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Meet Parag Agrawal: The New Indian Origin CEO Of Twitter

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The incoming CEO is an IIT Bombay graduate who joined Twitter a decade back after having worked at Microsoft, Yahoo and AT&T in research positions.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Steps Down, CTO Parag Agrawal Named Successor

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Elliott Management founder and billionaire investor Paul Singer had raised doubts if the outgoing CEO should be allowed to run two-publicly listed companies.


Activists Lashes Out At Shashi Tharoor For His Tweet On Women MP's Of Lok Sabha

Tharoor on Monday posted a selfie with the women MPs on Twitter with a controversial caption that triggered public outrage, with many netizens accusing him of sexism and objectification.

Tanishaa Mukerji Compliments Dwayne Johnson's 'Red Notice', He Responds

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Tanisha Mukerji, who recently tested positive for Covid, took to Twitter to congratulate the Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds starrer, 'Red Notice.'


Akhilesh Agrees To 36 Seats For RLD, 6 Will Have SP Candidates

The two leaders, at the meeting which was held without any aides, also discussed the political situation in western part of the state after the Centre's decision to repeal farm laws.

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23 November, 2021

Manish Tewari's Book Proves UPA Had Put National Security At Stake, Says BJP

Outlook Web Desk

In his book announced by him on Tuesday on Twitter and to be officially released on December 2, Tewari has raised questions about the Manmohan Singh government's policy on national security.


20 November, 2021

BJP Leader Tathagata Roy's Latest Tweet Creates Chaos And Speculation

Outlook Web Desk

The veteran BJP leader in his latest tweet in Bengali said, "I have not written all these things to get accolades from anybody. Some top leaders were so much involved in women and wealth, I wanted to alert the party about that. Now a tree is known by its fruit. I shall wait for the results in the civic polls. For now adieu West Bengal BJP."


20 November, 2021

NTR Family Warns YSRCP Against Humiliating Women

Bhuvaneswari's brothers and sisters reacted strongly to the certain comments passed on her and humiliation Naidu had to face in the state Assembly and made it clear that they will not tolerate any such attempt again.


12 November, 2021

Swara Bhasker Gives A Befitting Reply To Twitter User Who Commented ‘My Maid Looks Much Better’

Outlook Web Bureau

Responding to the Twitter user she said “I’m sure your household help is beautiful. I hope you respect her labour and her dignity & don’t act like a creep with her.”


11 November, 2021

Twitter Hires Tess Rinearson To Run Twitter Crypto: What We Know So Far

Sharmila Bhowmick

Twitter has been playing a very important role in supporting the NFT and crypto community, it decision to open a whole new wing to diversify certainly displays its commitment to the blockchain universe and the emerging possibilities around NFTs and crypto.


09 November, 2021

Russia Fines Google, Telegram For Not Removing Content

Deutsche Welle

A Moscow court ordered Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. to pay a new fine for not deleting content Russia considers illegal. The move comes as state officials seek to rein in tech giants.


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23 October, 2021

Rajasthan Shuts Internet As 15 Lakh Candidates Appear For Patwari Recruitment Exam

Tabeenah Anjum

Business of taxi services, food aggregators, home delivery services come to a standstill as internet remains cut off in Jaipur, Dausa and Bikaner.


12 October, 2021

Twitter's New Feature Allows Users To Remove Followers Without Blocking Them

Outlook Business Team

However, the removed user would be able to re-follow the profile. Twitter had announced on September 8, this year, that it was testing the feature on the web.


11 September, 2021

Heavy Downpour Lashes Delhi, Leaves Parts Of Airport And City Waterlogged

Outlook Web Desk

A video on Twitter purportedly showed waterlogging in Madhu Vihar, some DTC cluster buses could be seen standing in the water, and other commuters manoeuvring their vehicles through the inundated road.


10 September, 2021

PM Modi Used Twitter To Woo Urban Voters, Tweet About Nationalism: US Study

Outlook Web Desk

The research published in the US talks about how Twitter was used by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi during the 74-day campaigning in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. A quantitative as well as qualitative analysis of their tweets was presented.


08 September, 2021

'Just Chill': Shabana Azmi Asks Trolls To Relax After Javed Akhtar's Jibe At Shashi Tharoor's Hindi

Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.


25 August, 2021

'Karara Jawaab Milega': Narayan Rane's Son Nitesh Tweets Clip From ‘Rajneeti’ To Target Shiv Sena

Outlook Web Bureau

Narayan Rane was arrested on Tuesday following his remarks that he would have slapped Chief Minister Thackeray for what he claimed as the latter's ignorance of the year of India's independence.


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18 August, 2021

After Facebook, Twitter Says Will Review Content On Afghanistan Amid Taliban Takeover

Outlook Web Bureau

'We're also witnessing people in the country using Twitter to seek help and assistance,' the social media platform said.


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

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Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

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