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‘106 net shutdowns in India in 2021’

April 29, 2022 1:32 am

There were at least 182 documented internet shutdowns during 2021in 34 countries, as against 159 documented across 29 nations in 2020, as per the report.

Russia, blocked from the global internet, plunges into digital isolation

March 28, 2022 10:07 pm

TikTok and Netflix are suspending their services in the country. Facebook has been blocked. Twitter has been partially blocked and YouTube’s future is in doubt.

Myanmar protesters urge 'guerrilla strikes' as internet blackout widens

April 02, 2021 1:01 pm

Late on Thursday, protesters spread a call for a "flower strike" at bus stops where demonstrators killed by security forces had departed on their last journeys.

Top of list, India has already seen ten Internet suspensions in 2021

February 07, 2021 7:32 am

India leads the global tally in suspension of Internet services over the past decade. In 2019 and 2020 alone, Internet and allied services remained suspended in India for more than 13,000 hours, with as many as 164 instances of shutdowns being enforced.

Myanmar: Anti-coup protests met with internet blackout

February 06, 2021 3:48 pm

As around 3,000 people rallied in Yangon, the new military junta shut down internet services across the country for the second time.

Plea in High Court wants internet ban by govt lifted

February 02, 2021 3:47 am

The Haryana government on Monday further extended the suspension of mobile internet services till 5 pm on February 2 in seven districts of the state “to prevent any disturbance of peace and public order”.

Citing build-up post R-Day chaos, Haryana extends mobile internet ban in 14 districts

January 31, 2021 10:21 pm

According to an official statement, the internet services will continue to remain suspended in Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Kaithal, Panipat, Hisar, Jind, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Sirsa, Fatehabad, Charkhi Dadri, Sonipat and Jhajjar.

SC order on Kashmir rebuffs government's arrogance: P Chidambaram

January 10, 2020 4:29 pm

"SC order is a rebuff to the unconstitutional and arrogant stance of the central government and the J&K administration on the restrictions imposed in J&K," former Union Minister P Chidambaram said.

J-K residents use VPN to circumvent internet ban

May 17, 2017 3:10 pm

On April 26, J-K Home department had banned 22 social media applications and sites including Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter in a vain bid to curb the street protests in Kashmir.

Nothing wrong in Internet ban to maintain law and order: Supreme Court

February 12, 2016 3:19 am

Upholds Gujarat HC judgment declaring the ban, imposed during Patidar stir, right.