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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.