Searching 'Bar Girl in India' on Google Throws Sonia Gandhi Wikipedia Page, Twitterati Amused
Search result for term 'Bar Girl in India' (Photo credit: Twitter)

Mumbai, December 20: Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi drew the attention of netizens unintentionally when search engine giant Google threw her Wikipedia page in results for the term 'bar girl in India'. With this, Sonia Gandhi became the latest victim of awkward Google results after US President Donald Trump and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan. Amused Twitterati were quick to point out the shocking outcome for searching the term 'bar girl in India'.

Netizens were shocked when searching for the term 'bar girl in India' showed up the Wikipedia page of Sonia Gandhi as the first result. The next top search results were also related to her. A large section of right-wing ideologues believes Sonia Gandhi would work at a bar in Italy as a dancer before marrying late former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. 'Was Sonia Gandhi a bar dancer before marrying Rajiv?' was a question on Quora. Donald Trump Appears When Searched For Word ‘Idiot’; Google CEO Sundar Pichai Explains Why!

Recently, Google CEO Sundar Pichai appeared before the US Congress where he was asked why the search engine was showing Donald Trump's image for searching word 'idiot'. In his response, Pichai said that the company doesn’t “manually intervene” in search results, and instead search results are based on crawling the content of web pages.

"We provide search today for any time you type in a keyword. We, as Google, have gone out and crawled and stored copies of billions of their pages in our index, and we take the keyword and match it against the pages and rank them based on over 200 signals," Pichai explained. "Things like relevance, freshness, popularity, how other people are using it. And based on that, you know, at any given time, we try to find the best results for that query," he added.

Pakistan Punjab assembly also passed a resolution to summon Pichai and asked him to explain why searching for the term bhikari showed PM Imran Khan's photos.