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New IT Rules: State, district level sensitisation drive soon

March 14, 2021 4:14 am

On March 1, district authorities in Imphal had issued a notice to news website The Frontier Manipur and “publisher/ intermediary” of “Khanasi Neinasi”, a weekly online discussion programme hosted on The Frontier Manipur’s Facebook page.

Twitter blocks 97 pc of accounts, posts flagged by IT Ministry

February 12, 2021 3:53 pm

This followed a meeting between Twitter representatives and the Information Technology Secretary on Wednesday evening where the US-based microblogging platform was issued a stern warning to comply with local laws or be prepared for action.

Vacancies for scientist posts under IT Ministry; pay scale over Rs 2 lakh

April 07, 2020 1:44 pm

The application process will be closed on April 30, 2020. The selected candidates for the post of scientist B, C can get a pay scale above Rs 2 lakh

Shreya Singhal case was one of the defining rulings of modern internet law

January 17, 2020 12:24 pm

With Shreya Singhal judgment, India showed the world how to protect plurality and innovation online. Draft Intermediary Rules by the IT ministry move away from that achievement

IT Ministry asks WhatsApp to explain breach, MHA says bid to malign govt misleading

October 31, 2019 11:08 pm

"Government agencies have a well-established protocol for an interception from highly ranked officials in central and state governments for clear stated reasons in the national interest," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Google signs pact with IT ministry for 'Build for Digital India'

August 31, 2019 9:30 pm

The programme will offer a platform to engineering students to develop market-ready, technology-based solutions that address key social problems, a release said.

Explained: Why the world is debating data flow

June 25, 2019 9:01 am

Should data be allowed to flow freely or localised at source? As IT Ministry prepares to present data protection Bill in Parliament and countries argue at global forums, a look at both sides of the debate.

Right of Internet access non-negotiable, will be unrestricted: IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

November 24, 2017 12:40 pm

IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said at the Global Conference on Cyber Security that right to internet access is universal and not restricted by the Indian government.

Cyber Coordination Centre made operational: IT Mininstry

August 09, 2017 5:14 pm

"The Centre will scan the cyberspace in the country for cyber security threats at metadata level to generate situational awareness," said Minister of State for Electronics and IT PP Chaudhary

CBSE students to get certificates in digital format as well: IT Ministry

May 27, 2015 5:39 pm

The concept of digital locker is to make people free from carrying files or getting copies attested. Any person having Aadhaar number can open digital locker account for free.