IT Ministry

Twitter moves court over Centre's 'arbitrary' content blocking orders

In a June letter, the IT Ministry had warned Twitter of strict action if it does not comply with some content takedown orders.

published on : 5th July 2022

No social media intermediary can violate constitutional rights of citizens: IT Ministry sources

This is the first time that the IT Ministry has outlined its stance in a dispute between users and social media platforms.

published on : 29th March 2022

Maim and tame hate monetising tech moguls

Sulli deals and Bulli Bai detonated in the online space, aimed at communal polarisation and humiliation of Muslim women whose doctored pictures inviting buyers were posted.

published on : 9th January 2022

We'll love to see Intel, TSMC, Samsung, other semiconductor giants invest in India: Minister of state IT

Earlier this month, the government approved a mega scheme to boost semiconductor and display manufacturing in the country.

published on : 28th December 2021

IT ministry to issue FAQs on intermediary guidelines soon: Sources

The FAQs will drive the overall objective of ensuring that Indian internet is seen as safe for consumers and attractive for investments by investors, sources said.

published on : 28th October 2021

IT Ministry sets up task force to boost internet connectivity in Karnataka districts

During the recent six district Jan Ashirwad Yatra by Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar, there were numerous requests to improve speed and access of internet connectivity in each district.

published on : 8th September 2021

Facebook data leak: Indian government to wait for Cambridge ​Analytica's reply before action 

Analytica has been accused of harvesting personal information of over millions of Facebook users illegally to influence polls in several countries.

published on : 5th April 2018