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Ayodhya Verdict Attracts Mixed Reactions From Twitteratis

After a historic judgement by Supreme Court on Ayodhya, netizens took to social media sites and hailed the apex court's decision. In a historic judgement,...

Development And Protection Of Citizens – Duties Of Elected Political Executive

In a democratic dispensation the first duties of the elected political executive governing the nation are to bring about development of all and ensure...

Silicon Valley A Punching Bag For Presidential Hopefuls

U.S. presidential candidates have long come to Silicon Valley to raise money and, with a tech company campus as a backdrop, talk about innovation...

Being Terrorized Comes With Job for Women in Politics

When Erin Schrode, then 24, decided to run for Congress in her California district in 2016, she expected to face grueling hours and numerous...

Play of Vote Bank Politics on India’s Domestic Scene Apparently On

The abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A by the two Houses of Parliament of India with a two-third majority, led to sharp criticism from...

Big Business and Politics Mass-Mining Everyday Data from Facebook Likes to Online Subscriptions

Big business and politics are mass-mining everyday data — from Facebook 'likes' to online subscriptions - for profit and power, according to a Netflix...

Facebook Rolls out its Transparency Tools for Global Advertisers

Facebook has rolled out its transparency tools globally for advertisers wanting to place ads about social issues, elections or politics. The social networkin0g platform already...

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Tries To Resolve Dispute on Holding Barr in Contempt

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee is proceeding Wednesday with its consideration of whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress over...

Supreme Court Gives EC Notice, Plea Challenging Jail Term For Questioning EVMs

 The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Election Commission on a plea challenging the legal provision mandating six months jail for...

Shiv Sena Dissociates Itself From The ‘Burqa’ Ban Demand

Hours after its party mouthpieces called for a ban on the use of 'burqas' like what Sri Lanka is considering, the Shiv Sena on...

“The Future Has Won And The Past Has Lost” Socialists Score Spanish Election Victory

Spain's governing Socialist party won the most votes in elections held Sunday but fell short of an overall majority in a highly fragmented outcome...

How Films And Politics March Hand in Hand?

BY: VINOD MIRANI The phenomenon of film actors joining forces with politicians is not a new thing. In the South, it happened much earlier while...

Concrete Efforts Needed For Restoration of Democracy in Cambodia

Cambodian opposition leaders and supporters wrapped up a weekend gathering in South Korea with a call for a concerted effort to “restore” democracy to...

Algeria Poses a Serious Economic Challenge to Future Government

The tens of thousands of protesters who have taken to the streets for an eighth straight week aren't the only crisis roiling Algeria. Helping...

“Digitalisation Has Shaped And Will Continue To Shape This Convergence,” Five Years That Transformed The Way India Communicates

When Anna Hazare launched his India Against Corruption (IAC) in 2011, little did he realise the media convergence - some term it media disruption...

Facebook to Bring Specific Tools to Boost Election Engagement

Social-networking site Facebook on Tuesday launched two new India-specific tools -- "Candidate Connect" and "Share You Voted" -- to boost civic engagement on its platform during the general...

Digital Tools Have Potential To Impact The Quality Of Public Deliberation

At the onset of the digital revolution, there was high expectation that digital communication technologies, especially the internet, will prove to be a boon...

Despite All The Efforts, Political Campaign Spends on Social Media Remain A Mystery

Despite all the efforts put in place by social media companies to show who is paying for the political advertisements on their platforms, the...

Being Active On Facebook Can Raise Your Political Awareness

People who read Facebook's News Feed that showcases previews of various news articles tend to overestimate their political knowledge and form a strong opinion,...

Indian IT Act Silent On Social Media’s Manipulative Role

If the Cobrapost investigation which revealed that several Bollywood celebrities were willing to pass views of political parties as personal opinion for money shook...

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