The Supreme Court has decided to make states, Union Territories and registrar general of all high courts a party to the case so that a comprehensive order can be passed “so that the matter is settled for once and for all”.
The NGO PUCL had sought direction to the Centre to collect all data/regarding FIRs where Section 66A has been invoked
Twitter asks for more time from govt to comply with new IT rules due to the 'pandemic situation' in India
The notice from Twitter did not mention a specific date for the micro-blogging site to comply with the rules.
By issuing these guidelines under the IT Act, the government have avoided the need to bring in fresh legislation
The Ministry of Electronics and IT had issued an order on 27 November under Section 69A of the IT Act, 2000 directing Wikipedia to remove the link
The accused would entice minors into online relationships posing as a film star and ask them for pornographic photographs and videos, which he then used to trap them into his illicit net, officials said.
Two Rajasthan scribes booked for reporting Congress MLAs' 'phone tapping' during Pilot-Gehlot power tussle
As per the FIR, Sharat Kumar of Rajasthan Tak and Lokendra Singh, who manages Sachin Pilot's press releases on social media, have been accused of fabricating the news report
Hathras case: Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against unidentified persons for inciting caste-based conflict, sedition charge included
The first information report filed at the Chandpa Police Station on Sunday afternoon mentions 19 charges under the IPC and also invokes section 67 of the IT Act
Ban on Chinese apps: Beijing's Mission in India accuses New Delhi of 'discriminatory practices', violating WTO rules
"India's measure, selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds," China's mission to India said in a statement
Coronavirus Outbreak: India must take cue from EU, US on addressing data protection concerns during pandemic
India, whilst dealing with the pandemic, also faces challenges on the privacy forefront specifically because there is no law in place for data protection.
CBSE denies claims of board exam paper leak; authority approaches Delhi Police, appeals to parents not to panic
CBSE has approached Delhi Police against fake news about exam papers leak being spread on social media and advised parents and students not to believe them and panic
Case registered against 17 IP address-owners in Maharashtra for uploading child porn clips on Facebook; all booked aged between 20-35
A case has been registered against owners of 17 IP addresses in Maharashtra's Palghar district from where child pornographic videos were allegedly uploaded on social media
Nearly 2 years since Bhima Koregaon riots, more holes emerge in Pune Police's rationale for arresting 10 activists
On 8 June and 28 August last year, the Pune Police arrested 10 rights activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon riots that happened on 1 January, 2018
Reportedly, a final decision on this will be taken after an 'exhaustive' consultation process.
UP govt begins withdrawal of seven cases against BJP legislator Sangeet Som, including four related to Muzaffarnagar riots
BJP legislator Sangeet Som and more than 200 others who had 'liked' the video which had sparked the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots were booked under various sections of the IPC and section 66 of the IT Act
Man from UP's Sambhal accused of posting objectionable social media remark against Amit Shah, police file complaint
A case has been filed against a man for allegedly posting objectionable remarks against Home Minister Amit Shah on Facebook, police said on Wednesday.
FIR registered against Samajwadi Party lawmaker, 10 party leaders for derogatory remarks against Jaya Prada
An FIR was registered against Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan on Monday for allegedly making derogatory remarks against BJP leader Jaya Prada.
SC notice to West Bengal govt on delay in release of BJP activist arrested for posting meme on Mamata Banerjee
Priyanka Sharma, a BJP Yuva Morcha leader, was arrested on 10 May by the West Bengal Police for allegedly tweeting a meme of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Union Budget 2019: Minimum Alternate Tax should be abolished; it will send out right signals about reviving economy, solve unemployment issues
The rationale for MAT was if a company could pay the dividend to its shareholders, it might as well pay income tax to the government.
Kerala government has admitted that 119 cases were slapped for posting objectionable comments on social media against CM Pinarayi Vijayan in the last three years.