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Twitter India Appoints @Raheelk As Head Of News, Politics And Government

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Raheel Khursheed has been appointed as head of news, politics and government by Twitter India, where he will provide front-line technical support to journalists, politicians and governmental agencies.
He was earlier working with Change.org where he was in-charge of formulation and execution of communication strategy around India-based campaigns and the overall buildup of the brand in India. In the past he has also worked as Program Coordinator with Youth RAFT Project at Mercy Corps; as Senior Correspondent at Times Now and as Senior Correspondent at CNN-IBN.

At Twitter, Khursheed will also work on expanding Twitter’s relationships with journalists, government officials and politicians to increase their usage of the service. He will help develop best practices and new story formats and try to drive adoption by news, government, political users and share those with the global team. It needs to be noted that Twitter India account has been pointing out best use cases like here, here and here. He might also need to step in and ensure that tweets do not get deleted arbitrarily in India like in the case of DNA cartoonist Manjul, whose political cartoons were taken down several times and restored only after a few days.

 

Twitter has been building up its presence in India and looking to tie up with network carriers, operators and television channels, ever since Rishi Jaitly joined Twitter as a Director for the India market in November 2012. It had recently expanded its team and hired Aneesh Surender Madani to handle Sports Partnerships and Pratiksha Rao as Associate Partnerships Manager. It had also hired Arvinder Gujral, who joined the company as its Head of Mobile Business Development for India and South East Asia in August.

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