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SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Thailand cave rescue, Boring company, SpaceX, Twitter

Elon Musk shows why we shouldn't make cult figures out of our tech geniuses

The tech billionaire has received much flak for his tweet against Vern Unsworth. But are we also to blame?

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Passport Seva, Twitter, Trolls, Sushma Swaraj

How to handle trolls? Learn from Sushma Swaraj

The external affairs minister is disarming hate — one like at a time.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Ideology, Hate Speech, Twitter, Facebook

Don't unfriend and block those whose views you don't like – you're only spreading hate

By bringing down the walls of decency and tolerance online, we risk normalising discrimination and bigotry.

HUMOUR

 |  9-minute read
Bigotry, Twitter, Airtel, Fiction

A fictional account of what went down at the Airtel office where Shoaib and Gaganjot work

Shoaib found himself at the receiving end of a bigoted tweet. What happened next will blow your mind.

VOICES

 |  Tarar Square  |  6-minute read
Facebook, Twitter, Online trolling, Social Media

How Indians and Pakistanis trolled me on Twitter

People are not 280 characters. Don’t be rash to condemn. Think, reflect, decide. Then tweet.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Bollywood, YoRanveerSoPoor, Star kids, Twitter

Why Twitter users ripped apart Ranveer Singh over his oh-so-poor childhood

It is only natural that a lot of celebs feel the need to make their lives seem like a Bollywood rags-to-riches story

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Kathua, Twitter, Emma Watson, Deepika Rajawat

How social media reacted to Emma Watson tweeting in support of Kathua case lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat

The support from the unlikely corner means a lot, especially when it took PM Modi so long to break his silence on the heinous crime.

HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Twitter, Narendra Modi, Siddaramaiah, Karnataka Assembly polls

How Siddaramaiah has turned Karnataka Assembly polls into an all-out Twitter war

Incumbent CM is not just listening to Modi intently but also offering point-by-point rebuttal on the gaps in the PM's speech.

HUMOUR

 |  1-minute read