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New IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw tells Twitter 'law of the land is supreme'

New Delhi/IBNS: New IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has signalled to Twitter that it must do all it takes to abide by the new IT rules emphasising that the "law of the land is supreme", after taking charge of the office from his predecessor Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Fourth case lodged against Twitter over content on child pornography

New Delhi/IBNS: An FIR has been registered against Twitter in Delhi on the issue of child pornography, the fourth case against the social media giant amid a massive row with the government.

Wrong Indian map row: Twitter India MD booked by UP police

Bulandshahr/UNI: Twitter India's MD Manish Maheshwari has been booked here under various sections of the IPC for showing the wrong map of India.

Twitter removes wrong Indian map showing J&K outside country after facing backlash

New Delhi/IBNS: Twitter on Monday removed a wrong map of India from its website that showed Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as a separate country following a backlash from its users.

Shashi Tharoor too faces Twitter lockout after he posts for Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said his Twitter account too was briefly locked out after he posted an explainer on why Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was blocked from posting from his handle.

Twitter blocks IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's account for an hour over breach of US copyright laws

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said Twitter blocked his account for nearly an hour over complaints that he violated copyright laws by posting video clips of himself from television programmes.

Varun Gandhi asks Twitter to produce letter from law enforcement authority against violations by his account

New Delhi: BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Thursday asked Twitter to show the legal notice it said it had been served from "Indian law enforcement" against violations by his account on the microbogging site.

Twitter India head gets temporary relief from Karnataka HC in Ghaziabad incident

Bengaluru/IBNS: In a temporary relief for Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari, the Karnataka High Court has stated it will hear the matter related to the video of a Muslim man allegedly assaulted in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad on Saturday, media reports said.

Twitter India chief moves Karnataka High Court before questioning by UP Police

Bengaluru/IBNS: The Karnataka High Court will hear a petition filed by Twitter India chief Manish Maheshwari, seeking a transit anticipatory bail in a police case filed in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the tweets and the videos shared on the microblogging site about the assault of a Muslim man in the state's Ghaziabad district.

'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".

UP cops serve legal notice to Twitter India head over Ghaziabad assault video, say reports

New Delhi/IBNS: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday served a legal notice to Twitter India head for allegedly provoking communal unrest through a video, where a Muslim man was allegedly seen assaulted in Ghaziabad, media reports said.

People trying to divide Bengal will see strength of our unity: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday referred to the "strength" of her state's "unity" which she said would deal with the divisionary powers.

'Congress Toolkit' case: Delhi Police quizzed Twitter India head in late May, say reports

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Police had on May 31 questioned Twitter India's Managing Director Manish Maheshwari in connection with the alleged "Congress toolkit", media reports said.

Twitter in India loses legal shield from prosecution over users' posts

New Delhi/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter has lost its legal shield from prosecution over users' posts in India, amid a faceoff with the Modi government over new IT rules, media reports said.

Making 'every effort' to comply : Twitter writes to Indian govt on new digital rules

New Delhi/IBNS: Social media giant, Twitter, has written to the government that it is making "every effort" to implement the new digital rules and it has appointed Indian officers residing in the country as required and informed that an update on compliance will be provided shortly, said media reports.