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Racing to battle with cyber warriors

The Sunday Story Fierce political contests are being fought online by the BJP, an early mover, and the Congress, a recent convert. Wi »

The quest for genuine clout on the internet

There is a lot of interest and speculation on the impact of social media on politics because of its amplification effects. Ther...»

Followers or phantoms?

Why would someone in Texas, barely active on Twitter and seemingly with no India connection favourite a tweet about Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya »

Aam Aadmi's money

The new entrant on the political scene, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has achieved several firsts. In the present culture of corporate fundin...»

Influence for sale

There are websites, such as, that sell 1,000 Twitter followers for as low as $5. And it isn’t limited to Twitter users. »


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