India has decided to buy six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft from the United States despite the on-going diplomatic row with Washington over the arrest of an Indian woman diplomat by American police in New York last week, said local media Friday.
India has a huge young population & youth are very much dependent on social media. Importance of social media has been increasingly recognized by political parties & by candidates who are contesting election (experts are being hired, candidates are being trained, smart phones are being given). The only problem with this area is that it is totally unregulated. Recently, Election Commission took a good step of coming out with new guidelines on campaigning on social media which was the need of hour.
- According to Election Commission social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. It differentiates from traditional/industrial media in many aspects such as quality, reach, frequency, usability, immediacy, and permanence.
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