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.
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.
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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.
After the notice under Section 160 was issued, Maheshwari told the investigators that he did not know anything about the issue.
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.
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Justice Narendar maintained that if the police wanted to examine him, they could do so through virtual mode.
The map, which showed the Union Territories of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir outside India, was noticed on Monday, leading to an uproar by netizens.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.