Raheel Khursheed has joined Twitter India as the Head of News, Politics & Govt. Rishi Jaitly, Head of Twitter India broke the news a while back on Twitter.
— Rishi Jaitly (@rsjaitly) January 6, 2014
Having worked with institutions like Change.org, TimesNow & CNN-IBN, Raheel carries a wealth of experience which will help him lead Twitter’s partnerships with News, Politics & Govt. verticals in India. He will be providing technical support to News, Govt & Political users and work towards increasing the active usage of Twitter amongst them.
The last couple of years has seen a lot of journalists & politicians are adopting Twitter as a medium to voice their opinion. And with 2014 General Elections nearing, the scene is only hotting up. Twitter wants to capitalize on this buzz and having Raheel in the team leading relations with journalists & politicians is a good move.
More details are being awaited.