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‘Scribe, news co tweets: India sought most blocks’

July 29, 2022 2:26 am

Twitter transparency report for Jul-Dec 2021: India also second in asking info of users

Former Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari quits co to join education venture

December 15, 2021 1:42 pm

Maheshwari, who had been transferred to the US in August this year, shared the development on a tweet.

Twitter transfers India head Manish Maheshwari to US

August 14, 2021 12:00 pm

While the company did not specify any reason for the change, it said Manish Maheshwari will move to the US as Senior Director (Revenue Strategy and Operations) and focus on new markets in his new role.

Congress accuses Twitter of ‘double standards’ and ‘violating freedom of expression’

August 09, 2021 8:39 pm

The party also claimed that the Twitter handle of INC-TV was also suspended Monday morning

UP to MP, FIRs filed against Twitter over distorted map

June 30, 2021 4:24 am

Separate FIRs have been lodged in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh against senior officials of Twitter India over a distorted map of the country, showing J&K and Ladakh outside India, that appeared on the social media platform.

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari named in FIR over distorted India map

June 30, 2021 8:28 am

The controversy erupted after it was discovered that a map of the world in the ‘Tweep Life’ section under ‘Careers’ on the platform’s website showed the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as lying outside the borders of India.

Ghaziabad assault video: Twitter exec doesn’t have to appear at UP police station, no coercive action, directs HC

June 25, 2021 7:31 am

A single-judge bench granted relief to Manish Maheshwari after the Twitter executive approached the court questioning the legal standing of a notice issued to him on June 21 to appear at the Loni Border police station in Ghaziabad on June 24 for investigation in the case.

UP cops summon head of Twitter in India over video of ‘attack’ in Loni

June 19, 2021 3:23 am

“Some people used Twitter as a platform to spread animosity and hatred among people. Twitter did not take cognizance of such messages that sought to spread enmity and affect harmony among communities in the country/ states," states the notice.

Centre hits back, says 'Twitter needs to stop beating around bush & comply with laws'

May 27, 2021 6:50 pm

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology's (MeitY) response came hours after Twitter expressed concerns regarding the safety of its employees and “potential threat to freedom of expression” for its users.

‘Toolkit’ probe: Police notice to its leaders, Congress writes to Twitter

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.