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Tag Archives: Social media

BJP’s new rising star

Amit Malviya is a new rising star in the BJP. Being the head of its IT cell, he is credited with ensuring that party president Amit Shah’s Townhall event in Ahmedabad on Sunday become a global trend #YuvaTownHallWithShah) on social media. Shah’s meeting was shown live across over 300 locations….

Hell hasn’t the ingratitude of Air India’s ex-employee

  As the Central government gets ahead with the plan to divest almost all of its stakes in Air India, some of the former employees have taken to social media (SM) to spread all kinds of canards and half-baked information. Whether their intent is noble or not is a different…

Show cause notices to Kalluri

  The Chhattisgarh DGP’s office has issued show cause notices to IPS officer S R P Kalluri (IPS:1994:CG) for his comments on the social media and attending a private function in Jagdalpur without taking permission. In a separate letter, Kalluri has also been asked not to leave the state police…

‘We not you’ is the IRS refrain

  Whoever said that hankering after credit is only a politician’s call? Well, civil servants are no different. The success of Income Declaration Scheme (IDS), which netted almost Rs 66,000 crore (still counting), is a case in point. There’s a no-holds-barred overflow of messages in the IRS officers’ WhatsApp groups….

Arun Jaitley for free hand to ministers, civil servants on social media

  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday advocated for freehand to ministers and bureaucrats to express themselves on social media to make government functioning transparent. His comments at an event to mark the second anniversary of the myGov app came against the backdrop of the Department of Personnel and Training…

Officials asked to be active on social media (Updated- 09:52 PM)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been keen on his ministers being active on social media, officials have usually been exempted. However, this is set to change, at least in the Press Information Bureau. At a recent meeting, Frank Noronha, principal DG, PIB, is said to have asked all departmental publicity…

In Prabhu’s footsteps

Suresh Prabhu’s success with Twitter — using this social media as a grievance redress mechanism and earn popularity — has finally woken up the slumbering I&B Ministry. A top officer of the ministry recently requested the railway to share the modes and methods it’s using on social media, following which…

Uncle Xi has image problem

China is discouraging the mass media to rein in a popular nickname for Chinese President Xi Jinping. This signals that his image-makers are refining their effort to portray him as a populist hero of the masses. In recent weeks, news outlets including the official Xinhua News Agency and the 21st…

Police working on PM’s ideas to improve their public image

Joining community campaigns like Pulse Polio drive, becoming active on social media and an all-woman band are some of the new initiatives that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested for the police forces in the country.The ideas were floated and discussed by Modi with the top police brass of the…

SCOPE DG underlines the importance of media relations

Director General of the standing conference of public enterprises (Scope), Dr. U.D. Choubey, has highlighted the importance of media relations and said that reputation and brand promotion by public sector enterprises could be the most important ingredient for securing competitive advantage over others. Speaking at a Scope-organized one-day conference on…

Bureaucratic dilemma on draconian law (66a); an IPS’ observations    

Editorial by Abhinav Kr. ( IPS:96:UK)

The Supreme Court decision on 66a has not only stirred the conscious of people but also some of the law implementing authorities who were not in agreement with this law. It was about uploading intolerance post that might have cause riots and have hurt sentiments of high and mighty. Showing…

Social media and Kejriwal’s victory

Social media played a key role in determining the fate of the AAP and Kejriwal which was evident on the day results were out. In the last month alone, over a million tweets had been tagged with @ArvindKejriwal on it. Kejriwal had been by far the most influential on social…

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