October 27, 2021 7:34 am
Disha Ravi, who was arrested from her Bengaluru home on February 13 and released on bail 10 days later by a Delhi court, was accused of being a “key conspirator” in the dissemination of a toolkit in the form of a Google doc on the farmer protests, which was shared on Twitter by Greta Thunberg.
September 22, 2021 10:21 pm
“Don't waste your energy here. We are not inclined to entertain the special leave petitions. We dismiss the SLPs,” the SC bench said, when senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for the state, wanted to refer to records of the case.
August 06, 2021 7:17 am
The submission was made during the hearing of a petition filed by Ravi against the alleged violation of her right to fair trial and right to privacy. She was arrested in connection with the case on February 13 and was later released on bail.
July 20, 2021 7:04 am
In May, BJP leaders tweeted a document seemingly printed on the letterhead of the ‘AICC Research Department’ and alleged it was a toolkit to “destroy” Prime Minister Modi’s image. Twitter had then marked tweets by some BJP leaders, including Patra’s, as ‘manipulated media’.
July 06, 2021 1:22 am
The court told the petitioner that such material is part of political propaganda, that India is a democracy, and that if he did not like the toolkit, he should simply ignore it.
June 15, 2021 2:23 am
The FIR against the two leaders had been registered a day after Akash Sharma, the Chhattisgarh president of NSUI, filed a complaint over their tweets on a purported toolkit created by the Congress—allegedly to “defame” the country—on May 18.
May 29, 2021 3:10 am
He also accused the government of lying about Covid-19 death numbers, saying the figures are "exponentially" higher than what the Centre claims.
May 26, 2021 5:39 am
The Congress asked Twitter to affix the “manipulated media” label to tweets of 11 Union Ministers, including IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, claiming that they were spreading “false and malicious propaganda” against the party.
May 25, 2021 8:32 pm
The centre has objected to Twitter labelling posts of BJP leaders as 'manipulated media' over an alleged 'toolkit' by Congress to malign PM Modi's handling of the Covid-crisis.
January 02, 2022 2:08 pm
No ‘toolkit’ can make it worse or create a diversion. No ‘toolkit’ is needed for the world to know that India is lying about the Covid death toll.