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Twitter transfers India head Manish Maheshwari out of country, assigns him US-based role

In June, an FIR was registered against Maheshwari and some others in connection with a probe related to a video of an alleged hate crime that went viral on social media.

published on : 13th August 2021

Twitter India MD says parent body Twitter Inc has no share holding in his company

When the judge asked about the promoters and the shareholding patterns of Twitter India, Maheshwari's counsel C V Nagesh said Twitter India is only an affiliated company of Twitter Inc.

published on : 22nd July 2021

File US notarised affidavit in two weeks'; no protection for breach of IT Rules: Delhi HC to Twitter

The high court said that the central government was free to take action against Twitter Inc in case of any breach of the new IT Rules.

published on : 8th July 2021

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari seeks quashing of police notice asking him to appear in person

After the notice under Section 160 was issued, Maheshwari told the investigators that he did not know anything about the issue.

published on : 8th July 2021

Those who work in India will have to abide by rules: New IT minister on Twitter-Centre standoff

On a question that Twitter was not adhering to IT rules, he said whosoever lives and works in India will have to abide by the rules of the country.

published on : 8th July 2021

Ghaziabad Police not keen on investigating Twitter India's role in viral video: Karnataka High Court

Justice Narendar maintained that if the police wanted to examine him, they could do so through virtual mode.

published on : 6th July 2021

Madhya Pradesh government to take legal action against Twitter over distorted India map

The map, which showed the Union Territories of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir outside India, was noticed on Monday, leading to an uproar by netizens.

published on : 29th June 2021

UP Police files FIR against Twitter India officials over map showing J&K outside India

The case was registered against Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari and its news partnership head Amrita Tripathi late on Monday night on the complaint of a local Bajrang Dal leader

published on : 29th June 2021

Twitter interim grievance officer for India steps down weeks after appointment

The development comes at a time when the micro-blogging platform has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules.

published on : 27th June 2021

Ghaziabad police slaps second notice on Twitter India MD, cautions him of prosecution

The new notice to the Twitter India MD was sent late Monday evening after Maheshwari offered to join the investigation through video conference, a senior police officer said.

published on : 22nd June 2021

UP Police send legal notice to Twitter India MD over Ghaziabad assault video

According to the legal notice, the managing director has been asked to come to the Police Station Loni Border and record the statement over the matter within seven days.

published on : 18th June 2021

Twitter India MD was questioned by Delhi Police on May 31 in 'toolkit' case: Officials

A senior police officer said Thursday that a Delhi Police's Special Cell team, which is probing the matter, was sent to Bengaluru on May 31 where Maheshwari was questioned.

published on : 17th June 2021

Twitter appoints interim Chief Compliance Officer for India; to share details with IT ministry soon

A Twitter spokesperson 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.

published on : 15th June 2021

Will engage openly, constructively on government's content withholding requests: Twitter

The microblogging platform had received a number of takedown requests from India over the past few months around content that the government termed as misinformation.

published on : 30th April 2021