Netizens

  • Make effective use of social media: Modi to Andhra BJP leaders August 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is quite active on social media platforms, today asked Andhra Pradesh BJP leaders to make the best of this powerful medium to reach out to people. Modi told party officebearers that social media helps in communicating with a large section of people, especially the...
  • Mumbai: Police starts its social media lab March 17, 2013

    Mumbai: With a view to study and understand the mindset of the netizens for the purpose of providing better safety and security in the metropolis, Mumbai police launched a social media laboratory. With this, Mumbai police have arguably become the country's first police force to open such a lab. The lab...
  • Modi protests against curbs on social media August 24, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday joined a protest against the Centre's move to block certain 'hate' pages and Twitter accounts by turning on his display picture to black, while terming the action as a "crackdown on freedom of speech". "As a common man, I join the protest against...
  • Curb on Twitter: Netizens term it 'Emergency 2012' August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the Government said there is no attempt to block individual Twitter handle, the micro blogging site is abuzz with comments against the Government. On Twitter, hashtags like #Emergency2012, #GOIBlocks, GOI, #twitter and #news became trending topics. "Ministers don't want to speak in Parliament, They don't want people...
  • Hyderabad netizens say no to content pre-screening December 7, 2011

    HYDERABAD: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal’s efforts to “gag” the social media had netizens up in arms on Tuesday. Sibal for once was trending at the top of the list on Twitter throughout the day. His demand for pre-screening content even before it’s uploaded on websites like Facebook evoked sharp reactions...
  • Trouble-makers have an eye on the royal wedding April 20, 2011

    Not just royal enthusiasts and netizens, some would-be protestors are also watching the clock countdown. ...
  • Advani beats Rahul Gandhi to the post with website March 20, 2009

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going all out to promote its Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani's website. One crore promotional stickers are to be distributed in one month, say sources. The target is clearly the youth. These young faces believe that LK Advani is the next in...
  • Discussions over N-deal hit cyberspace July 9, 2008

    New Delhi: The "war of words" over the controversial Indo-US nuclear deal has now hit cyberspace with supporters and opponents of the pact crossing swords over the topic on social networking sites and individual blogs. Netizens are busy discussing the pros and cons of the deal with the US in...
  • Broadband fuels rapid Internet spread October 28, 2006

    New Delhi: The tribe of Internet users is growing exponentially in India. More and more Indians today surf the Net for news, fun, games and various other purposes and the number of people using Internet from home have gone up to 31 per cent in 2006 as compared to 23...