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Maim and tame hate monetising tech moguls

Sulli deals and Bulli Bai detonated in the online space, aimed at communal polarisation and humiliation of Muslim women whose doctored pictures inviting buyers were posted.

published on : 9th January 2022

We'll love to see Intel, TSMC, Samsung, other semiconductor giants invest in India: Minister of state IT

Earlier this month, the government approved a mega scheme to boost semiconductor and display manufacturing in the country.

published on : 28th December 2021

IT ministry to issue FAQs on intermediary guidelines soon: Sources

The FAQs will drive the overall objective of ensuring that Indian internet is seen as safe for consumers and attractive for investments by investors, sources said.

published on : 28th October 2021

IT Ministry sets up task force to boost internet connectivity in Karnataka districts

During the recent six district Jan Ashirwad Yatra by Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar, there were numerous requests to improve speed and access of internet connectivity in each district.

published on : 8th September 2021

Technology brought full benefit of govt schemes to common man: Ashwini Vaishnaw 

Efficient use of technology and platforms has enabled the poor and the marginalised to fully benefit from various government schemes, he said.

published on : 26th July 2021

Twitter non-compliant with IT Rules on May 26, named officials as contingent arrangement later: MoS IT

Twitter has also informed the IT Ministry about its physical contact address in India, and has published a compliance report for June 2021, the government said in a statement.

published on : 23rd July 2021

IT ministry withdraws compliance letter sent to Apple over iMessage platform

Apple has explained to the ministry that iMessage is a feature in its mobile device like every phone has for sending out messages and not an app which can be downloaded by any user.

published on : 16th July 2021

New IT rules will ensure more responsible social media ecosystem in India: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The new rules which came into effect from May 25 mandate social media companies to establish a grievance redressal mechanism for resolving complaints from the users or victims.

published on : 11th July 2021

IT Ministry may issue FAQs on new social media rules in one or two weeks

The FAQs are currently being worked on and are likely to be issued in 1-2 weeks and the set of FAQs would address 10-20 questions.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Twitter seeks more time from government to comply with new IT rules

When contacted, a Twitter spokesperson said Twitter has been and remains deeply committed to India, and serving the vital public conversation taking place on the service.

published on : 7th June 2021

Government issues 'one last notice' to Twitter to comply with IT rules

Ministry said that though with effect from May 26, 2021, "consequences follow" given Twitter's non-compliance with rules "however, as a gesture of goodwill, Twitter is hereby given one last notice"

published on : 5th June 2021

New social media rules threaten privacy, free speech

The regulation requires the companies to set up a complex, three-tier grievance redressal framework.

published on : 1st June 2021

Google, Facebook, WhatsApp share details with IT Ministry; Twitter still not following new digital norms: Sources

Twitter said it was committed to India as a vital market, but criticised the new IT rules and regulations that it said inhibit free, open public conversation.

published on : 29th May 2021

Twitter's allegation of 'intimidation tactics' by police totally baseless, says government

The ministry slammed Twitter's statement on Thursday as an attempt to dictate terms to the world's largest democracy.

published on : 27th May 2021

Modi government asks large social media companies to report status of compliance with new IT rules

In a note to 'significant social media intermediaries', the IT Ministry said the additional due diligence required from such large digital platforms has come into effect from Wednesday.

published on : 26th May 2021
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