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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

MINISTRY OF ELECTRONICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Rajeev Chandrasekhar: ‘Open to idea of self-regulatory body to certify trusted fact-checkers’

January 27, 2023 7:13 am

Not trying to retrofit a particular organisation, says MoS IT Chandrasekhar

Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on plea against continued blocking of satirical website 'Dowrycalculator.com'

January 23, 2023 6:13 pm

The satirical website was banned by the Centre in September 2018 after a complaint from then Union women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi.

Big Tech needs to pay news publishers for content: Govt

January 21, 2023 7:20 am

Chandrasekhar cites Aussie model; I&B Secy says future of journalism ‘is also hit’

Keep us separate from ‘real money games’: Video games industry in new letter to MeITY

January 17, 2023 11:56 am

Video game companies have written an open letter to MeITY stating that the ministry should keep them as separate from the 'real money games', which are played for stakes in the new upcoming amendments to the IT Rules (2021)

Govt to soon launch revamped Skill India initiative: Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

January 16, 2023 8:00 am

The centre of excellence in online gaming will be set up by the Digital India Startup Hub through the Software Technology Parks of India, said Chandrasekhar, who was on a two-day visit to Meghalaya.  MeitY will also establish a facility in Shillong to provide training on cutting edge digital skills.

Meta introduces limit on targeting under-18 with ads

January 12, 2023 8:07 am

In its latest update, the company said that advertisers will  no longer be able to target teens based on in-app engagement, like Instagram and Facebook pages they follow and like.

Google and MeitY startup hub now accepting invitations for Appscale Academy Class 2023

December 15, 2022 1:12 pm

Google and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Startup Hub are now inviting applicants for the Appscale Academy Class 2023.

Grievance panels for social media: Govt to go ahead despite concerns

October 28, 2022 6:37 am

What the changes essentially mean is that in case a user is not satisfied with the content moderation decision taken by a social company’s grievance officer, they can appeal that decision before the proposed government-appointed appeals committee.

Twitter "deliberately" defiant to laws of the land: Centre tells Karnataka HC

September 04, 2022 10:32 am

In its petition, Twitter had claimed that freedom of speech is affected by the takedown notices of the government.

MeitY: 9 mn daily payments via DBT in FY22, Rs 6.3L cr transferred

September 02, 2022 2:57 am

As far as digital payments are concerned, more than 8,840 crore digital payment transactions were done during 2021-22 and nearly 3,300 crore in fiscal 2022-23, till July 24.

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