Tag: Politicians

Why do people follow celebrities more than politicians on Twitter?
Why do people follow celebrities more than politicians on Twitter?

Researchers concluded that even though the group of social media users who display political biases in their online behaviours is small, it is nevertheless consequential.

  • Saturday, 01 October 2022

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s mortal remains were consigned to flames with full state honours today at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi. The 93-year-old BJP stalwart breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) yesterday in the national capital after struggling with health ailments for nine weeks. Several foreign […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
84 candidates declare criminal cases in Odisha: ADR

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha gears up for the second phase of the Assembly elections scheduled for Thursday, 84 candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves, including 68 with serious criminal cases, according to Odisha Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). “Among the major parties, 21 are from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), 17 from […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
119 candidates in Odisha are facing criminal cases: ADR report

New Delhi: As many as 119 (34 per cent) of 354 candidates contesting in the third phase of Odisha Assembly elections have declared criminal charges against themselves while 101 (29 per cent) are charged with serious cases, according to Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR). Among the major parties, 20 (48 per cent) out of 42 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Column: ‘Highly Educated’ And Yet ‘Illiterate’!

By Sandeep Sahu I am amused, dismayed and shocked – in equal measure – at the number of supposedly ‘educated’ people who believe IAS officers should run the country – and the state – and the ‘people’s representatives’ should have nothing to do with it. They hold people’s representatives in utter contempt, derisively refer to […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021