Row over Twitter appointing Raheel Khursheed as India news head

PUBLISHED ON: January 9, 2014 | Duration: 21 min, 57 sec

   
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With Twitter appointing Raheel Khursheed as Head of News, Politics and Governance of Twitter India, there has been huge backlash from right-wing users, calling it anti-Narendra Modi. Critics, however, say this is singling out Khursheed's 'Kashmiri Muslim' credentials. Twitter-nashers have also launched online petitions calling for Khursheed's removal. Is the BJP, the party that has projected Mr Modi as its PM candidate, or Mr Modi, on the same page as those of their online supporters? Does Indian news and social media lack diverse representation? We discuss on The Social Network. Also on the show, a discussion on what is the Indian position on UN call for legalising sex work, brothels and pimping.
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