video...
  • AP Cong needs own paper, channel: Panel July 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Congress in the state is in dire need of a newspaper and a TV channel of its own to propagate its ideology and publicise its welfare schemes, the ministerial committee, set up to look into the party’s debacle in the recent bypolls, says in its primary report. The...
  • US building tool to rig social networking sites March 18, 2011

    London: The US military is making a software that will allow it to clandestinely manipulate social websites like Facebook and Twitter to spread propaganda, it was reported here Friday. The Guardian reported that the 'sock puppet' software creates fake online identities to influence internet conversations and then spread pro-US propaganda. A firm...
  • Actor-politician S S Chandran is dead October 9, 2010

    Tanjavur (TN): Popular Tamil cinema comedian and AIADMK Deputy Propaganda Secretary S S Chandran died at Mannargudi near here last night following heart attack. Chandran (69) is survived by wife, daughter and two sons, one of whom, Rohit, is also an actor. He had gone to Mannargudi to...
  • Forbes India: The degree of waste July 10, 2009

    Getting beaten up in the poor neighbourhoods of a foreign city is only the known problem. The unknown one: Indian students spend billions of dollars each year in pursuing studies abroad, thus robbing our poor government and poorer people of all that wealth. The question, therefore, is can at least a...
  • Myanmar: Junta stamps leaders' names on foreign aid May 11, 2008

    Yangon: Myanmar's military regime on Saturday distributed international aid but plastered the boxes with names of top generals in an apparent effort to turn the relief effort for last week's devastating cyclone into a propaganda exercise. The United Nations sent in three more planes and several trucks loaded with aid even...