TRAI faces flak on Twitter for releasing names and email ids

Telecom regulator TRAI Monday faced flak on the social media including Twitter for making public names and email ids of one million people who have submitted their comments on Net Neutrality.

Comedian Trevor Noah comes under fire for past Twitter comments
Comedian Trevor Noah comes under fire for past Twitter comments

Trevor Noah, the South African comedian named to replace Jon Stewart as the new host of the late-night news parody, "The Daily Show" was feeling the heat on Twitter on Tuesday for past comments he made about Jews and women.

Cricket World Cup: PCB pulls up Ajmal for captaincy comment
Cricket World Cup: PCB pulls up Ajmal for captaincy comment

The PCB has not appreciated comments made by star off-spinner Saeed Ajmal where he has promoted the names of Muhammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as captain of the one-day squad.

Patricia Arquette clarifies Oscar night comments
Patricia Arquette clarifies Oscar night comments

Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette said she could have made her backstage remarks in a more eloquent way at this year's Academy Awards.

Arquette's Oscars backstage comments land her in hot water
Arquette's Oscars backstage comments land her in hot water

 Best supporting actress winner Patricia Arquette, who made an impassioned appeal for women's equality on Oscars stage, landed in trouble by calling "people of color" to fight for women's rights in the backstage interview during the ceremony.

Louis van Gaal charged by FA over alleged media comments
Louis van Gaal charged by FA over alleged media comments

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has been charged by the English FA for comments made after the FA Cup fourth-round match at Cambridge United last week.

Billy Crystal clarifies gay sex scene comments
Billy Crystal clarifies gay sex scene comments

Billy Crystal is surprised that his comments about not liking too much of gay sex scenes on TV got misconstrued.

Manchester United sack scout over offensive Facebook posts
Manchester United sack scout over offensive Facebook posts

Manchester United have sacked one of their European scouts over claims he posted racially offensive comments on Facebook.

Kaley Cuoco apologises over feminism comments
Kaley Cuoco apologises over feminism comments

Kaley Cuoco has apologised after her comments that she did not consider herself a feminist caused backlash.

Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss
Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".

Floyd Mayweather apologizes for Ray Rice comments
Floyd Mayweather apologizes for Ray Rice comments

Floyd Mayweather apologized Wednesday for his comments on the Ray Rice fiasco, adding he doesn`t agree with comparisons between his domestic problems and those of the suspended NFL player.

Gary Oldman slammed for his comments

Veteran actor Gary Oldman has been criticised by an anti-Semitism watchdog group for allegedly saying that Hollywood is "run by Jews".

Usher defends Justin Bieber for his racist comments

Usher defended Justin Bieber over his racist `n` word videos that were released recently.

Top Hungary court backs clampdown on internet comments

A top Hungarian court ruled Wednesday that website operators are responsible for abusive internet comments made on pages under their control, even if the questionable statements are moderated or removed on request.

Facebook denies collecting users` unpublished posts, comments

Facebook is not collecting or tracking any content that people have chosen not to post, the social networking site`s spokesperson has said.

Google unveils plans for user names, comments to appear in ads

Google Inc plans to launch new product-endorsement ads incorporating photos, comments and names of its users, in a move to match the "social" ads pioneered by rival Facebook Inc that is raising some privacy concerns.

YouTube moves to keep undesirable comments away from site

YouTube has decided to refine the comments that are posted under videos in a bid to curb offensive posting and hurtful commenting on the online video site.

Serena Williams apologises for `insensitive and hurtful` comments about teen rape victim

American tennis star Serena Williams has offered an apology for her comments about a teenage rape victim, whom she had termed as `not a virgin` and `drunk` at the time of her assault.

Facebook case: HC asks Maha about action taken against cops

The Bombay High Court directed Maharashtra government to file an affidavit stating what action it proposes to take against the police officials who arrested two girls from nearby Palghar district.

Judges need not make derogatory remarks; comments against Modi improper: SC

Judges must not use strong and carping language and pass derogatory remarks against anyone, the Supreme Court said.