November 2017

Tweets on Gujarat Election increase by 20%

Twitter recorded a 20% increase in tweets in relation to Gujarat Elections, last month. The micro-blogging site launched initiatives such as real-time updates on campaign trail and connect voters to politicians on key issues for elections.

BREAKING NEWS: Delayed NCRB report with incorrect data sparks outrage

The NCRB publishes the India Crime Report every year on July end. However, the sole reference publication for the nation’s crime statistics was delayed by four months this year. The officials also said that the delay in the publication of the report has nothing to do with the rising rates of mob lynching and violence.

Punjab police bust plot of pro-Khalistan extremists

Apart from target killings, these extremists are using the cyberspace to incite youth in Punjab. The interrogations have also revealed that there are links of foreign-based radical extremist entities that are trying to revive Sikh militancy in India.