IT Act

SC notice to Centre on plea challenging constitutional validity of provision of Maternity Benefit Act

The top court was hearing a plea filed by Karnataka resident Hamsaanandini Nanduri challenging the constitutional validity of Section 5(4) of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.

published on : 1st October 2021

Maternity Benefit Act: SC issue notice to Centre over leave provision for adoptive mothers

A bench sought response from the Central government on the plea which said that the provision is "discriminatory and arbitrary" towards the adoptive mothers.

published on : 1st October 2021

Take immediate action on provisions of IT Act: Delhi High Court

This includes Section 66A (punishment for sending offensive messages through communication service) of the Information and Technology Act.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Elgar Parishad accused Rona Wilson seeks probe into alleged installation of malware on computer

As per Arsenal Consulting, a hacker had had the control of Wilson's computer, and a malware was used to plant documents in it, including a letter that was cited by the NIA as evidence.

published on : 4th August 2021

States responsible for implementation of 2015 judgement scrapping Section 66A of IT Act: Centre to SC

The Centre said that state law enforcement agencies are responsible for taking action against offenders related to cyber crime.

published on : 2nd August 2021

SC sends notice to states, UTs and HCs on people being charged under scrapped section 66A of IT Act

The court said that since police is a state subject, it will be better that all the state governments and Union Territories are made party.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Cyber content governed by IT act: Ministry

This was in response to a question on if the government has constituted several committees in the past to suggest a framework to keep a watch on social media.

published on : 27th July 2021

MP government authorises home secretary to issue notices to social media companies against unlawful content

On receiving information about unlawful posts on social media platforms, the home secretary will issue notices in designated formats to the concerned companies for the immediate removal of content.

published on : 14th July 2021

Twitter Inc failed to comply with country's new IT Rules: Centre to Delhi HC

The Centre, in an affidavit filed in the high court, said that any non-compliance amounts to breach of provisions of IT Rules, leading to Twitter losing its immunity conferred under the IT Act.

published on : 5th July 2021

Shocking people still being booked under law struck down on offensive online messages: SC

Under the scrapped section a person posting offensive messages could be imprisoned for up to three years as also fined.

published on : 5th July 2021

Twitter seeks more time from government to comply with new IT rules

When contacted, a Twitter spokesperson said Twitter has been and remains deeply committed to India, and serving the vital public conversation taking place on the service.

published on : 7th June 2021

Government issues 'one last notice' to Twitter to comply with IT rules

Ministry said that though with effect from May 26, 2021, "consequences follow" given Twitter's non-compliance with rules "however, as a gesture of goodwill, Twitter is hereby given one last notice"

published on : 5th June 2021

15.5 lakh cyber security incidents in 2019, 2020, Govt tells Lok Sabha

According to the information reported to and tracked by the CERT-In, 3,94,499 and 11,58,208 cyber security incidents were observed during 2019 and 2020, respectively.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Gujarat Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar's self-immolation: Government accepts demands of kin

Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar had set himself ablaze outside the Patan Collector's office on Thursday and had died of burn injuries at a private hospital in Ahmedabad the next day.

published on : 17th February 2018

Gujarat: Activist Bhanubhai Vankar, who set himself on fire over alleged delay in allotment of land to Dalit family, dies

Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar, who set himself on fire outside the Patan Collector's office over alleged delay in allotment of land to a Dalit family, succumbed during treatment tonight.

published on : 16th February 2018
1 2 >