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Did Twitter delete India Today' account?

Did Twitter delete India Today’ account?

On Thursday people on Twitter discovered that the handle of the media company, India Today was nowhere to be found. When one looked for user @IndiaToday, an empty search result appeared. Various Twitterati took the notice. Where did the @IndiaToday Twitter handle disappear? pic.twitter.com/jksVdWOxRw — Sohini Guharoy (@sohinigr) February 7,[Read More…]

US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan: Media

US ‘to pull 7,000 troops’ from Afghanistan: Media

Washington,  The Donald Trump administration is planning to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan, the US media reported. Reports, citing unnamed officials, said about 7,000 troops — roughly half the remaining US military presence in the country — could go home within months. The Washington Post reported on Thursday the[Read More…]

Israel attempt to shut down Al Jazeera, bans journalistsIsrael attempt to shut down Al Jazeera, bans journalists

Israel attempt to shut down Al Jazeera, bans journalists

Israel plans to cancel media credentials of Al Jazeera journalists and close the network’s office in Jerusalem, the country’s communication minister has announced. Israel’s communications minister has said he wants to shut down pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the country. Ayoob Kara, of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, said on[Read More…]

Tharoor can't be 'compelled to speak' on Pushkar death, HC tells Republic TV

Goswami’s Republic TV reporters barred from attending Shashi Tharoor’s press conference

Arnab Goswami and drama go hand-in-hand, and Goswami’s newly-launched news channel Republic TV, nevertheless, continues to do so. In a gnarly incident, Republic TV was barred from covering Shashi Tharoor‘s press conference at AICC today. According to Republic TV’s live footages, there were four reporters from Goswami’s channel who went[Read More…]

Press is free under PM Modi's rule: Venkaiah Naidu

Press is free under PM Modi’s rule: Venkaiah Naidu

On Friday, Union Minister, M. Venkaiah Naidu, slammed critics who have been holding the government responsible for curbing the freedom of press in the country. He said that that the media is free to express its view under the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) rule. He further said that the press[Read More…]

Will accommodate tickets aspirants in future Karnataka government: Congress

Congress accused BJP of using CBI to control media

Congress accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government of using the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to control the media on Tuesday.  CBI searched offices and residences of NDTV co-founder Prannoy Roy over allegations of triggering loss to a private bank. “I think this CBI move is an overdrive by[Read More…]

Ayodhya land dispute case: Government asks SC to return the "excess" undisputed area | Here's what it means

Can’t allow bid to choke the freedom of media, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday made it clear that it will not allow to “smother” and “throttle” the freedom of media. Dismissing a PIL demanding an investigation into alleged cuts received by Indian journalists to write in favor of the multi-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. A bench led by Justice Dipak[Read More…]

Barkha Dutt quits NDTV, likely to start new venture

Senior Journalist Barkha Dutt on Sunday has announced her resignation of Consulting Editor at NDTV. The journalist took to Twitter to make her announcement. Did my last We The People. At 16 yrs its longest running TV show which I built from scratch,won scores of awards for& am hugely proud[Read More…]

Twenty-First Century Fox agrees to buy UK-based Sky

Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox said on Thursday it had agreed to buy European pay-tv firm Sky for $14.6 billion, sticking to its earlier offer despite complaints from some investors. Fox is the founding shareholder in Sky and currently owns approximately 39.1 percent of Sky’s shares and this deal would[Read More…]

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