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Women’s doctored photos online: Mumbai police arrest 21-year-old engineering student

January 04, 2022 8:52 pm

🔴 Mumbai police on Monday detained the student from Bengaluru for allegedly using his Twitter handle to "share derogatory" content from the app which hosted doctored photographs and objectionable comments targeting Muslim women.

Explained: The Shreya Singhal case that struck down Section 66A of IT Act

July 17, 2021 8:58 am

The Centre has now written to states, asking them not to register cases under the repealed provision and withdraw any such case that may have been filed.

Stop filing cases under scrapped section of IT Act: Centre to states

July 15, 2021 5:58 am

States have been told to withdraw any such case that has been filed.

Google says rule meant for social media sites cannot be extended to it

June 02, 2021 5:40 pm

The division bench of Chief Justice D.N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued a notice to the Centre, Delhi Police, Internet Service Providers Association of India in the appeal filed by Google and listed the case for hearing on July 25.

Kerala bank employee, on the run for months after swindling Rs 8 crore, arrested in Bengaluru

May 19, 2021 6:40 am

According to Bengaluru Police, a special investigation team from Kerala arrested the accused from a flat in the HSR layout in Bengaluru on Sunday and took him to Kerala for further investigation on Monday.

Hackers use ICICI bank customer's credit card to buy air tickets

April 08, 2021 6:55 pm

M P Nandargi, deputy manager, ICICI has lodged the first information report (FIR) in this case at the Hinjewadi police station on Wednesday.

Explained: The arguments for and against the new social media rules

February 27, 2021 8:55 pm

We live in a new era of global diplomacy where gigantic tech companies that have thrown their hats into the geopolitical ring, writes Bhaskar Chakravorti.

Who gets to decide what is legitimate free speech — Big Government or Big Tech?

February 27, 2021 8:46 am

We now live in a new era of global diplomacy. It isn’t just states butting heads with other states; there are gigantic tech companies that have thrown their hats into the geopolitical ring.

The Digital Media Code balances many priorities, interests of several stakeholders

February 26, 2021 8:52 am

With this move, India continues to deepen its position as a leader in digital policy and technological innovation.

Centre's IT Rules bring answerability in digital ecosystem. But they also increase political control

February 26, 2021 8:50 am

Apar Gupta writes: The substance of many of the requirements were never put to public consultation or deliberation by experts. This is particularly the case for the regulations for online news portals and video streaming platforms.