‘Licencing for OTTs will be threat to start-ups’

IAMAI, in its letter to the (Department of Telecommunication), expressed concern about the impact of these changes on India’s start-up ecosystem and digital economy. 

published on : 26th November 2022

Germany slaps messaging app Telegram with USD 5 million fine 

The Federal Office of Justice said Telegram FZ-LLC hasn't established a lawful way for reporting illegal content or named an entity in Germany to receive official communication.

published on : 18th October 2022

Disclose details of channels violating copyright law: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has said the defence of free speech and the right to privacy cannot be used by any entity, including an infringer, to escape the consequences of illegal actions.

published on : 1st September 2022

Coming soon: A virtual assistant 'MakkalNalamBot' for info on government schemes

MakkalNalamBot allows users to select the details of their gender, age and income to learn about the schemes available across the State.

published on : 10th July 2022

Tamil Nadu-based computer programmer lands in trouble as bots developed by him used in 'terror plots'

The Salem-based student who aspires of having his own successful startup venture, recently sold Bot software programmes to a foreigner over the instant messaging app Telegram.

published on : 19th May 2022

MDMA gang kingpin used Telegram X to coordinate

The excise has arrested a youth suspected to be the main supplier of MDMA in Kochi.

published on : 24th March 2022

Telegram adds download manager, live streaming with other apps

The Download Manager is new to Telegram and can be accessed from a logo in the search bar that pops up when you are downloading something.

published on : 12th March 2022

Four things to know about Telegram messenger

The popular messaging app Telegram has been blocked in Russia after refusing to give state security services access to private conversations. 

published on : 13th April 2018

Russian court rules to block Telegram messaging app

A Moscow court ruled to block the popular messaging app Telegram in Russia, after it refused to give state security services access to private conversations.

published on : 13th April 2018

Russian regulator moves to block Telegram messaging app

Telegram has also been used by jihadists, and Russian watchdogs have asked for ban on the app after the founder refused to hand over its encryption keys.

published on : 6th April 2018

Telegram says Iran cutting access amid protests

Users said Sunday that they could no longer access the app via cellphone networks, though it was still available via wifi and home internet connections.

published on : 31st December 2017