Digital rights groups say governments use them to stifle dissent, silence opposition voices or cover up human rights abuses, raising concerns about restricting freedom of speech.
Taking the spat with Twitter one step further, the IT Ministry on Wednesday posted its response to Twitter first on a rival platform, Koo.
'Freedom of speech not unlimited': Uttarakhand DGP amid uproar over 'anti-national' content scrutiny
The state police will keep track of such people posting 'anti-national' content and will mention this while verifying their documents for passport and arms license.
The petitioners questioned the constitutional validity of Section 2(c)(i) of the Contempt of Court's Act, 1971, in particular, the chilling effect on the freedom of speech that it has.
The Supreme Court dealt with various aspects of free speech and hate speech and said that later has no redeeming or legitimate purpose other than hatred towards a particular group.
Media groups are concerned Hong Kong's new security law, which outlaws secession, subversion and foreign collusion to interfere in the city's internal matters.
Deshmukh also said that the case was reopened after the interior designer's wife approached a court seeking permission for it.
Goswami, who was seen being pushed into the police van, claimed he was assaulted by police at his home, while being taken away.
A police official said that on Wednesday they arrested Goswami from his residence in Mumbai for allegedly abetting suicide of a 53-year-old interior designer.
The comments sparked a volley of insults from Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who at the weekend repeatedly urged his French counterpart to undergo mental health "checks".
Macron said history teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded for showing caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed to pupils "because Islamists want our future".
French goods have already been pulled from supermarket shelves in Qatar and Kuwait, among other Gulf states, in Syria people have burned pictures of Macron.
Right to freely express is a gift of the Indian Constitution to its citizens but we have been vandalising it with impunity.
Former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Lokur cited examples of journalists reporting about coronavirus cases and related issue such as lack of ventilators, being charged with fake news provisions.
The court made the observation while refusing to grant interim protection from arrest to a woman booked by the Mumbai and Palghar police for allegedly making offensive remarks on Twitter.