Jun 16, 2021 08:00 PM IST
Can Twitter really lose its legal shield? What does it mean to lose intermediary status? Can it really be considered non-compliance of new IT rules when they have been challenged in Indian courts? Most of all what does it mean for the users? This explainer is an attempt to answer those questions and more.
- Jun 07, 2021 08:27 PM IST
.The response from Twitter comes after the government, last week, issued a strongly-worded final notice to the company regarding its non-compliance with the new rules.
- May 28, 2021 02:56 PM IST
Twitter described the new social media rules as a "potential threat to freedom of expression”. The government has strongly condemned Twitter’s response stating that it is baseless, false and an attempt to defame India.
- 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 14, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Jyoti Arora was responding to concerns raised by a Jharkhand government official on people in rural areas being pushed to accept WhatsApp new privacy rules even though they are not aware of its impact on them.
- Feb 10, 2021 09:04 AM IST
The issue came to a head on February 9 after reports emerged that the Centre may drag the social media platform into a legal mire if it failed to “quickly comply” with requests.
- Feb 09, 2021 12:06 PM IST
The startups will be evaluated basis their market reach, penetration and scalability of the product, degree of social impact in beneficiaries’ lives and economic viability of product at scale.
- Jan 19, 2021 05:48 PM IST
The high court, which observed that the issue of Aarogya Setu application is of public importance, was hearing the plea also challenging the Central Information Commission's (CIC) order discharging show cause notices against MEITY officers without hearing the complainant.
- Dec 03, 2020 03:44 PM IST
The draft Data Centre Policy, was released for public and industry comments by MeitY in November
- Nov 24, 2020 05:14 PM IST
MEITY issues orders for blocking apps under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act.
- Oct 28, 2020 07:41 PM IST
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology also shared a GitHub link to the contributor page of the Aarogya Setu app code, saying the developers of the Aarogya Setu app have been repeatedly shared in the public domain
- Oct 28, 2020 03:16 PM IST
The Central Information Commission has asked the NIC and the CPIO to explain why it does not have any information about the creation of the Aarogya Setu app when the website was created with a gov.in domain name
- Jun 01, 2020 08:04 PM IST
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (Meity) wants to go full throttle to capitalise on sentiments of the US, Japan, Taiwan and other nations looking to shift their companies' base out of China amid the COVID-19 crisis.
- Oct 21, 2019 08:40 PM IST
The affidavit was filed in a transfer petition moved by Facebook Inc., seeking transfer of cases filed in three high courts, relating to linking of social media profiles with Aadhaar.
- Sep 19, 2019 10:38 PM IST
The decision was taken at Digital Communications Commission (DCC) meeting held on September 19.
- Aug 27, 2019 06:48 PM IST
The last five years, the MeiTY secretary said, witnessed a resurgence of manufacturing in India, starting with assembling of mobile phones.
- Jul 24, 2019 08:39 PM IST
As of now, TRAI doesn’t have the power to impose penalties or the geographical spread for the bill.
- Sep 24, 2018 07:39 PM IST
As part of the initiative, 1,000 women from underserved communities will be trained in ten locations across the country and offered employment opportunities
- Aug 29, 2018 05:14 PM IST
As part of campaign, 30-second radio messages will air as ads on various channels in Hindi
- Sep 21, 2017 01:58 PM IST
The government is working to come up with cyber security standards for mobile devices and a regulation to tackle ransomware, according to a senior ministry official.
- Aug 01, 2017 05:54 PM IST
- May 31, 2017 08:50 PM IST
Till date, investment proposals worth Rs 1.43 lakh crore have been received by the government. The total investment proposal till 2014 was over Rs 11,000 crore.
- Feb 27, 2017 08:32 PM IST
The government has shifted the responsibility of promoting digital transactions in the country to the Ministry of IT and Electronics (MEITY) from NITI Aayog.
- Jan 25, 2017 06:24 PM IST
The Ministry of IT and Electronics (MEITY) is working on detailed guidelines on digital payments to ensure protection of consumers.
- Dec 22, 2016 08:32 PM IST
The Ministry of Electronics and IT has given nod to a proposal of finance ministry "to allow the import of non-labelled BIS registered Point of Sales terminals" complying to certain conditions.