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Twitter publishes its first transparency report after clashing with Indian govt over new IT rules

New Delhi/IBNS: Social media giant Twitter has finally released its transparency report days after it crossed the deadline to ensure compliance with the new digital rules amid a bitter feud with the Indian government and warning by Delhi High Court that it will have no legal protection if Centre acted over non-compliance.

Twitter India appoints grievance officer amid tussle with Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Twitter India has appointed a new officer for grievance redressal required under the new digital rules of the South Asian country.

'No legal protection if Centre acts over non-compliance' : Delhi High Court warns Twitter

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi High Court Thursday told Twitter that it would not enjoy legal protection if it failed to comply with India's new information technology rules, adding that it cannot take as long as it wants to ensure compliance.

New IT rules: Centre moves Supreme Court seeking transfer of pleas pending in HCs

New Delhi/UNI: The Centre has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of all petitions pending in different high courts across the country challenging the constitutionality of new Information Technology (IT) Rules to the apex court.

Ravi Shankar Prasad praises Google, Facebook for compliance with new Indian IT rules

New Delhi/IBNS: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said removal of offensive posts by social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Google in pursuance of the new IT rules is a "big step towards transparency".

Facebook takes down over 30 million posts in compliance with new Indian IT rules : Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Facebook took down over 30 million content pieces across 10 violation categories and Instagram took action against about two million pieces across nine categories during May 15-June 15 in the country, the social media giant said in its maiden monthly compliance report as mandated by the Indian IT rules, according to media reports.

'Misplaced, exaggerated': India rubbishes UN special branch's criticism on new IT rules

New Delhi/IBNS: India has described the concerns raised by a special branch of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as "misplaced, exaggerated and disingenuous".