India

Twitter Blocks Accounts of Over 100 ‘Modi Critics’ – Guardian

 

Twitter, now run by Elon Musk, has blocked more than 100 accounts from the social media platform under pressure from India’s Narendra Modi government, The Guardian reported.

The accounts include several Indian journalists, Canadian poet Rupi Kaur and BBC News’ Punjab bureau, the report said, noting that activists say that Twitter’s crackdown has targeted Modi critics.

Read the full story: The Guardian.

 

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Vishakha Saxena

Vishakha Saxena is the Multimedia and Social Media Editor at Asia Financial. She has worked as a digital journalist since 2013, and is an experienced writer and multimedia producer. As a trader and investor, she is keenly interested in new economy, emerging markets and the intersections of finance and society. You can write to her at vishakha.saxena@asiafinancial.com

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