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Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account 'temporarily locked' after violating norms

New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress party on Saturday informed that Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account has been "temporarily locked" after a controversy erupted when the former party chief posted an image identifying the family of a Dalit girl who was allegedly raped, murdered and forcefully cremated in Delhi.

Karnataka High Court gives relief to Twitter India chief; quashes UP Police's summon in Ghaziabad case

Bengaluru/IBNS: The Karnataka High Court has quashed the notice served to Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari by UP Police, said media reports.

Twitter India chief gets relief from Karnataka High Court in UP case

Bengaluru/IBNS: The Karnataka High Court has quashed the notice served to Twitter India MD by UP Police, said media reports.

WhatsApp banned 20 lakh Indian accounts between May 15 and June 15

New Delhi/IBNS: More than 20 lakh WhatsApp accounts were banned between May 15 and June 15 in India to prevent online abuse and keep users safe, the instant messaging platform said on Thursday.

SC to hear next week plea against Twitter for 'Islamophobic content'

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday gave a week’s time to a petitioner to study the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules of 2021 on his plea seeking action on 'Islamophobic content' in Twitter.

Twitter blocks new account of Belarusian activist Protasevich

Minsk/UNI/Sputnik: The new Twitter account of Roman Protasevich, the Belarusian opposition activist whose removal from a Ryanair commercial steel bird caused widespread controversy, was blocked on Monday, despite claims that he manages the account unsupervised from under house arrest.

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.

'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 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.