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Feb 28, 2019
IT ministry tells YouTube to remove 11 video links of captured IAF pilot Abhinandan following MHA directivePakistan held Abhinandan on Wednesday after fighter jets of both the nations engaged in an air battle following an unsuccessful attempt to target Indian military installations in retaliatory strikes.
Feb 05, 2019
Can't 'self-censor' political ads, says Facebook even as Google, Twitter aim for greater transparency ahead of LS pollsIn December, Facebook had said that "anyone who wants to run political ads in India will have to disclose their name and location", adding that the platform would provide more details about who had placed the ad.
Jan 23, 2019
Govt asks Google, Facebook to remove 'fake' videos on food quality in India: ReportIT Ministry has demanded to also block people who upload any misleading content regarding food quality.
Jan 11, 2019
Social media companies to fight India's new rule on content regulation: ReportThe rule would demand content that may affect the “sovereignty and integrity of India” to be removed.
Dec 25, 2018
Government may amend IT rules to identify and curb origin of unlawful contentAgainst backdrop of mob lynching incidents triggered on WhatsApp, govt is exploring ways to curb misuse of such platforms.
Sep 18, 2018
Government is planning an AI voice assistant in regional languages via UMANG appThe voice assistant in the Umang app will apparently be available in regional Indian languages.
Aug 26, 2018
Social media will never be allowed to abuse India's election process: R S PrasadAt G-20 Prasad also noted that India had taken serious note data misuse by social media platforms.
Jul 04, 2018
WhatsApp to govt: Need govt, civil society participation to tackle fake news issueIT Ministry reacted via a letter to WhatsApp, to instances of lynching due to rumours.
Jun 25, 2018
Govt IT test lab to audit EPFO's suspended Aadhaar seeding app over data theft concernsThe proposed audit by STQC comes after EPFO, in May this year, revealed it has discontinued services provided through CSC "pending vulnerability checks"
Jun 07, 2018
Indian government asks Facebook to respond by 20 June over allegations of allowing phone makers access to user data without consent"The government of India is deeply concerned about reports of such lapses and violations," a statement issued by the IT Ministry said