The inspiring story of how the son of a wedding tent wallah, Karan Torani, is today the guy who everyone’s placing their bets on for the future
Published on Oct 18, 2020 07:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Sujata Assomull
Fans across age groups share a message for Britney Spears as the #FreeBritney movement garners support
Published on Jul 26, 2020 07:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Karishma Kuenzang
The Congress has stepped up its social media campaign amid reports that poll strategist Prashant Kishor has refused to work with the party for the bypolls.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal |Ranjan| Edited by Sabir Hussain
Congress general secretary in-charge of the organization, KC Venugopal, wrote to the party’s state units, asking them to cover the train fare of students and pilgrims as well, besides migrant workers.
Updated on May 05, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
Even after the lockdown is lifted, social distancing will continue to remain an established norm. This means that mass rallies, mass protests, and small public meetings in urban neighbourhoods or village squares may not be possible anymore — at least for the foreseeable future. It will be much harder to get a sense of where public opinion stands.
Updated on Apr 25, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Chanakya
His expertise in digital strategies and the extraordinary content that he displays on these pages has left his followers in awe of his skills.
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 03:52 PM IST
We’ve done the easy part — brought in tough laws, sanctioned fast-track courts, reduced the age of juveniles, and raised the age of consent. Now comes the hard part of mindset change, of demonstrating the will to stamp out violence against women, of realising there are no short-cuts or half-measures
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 05:35 PM IST
From working at the age of 16 to making a name for himself on social media, influencer Arham Surana has come a long way
His story will inspire you to take a road less travelled.
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 04:48 PM IST
“I will be the first person to sacrifice if the integrity of the institution is at stake,’’ said Mishra, who is heading the five-judge bench, while referring to certain social media posts and articles
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 04:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The announcement by YouTube’s parent company came after Twitter and Facebook accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong’s protest movement and sow political discord in the city.
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 08:09 AM IST
San Francisco |Agence France-Presse
Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a coordinated state-backed effort originating in China..
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 06:59 AM IST
To help desperate citizens change their mind and not jump in front of running trains, the Metro has launched an empathically worded social media campaign called #NeverGiveUp.
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 03:11 PM IST
New Delhi | Shivani Singh
The district administration also launched a social media campaign called “Panch Litre Paani” asking citizens to conserve five litres of water every day and then tag their friends and relatives on social media to do so.
Published on Jul 20, 2019 03:42 AM IST
Gurugram |HT Correspondent
This elections season, two independent government bodies, Election Commission of India and MyGov, have come up with innovative social media campaigns to cater to the young voters. And they are doing it in a way the youth relates to the best — Bollywood and memes.
Updated on May 01, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Etti Bali, New Delhi
Pak court dismisses sexual harassment case against Ali Zafar, complainant Meesha says ‘I’m truthful’
Ali’s statement in which he mentioned Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, received criticism on social media.
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 09:09 AM IST
Indo Asian News Service | HT Correspondent
While 2014 saw parties taking to Twitter and Facebook, the tools of 2019 (Instagram, WhatsApp and Snapchat) have made the scale bigger, tools sharper and the messages shorter.
Updated on Apr 12, 2019 11:07 PM IST
Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
In a social media post, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pushapraj added ‘Chowkidar’ to Negi’s name seeking votes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
Updated on Mar 30, 2019 08:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | HT Correspondent, Shimla
Student wings of political parties campaign aggressively on social media to counter rivals. The right-oriented Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) keeps an arm’s distance from the ideologically identical BJP but during its voter awareness and other social media campaigns, coins issues of national interest and patriotism.
Published on Mar 29, 2019 10:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | , LucknowChandan Kumar
The nature of social media will ensure that monitoring of such a large number of users won’t be possible for reasons as simple as the volume of content generated, its immediacy and the challenges with identifying sources.
Updated on Mar 13, 2019 07:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Want to write that book that’s bubbling up within you? Here are some tips to get going
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 11:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Seema Goswami
The grand finale will reinvent saris and make them more wearable for the younger generation. Join the campaign #sixyardsof by posting a picture on social media.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 01:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Prerna Gauba
A senior police official said a constable Sarvesh Chaudhary posted in Etah had been suspended and departmental investigation had been ordered against him for launching a campaign on social media against the action taken by the police in the murder case of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari.
Updated on Oct 05, 2018 02:24 PM IST
Lucknow | HT Correspondent
The UP BJP has nearly 34 lakh followers on Facebook, while the party’s Twitter handle in the state has about 10 lakh followers. In addition, the BJP cadres are managing about 25000 WhatsApp groups in Uttar Pradesh.
Updated on Oct 02, 2018 01:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow
The post contains bank details of both the constables and the wife of Prashant Chaudhary, who is also a constable, with a message to provide financial assistance to the family.
Published on Sep 30, 2018 11:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent
Police said there were multiple injury marks on the body, which was found in a secluded place. The body was found on Tuesday morning. She was killed some 18-20 hours prior to that, said the forensic science laboratory report.
Updated on Aug 10, 2018 11:03 AM IST
Ahmedabad | HT Correspondent
Facebook Inc has identified a new coordinated political influence campaign to mislead users and organise rallies ahead of November’s US congressional elections, taking down dozens of fake accounts on its site, the company said on Tuesday.
Updated on Aug 01, 2018 10:34 AM IST
San Francisco/Bengaluru/Washington |Reuters
Lawyers, architects, doctors, cinematographers, film and IT experts are among the volunteers, who will be running the Congress social media campaign for the elections in Rajasthan.
Updated on Jun 13, 2018 10:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Sachin Saini, Jaipur
Ahead of the assembly polls in Rajasthan and two other states this year and Lok Sabha election in 2019, the BJP is readying a cadre of young faces from its state units across the country to be appointed as spokespersons and panellists
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 10:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Urvashi Dev Rawal
The Bengaluru civic body’s new rules regarding ownership of pet dogs has left many pet owners fuming. City residents have taken to social media to pour out their anger, calling the new by-law “absolute outrageous”.
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 08:43 PM IST
Going beyond highlighting public issues and achievements, the Congress and the BJP are working on hyperlocal mode in Rajasthan with extensive use of social media to fight assembly elections scheduled later this year
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 09:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Sachin Saini, Jaipur