If social media is a rage, how can political parties be far behind? And when it's election time, propaganda rules the roost. Facebook ran all the way to the bank through paid advertisements from BJP and Congress
With success, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s fortunes have upwardly mobile. The former Indian captain gave India a spot among the highest earners in sports and continues to match the likes of Virat Kohli, dollar-for-dollar.
Air India said the boarding passes featuring the photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which were third-party advertisements, would be withdrawn if they are found to be in violation of the Model Code of Conduct.
The Election Commission said that candidates with criminal antecedents are required to publish information in this regard in newspapers and through television channels on three occasions during the campaign period.
"To bring more transparency to the online election ads, Google will introduce an India-specific Political Advertising Transparency Report and searchable Political Ads Library," Google said in a statement.