No urgency on pleas against WhatsApp privacy policy, says Delhi HC 

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for WhatsApp, told the court that as per his client's stand the accounts of those not accepting the new policy will not be deleted for the time being.

published on : 22nd July 2021

For poor students, even WhatsApp is out of bounds

During the pandemic, achieving even a bare minimum transfer of knowledge has become a challenge for poor students, said teachers.

published on : 18th July 2021

Lawyer moves Delhi High Court challenging new IT Rules

In his petition that is likely to be listed on July 21, advocate Uday Bedi has contended that the new IT rules are unconstitutional and antithetical to the fundamental principles of democracy.

published on : 15th July 2021

WhatsApp banned two million Indian accounts during May 15-June 15 period: Report

The new IT rules require large digital platforms -- with over five million users -- to publish compliance reports every month, mentioning the details of complaints received and action taken.

published on : 15th July 2021

Pensioners may now get pension slip from banks through WhatsApp, here's how

The pension slip should provide the complete detail of the monthly pension paid along with break-up of the amount credited and tax deductions etc.if any, it said.

published on : 15th July 2021

The anniversary WhatsApp scam is back, now it's Lulu Hypermarket 'offering free gifts'!

Trusting the Lulu logo on the top left of the page, thousands have shared the link over WhatsApp in Kerala alone believing the 'promotion' to be real.

published on : 14th July 2021

WhatsApp faces EU consumer complaint over privacy update

WhatsApp said the complaint is based on a misunderstanding of the update's purpose and effect and would welcome the opportunity to explain it to the BEUC.

published on : 12th July 2021

WhatsApp’s privacy policy on hold till Data Protection Bill comes into force

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy allows the instant messaging app to use some of the business conversations hosted with Facebook for advertising.

published on : 10th July 2021

Won't compel users to accept new privacy policy, WhatsApp tells Delhi HC 

WhatsApp also clarified before bench of Chief justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh that it would not limit the functionality for users who are not opting for new privacy policy in the meantime.

published on : 9th July 2021

WhatsApp, NSDC launch initiative for skill development, entrepreneurship opportunities for youth

The partnership identifies two broad areas of collaboration - WhatsApp Digital Skills Academy, and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) and WhatsApp Business App Training sessions.

published on : 24th June 2021

Discontent in Delhi BJP after party spokespersons removed from WhatsApp groups: Sources

Naveen Kumar, the head of the Delhi BJP's media team, claimed that everything is fine and there is no difference or discontent in the party.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Software engineer files plea in Kerala High Court seeking to ban WhatsApp in India

The petitioner argued that fake information in the form of texts, images and videos is been widely spread and circulated

published on : 23rd June 2021

Delhi HC reserves order on Facebook, WhatsApp pleas challenging CCI order on new privacy policy

The case relates to the appeals of Facebook and WhatsApp against a single judge order dismissing their pleas against the probe CCI ordered into the instant messaging app's new privacy policy.

published on : 21st June 2021

‘Non-veg’ forwards hit weekend turnout at vaccination camps in Tiruchy

A case in point is the misconception regarding consumption of meat after taking the jab taking a hit on vaccination drives in the city and rural areas during weekends.

published on : 21st June 2021

Over 400 Keralites in US wait daily for Malayalam in WhatsApp group 'Vayanamuri'

An initiative of Darshanam cultural collective at Kalandithazham here, Vayanamuri was rolled out on August 15 Independence Day last year to promote creative activities online.

published on : 19th June 2021
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