The ministry has given Twitter five working days to explain why legal action should not be initiated against the micro-blogging platform for disrespecting India’s territorial integrity
Chinese propaganda outlets go on overdrive to slam India's ban on 59 China-linked apps, ask Modi govt to prevent 'economic conflict'
Notwithstanding imminent losses to Chinese firms on account of India's decision, state-controlled media outlets in China continue to allege that it is India that stands to lose
India’s IT ministry has asked TikTok to explain how it collects user data and creates awareness for safe use.
As an organized industry, gaming comes with highly specialized roles which are suitable for digital natives.
WhatsApp assures that it will continue to be "vigilant" on the critical issue of child sexual abuse.
The child rights body is also working on a preventive policy to curb such activities on all digital platforms.
The IT Ministry has sought WhatsApp's response on its plans to tackle this issue.
IT ministry tells YouTube to remove 11 video links of captured IAF pilot Abhinandan following MHA directive
Pakistan 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.
Can't 'self-censor' political ads, says Facebook even as Google, Twitter aim for greater transparency ahead of LS polls
In 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.
IT Ministry has demanded to also block people who upload any misleading content regarding food quality.
The rule would demand content that may affect the “sovereignty and integrity of India” to be removed.
Against backdrop of mob lynching incidents triggered on WhatsApp, govt is exploring ways to curb misuse of such platforms.
The voice assistant in the Umang app will apparently be available in regional Indian languages.
At G-20 Prasad also noted that India had taken serious note data misuse by social media platforms.
IT Ministry reacted via a letter to WhatsApp, to instances of lynching due to rumours.
The proposed audit by STQC comes after EPFO, in May this year, revealed it has discontinued services provided through CSC "pending vulnerability checks"
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
Hackers attack networks of several countries including Iran and leave the image of a US Flag on screens
The attack, which hit internet service providers and cut off web access for subscribers, was made possible by a vulnerability in routers.
IT Ministry is working to set-up a toll-free phone number 14442 for grievance redressal of customers related to digital payments.
The IT ministry will look to bring in improvement in areas like use of technology is agriculture, education, healthcare etc.