Jul 22, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Minister of State for Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar in a written reply to the Parliament said neither the IT Act nor the above said rules contravene the freedom of speech and expression or the right to privacy.
- May 27, 2021 06:58 PM IST
According to the police statement, Twitter is purporting to be both investigating authority and adjudicating authority, but has no legal sanction to be either.
- May 27, 2021 06:39 PM IST
A Twitter spokesperson had said: “Right now, we are concerned by recent events regarding our employees in India and the potential threat to freedom of expression for the people we serve.”
- May 26, 2021 04:31 PM IST
Large social media firms Facebook and Twitter can lose their intermediary privileges today for failing to comply with the new IT law. Losing the tag would mean being held accountable for the content posted on their platforms. The impact will be minimal for on users, say analysts.
- Feb 10, 2021 11:25 PM IST
Indian laws enacted by parliament must be followed irrespective of Twitter’s own rules and guidelines, Electronics and Information Technology secretary tells Twitter officials, expressing strong displeasure at the social media network's reluctance to take down accounts that abuse freedom of speech.
- Sep 11, 2020 04:52 PM IST
The bench also allowed Holey to approach the court at any time during this period in case the police decide to take any coercive action against her, or if any of her rights were breached.
- Jun 02, 2015 09:47 PM IST
The national scheduled castes panel on Tuesday issued notices to Union HRD Secretary and IIT-Madras Director asking them to appear before it on June 8 amid a political row over de-recognition of a students' body comprising mostly dalits.
- Aug 22, 2013 03:30 PM IST
Instead of nurturing the spirit of debate, we have become aggressive, bigoted and abusive
- Nov 30, 2012 05:50 PM IST
Union Minister for Communication, Information and Technology, Kapil Sibals website was hacked by hacktivist group Anonymous Indian arm today.
- Sep 26, 2012 04:36 AM IST
Egypt's new Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, speaking in regard to clashes at U.S. embassies in the Muslim world, said freedom of expression carries responsibilities when expression threatens peace and stability.
- Jan 12, 2011 08:25 AM IST
On Assange's hearing in London, CNBC-TV18’s Sanjay Suri explains, “Given the easing of bail restrictions, Assange, seems to be coming in from the cold for now.