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  • Twitter now lets you follow Tamil topics like Rajinikanth, AR Rahman, Chennai Super Kings Jul 20, 2022 12:56 PM IST

    Twitter now lets you follow Tamil topics like Rajinikanth, AR Rahman, Chennai Super Kings

    The feature has been rolled out to all Twitter users on Android, iOS and web apps who have set Tamil as their primary language on Twitter.

  • As Twitter says yes to Musk, here is its rollercoaster India history in a timeline Apr 26, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    As Twitter says yes to Musk, here is its rollercoaster India history in a timeline

    Twitter and the government have been at loggerheads over several issues

  • Twitter joins IPL 2022 party, tests dedicated cricket tab on Android Mar 29, 2022 05:48 PM IST

    Twitter joins IPL 2022 party, tests dedicated cricket tab on Android

    The feature, which will be available to select users, will help cricket enthusiasts discover relevant, exclusive, and Twitter-first content, the company has said

  • Storyboard18 | To Her, With Love: From DDB Mudra's Pallavi Chakravarti to Twitter's Kanika Mittal, a 'thank you' to the women who shaped them Mar 05, 2022 05:32 PM IST

    Storyboard18 | To Her, With Love: From DDB Mudra's Pallavi Chakravarti to Twitter's Kanika Mittal, a 'thank you' to the women who shaped them

    Leaders in their respective fields, these advertising executives share the most important lessons they learnt from their role models and the women who’ve had an impact on their lives.

  • Twitter ropes in Samiran Gupta to lead public policy efforts in India, South Asia Feb 24, 2022 01:14 PM IST

    Twitter ropes in Samiran Gupta to lead public policy efforts in India, South Asia

    The Indian government has clashed with the social media firm on various issues including content moderation and free speech.

  • Twitter boosts its tips feature in India with Paytm integration Feb 16, 2022 02:21 PM IST

    Twitter boosts its tips feature in India with Paytm integration

    People will be able to link their Paytm account to their Twitter handle, enabling users to directly send them money through the tipping feature on the company's iOS and Android apps

  • Former Twitter India boss Manish Maheshwari confirms exit, will launch edtech start-up Dec 14, 2021 09:40 PM IST

    Former Twitter India boss Manish Maheshwari confirms exit, will launch edtech start-up

    "I am leaving Twitter. The (exit) date has to be worked out. I want to do things in the education and teaching space," Maheshwari told Moneycontrol in an interaction.

  • This tweet by Virat Kohli is India's 'Most Liked Tweet of 2021' Dec 09, 2021 11:53 AM IST

    This tweet by Virat Kohli is India's 'Most Liked Tweet of 2021'

    Another of Virat Kohli’s tweets was also the Most Retweeted and Liked Tweet in Sports. Last year, his tweet announcing Anushka Sharma’s pregnancy became the ‘Most Liked Tweet of 2020’.

  • Sports stars like Virat Kohli are fighting a parallel battle on social media Nov 02, 2021 10:14 AM IST

    Sports stars like Virat Kohli are fighting a parallel battle on social media

    India has the third-highest Twitter users in the world. This has opened up new revenue streams for Indian cricketers, but has also left them open to vicious attacks by trolls, as Virat Kohli is finding out.

  • Ahead of T20 World Cup, Twitter brings Communities to India and rolls out live cricket scorecards Oct 21, 2021 11:46 AM IST

    Ahead of T20 World Cup, Twitter brings Communities to India and rolls out live cricket scorecards

    Twitter said between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2021 more than 75 million conversations were just about cricket

  • What could have prompted Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari to exit the role? Here is the timeline of events Aug 13, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    What could have prompted Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari to exit the role? Here is the timeline of events

    This comes in a year when India’s new IT rules came into effect in May 2021 and escalating tension between the US microblogging platform and the government over the last few months. According to sources, while the reasons for the sudden move to the US have not been said explicitly, the recent legal troubles could have played a part.

  • Police cases mount against Twitter, officials after the US-based social media giant loses legal shield in India Jun 30, 2021 09:41 AM IST

    Police cases mount against Twitter, officials after the US-based social media giant loses legal shield in India

    The micro-blogging site faces four cases in India since it lost ‘legal shield’ earlier this month for content posted by users, marking an escalation in its row with the Central government.

  • Uttar Pradesh police books Twitter India chief Manish Maheshwari in distorted map row Jun 29, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    Uttar Pradesh police books Twitter India chief Manish Maheshwari in distorted map row

    Twitter's career website, Tweep Life, had shown Union Territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh outside India.

  • Twitter shows different map of India on its website ; Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh demarcated from India Jun 28, 2021 03:35 PM IST

    Twitter shows different map of India on its website ; Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh demarcated from India

    This is not the first time that a different map of India has been shown by Twitter. In November 2020, the microblogging website showed Leh as part of Jammu and Kashmir instead of the Union Territory of Ladakh.

  • Ghaziabad assault case: Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari expected to join probe Jun 24, 2021 12:22 PM IST

    Ghaziabad assault case: Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari expected to join probe

    The Twitter India MD, who lives in Bengaluru in Karnataka, was issued notice by the Ghaziabad Police on June 21 and asked to report at its Loni Border police station at 10.30 am on Thursday to get his statement recorded in the case, the officials added.

  • Ghaziabad assault case | Twitter India chief says available on video call for questioning by Uttar Pradesh police Jun 21, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    Ghaziabad assault case | Twitter India chief says available on video call for questioning by Uttar Pradesh police

    Last week, Twitter India’s Managing Director was asked to report to record his statement within seven days over posts of the social media platform linked to the assault of an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad

  • Uttar Pradesh Police summons Twitter India MD over Ghaziabad viral video incident Jun 18, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Uttar Pradesh Police summons Twitter India MD over Ghaziabad viral video incident

    Manish Maheshwari, the MD of Twitter India has been asked to report to the Loni Police Station and record his statement within seven days.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 | Twitter launches multilingual initiatives to encourage informed political discussions Mar 15, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 | Twitter launches multilingual initiatives to encourage informed political discussions

    The initiatives include an information search prompt with election bodies that would provide reliable information about polls, a custom emoji to encourage participation, a series of pre-bunks and de-bunks to eliminate election-related misinformation campaigns, and a discussion series for the youth titled #DemocracyAdda, which would aim to promote voter literacy.

  • Twitter welcome to do business, but must respect Indian laws: Govt Feb 10, 2021 11:25 PM IST

    Twitter welcome to do business, but must respect Indian laws: Govt

    Indian laws enacted by parliament must be followed irrespective of Twitter’s own rules and guidelines, Electronics and Information Technology secretary tells Twitter officials, expressing strong displeasure at the social media network's reluctance to take down accounts that abuse freedom of speech.

  • Twitter India, South Asia public policy head Mahima Kaul resigns Feb 07, 2021 06:07 PM IST

    Twitter India, South Asia public policy head Mahima Kaul resigns

    The resignation comes at a time when Twitter has been facing backlash from the Indian government for 'violating Indian law'.

  • SC initiates contempt proceedings against advocate Prashant Bhushan & Twitter India Jul 21, 2020 08:22 PM IST

    SC initiates contempt proceedings against advocate Prashant Bhushan & Twitter India

    The apex court has also initiated contempt proceedings against Twitter India on which Bhushan had posted some alleged derogatory comments.

  • Setting Sail season 2 Ep.2 | Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari explains how India is one of the fastest growing audience market globally Jun 22, 2020 05:47 PM IST

    Setting Sail season 2 Ep.2 | Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari explains how India is one of the fastest growing audience market globally

    Manish Maheshwari on his first year on the job, some of the latest features on Twitter, and how the company has managed productivity during the lockdown.

  • Twitter India to inform political parties, leaders about ad-ban decision Nov 01, 2019 11:56 AM IST

    Twitter India to inform political parties, leaders about ad-ban decision

    Political ads account for only 2 percent of Twitter India’s annual revenue of $40 million , sources say.

  • BSP chief Mayawati bites the Twitter bait, announces she will now be active on social media Feb 06, 2019 03:30 PM IST

    BSP chief Mayawati bites the Twitter bait, announces she will now be active on social media

    As of February 6, she has over 23,000 followers

  • Twitter floods with 66 lakh tweets on Assembly polls, PM Modi most talked about leader Dec 13, 2018 03:51 PM IST

    Twitter floods with 66 lakh tweets on Assembly polls, PM Modi most talked about leader

    Data revealed by Twitter shows that four lakh tweets were posted on the counting day alone.

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