Jul 06, 2021 12:26 PM IST
The dispute and the public spat has raised concern that American firms will find it difficult to do business amid a more stringent regulatory environment.
- Jun 15, 2021 09:14 PM IST
A Twitter spokesperson on Tuesday said the company continues to make every effort to comply with the new guidelines, and is keeping the IT Ministry apprised of progress at every step of the process.
- May 19, 2021 02:43 PM IST
- Mar 14, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Reacting to reports that alluded to Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter employees being threatened with jail term, the Ministry said social media platforms are "obliged to follow the laws of India and the Constitution of India, just like all other businesses in India have to."
- Feb 12, 2021 02:54 PM IST
This followed a meeting between Twitter representatives and the Information Technology Secretary on Wednesday evening where the US-based microblogging platform was issued a stern warning to comply with local laws or be prepared for action.
- Feb 11, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Yadav's account has 244 followers. It has become one of the high-profile accounts blocked by the microblogging site in India amid the ongoing tussle over blocking of some accounts related to farmers’ protest.
- Feb 10, 2021 02:07 PM IST
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) shared a post on Koo calling the Twitter's latest blog post about its response to blocking orders by government of India unusual as it came ahead of government's scheduled engagement with the management of American micro-blogging site. The Ministry also shared its reaction on Twitter, though.
- Feb 08, 2021 11:03 PM IST
Twitter believes that the open and free exchange of information has a positive global impact, and that the tweets must continue to flow, said the microblogging site.
- Feb 03, 2021 03:13 PM IST
The notice warns the social media platform of consequences “of non-compliance of directions issued under section 69-A of the IT Act”.
- Jan 02, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Notably, the e-way bill generation from the National Informatics Centre (NIC) developed e-way bill system is also highest during September to December 2020 compared to corresponding months of previous years.
- Sep 18, 2020 07:17 PM IST
A Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology official had received the email that contained the bug. The moment the government official had clicked on the attachment in the email, all the data stored in the system had got deleted.
- Jan 29, 2020 08:30 PM IST
By putting in such a requirement, the IT intermediary rules would also be in sync with provisions in the Personal Data Protection Bill.
- Oct 03, 2019 07:12 PM IST
This automated real-time performance smart-board is expected to promote transparency and enhance ease of working.
- Aug 31, 2019 06:00 PM IST
The programme will offer a platform to engineering students to develop market-ready, technology-based solutions that address key social problems, a release said.
- Jul 18, 2019 12:32 PM IST
The IT ministry has asked explanation from Helo on allegation that it has paid a huge sum to other media platforms for putting 11,000 morphed political ads on social media sites.
- Jul 09, 2019 03:48 PM IST
In its written communication to all officials and subordinated offices, the HUA Ministry said some malware and vulnerable issues have come to the notice where security of information appear to be "compromised".
- Mar 04, 2019 08:06 PM IST
The questions posed ranged from mechanisms with the government to monitor compliance of guidelines by social media platforms to actions taken on instances of misuse.
- Mar 23, 2018 03:59 PM IST
Sources in the ministry said that the meeting held yesterday with top IT ministry officials lasted for over two hours and deliberated the long-term solutions to address the issue.
- Jan 27, 2018 01:50 PM IST
Ravi Shankar Prasad lauded efforts of the Village Level Entrepreneurs or VLEs in offering services like Aadhaar, banking, insurance and promoting digital literacy in rural India.
- May 15, 2017 08:20 AM IST
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has also instructed cyber security unit CERT-In to gather information of 'Wanna Cry' ransomware that has wrecked havoc across sectors like healthcare and telecommunications in more than 100 countries.
- Mar 17, 2017 09:23 PM IST
IT Secretary Aruna Sundarajan said the government was looking to rationalise charges on digital transactions as part of its push for a less-cash economy.
- Mar 17, 2017 08:21 PM IST
R Chandrashekhar, President of software body NASSCOM, said he had earlier witnessed a circumspect response from the US about India's IT concerns, but there appeared to be understanding of the nuances of late.
- Dec 14, 2016 04:54 PM IST
The government has received over 1.5 lakh complaints between November 8 to December 10. Most complaints pertain to faults in point of sales (PoS) machines, servers and bandwidth. Complaints have been directed towards poor IT infrastructure of payment gateway management companies.
- Oct 03, 2016 06:48 PM IST
IT Ministry today said it has
given its in-principal approval for around 9,000 seats in
business process outsourcing (BPO) units across several small
cities of the country, including Varanasi, Siliguri and Patna.
- Jul 20, 2016 05:50 PM IST
ITIR are self contained integrated township to accelerate growth of IT, IT-enabled services like call centers, electronics hardware manufacturing facilities. As per present policy, minimum area of 40 sq km should be delineated for ITIR.