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Accused of 'advertising' hospital, Bachchan uses Hindi cuss phrase

04 Aug 2020

Accused of 'advertising' hospital, Bachchan uses Hindi cuss phrase

As it appears, Amitabh Bachchan is taking the trolls way too seriously of late.

Magazine photoshops Kareena Kapoor's picture, gets brutally slammed

10 Jan 2020

Magazine photoshops Kareena Kapoor's picture, gets brutally slammed

A popular celebrity fashion magazine assumed it would be totally fine to "vanish" Kareena Kapoor Khan's knees, but they should have known netizens always dig the truth.

Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls

31 Dec 2019

Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls

On Monday, singer-composer Sona Mohapatra had shared pictures of herself from a vacation wherein she was in a swimsuit.

Five times Bollywood celebrities were trolled for their political "acumen"

19 Dec 2019

Five times Bollywood celebrities were trolled for their political "acumen"

Whether they are promoting their movies, chilling on a chat show or even contesting elections, the political understanding of Bollywood celebrities sounds, at best, debatable.

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

25 Jul 2019

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg (16) was recently mocked by right-wing French lawmakers, who also boycotted her appearance in the French Parliament.

UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability

15 Jul 2019

UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability

In a shameful incident, Deputy Commissioner (Keshavpuram), North Delhi Municipal Corporation, Ira Singhal was recently trolled on social media over her disability.

Mira Rajput gets massively trolled for carrying heels in hand

02 Jun 2019

Mira Rajput gets massively trolled for carrying heels in hand

Social media is a merciless place, more so, for celebrities (and their spouses).

Pyjamas or not? Indian fans defend Pakistani skipper

31 May 2019

Pyjamas or not? Indian fans defend Pakistani skipper

On Wednesday, the captains of all the ten teams participating in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 met Queen Elizabeth and Prince Harry at the Buckingham Palace.

#Elections2019: Priyanka Gandhi, Robert Vadra cast votes; son misses voting

12 May 2019

#Elections2019: Priyanka Gandhi, Robert Vadra cast votes; son misses voting

The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections has concluded and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra cast their votes in Delhi on Sunday.

Man asks 'money plant kaisa rahega,' Anand Mahindra replies cheekily

27 Mar 2019

Man asks 'money plant kaisa rahega,' Anand Mahindra replies cheekily

Twitter is no stranger to the witty side of the Mahindra Group's Chairman, Anand Mahindra.

Shashi Tharoor, known for impeccable English, trolled for wrong spelling

20 Mar 2019

Shashi Tharoor, known for impeccable English, trolled for wrong spelling

Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Shashi Tharoor, is known for his marvellous command over English.

Dale Steyn destroys a fan for trolling him: Details here

03 Feb 2019

Dale Steyn destroys a fan for trolling him: Details here

South African pacer, Dale Steyn played an important role for his side in the successive Test and ODI series victories against Pakistan at home.

Jose Mourinho mercilessly trolled on social media after getting fired

18 Dec 2018

Jose Mourinho mercilessly trolled on social media after getting fired

Manchester United fired their under-fire manager Jose Mourinho only a few hours ago, and that was enough for all of social media to come down heavily upon the Portuguese manager.

Man tweets 'I love your body' to Taapsee, actress replies

18 Dec 2018

Man tweets 'I love your body' to Taapsee, actress replies

Taapsee Pannu is known to be someone who has no time for crap, much like her character Rumi in Manmarziyaan.

TM Krishna's canceled Delhi-concert rescheduled, after AAP steps in

16 Nov 2018

TM Krishna's canceled Delhi-concert rescheduled, after AAP steps in

Carnatic singer TM Krishna whose concert on November 17 in Delhi was canceled due to attacks by right-wing trolls has been rescheduled after AAP stepped in.

TM Krishna's Delhi-concert canceled after right-wing trolls target him

15 Nov 2018

TM Krishna's Delhi-concert canceled after right-wing trolls target him

In what serves as a reminder that actions on the web have an impact on the real world, the concert of renowned Carnatic singer TM Krishna was called off in the national capital after right-wing trolls targeted him.

Leave India if you don't like Indian cricketers: Virat Kohli

07 Nov 2018

Leave India if you don't like Indian cricketers: Virat Kohli

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has a loyal fan base. He is liked by cricket fans all over the world.

Here's how Huawei trolled Samsung, Apple for slowing down phones

29 Oct 2018

Here's how Huawei trolled Samsung, Apple for slowing down phones

Last week, Samsung and Apple were slapped with heavy fines for reportedly slowing down some of their smartphones.

Hardik Pandya slammed by fans, here's why!

14 Sep 2018

Hardik Pandya slammed by fans, here's why!

Hardik Pandya faced flak from fans on the social media platform, Instagram.

BJP posts graph on "truth of petrol hike", gets trolled

10 Sep 2018

BJP posts graph on "truth of petrol hike", gets trolled

Who doesn't know about BJP's version of 'truth' that's often based on assumptions, and not facts?

Shikhar Dhawan gives befitting reply to trolls: Here's what happened

07 Sep 2018

Shikhar Dhawan gives befitting reply to trolls: Here's what happened

The Indian Cricket team is used to facing backlash from their fans every time they lose a match.

Donald Trump draws US flag wrong, gets trolled on Twitter

27 Aug 2018

Donald Trump draws US flag wrong, gets trolled on Twitter

It's been a stressful week for US President Donald Trump, as two of his ex-associates have been arrested on charges of finance violations.

Fan praises Rishi Kapoor's 'Mulk'; he insults fan's English

24 Aug 2018

Fan praises Rishi Kapoor's 'Mulk'; he insults fan's English

Quite unsurprisingly, Rishi Kapoor has created controversy on Twitter once again.

Don't react to trolls: Anushka on Team India photo controversy

13 Aug 2018

Don't react to trolls: Anushka on Team India photo controversy

Anushka Sharma, whose presence in a Team India group photo in London had attracted severe criticism online, today declined to get drawn into the controversy, saying she doesn't engage with trolls.

Troll says 'KANK' promoted extra-marital affairs, KJo gives classy reply

12 Aug 2018

Troll says 'KANK' promoted extra-marital affairs, KJo gives classy reply

'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna', also known as 'KANK', remains one of Karan Johar's finest movies.

Alphons Kannanthanam hits out at trolls against Kerala-student selling fish

27 Jul 2018

Alphons Kannanthanam hits out at trolls against Kerala-student selling fish

Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam came out in support of 21-year-old Hanan Hamid, who became a victim of cyber-bullying after her video of selling fish after college went viral.

Class v/s crass: Abhishek Bachchan taking on trolls is amusing

25 Jul 2018

Class v/s crass: Abhishek Bachchan taking on trolls is amusing

By now trolls should have understood messing with Abhishek Bachchan is only going to give them a taste of their own medicine (of course, with a dose of sanity).

ABD getting hate comments proves outrage is India's middle name

20 Jul 2018

ABD getting hate comments proves outrage is India's middle name

It's just another day on the Internet and Indians are outraged for absolutely no reason. This time, the receiver of unworthy hatred is South African cricketing legend AB de Villiers.

You've no future, director Anubhav Sinha's tells trolls

16 Jul 2018

You've no future, director Anubhav Sinha's tells trolls

The trailer of 'Mulk' confirmed the movie treads a slippery path- the way minorities are treated in the country, and the ever-increasing culture to question everyone's patriotism.

'Intezaar kyon? Lijiye block kar diya': Swaraj to Twitter troll

03 Jul 2018

'Intezaar kyon? Lijiye block kar diya': Swaraj to Twitter troll

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj continues to take on the vicious trolls targeting her over the issuance of passport to an interfaith couple.

Kamal Haasan trolled by Twitterati over stand against caste system

02 Jul 2018

Kamal Haasan trolled by Twitterati over stand against caste system

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan has come under criticism from a section of Twitterati over his stand against caste system, reminding him of remarks his daughter Shruti made about her caste identity some years back.

Sushma Swaraj's husband fights trolls' hatred with emotional tweets

02 Jul 2018

Sushma Swaraj's husband fights trolls' hatred with emotional tweets

There is no stopping the hatred, especially when it is spewed anonymously on Twitter.

Swaraj trolled on Twitter again, accused of appeasing Muslims

30 Jun 2018

Swaraj trolled on Twitter again, accused of appeasing Muslims

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was again trolled on Twitter and accused of appeasing Muslims.

SRK's cousin from Pakistan is contesting elections. Why-the-ruckus, dear trolls?

10 Jun 2018

SRK's cousin from Pakistan is contesting elections. Why-the-ruckus, dear trolls?

The jobless trolls are at it again, and this time they seemed to have surpassed their level of stupidity when they started talking ill about Shah Rukh Khan, just because his cousin from Pakistan is contesting elections there.

The absurdity of extreme 'hero-worshipping': Trolls, you're at risk too

31 May 2018

The absurdity of extreme 'hero-worshipping': Trolls, you're at risk too

Many celebs these days command a large fan following - fans who are willing to go to extreme lengths (at least virtually) to defend their hero.

Malaika Arora, slut-shamed for wearing swimsuit, gives an apt reply

28 May 2018

Malaika Arora, slut-shamed for wearing swimsuit, gives an apt reply

Celebrities have always been a soft target for the online trolls. We recently saw Abhishek Bachchan's face-off with a Twitter user who called him "useless".

On Twitter, Farhan Akhtar fights trolls with sensible replies

27 May 2018

On Twitter, Farhan Akhtar fights trolls with sensible replies

Since whataboutery has taken over social media, having a conversation with anyone having different views, has become impossible.

Troll questions Abhishek Bachchan's 'easy' life, gets a dignified reply

24 May 2018

Troll questions Abhishek Bachchan's 'easy' life, gets a dignified reply

It's not easy being Abhishek Bachchan, considering the amount of hatred he receives on social media for absolutely no reason at all.

Priyanka Chopra wears anarkali to meet PM Modi. Well, well!

12 Apr 2018

Priyanka Chopra wears anarkali to meet PM Modi. Well, well!

Priyanka Chopra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in Delhi in connection with an upcoming conference of Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH).

Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled

29 Mar 2018

Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled

Shashi Tharoor, or as you may call 'The man who gives a complex to Oxford Dictionary', wished Mahavir Jayanti on Twitter by posting a picture of (wait for it) Gautam Buddha.