Twitter in two minds over autoplaying videos on users' timeline
Twitter in two minds over autoplaying videos on users' timeline

 Social networking site Twitter is reportedly in two minds over autoplaying videos on its users' timeline.

'Bigg Boss 8': Did Puneet's daughter post nasty tweet about Karishma's father?
'Bigg Boss 8': Did Puneet's daughter post nasty tweet about Karishma's father?

 If you think Puneet Issar is playing the 'Bigg Boss' game nastily, you would be surprised at what her daughter tweeted recently.

Football world hail legend Thierry Henry on Twitter
Football world hail legend Thierry Henry on Twitter

Past and present day footballers led the tributes to club great Thierry Henry on Tuesday after the former France striker announced his retirement from professional football.

Peshawar school attack: How the Twitter world reacted...

Over 130, mostly students among them, were killed on Tuesday when heavily-armed Arabic speaking Taliban suicide attackers stormed an Army-run school, shooting from classroom-to-classroom and taking several hostages using them as human shield in Pakistan's volatile Peshawar city.

Police investigating if Mehdi's tweets incited people to commit offences

Following the arrest of Mehdi Masroor Biswas for allegedly operating a pro-IS (Islamic State) Twitter account, the Bengaluru Police on Tuesday said they were working to establish whether the information passed by him had incited people to commit offences punishable under the law.

After @ShamiWitness discovery, India bans Islamic State
After @ShamiWitness discovery, India bans Islamic State

Days after detaining a techie in Bengaluru for running a popular Twitter account extolling Islamic State's military campaign, India on Tuesday announced a ban on the militant group.

Security agencies track Twitter handle of Kalyan youth involved with ISIS
Security agencies track Twitter handle of Kalyan youth involved with ISIS

Days after arresting Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the alleged brains behind a pro-ISIS Twitter account, security agencies have learnt that one of the three Kalyan youths still in Iraq/Syria is posting pro-Islamic State material on social media sites.

Mehdi's 60% Twitter followers non-Muslims: Rajnath Singh

More than 60 per cent followers of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bengaluru-based executive, who was running a pro-ISIS twitter account, were non-Muslims and a majority of his Muslim followers were from western countries, particularly the UK, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Police seeks more details from Twitter on IS account handler

Intensifying its investigation into the alleged handler of pro-Islamic State (IS) Twitter account Mehdi Masroor Biswas, city police has asked for more details regarding ShamiWitness account from the micro blogging site, which are crucial to the probe.

Mehdi's 60% followers on Twitter non-Muslims: Govt
Mehdi's 60% followers on Twitter non-Muslims: Govt

More than 60 per cent followers of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bengaluru-based executive, who was running a pro-ISIS twitter account, were non-Muslims and a majority of his Muslim followers were from western countries, particularly the UK, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

The incident in Sydney is disturbing, tweets PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to microblogging website Twitter to describe the incident as "disturbing".

2014: Spotlight moments in News and Politics on Twitter
2014: Spotlight moments in News and Politics on Twitter

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to stand out this year on Twitter, in terms of trends, it was also the Kashmir's massive floods that caught the nation's attention as they came together to save the lives of people stranded in the worst floods in nearly six decades in the state.  

PM Modi congratulates Japan PM on election victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his counterpart Shinzo Abe on being re-elected for a third term as the Prime Minister of Japan and said he looks forward to continuing to work closely with him to strengthen the bilateral ties.

PM Modi pays tributes to Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to the country's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary, saying the nation will remain indebted to him forever.

Revealed: How Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the man behind pro-ISIS Twitter handle '@ShamiWitness', was nabbed
Revealed: How Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the man behind pro-ISIS Twitter handle '@ShamiWitness', was nabbed

After failing to locate the IP addresses to track the exact location of alleged ISIS Twitter handle operator - Mehdi Masroor Biswas - AKA '@ShamiWitness', intelligence agency officials had to improvise to establish the identity of the 24-year-old executive.

Social media reactions after terrorist attack studied
Social media reactions after terrorist attack studied

Emotional reactions on Twitter in the hours and weeks following a terrorist attack can help predict where public fears will be heightened most as a result of the incident, a new study says.

Tweets after terror attack to help curb public fear

A study that analysed emotional reactions on Twitter in 95 cities worldwide following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, may help governmental agencies in understanding how to best handle public fear after a terrorist attack.

Can't stop anyone from leaving Congress: Digvijay

After a senior MLA threatened to quit ahead of the Panaji Assembly seat by-election to contest as an independent candidate, Congress' Goa desk incharge Digvijay Singh on Sunday said any person cannot be stopped from leaving the party.

Delhi DCP tweets live updates about Uber rape case

In a first, Delhi Police got its district DCP tweeting live updates about every development in the investigation of the Uber rape case registering its presence on social media.

Bengaluru exec handling pro-ISIS Twitter account remanded to five-day police custody
Bengaluru exec handling pro-ISIS Twitter account remanded to five-day police custody

Pro-Islamic State Twitter account holder Mehdi Masroor Biswas has been remanded to five-day police custody on Sunday.